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The coast of the city, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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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 2 days ago

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

Thank robr590
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 11 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
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The lagoon is so peaceful and quiet in winter, and dueing the weekends people were having pic nics and braais along George Rex avenue. The surrounding houses are beautiful as welll.

Thank Monique K
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Knysna lagoon is always a treat to visit. Beautiful views all around Knysna from the lagoon. Loads to do for the different age groups we had with us. Wonderful to rent canoes and explore all the corners. We felt safe and will be back in...More

Thank FarAway657958
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We went for a cruise on the lagoon and saw the beautiful surrounding land. The entrance to the lagoon was very rough with waves breaking over the rocks

Thank s0undman
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Knysna Lagoon is a vast area of water. We spent the day at Bollard Beach, on Leisure Isle. What a fabulous day the children had, it was unusually warm for winter, and they had a blast. Take note that there are no public amenities here,...More

Thank Ingrid H
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We went on the John Benn cruise boat for a two hour sunset 'cruise'. The views were lovely, but the boat less so; it is old and dated. As soon as we started, people started ordering their supper and we were surrounded by the smell...More

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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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