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Things to do & see

There are so many things to do in and around Knysna that you’ll be spoiled for choice! Recently designated a National Park, the area boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in South Africa: vast areas of indigenous forest, breathtaking lagoon and mountain views, spectacular cliff walks, deserted beaches, tranquil lakes and meandering rivers.

Knysna’s the perfect place to relax, observe and interact with a wide variety of wildlife or enjoy a range of sports and leisure activities such as golf, cycling, hiking, paragliding, horse riding, fishing and water sports of every kind.

Wildlife attractions

The Featherbed Experience
Lagoon ferry trip & guided walk through the Featherbed Nature Reserve
Remembrance Drive, off Waterfront Drive, Knysna,
Tel : +27 (0)44 3821693

Knysna Elephant Park
N2 between Knysna & Plettenberg Bay
Tel + 27 (0)44 532 7732

Buffalo Hills Safari Game Viewing
Off N2, taking R340 at Wittedriff, Plettenberg Bay
Tel + 27 (0)44 535 9739

Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve
off N2, taking R340 to Wittedriff & Uplands,
Plettenberg Bay
Tel + 27 (0)44 535 0000/1

Elephant Sanctuary
The Crags, Plettenberg Bay
Tel + 27 (0)44 534 8145

Birds of Eden
The Crags, Plettenberg Bay,6600,
Tel + 27 (0)44 534 8906

Monkeyland Primate Centre
The Crags, Plettenberg Bay
Tel + 27 (0)44 534 8906

Eagle Encounters
The Heath, N2 Between Knysna & Harkerville,
083 382 2417

Wildcat & meerkat awareness centre
The Crags, Plettenberg Bay
Tel + 27 (0)44 534 8170

Ocean Safaris
Whale & dolphin watching
Plettenberg Bay
Tel + 27 (0)44 533 4963

Ocean Blue
Whale & dolphin watching
Plettenberg Bay
Tel + 27 (0)44 533 5083

Outdoor activities
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