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Heads Explorer Catamaran Day Cruises

Knysna Quays | Waterfront Drive, Knysna, South Africa
+27 44 382 1693
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Great laid back experience

This was a great relaxing trip and exceeded my expectations. On the surface it's quite an expensive... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ean P
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Durham, United Kingdom
Sunset cruise to ourselves

We were lucky that it was just the two of us (effectively our own private boat!) on this cruise... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
BWM505
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Kent, United Kingdom
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“slow ride” (2 reviews)
“sunset cruise” (4 reviews)
“indian ocean” (2 reviews)
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Knysna Quays | Waterfront Drive, Knysna, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great relaxing trip and exceeded my expectations. On the surface it's quite an expensive 90 minutes but once aboard it's worth every penny. The crew are very laid back and just let you get on with enjoying the views and the trip...More

Thank Ean P
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

We were lucky that it was just the two of us (effectively our own private boat!) on this cruise which went round the lagoon to the heads where we saw a seal :-) due to the rough sea we weren't able to go out into...More

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The Featherbed C, Public Relations Manager at Heads Explorer Catamaran Day Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This was a last minute decision . We saw the boat and that it was about to leave. Crew friendly and relaxed, a bit of Bob Marley music and we were off. Drinks offered, no hard sell at all. Unfortunately due to the swell we...More

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The Featherbed C, Guest Relations Manager at Heads Explorer Catamaran Day Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Awesome review, thanks.

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Reviewed 27 December 2016

Fantastic crew lovely Cat and sunny day. Good tides and swell so we could venture out to the Indian Ocean which was exciting. Sadly no dolphins but a great view of the heads from all angles. We loved the trip and the Captains great sense...More

Thank marryb2015
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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We did the morning cruise and the staff were really good. Went with Gran and teenagers. All enjoyed it thoroughly and we managed to go through the Heads, which was a bonus. The skipper was very entertaining and made all of us feel at ease.

Thank CharmaineCenturion
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

The cruise on this catamaran is a must do. The crew are very good and helpful. The skipper Leon really knows his trade. The snacks on this cruise are very, very good and you can never finish it all. Served with ice cold drinks.

Thank ben g
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

This tour was booked for us through a travel planner, and we did not really know what to expect. My husband and I ended up being the only guests on board for the sunset cruise, so we were able to roam around the boat as...More

Thank Amanda P
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Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

The trip supposed to be 1 hour and 45 minutes. In our case it was less than 1 hour and 30 minutes. Because of the wind we could not go out to the sea. We only sailed in the lagoon. It was a little bit...More

Thank NandaH74
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Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Our agency booked a cruise for 2,5 houres, the ship is Nice and the crew is friendly but because of the tide we only could float in the lagune and we where back in 1,5 hour. I understand because of the wheater They couldnt go...More

Thank PeteRrP
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

The catamaran sail up to the Heads and back is very pleasant but could have been so much better. For us there was no need for the loud music which the crew appeared to play for their own enjoyment. During the entire trip the only...More

Thank Jacksville007
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