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Knysna Lagoon

The coast of the city, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Half-Day Knysna Village Cycle Tour
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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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“calm water” (4 reviews)
“leisure island” (15 reviews)
“thesen island” (16 reviews)
The coast of the city, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

If you are a scenic beauty lover, this is the place. You can spend the late hours of the day sitting leisurely listening to the waves crashing

Thank trilochansaini
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Very clean and calm. Has a few restaurants and shops nearby where you can go and grab a drink, shop.

Thank dhruv k
Reviewed 27 July 2016

It's peaceful, it's clean, it's pretty. Just what you need after a year of non-stop hustle in the big city. Knysna's landscape has a calming effect. But what really caught my eye is the absence of police on the streets - that can only mean...More

Thank LearnieTiger
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Spectacular views, clean and people are so friendly. Paradise on earth. Weather was perfect. just sitting there was more than enough, watching the feathery friends and enjoying every moment of the tranquillity.

1  Thank Soraya A
Reviewed 10 July 2016

So much to see, so much to do: Sail out to sea; potter about on the lagoons; watch people fishing; watch people on the Island; stop in one of the popular coffee shops, bars or restaurants or even shop.

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The tide was low so we were able to walk across most of the lagoon, spotting jellyfish, crabs and shrimp. A lovely place to park and have a picnic lunch when the weather is fine.

Thank karin_renee
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Lagoon is a must visit. Wonderful cruise ride. Ecstatic experience. Private speed boating is worth the ride right from lagoon in to the sea and back

Thank deepaksS7005DM
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We went out on canoes , and it looks like there were also plenty of tour boats . Basically a very pretty lagoon with a bunch of restaurants on the coast .

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The whole area is gorgeous - around every corner is another outstanding view of the Indian ocean. If time permitted, we would have stayed at the Tsitsikamma Cottages within the park as they were extremely reasonably priced with great access to the walks.

Thank Dianewaling
Reviewed 19 June 2016

The lagoon has a small shopping area, eating joints and a 90 minutes cruise safari in the lake. The lagoon and the adjoining area are beautiful but not anything out of the world. In the cruise there are food, drink and music. The boat has...More

Thank nitish99
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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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