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John Benn Cruise

Waterfront Drive, Knysna, South Africa
+27 44 382 1693
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Smooth sail!!!!

Being on time is the key. Sit on the upper deck. As it grows dark, find a place inside. Food is not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jibu2010
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
via mobile
Underwhelming

Really underwhelming. The good thing is that the boat is very steady so if you have motion sickness... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
twirlhrr
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Oakland, California
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good51%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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Waterfront Drive, Knysna, South Africa
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+27 44 382 1693

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being on time is the key. Sit on the upper deck. As it grows dark, find a place inside. Food is not great, drinks are ok. Service takes a bit. But if one clubs this with a dinner at the waterfront, worth the time.

Thank Jibu2010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really underwhelming. The good thing is that the boat is very steady so if you have motion sickness from the rocking of the boat, you probably won't experience it on this one. There is an upstairs and a downstairs. The food is located downstairs. Our...More

Thank twirlhrr
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I loved the John Benn cruise. It was relaxing and the food was great. The staff were friendly and the sights were lovely. It's not a fast adventure boat but a relaxing floating restaurant. I will definitely go on the cruise again.

Thank J3650VRkates
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Me my wife and my in-laws made use of the John Benn Cruise on the Knysna Lagoon. Very relaxing with great and friendly service. The drinks we ordered was tasteful and served wit a smile. The choice of music on the cruise was not necessarily...More

Thank JohannRossouw
The Featherbed C, Guest Relations Manager at John Benn Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your comments and we have taken note of your suggestions.

Reviewed 23 April 2017

Waterfront place is very good, once can spend time in walking/drink / dinner. Best place for all class of people within budget. I personally did not life ferry experience.

Thank niran10483
The Featherbed C, Guest Relations Manager at John Benn Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for your review. Please could you email us a more detailed description of your experience to sales@featherbed.co.za to enable us to investigate why you did not like your cruise on this Knysna icon!

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Lovely cruise along the Knysna Lagoon. Staff friendly and helpful and tour was not rushed. Lots of birdlife to enjoy and glorious scenery.

Thank Joanna4153
The Featherbed C, Guest Relations Manager at John Benn Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Good way to see the heads of Knysna and Sunset. But gets little boring after a while. The staffs are very friendly. Very limited options for vegetarians.

Thank Shweta Rajat T
The Featherbed C, Guest Relations Manager at John Benn Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for yur review.

Reviewed 22 March 2017

A fantastic way to spend an hour and a half on the water! You can eat in the restaurant on board or just buy drinks from the bar and take in the ambience as you sail along.

Thank Polly D
The Featherbed C, Guest Relations Manager at John Benn Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for your review and for joining our cruise!!

Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

If I had to rate the boat cruise itself, I would have probably rated it 5 out of 5. Boat was on time, well organized with great views etc... However, seeing as it was a bar and restaurant we tried the tapas/starters and drinks. Draft...More

Thank gideonv962
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Received such bad service on this cruise. Half an hour into the trip and our order was not taken. Not even attended to at all. The manager and waiters walked by numerous times. Seems local South Africans are much lower on the priority list compared...More

Thank Shaheen J
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Ria A
Hi! What is your prices for 2 people? kind regards
27 December 2016|
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Response from Yvette W | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ria. We paid R190 per person for the cruise, and then we paid another R300 or so for our meals and drinks.
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