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Knysna Heads

Coney Glen Road, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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“indian ocean” (69 reviews)
Coney Glen Road, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The place looks simple from the outside but it will often be packed with guests. We came in for lunch twice and was happy both times. If you want sometjing lite try the mussles that comes in a bear souce and with a slice of...More

Thank Jacob H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is so beautiful. You can spend hours there. Makes you one wirh nature. Watching the sea is so exilirating.

Thank Thea B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A short drive out to the lagoon entrance heads. Stunning views as the Indian Ocean enters the narrow gap into Knysna lagoon. Well formed paths to viewing platforms. A lovely cafe out there as well. Busy at lunchtimes.

Thank Stevejlowe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great ride option. You can take the ferry ride through the lagoon or go by car to the east part until Coney Glen beach or go by private boat to the west side(Featherbed Reserve).

Thank Hugo Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a scenic windy drive to the heads. Once there you can find free parking. There is a well laid out path to the heads and it is really amazing how the sea carved a path though the huge heads. There is also a...More

Thank honiball
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The area "The Heads" has gorgeous views throughout. We were fortunate to stay at Head over Hills and we could not get enough of the place.

Thank Thirasha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are visiting Knysna, you must see the heads. Truly amazing with the power of the ocean showing you just how little she cares about obstacles in her way. May this a stop.

Thank review53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got here for a short visit at the end of the day to catch the sunset. Really glad we did. Got a very good feel for the work done here during WWII. This is a very pleasant area and worth more time for a...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazingly beautiful. The two rock headlands at the entrance of Knysna harbour are a must seed. Wonderful restaurant for lunch by the car park. Small attractive beach. Very photogenic

Thank GeorgeP284
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Viewed the Heads from the East Heads vantage point. Easily accessible by car. Well signposted. Ealkways and platforms in excellent condition

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Kate S
27 August 2016|
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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.