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The coast of the city, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

We took a harbour tour in the Knysna lagoon and it was interesting. We enjoyed the commentary as well as the tour up to the Knysna heads.

Thank Rsars
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's a restaurant right on the beach called "East Head Cafe", which is so good and very affordable. Right after brunch you can just walk to the lagoon. See my experience on my YouTube channel (Sally's Channel).

Thank sc233656
Reviewed 1 week ago

Taking a cruise on Knysna Lagoon is a nice experience. The setting is quite beautiful, and you get an opportunity to see some of the damage done by wildfires last year at Featherbed Nature Preserve, which sustained damage.

Thank David L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights here and had a most enjoyable time. We walked the promenade, had a coffee and cake and in the evening there were plenty of good restaurants. We also included a lagoon cruise, which was quite spectacular at the mouth of the...More

Thank George P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Knysna, stayed there for almost a year. Best time is December. New Year trance parties in the forest, if you can find it!

Thank Quentin V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was the last day of September and finally for the locals summer had kicked in, 32 degrees celsius, and it was lovely to walk about the harbour and waterfront in leisurely fashion. Beautiful lagoon, not a ripple on the water or a breath of...More

Thank 111TWIGAMINHAAFRIKA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Knysna is the lagoon. Enjoy it from lots of different locations and in different moods and tides. It is beautiful.

Thank robr590
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This town is a real gem.. stunning and breathtaking in its beauty...we had a gloriously sunny day to enjoy this lagoon! The boat rides, the cliffs, walkways, beaches.. every bit spectacular! As you can see from the pics, this should not be missed , if...More

Thank prakvaid58
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We ordered chips for our kids only to realise that they fry the chips in the same oil as bacon n other meats.we only eat halaal. So we told them not to serve it because we wont be able to eat it. Nevertheless we paid...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Difficult to review the lagoon as a whole, there are a couple of modern developments built right out into it, but despite that it is a lovely place to visit.

Thank David M
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Response from Gösta R | Reviewed this property |
Did not stay on the boat and the water in June did not feel inviting for swimming.
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