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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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Knysna Lagoon 1.5-hour Sightseeing Boat Cruise
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Discover Knysna , Knysna's only permitted close encounter whale watching operation, skilfully showcases whales & dolphins during their tours. Their highly competent skippers possess in-depth knowledge of this dynamic marine environment, ensuring an enlightening experience. Ocean Odyssey's Marine Eco Tour serves to highlight both the geological characteristics and the biodiversity of Knysna's estuarine and marine environment. Tours include various historical and cultural anecdotal tales of the area as well as information about the wonderful web of life that exists above and beneath the surface of this watery world. The tour is designed for both holiday revellers and nature enthusiasts alike and memorable experience for all!
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  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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TH44 long street | Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went out today on a boat of 11, from start to finish we were well looked after and had the best trip ever. Our captain Johannes (hope that's spelt right) was both knowledgeable and engaging. He made us feel very safe on the boat...More

Thank Kirstie C
EvelynP514, Owner at Ocean Odyssey, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience and the compliments to our staff I will be carrying it over to them for sure! I am glad that you had a wonderful trip with us, we are having a fabulous whale season there have been fabulous sightings....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the 2 hour whale watching ride one afternoon from 3-5 pm - a family of 5 including 3 kids ages 10-11. We all took seasickness tabs 30 min prior, and I'd strongly recommend that. The sea had a lot of swells, and if...More

Thank SNottIN
EvelynP514, Owner at Ocean Odyssey, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your review, we are glad that you got to see such a wide variety of marine life on your trip. When dealing with wildlife, we always have to remember that it is more up to them than it is to us as to...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

Skipper (Stefan) is extremely knowledgeable & experienced. We were able to enjoy seeing Humpback Whales, dolphins & a couple of seals along with numerous bird life. A great way to end our 2 week holiday in South Africa.

Thank Nigel S
EvelynP514, Owner at Ocean Odyssey, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review, we are fortunate to have incredible sightings once again this year, so nice that we are able to share this experience with so many. Regards and greetings from Knysna

Reviewed 23 May 2017

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
EvelynP514, Owner at Ocean Odyssey, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review we are glad that you enjoyed your trip with us Regards from Knysna

Reviewed 22 May 2017 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
EvelynP514, Owner at Ocean Odyssey, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review of the trip with us, we appreciate the feedback from our passengers. I assure you that our crew have just as much fun as our passengers do when they see whales. We are having a fabulous whale season 2017. Regards...More

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
EvelynP514, Owner at Ocean Odyssey, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review, our whale season starts annually around May and June and gets into full swing in July. I am glad that you had a good experience and hope that you will return to see some whales (they will be around till...More

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
EvelynP514, Owner at Ocean Odyssey, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Awesome, thanks for your review! The whales are here in full force at the moment (July till November) so please do come join us, we are having fabulous sightings! Greetings from the Odyssey crew in beautiful Knysna

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
EvelynP514, Owner at Ocean Odyssey, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review, we are glad that you had a great time

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
EvelynP514, Owner at Ocean Odyssey, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your review, had a chuckle too! we are glad that you enjoyed your trip with us Greetings from Knysna

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 reviewResponded 1 December 2016

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!

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Anita4428
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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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