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Knysna Lagoon

The coast of the city, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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3-Hour Knysna Village Cycle Tour
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Knysna Lagoon 1.5-hour Sightseeing Boat Cruise
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Half-Day Knysna Village Cycle Tour
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  • Average5%
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“leisure island” (17 reviews)
“thesen island” (18 reviews)
“garden route” (32 reviews)
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The coast of the city, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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"leisure island"
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"thesen island"
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"garden route"
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"high tide"
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"boat tour"
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"bird life"
in 9 reviews
"whale watching"
in 5 reviews
"featherbed nature reserve"
in 12 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 5 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 5 reviews
"oysters"
in 12 reviews
"south africa"
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"lagoon"
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"heads"
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"ferries"
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We took a wonderful paddle boat ride down the lagoon & had lunch on the boat. It was a beautiful trip with lovely scenery & lots of history. Unfortunately the Featherbed Nature Reserve had suffered a fire so we were not able to visit there...More

Thank Leecreedia L
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Definitely not to miss. Booked the boot cruise 'John Benn' through Featherbed Company. You will be able to see the islands "Leisure Isle" & "Thesen Island". Nice view of Knysna Heads and the mountains.

Thank Ritesh_Boochia
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

What destruction the fires have done. Beautiful vegetation and even homes burnt down. Despite that, it is still extremely beautiful.

Thank Y99AH
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We visited the town were it was prity much business as usual. Out on the water it was clearly evident that the fires on the southern flank were heavy and had hit many properties as we punted along the lagoon toward the heads. Incredulous that...More

Thank Grant M
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Just like the title Knysna is definitely my favourite place in the world! The lagoon, the town, the garden route everything about it just puts you in that holiday feeling. The lagoon is located 10mins drive out of main town and is definitely a place...More

Thank Althea M
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were on a cruise at Knysna Lagoon on 18 June. We had a beautiful view of both Knysna waterfront and also the island across. Unfortunately , a huge fire in Knysna in June had burned down a lot of the trees and many beautiful...More

Thank COChan
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

The lagoon has always been a treasure of the town. Fun to be on and loads of memories. The sad part is the parks around it like Cathy park & Green hole, constantly dirty. The walkways are untidy and the general upkeep leaves much to...More

Thank Cara B
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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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