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Address: Quay Four Restaurant | Thesen Island, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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+27 82 892 0469

Knysna Charters offers hourly lagoon cruises to the famous Knysna Heads, as...

Knysna Charters offers hourly lagoon cruises to the famous Knysna Heads, as well as a spectacular Sunset Cruise and Oyster Tour. Indoor Oyster demonstrations are also available. We also have kayaks available for hourly rental.

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Informative and well worth it!

Had such a great cruise with Steve for our honeymoon! Weather was not ideal but he improvised and made the trip one we will never forget! Friendly and very informative about... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2013
Cari-Lee H
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Reviewed 19 December 2013 via mobile

Had such a great cruise with Steve for our honeymoon! Weather was not ideal but he improvised and made the trip one we will never forget! Friendly and very informative about Knysna and it's surrounds!

Thank Cari-Lee H
Knysna, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 November 2013

We had a beautiful afternoon on the lagoon with Steve. He is knowledgeable and passionate about the area, the history and the oysters. The glass of wine and the oysters were excellent also. We appreciated his concern for the safety of his passengers and his skills as a boat driver. Our fee was included in our Thompson tour.

Thank Elaine C
The Hague, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 10 November 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed the 1.5 hour boat tour at the end of the day very much. Steve told us interesting stories about the surroundings and the oysters. Lovely experience!

Thank Nick V
Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 3 November 2013

when in knysna... you cannot put a price on your experience although oyster farming has been discontinued in knysna. steves informative cruise let us know that there is so much more to knysna than what meets the eye. very personalised n great tour.

Thank Doreen2304
Brussels, Belgium
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44 reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2013

We had a 2 hours trip with Steven and it was great, I definitely recommend it! You learn a lot about oysters, you can taste them with a nice glass of wine while discovering the coast. A must do!

Thank Adoc1981
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2013 via mobile

We had an exquisite experience yesterday and were privileged enough to have Steve as our Captain and guide. Not only were the views breathtaking but Steve's knowledge and insight into the history and surrounds made the trip that much more fascinating and interesting! The oysters were delicious (despite my initial hesitation to try), the wine perfect ....and early evening trip... More 

Thank Lee F
1 review
Reviewed 20 August 2013

What a beautiful way to appreciate the beauty of Knysna.Gorgeous view of the knysna heads and the lagoon.. Oysters were yummy!! Steven the host was very pleasant, friendly and knowledgable. He makes you feel comfortable and safe on the cruise. An expereince you won't forget!! Highly recommended !!!!

Thank melush11082012
Beijing, China
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 August 2013

I and 4 friend went there to see the sunset. It's nice as the staff gave some basic information about the town and oyster farming. After the short trip, oysters were offred. Fresh and fine. Worth trying.

Thank LIChenyu_Kevin
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 31 July 2013

As an avid runner I had the pleasure of partaking of the Knysna marathon for the first time this year. While planning the trip, my fellow runners and I decided to do the sunset cruise to unwind and relax our weary bodies after the race. I mean, what could be better than a glass of wine on a slow moving... More 

Thank Nolufefe M
Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 July 2013

Booked online, payment taken then the cruise was cancelled. Promised a refund but still waiting after 3 months. Sent at least 10 emails and spent more on phone calls than original cost of cruise!

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plett, Owner at Oyster Tour, responded to this review

Dear Dave, With regards to your review. Our system does not save any cc details stored as its illegal, and we only refund back to cards and not eft to international bank accounts? Numerous emails was sent from both parties, we made you aware that we need important information to process your refund as the payment was made online and... More 

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