Local Attractions

The Heads -An iconic East Heads boasts beautiful views of the ocean. The East Head Cafe is a popular restaurant that serves breakfasts and lunches.

Featherbed Nature Reserve and Coni Beach.

Leisure Isle - A 4km island with a nature reserve.

Boat trips on the lagoon to Featherbed Nature Reserve .

Thesen island - The Turbine Hotel with machinery from the power station that is incorporated in the decor of the hotel, breakfast at Il de Pain,fishing at the wharf.....antique motor cycle musuem.

The Waterfront - Many restaurants and shopping, see the sunset

Brenton-On-Sea and Buffelsbay - Beaches that are 5km apart.....watch the sunset!

Knysna forests.

For more info, go to: visitknysna.co.za

Knysna Elephant Park

Join the southernmost elephants in the world at the Knysna Elephant Park.

Birds of Eden

The Garden Route’s very own world class free flight bird sanctuary.


Monkeyland is the world’s first free roaming multi-specie primate sanctuary.

Robberg Hiking Trail

This circular walk will take you around the Robberg peninsula.

The Featherbed Company

The Featherbed Company gives visitors an unforgettable experience on the Knysna Lagoon.

Emzini Tours

A very personal tour of the Knysna Township.

Plettenberg Bay Nature Reserve

Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve is the biggest game reserve in the Southern Cape.

Knysna Charters

Fun and educational boat charter to the Heads or Cruise the lagoon and learn about and taste oysters.

Pledge Square Nature Reserve

A local nature reserve which covers approximately 10ha - easily accessible, only 200m from the main road and wheelchair friendly.