Jewel of the Garden Route
The unique and quaint town of Knysna is beautiful. It is a
town that grew as a result of its beauty. The awesome, world-famous Knysna Lagoon, the
amphitheatre of the majestic Outeniqua mountains that surround the town, the deep green,
misty forests and gentle,sunny, blue sky weather. . . all attracted the earliest visitors
and still continue to attract visitors from over the world today. From the quiet beauty of
its lush, evergreen forests to the soaring beauty of 'The Heads,' Knysna is beauty in
The Knysna Lagoon is a protected marine reserve whose gateway to the sea is through
sandstone cliffs called 'The Heads.' The view from the top of The Heads over the lagoon is
spectacular. The Knysna Lagoon is the breeding ground for the renowned Knysna oyster and
home to the threatened "seahorse."
Picturesque Knysna, the jewel of the Western Cape's world famous Garden Route, has a
wealth of opportunities for fun and relaxation. This charming town offers you everything
that makes for an excellent, unforgettable holiday!