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Knysna Heads

Coney Glen Road, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 384 0933
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“east head cafe” (47 reviews)
“view point” (52 reviews)
“stunning views” (76 reviews)
Coney Glen Road, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 384 0933
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Clean area to see one of the most beautiful party of knysna, You can see the whole of Knysna from the top. Make sure to visit on a sunny day.

Thank 112tiaanl
Reviewed 5 days ago

The view of the Knysna Heads is certainly one of the best in the whole of South Africa. We made use of the viewpoint high up in the residential area, then also went down to the restaurant (one has to drive there and it is...More

Thank Beefeater7
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you are in Knysna, it is well worth while visiting the heads. Whether you drive or take a cruise, you must see this amazing place.

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular scenery and a great place to stretch your legs and breathe in the fresh air. Lovely cafe on the east side which you must not miss out on.

Thank Anne T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place must be seen go down to white beacon on the heads also looking out as the sea goes through the heads is amazing if not dangerous. The whole of the Knysna are is special just quality scenery and nice people you must visit...More

Thank wirral69
Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to nature at its very best. Lovely restaurant close by to enjoy and relax and linger longer over a cold drink

Thank Rita & Tommy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't book at the East Head Cafe, so make sure you get there early! Service and food are great. In winter it's warm inside (NB closed for a couple of weeks mid winter) but in summer you should sit outside for the spectacular view...More

Thank Mchlwrd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit Knysna everytime we go back to South Africa. Known for its Oysters & located along the Garden Route, Knysna is a great family vacation area with lots to do and see in and around it. The marina has wonderful seafood restaurants. Also known...More

Thank Simone P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful views in Southern Africa. So, naturally, you erect an unspeakably ugly statue to obscure it. Honestly, Knysna; what were you thinking? It’s the kind of monstrous kitsch that belongs on my grandmother’s mantlepiece, not blown up to scary full-size to...More

2  Thank skew_lewe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Knysna Heads is a little entrance that separates the Lagoon from the open ocean. Apart from stories about the difficulties ships faced while getting in and out of the harbor, there is really little else of interest here. We did a Sunset tour on...More

Thank nikpur
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Kate S
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Response from Dineo P | Reviewed this property |
Lots of options. Town filtered with nice hearty Resturants selling crispy fresh sea food.