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 are many interesting places perfect for day trippers, such as The Cango Caves, the Tsitsikama Forest, the Storm’s River Gorge as well as a host of interesting quaint beaches. Also of interest is the Addo Elephant Park, Monkey Land, Crocodile Farm and Ostrich Farms at Oudtshoorn.