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Knysna Lagoon Oyster Tour

Quay Four Restaurant | Thesen Island, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 82 892 0469
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Sunset, Champagne and Oysters

What an idilic trip - slowly cruising along the estuarine, magnificent view of the Heads, and then... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Chris B
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Cape Town
Relaxing

Putted around the lagoon for about 90 mins. Benches on the side and in the front for the... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
RosBondi
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Bondi, Australia
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Our coastal town of Knysna and Oysters go together like champagne and caviar, sea and sky, summer breezes and cold beers ... if you're more than a little intrigued by oysters, then join us for the ultimate oyster experience on the spectacular Knysna Lagoon. Learn all there is to know about one of the world's most loved delicacy, taste the difference between wild and cultivated oysters, all whilst cruising the lagoon to the Heads and surrounds. Ask questions, take photo's, excite your taste buds - all on board our "Oyster Boat" with a small group of guests. The cruise includes complimentary local white wine and oysters for tasting. Extra oysters are available on pre-order to enjoy on the boat. Cruise includes an oyster educational experience, complimentary white wine, and half a dozen fresh oysters per person.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunset tour” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Quay Four Restaurant | Thesen Island, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

What an idilic trip - slowly cruising along the estuarine, magnificent view of the Heads, and then oysters and champers (bring your own) on the way back !! Great for those who want a chilled, scenic, sunset tour

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plett, Owner at Knysna Lagoon Oyster Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

WOW...what a great review. We like to keep things small and personal on the cruise...I am sure you loved trying to open up your own oysters #knysnaheads see you soon!

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Putted around the lagoon for about 90 mins. Benches on the side and in the front for the passengers and blankets were there if needed. Before the tour we were asked if we liked oysters and wine. We don’t drink wine so they got us...More

Thank RosBondi
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plett, Owner at Knysna Lagoon Oyster Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Salty Indian Ocean Sea...I also sometimes think the oysters are to salty. But as you saw we extracted the oysters straight from the ocean and they are as fresh and you can get....however different currents and different weather conditions affect the taste of oysters...Come again...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

we had great fun on that boat while drinking wine champagne and oysters. The guy was really friendly and the oysters were fresh and we could try to open them ourselves. Even when the guy forgot the champagne glasses, it was such fun to organize...More

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plett, Owner at Knysna Lagoon Oyster Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Forgot the Champagne glasses...I hope that was not me, we sometimes get caught in the flow and swop the white wine and champagne glasses around...it's a chilled "being on the water thing". I am so glad you learn't how to open an oyster...we love showing...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely team, welcoming and friendly and we had a nice time. The tour did fulfil the description of oysters, wine and lagoon tour. However there was not a lot of info on the oysters at all and the lagoon tour was very stately and could...More

Thank deepbluesea2012
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plett, Owner at Knysna Lagoon Oyster Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thanks for doing the tour with us...sorry we did not meet your expectations. We really feel that the nature and the Knysna Heads is an amazing experience for all tourists to experience....a restaurant will never give you this! Our Tour is built to be the...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2017

The boat tour is a pleasant way to watch the coast from the water, come closer to the Knysna Heads and enjoy some reallly fresh oysters on board. The captain was very enthusiastic, had good humour and good stories. We can recommend this trip :...More

Thank 72Chris
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plett, Owner at Knysna Lagoon Oyster Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Great Title for your review...thanks for being on the water with us...after 10 years in the business these are the comments that make us get up in the morning. Looking Forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

the best experience for local tours of the lagoon by boat. this is value for money guided tours, in which you get to experience the first hand care by tour operators from knysna

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plett, Owner at Knysna Lagoon Oyster Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

You made my day...we go the extra mile for people like you! Lovely having you onboard. Safe Travels...

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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Great little excursion when in Knysna, excellent captain, very knowledgeable and eager to share with you. Oysters & wine supplied on the cruise. Very safe. Really comfortable, pleasent & enjoyable.

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plett, Owner at Knysna Lagoon Oyster Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Africa Africa Africa...beware they say once your feet touch the african soil you can't leave. Anyways thanks for the kind words...ti'll next time. Have Fun!

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The skipper, Alex, was a treat, he made the trip! He is enthusiastic and knowledgeable. As this was our first time having oysters, we were quite skeptical...turns out it's not that bad! No further words needed, just have a look at the photo's!

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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We arrived expecting a crowd, low and behold we three were the only people on the trip. Who was going to keep us entertained, well, ALEX who the hell is ALEX, a superb guide who kept us enthralled with the trip and his excellent knowledge...More

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 10 February 2016

We enjoyed a pleasant afternoon cruise touring the harbour area and learning to shuck oysters. The tour includes wine and 6 oysters per person. There were only 2 couples on board so we had really personalized service. it's a casual experience and was a nice...More

Thank Tracey B
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