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“In a Class of its Own”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Knysna Lagoon

Knysna Lagoon
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Half-Day Knysna Village Cycle Tour
Ranked #5 of 76 things to do in Knysna
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“In a Class of its Own”
Reviewed February 14, 2013

The lagoon is beauiful and provides a wonderful backdrop to the resort town of Knysna - for good reason voted South Africa's favourite. Boats from the Quay enable day and evening cruises and a visit to the Featherbed Nature Reserve.

Visited February 2013
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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“excellent”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

nice views, on low tide you can wade quite far into the lagoon, refreshing on those hot days. ferry can take a while to fill up before they cast off.

Visited December 2012
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“In Paradise at the Lagoon”
Reviewed January 25, 2013

Surely, one of the most special locations in the world. The lagoon is expansive but the water level
is only around three to four feet at high tide. The scenery is beautiful with the Heads and the beach area around Leisure Island is almost perfect. Many people ( but not too many) exercise by walking
on the sands of the lagoon and running / walking around Leisure Island.

The bird watching is also excellent with many species including the Knysna Turaco.

We preferred it to any of the Caribbean islands that we have visited.

Visited January 2013
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Orpington, UK
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“You can't go to Knysna and not go to the Lagoon!”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

Take a boat ride from Knysna Harbour out into the Lagoon and to the mouth of the Heads where it meets the sea. It's calm and peaceful with lovely local scenery. Look for the millionaire's houses built overlooking the water. I can guarantee you'll want to move there!

Visited February 2012
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Tel Aviv
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“a nice boat ride brings you the feeling of the lagoon”
Reviewed January 17, 2013

Was rented a speedboat for an hour and went through the lagoon and thoroughly enjoyed it. Best rental location was near the quays

Visited January 2013
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