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Springtide Sailing Charters

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Waterfront Drive | The Waterfront Knysna Quays, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 0321
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Sunset cruise

We'd a great cruise out through the Knysna Heads on the 50' foot yacht "Outeniqua" and enjoyed a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
KelsieTighnabruaich
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Tighnabruaich
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Silly Billies

Friday 28th July was an exceptionally warm mid winters day ie touching 30c. We were looking for... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Grant M
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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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Springtide Charters offers exclusive sailing charters aboard a sleek, custom built 50ft mono-hull yacht called 'The Outeniqua'. Cruises depart daily (weather permitting) from the popular Knysna Waterfront find our Yacht moored in the waterfront next to our brightly painted lighthouse kiosk and ticket office. After exiting the quays our yacht sets sail across the expansive Knysna estuary and out to into the ocean through the Knysna Heads. We sail parallel to the beautifully rugged Knysna coastline and depending on the sailing conditions we either head east towards the Noetzie area or west towards the Buffalo Bay area. The thrill of sailing surrounded by such show stopping scenery makes this an adventure of a lifetime.Sunset Cruises, 2,3 & 4 hour Day charters,private hire (maximum of 12 passengers).
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Waterfront Drive | The Waterfront Knysna Quays, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We'd a great cruise out through the Knysna Heads on the 50' foot yacht "Outeniqua" and enjoyed a beautiful sunset with Champagne and finger buffet in the company of some really interesting other guests and a very entertaining and professional Skipper and crew. What better...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Friday 28th July was an exceptionally warm mid winters day ie touching 30c. We were looking for a boat and ventured to this crafts booking office. It was to our astonishment CLOSED and the folks had left a cell phone number which no one answers.........what...More

Thank Grant M
EvelynP514, Owner at Springtide Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Hello and thank you for your response, we run our fully functional admin offices just down the road at Thesen Island the offices run from 8am till 5pm, with our yacht charters, which are catered trips- it is a requirement that all trips must be...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Stunning. We were the only two people booked in and the trip still went ahead. The skippers and crew were personable and informative and sailing out past the heads onto the larger waves was great. Managed to see dolphins. Food and fizz lovely. Beautiful evening...More

Thank Aby223
EvelynP514, General Manager at Springtide Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you for your review, we are glad that you enjoyed your trip, just to qualify for our future guests as we do have a minimum passenger requirement of 4 persons- on this occasion we allowed the trip to proceed - it is tricky as...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We ended up with perfect weather and a lovely trip. Very informative sailing experience with a lovely vibe.

Thank Esti K
EvelynP514, General Manager at Springtide Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Lovely to hear that you enjoyed your trip with us, we will pass on the compliments to our crew and skipper

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We booked the sunset cruise and the weather played along well and allowed us to pass through the Iconic Knysna Heads into the open ocean. The cruise is expertly done, fun and an awesome way to view the picturesque views that Knysna has to offer....More

Thank Bloedhondjie
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is best way to spend an afternoon on this magnificent coast! Unfortunately Mother Nature did not provide any wind over 4 knots so sailing did not take place, but we motorized out beyond the Heads and had a fabulous time despite the lack of...More

Thank Condocat
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Thank you guys for making our sail so memorable. Unfortunately for the weather as we did not manage to leave the Estuary and sail out into the big wide sea, but I think the skipper was quite right in making his choice and sticking to...More

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EvelynP514, Owner at Springtide Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you so much for your review, it is great to get feedback from clients. We are glad that you enjoyed your trip. We do hope that you get to return one day and that we can take you out to sea next time!

Reviewed 17 March 2017

Great crew and meal prepared onboard the boat. Sailing through the Heads was quite an experience. Manning the wheel was very cool.

Thank Ian C
EvelynP514, Manager at Springtide Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you for your review, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip!

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This was our first sailing in knysna - even after visiting for many years now and I don't know why we have never gone for this! Went for my father in laws birthday and it was great - the skipper Sandy and his crew was...More

1  Thank SAcouple86
EvelynP514, Manager at Springtide Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you for your review, it is great to get positive feedback, and will pass this onto our staff !

Reviewed 7 February 2017

As a licensed captain myself, I really appreciated the attention to safety exhibited by the captain and crew as we sailed out into the Indian Ocean. The yacht is large and wide, very stable in normally windy conditions. Despite 10 foot seas and 15 knot...More

1  Thank BombayLiz
EvelynP514, Manager at Springtide Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you so much for your review and compliments we are lucky to have such excellent skippers and happy that you enjoyed your trip with us!

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