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Surrounded by warm-water lagoons, sandstone cliffs, and dense forests, Knysna is one of the most popular towns along South Africa’s renowned Garden Route. The coastal town welcomes tourists with a blend of natural beauty, quaint accommodations, seafood restaurants, and outdoor adventures. Plus, the estuary’s oyster farms provide the chance to indulge in fresh oysters while cruising the lagoon.

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Knysna Sunset Sailing Cruise, Light Dinner & Bubbly

Knysna Sunset Sailing Cruise, Light Dinner & Bubbly

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Sail along the Knysna waterfront and out into the Indian Ocean on this relaxing yacht excursion, which includes South African sparkling wine and a tasty Mediterranean food platter. Listen to entertaining histories of the region from your onboard crew, and soak up the golden and pink hues of the sun slipping along the horizon. Tours are specially timed to capture the most stunning moments of the sunset.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$85.24
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US$85.24

Knysna Sunset Cruise

Knysna Sunset Cruise

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Popular Knysna sunset spots can get crowded, so beat the crowds on land with a peaceful alternative—a sunset cruise. Set off on an oyster boat towards Knysna Heads with plenty of scenic photo opportunities along the way. No need to worry about getting hungry, as white wine and oysters are included.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$43.88
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US$43.88

90 Minute Eco Adventure

90 Minute Eco Adventure

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Experience the unique diversity of the Knysna Estuarine with this unique eco-adventure tour. Cruise past Ashmeads, Featherbed Bay, Noetzie, Cony Glen, and many other areas. Traveling in a rigid inflatable boat (RIB) means you'll be able to get up-close and personal with the myriad of sea caves, grottos, and abundant marine life.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$55.78
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US$55.78

5 Day Best of Garden Route and Addo: South African Safari Small Group Tour

5 Day Best of Garden Route and Addo: South African Safari Small Group Tour

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See the best of South Africa’s scenic Garden Route—with visits to Addo Elephant National Park, Wilderness, Jeffreys Bay, and Oudtshoorn—during this 5-day trip from Cape Town. Join your expert guide on hikes through lush forests and canoe rides through picture-perfect water. Visit nature reserves to see some of Africa’s endangered species. Kick back and soak in the sun on soft, sandy beaches. This tour offers the perfect mix of guided and self-directed activities.
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  • 5 days
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US$539.04
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US$539.04

Knysna Lagoon Boat Cruises

Knysna Lagoon Boat Cruises

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A trip to Knysna is not complete without a cruise on the pristine Knysna Lagoon, home to the world famous Knysna Heads and many species of bird and marine life. Join us onboard the "Oyster Boat" for a memorable, leisurely 75 minute long cruise to the famous Knysna Heads and back we also pass through the Featherbed Bay which offers calm turquoise waters. Sit back and relax, enjoy the feeling of our African sun on your face, the wind in your hair, while viewing Knysna from a unique vantage. Enjoy hearing all about one of SA's favourite coastal towns, Knysna, from a local, homegrown perspective!
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$28.21
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US$28.21

Knysna Heads & Lagoon Adventure Tour

Knysna Heads & Lagoon Adventure Tour

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Get out on the water and experience the beauty of Knysna from a completely new vantage point. Traveling on a cruise takes you to places that you wouldn’t get to see from the land such as secluded coves and caves, and the towering sandstone cliffs of Knysna Heads. During the tour, the guide provides commentary to help you learn about the scenery and local wildlife.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$36.04
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US$36.04

Knysna Dolphin Watching & Garden Route Coastline Experience

Knysna Dolphin Watching & Garden Route Coastline Experience

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The Knysna Lagoon is one of the most stunning natural wonders along South Africa’s Garden Route—a glittering lagoon framed by the soaring cliffs of Knysna Heads. On this tour, set sail across the lagoon, explore the Knysna estuary, and head out into the ocean to Brenton-on-Sea and Buffalo Bay. Along the way, look out for wildlife, including whales, dolphins, cape fur seals, and sea birds.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$65.19
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US$65.19

6-Day Garden Route & Addo South African Adventure from Cape Town

6-Day Garden Route & Addo South African Adventure from Cape Town

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See the best of South Africa's famed Garden Route on this 6-day adventure from Cape Town. Visit rugged Cape Agulhas, sip local beer and wine, hike in the gorgeous Tsitsikamma National Park, float through Wilderness National Park in a canoe and soak in the sun on the beautiful beaches of the southern coast. Top it all off with a safari at Addo Elephant National Park.
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  • 6 days
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US$560.97
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US$560.97
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Knysna Day Sailing Cruise 1.5 hour

