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The Waterfront Knysna Quays

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Address: 21 Waterfront Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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+27 44 382 0955

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Shopping and eating

Great day trip! Many restaurants to choose from. Boat cruises and shopping is good. Remember your hat and a jacket if going on a boat cruise.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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San Diego, California, United States
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26 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were hoping for since nice shots with African products. No charm on this water front set of shots, felt like a typical over-priced tourist trap. We thought a small town would have something more local or interesting- skip it if you are hoping for something different.

Thank Renatte A
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day trip! Many restaurants to choose from. Boat cruises and shopping is good. Remember your hat and a jacket if going on a boat cruise.

Thank COCO0917
Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an apartment at the waterfront and it was great watching the boats come and go (swing bridge getting raised occasionally) and hear the buzz of the restaurants across from our balcony. You can walk to a dozen eating places most of them excellent, and get great views watching the tide come and go at the Lagoon. The shops... More 

Thank Brinylobster
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is OK but nothing special. It appears to be mainly geared up for the hoards of coaches that arrived and left each day. Rooms are functional but small. Breakfast was awful - an omelette was cooked so little it was cold and runny, bacon etc was burnt and stiff where it had her standing around. We had to... More 

Thank Jacksterlass
Tel Aviv, Israel
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92 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

It's ok to browse around but it's not worth a specific trip. Shops are a bit tacky, the water is nice however and there are some ok restaurants (Drydock, Mario's). It's got a good view of the bay too

Thank Zebanuck
George, South Africa
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47 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The quays is a great place to come and chill. Good food and good good shopping. The restaurants range from expensive to less so.

Thank Wayne S
Kansas City
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680 reviews
176 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

This area has multiple restaurants and many shops. It is a nice place to go for lunch, watch boats and wander through the shops.

Thank dixiepeach
Durban, South Africa
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119 reviews
47 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We visited this beautiful area yearly and is always very satisfied. Situated in Knysna on of the most picturesque towns in South Africa. Situated on the N2 road. Plenty to view and experience in and around the area. Plenty great restaurants and coffee shops. Great weather all year round.

Thank Bhejanespecialevents
Pretoria, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We checked in @ Baywater Village and someone there advised us to visit the knysna waterfront, when we arrived there we saw how lively the place was, full of tourist. There's a lot to do, it's a whole day's trip and you won't be bored. There are interesting shops, Restaurants and a number of cruises to take. We enjoyed ourselves... More 

Thank tiny m
Pretoria, South Africa
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Numerous curio and tourist oriented shops. Nice way to spend a lazy afternoon, browsing and having a nice lunch at one of the restaurants. Worth visiting when in Knysna.

Thank Xander B

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