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Ocean Odyssey

#4 of 19 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Knysna Features Animals
TH44 long street | Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 82 852 9402
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Fun and informative

I enjoyed the boat ride out through the treacherous heads and around to see dolphins surfing and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
KabulPastryChef
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Kabul
Really nice experience

We went out on a trip with this company in the hope of seeing some whales, we were so lucky we seen... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
suzieq0310
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Kilbride, Ireland
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TH44 long street | Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I enjoyed the boat ride out through the treacherous heads and around to see dolphins surfing and penguins floating by. The guide/captain was great and knowledgeable.

Thank KabulPastryChef
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went out on a trip with this company in the hope of seeing some whales, we were so lucky we seen 6 whales and lots of breaching, very knowledgeable staff knowing where the whales where going to breech and moving out of the way...More

Thank suzieq0310
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Went on the trip today on a small boat which took us out to the ocean, the ride out was choppy but fun and the captain was highly skilled in taking us close to shore but keeping complete control of the boat. The weather was...More

Thank Mufajel75
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

My fiance and I stopped over in Knysna for the day and he absolutely loves boat rides but I absolutely hate them because I get really bad motion sickness. He insisted on going on a boat ride with Ocean Odyssey which I was going to...More

Thank Mary-Anne K
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Really thrilling to see the dolphins at play. Seals, hammerhead shark, turtles and even a lone penguin, all seen on our tour. A bit choppy at times but that just added to the fun and excitement. A fun guide who added to the trip. Really...More

Thank angevins
Reviewed 3 March 2017

For a couple in our sixties, this tour was our big adventure experience in South Africa. It was a small boat on a windy day, and we bounced around quite a bit, but survived nicely. This tour is more expensive than the bigger boats, but...More

Thank Samuel C
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

An excellent tour,we saw dolphins,moonfish,hammerhead shark,and seals. The rocks and views off ths Knysna head were very spectacular.Great guide and great service.

Thank Maureen B
EvelynP514, Owner at Ocean Odyssey, responded to this review

Wonderful! thank you for your review and it is great to give our staff feedback! We do this because we enjoy it, and it makes our day to read that our guests appreciate it! Regards from Knysna!

Reviewed 29 November 2016

Firstly I must say to anyone reading this is that this activity is very weather dependent and secondly, like any safari on land, sightings of animals (in this case whales) cannot be guaranteed. We were advised that the sea was choppy and that the skipper...More

Thank LinSouthAfrica
EvelynP514, Owner at Ocean Odyssey, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your reveiw, the tourism industry is challenging indeed, people have high expectations and often miss the entire point of the experience. I am glad that you did get to see the brydes whales, we had very challenging weather most of...More

Reviewed 19 November 2016

We went on the Ocean Oddysey on November 2nd 2016. We asked at the office about the presence of Whales and we're assured that the morning group had seen Whales. So we went on the afternoon trip with three boats and about 40 people. No...More

1  Thank Matt47Coventry
EvelynP514, Owner at Ocean Odyssey, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review; as we explain to all our guests before departing on our trips, we are dealing with nature. While we would love to be able to guarantee a sighting, this unfortunately is not only unrealistic is it not possible. I...More

Reviewed 9 November 2016

Our guide was already heading back to the harbor, after we had seen 2 seals and 2 shy dolphins, when he suddenly spotted 3 humpback whales. And the 3 (mother, father and a calf) performed for us for almost 45 minutes, breaching more than a...More

Thank Schneeschuh
EvelynP514, Owner at Ocean Odyssey, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, I assure you that we are just as excited when we have such incredible shows, it never gets boring for us! I do hope that you got some incredible photos to go with your fantastic memories! many thanks and greetings...More

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Anita4428
What is the prices for the Ocean odyssey tour for January 2016?
27 November 2015|
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Response from EvelynP514 | Property representative |
Good day our prices for January 2016 as follows Eco tour - 650.00pp - 1.5hr tour Heads adventure 45 minute estuary trip R380.00pp (minimum of 6 persons required) Whale watching tours from June 2016 onwards only R800 per... More
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claudiaLagodiGarda
buonasera, volevo sapere se fine aprile è un buon periodo per avvistare balene e delfini. L'escursione è tutti i giorni? Quanto dura? Grazie per la vostra risposta. Claudia
22 December 2015|
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