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The coast of the city, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

We enjoyed a cruise on the Knysna Lagoon aboard the John Benn. Lunch is available at an extra charge and there is good choice. The Captain provides an interesting historical narrative. This area was devastated by wildfires in June 2017 and you can see evidence...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

A beautiful place. Worth driving to the estuary Heads to get the best view and spend time on Knysna waterfront - great food!

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

One of the nicest places we have been to on the Garden Route, fantastic views, nice walks, boating, take a trip on the paddle steamer, go whale watching out at sea. Lots to see and do. A must for anyone doing the garden route.

Thank holidaygal58
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We went whale watching and started from Kynsna Lagoon. Whale watching was cool, the lagoon itself is not especially pretty and half of the view are is pretty average condos. Quite frankly I have no idea why anybody would want a condo here. Except for...More

Thank Gord M
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Lovely place to stay and recharge the batteries after a long flight or drive. Very safe and quiet with easy walking around the pretty streets full of beautiful gardens. Easy to get to Knysna for restaurants etc and a good base for exploring the amazing...More

Thank SkyeEileen
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

My Son and I made a wonderfull boattrip through the bay. Because we were with only 2 persons we had a lot contact with the shipper. He even could steer for a short while. Good suggestion for every one.

Thank Frank T
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Beautiful Town and what friendly people, will definitely go again! Lots to see and do, great restaurants.

Thank sheridanconradie
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Stayed up in Brenton overlooking the lagoon. Stunning view across the lagoon and very very quiete, only could hear the wildlife. The town has islands its plenty of shops and restaurants.

Thank Martin5192
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Really good accommodation on the lake. Safe and secure parking. Plenty to do, hiking, shopping and great restaurants.

Thank Bhejanespecialevents
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We did a cruise on the lagoon and it was very relaxing and interesting. The area was recently impacted by bushfires but they make a special effort to overcome these difficulties.

Thank Robert H
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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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