Cycling in the Forest

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The Harkeville Forest, about 10 minutes drive from the town, boasts some of the world’s best mountain biking and hiking tracks in pristine virgin forest settings. There are 4 tracks to choose from depending on your skill & fitness level. The yellow route meanders through the forest along logging tracks and is popular among families […]

Oyster Festival

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Knysna holds an annual Oyster Festival, usually around the start of July each year. Nine days of fun, good food and drink and organized sporting activities including mountain biking and marathon events. Most restaurants will offer various types of oysters on their menus during this period of culinary feasting, as well as our local craft […]

Knysna Ferries

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A unique Knysna experience must include a ride on one of 3 ferries that depart daily and frequently from the Knysna water front. The 4-hour trip includes a 25-minute return ferry trip on the Lagoon to the Western Head and a 4 x 4 vehicle drive up the headland onto the Reserve, stopping at a […]

The Knysna Lagoon

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The Knysna Lagoon is tidal and safe for children of all ages. Its waters are warm and ideal for numerous activities such as motor boating, skiing, sailing, wind surfing, canoeing, scuba diving, fishing or just simply swimming. The lagoon and surrounding territory is part of a natural conservation area with indigenous forests and lakes. There […]