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Knysna Lagoon

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Address: The coast of the city, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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US$120,00*
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Half-Day Knysna Village Cycle Tour
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3-Hour Knysna Village Cycle Tour

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Scenic Splendour

The Knysna lagoon is a must see attraction on the Garden Route. The lagoon is popular for picnics along the banks of the lagoon, cycling, fishing and boat rides. The lagoon has... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mands007
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Knysna lagoon is a must see attraction on the Garden Route. The lagoon is popular for picnics along the banks of the lagoon, cycling, fishing and boat rides. The lagoon has bountiful bird life and is great for birding enthusiasts.

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Knysna Lagoon is a very pretty place and you can drive most of the way along either side to the Heads. There are good restaurants at Knysna Quays and there are boat trips availabloe from the marina area.

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Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Knysna lagoon is a beautiful tranquil lagoon in the Western Province in South Africa. Home to the Knysna sea horse. The lagoon not only boasts natural beauty. This area is perfect for the artist, the socialite just about anyone. This is a must see for any tourist local or international.

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Thank Clinton C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Knysna has vibes of a peaceful, quaint and old town and this lagoon is a great attraction for the people to go fishing, sailing, walking, and picnics..

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Thank sonakshis518
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a week at The Knysna Lagoon and made sure to take a walk at sunrise every single day around the lagoon. Nicely laid promenade. Friendly joggers and cyclists along the route. Felt safe with my kids. Lots of bird life to enjoy. Breathtaking views at sunrise and sunset. Thesan island is a gem.

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Thank Ziyaad B
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Knysna Lagoon is beautiful all on its own, with people fishing, sailing, walking, having picnics and going up the heads to see amazing views of the ocean and land. It is dotted with restaurants, lookout points, forests, grassy picnic areas, trinket shops, quaint malls and B&Bs. It is one of the must see places on a trip down the Garden... More 

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Thank ldejongh
Knysna, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a place for all water sports. Fishing is good . Surrounding forests are spectacular. Coastline is unspoilt . Many adventure attractions. Winters are a bit cold.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This lagoon offers world class views. A must see when taking on the scenic garden route. Knysna is simply beautiful.

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Thank Phakama M
Worcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take the boat trip around the lagoon to get the best views. It's a nice half day trip that is well worth the effort. Also, there is a viewing gallery at the Heads end of the lagoon which gives visitors some height - perfect for the holiday photos.

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Wervershoof, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Knysna and especially the area around the lagoon has a somewhat European atmosphere. Beautiful shops and international restaurants make it a very attractive tourist shop. Also the start point for a boattrip on the lagoon. We loved the area and hope to come back some day.

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