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Golf courses

Knysna is a golfer’s paradise. There are no fewer than 9 visitor-friendly clubs located within an hour’s drive - all of them offering a different challenge in scenic locations.

If you’re based in Knsyna, you'll have three wonderful courses right on your doorstep: Knysna Golf Club (one of SA’s oldest clubs), panoramic Pezula and spectacular Simola. Plettenburg Bay and Goose Valley Clubs are within a 25 minutes drive away and the renowned courses at George and Oubaai are less than an hour away.

Book your golf at Simola and Pezula through Guest Services to receive discounted green fees!

Knysna Golf Club
Pleasant, easy-to-walk course by the Knysna lagoon with many trees & water hazards.. Friendly members’ club. Suitable for beginners
Tel + 27 (0)44 384 1150

Pezula Championship Golf Course, Hotel & Spa
(Discount green fees available through Guest Services.)
A spectacular, hilly & challenging clifftop course rated one of SA’s best. Not suitable for beginners.
Tel + 27 (0)44 302 5300

Simola Golf Course, Hotel & Spa
(Discount green fees available through Guest Services.)
Superb Jack Nicklaus layout. One of the most scenic courses in SA with superb views of the Knysna River and the Heads. Not suitable for beginners.
Tel + 27 (0)44 302 9600

Plettenberg Bay Country Club
Pretty parkland/valley course with interesting water hazards. Friendly members’ club. Suitable for beginners.
Tel + 27 (0)44 533 2132

Goose Valley Golf Club
N2, 3km east of Plettenberg Bay
Excellent undulating parkland course designed by Gary Player. Always in good condition – even after rain. Suitable for beginners.
Tel + 27 (0)44 533 5082

George Golf Club
Highly rated and very popular parkland course with spectacular views of the Outeniqua Mountains. Members’ club with excellent clubhouse facilities.
Tel + 27 (0)44 873 6116

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Other courses along the southern cape coast:

Pinnacle Point


Mossel Bay




Atlantic Beach




De Zalze



Pearl Valley

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