BOAT TRIPS on the Knysna Lagoon
DEEP SEA TRIPS
INLAND RIVER canoe TRIPS
FISHING: Knysna has excellent bottom-fishing in the deep sea, or off-shore in the
Lagoon. The local fishermen will provide you with a wealth of know-how, skill and
experience on how to catch the 'big one'!
ABSEILING:The highest commercial abseil in the world - 120 metres high! Also night
abseil trips and rap jumping.
Visit the FEATHERBED NATURE RESERVE - this is the ultimate Knysna experience!
WHALE AND DOLPHIN WATCHING: From late autumn till mid-summer (May to December) you
will see whales and dolphins only meters from the beach.
Horse trails in the forest, around the lakes and on the beach!
Visit the Knysna Elephant Park, on the outskirts of Knysna - a must for all
Visit Monkeyland, and explore a unique ecosystem of monkeys all over the world
living in harmony in dense, indigenous forest
Blackwater tubing down the breathtaking Storms River
Hike the famous Outeniqua, Otter and Tsitsikamma trails and many more.
Guided tours around the Robberg and Kranzhoek Nature Reserves
Scenic charter flying all along the Garden Route Coast
Bungi jumping - 216 m - the highest in the world from the Bloukrans Bridge!
Mountain biking and cycling tours in picturesque surroundings
Paragliding trips all over the coast, forests and mountains
Explore the abundant forest, lake and marine bird life
Knysna has more than 280 indigenous bird species because of its numerous habitats -
abundant water, marshes, marine, fynbos, grassland and forest species can all be seen in a
relatively small area.
Water sports: Water skiing, windsurfing, canoeing and
swimming in the lovely Knysna Lagoon. During the Oyster Festival in July, rubber duck
enthusiats from all over the country flock together at Buffel's Bay, about 12 km outside
of Knysna. Buffel's Bay is also home "to the perfect wave" and is a surfer's
Numerous world-class golf courses.
Hazy, lazy sun drenched sandy beaches.