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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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Oyster Tour

Interesting going round the lagoon, seeing the wildlife reserve island and to the heads. We had... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2015
Bronwynne K
Ulladulla, Australia

IF you have taken the trip to Featherbed Reserve, this ride on the Knysna Lagoon will be a... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2015
Henderson, Nv.
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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.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (66 reviews)
“sunset tour” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Quay Four Restaurant | Thesen Island, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 82 892 0469
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Reviewed 4 August 2015

Interesting going round the lagoon, seeing the wildlife reserve island and to the heads. We had oysters and refreshments on board. It was ok1

1  Thank Bronwynne K
Reviewed 16 May 2015

IF you have taken the trip to Featherbed Reserve, this ride on the Knysna Lagoon will be a duplicate as there is nothing new to be seen. Learning how to shuck an oyster may be a talent you would like to learn and you will....More

Thank toomacks
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Was perfect afternoon. Oysters went down well and the guide was very informative. A real family experience

1  Thank Mpho M
Reviewed 23 February 2015

We enjoyed the boat cruise, it was a bit chilly but a very romantic evening. We learned a lot of things about oysters. The skipper (Alex) made the whole experience to be a memorable one; narrating the whole story about oysters, he was very informed...More

1  Thank Nangamso
Reviewed 25 January 2015

We did not want a 4+ hour trip out on the lagoon, but a couple hours was perfect and this tour offered just that. The guide was great, very personable and friendly. We enjoyed a couple oysters (everyone can have 3 if you choose) and...More

Thank mcc42
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Oh wow, where do I start. This cruise was by far, the best we had on the Knysna Lagoon. It was so enjoyable, we took it three times with this particular company "Knysna Sunset Cruise" . It appears to be a family business, as such...More

1  Thank Jane D
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Went on the sunset tour. The guide was a very pleasant and informative fellow, promising limitless wine and oysters on our way out. Never a man to turn a challenge down we swiftly polished off a couple of bottles of white and two plates of...More

Thank mathague
plett, Owner at Knysna Lagoon Oyster Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2015

Hi there, Thank you for taking time to review our Sunset Cruise on TripAdvisor. We would like to respond to a few of your observations. The sunset cruise costs R370 per person, and is inclusive of a complimentary glass of wine, and 3 oysters per...More

Reviewed 25 December 2014 via mobile

Had a nice tour on the knysna lakes. Our guide did a very good job and had plenty of good explanations for the oysters and the area. The view through the knysna heads is really cool. His son David - a 8 year old boy...More

2  Thank Alexander L
Reviewed 2 September 2014

We went on a sunset cruise around the lagoon and the crew were really friendly and informative and pointed out many different birds and told us all about the lagoon and surrounding area. We then were shown how to shuck (open) fresh oysters and then...More

Thank Sue894
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Our tutor, Steven was very knowledgeable and made it a great experience. Well worth the money, specially if you haven't tried oysters before and you don't know where to start:)

Thank Graham S
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