Knysna Day Sailing Cruise 1.5 hour

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Combine lagoon and open sea sailing on this boat excursion in Knysa. You and a group of just 12 people or fewer will enjoy an intimate atmosphere onboard the sailboat, listening to commentary on the local ecosystem and keeping watch for dolphins and whales. Enjoy personalized attention from the captain and crew, as well as drinks for purchase while you relax on board.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$64.56
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US$64.56

5-Day Garden Route & Addo Adventure from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

5-Day Garden Route & Addo Adventure from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

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See some of South Africa's most impressive natural beauty during a 5-day Garden Route road trip. Head to the southernmost tip of Africa at Cape Agulhas. Take a canoe ride in Wilderness National Park. Go hiking in Tsitsikamma National Park. Sip local beer and wine. Soak up the sun on the beaches of the southern coast. Go on a game drive in Addo Elephant National Park. This adventure is one-way, starting in Cape Town and concluding in Port Elizabeth.
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  • 5 days
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US$513.96
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7 Day Garden Route & Addo, Cape Point and Winelands Small Group Combo Package

7 Day Garden Route & Addo, Cape Point and Winelands Small Group Combo Package

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Escape the demanding duress of modern life on a 7-day tour of Cape Town’s Garden Route, the ideal adventure for lovers of nature and wildlife. Tick off top Garden Route attractions such as Addo Elephant National Park, Tsitsikamma National Park, the Cango Caves, and Oudtshoom, and partake in optional activities such as ziplining and bungee jumping. Plus, taste wine at vineyards located on Route 62 and choose between 4-star, 3-star, or hostel accommodation depending on your budget.
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  • 7 days
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US$1,002.86
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10 Day Cape Town Complete Combo including Garden Route Guided Small Group Tour

10 Day Cape Town Complete Combo including Garden Route Guided Small Group Tour

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Iconic Cape Town sights and the legendary beauty of the Garden Route await you on this 10-day guided tour. Spend five days exploring Cape Town's top sights through a mix of organized sightseeing, a hop-on-hop-off City Sightseeing bus pass, and manageable free time. Then, continue with five days of touring the Garden Route's national parks and other top natural attractions, including the Cango Caves and optional surfing. This tour includes 9 nights of accommodation and all transportation and activities as per itinerary.
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  • 10 days
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US$1,378.93
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Four Day Garden Route (escorted tour)

Four Day Garden Route (escorted tour)

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This is an excellent choice for travelers who want to explore the Garden Route without the hassle of organizing car hire, accommodation, meals, and excursions. Enjoy a stress-free 4-day adventure where everything is organized for you. The trip includes a diverse mix of sights, with a visit to Cango Caves, great photo opportunities at Knysna Heads, a game drive at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, and plenty more scenic surprises.
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  • 4 days
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US$946.45
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3 Day Garden Route Highlights: Big 5 Safari and Bungy Guided Small Group Tour

3 Day Garden Route Highlights: Big 5 Safari and Bungy Guided Small Group Tour

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Spend three days exploring South Africa’s famed Garden Route from Cape Town, stopping at all the best highlights the area has to offer. Adventure awaits you over the next three days. Choose to join an elephant bush walk and meet three orphaned elephants, walk along forest footpaths, and hop in a canoe to float along the river, keeping an eye out for the abundant birdlife.
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  • 3 days
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US$332.20
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6 Day Cape to Addo Safari - Garden Route Small Group Tour from Cape Town

6 Day Cape to Addo Safari - Garden Route Small Group Tour from Cape Town

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This incredible South African ecotour offers the chance to swim with great white sharks, jump from the world’s highest bungee and zipline through a treetop obstacle course. Or you can opt for the chill version and simply enjoy cliff-top whale watching, canoeing, game tracking, hiking through national forests and relaxing on beautiful beaches. Whichever route you prefer, this adventure tour of the Cape Peninsula from Cape town will not disappoint.
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$554.71
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US$554.71
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Private 5 Day Garden Route Getaway Safari Tour from Cape Town

Private 5 Day Garden Route Getaway Safari Tour from Cape Town

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Spend five days uncovering the many highlights of South Africa’s Garden Route — including Addo Elephant National Park, Jeffreys Bay, Wilderness, Tsitsikamma National Park and Oudtshoorn — on this private tour, round-trip from Cape Town. Explore the coastal paradise with your very own guide: hike in old-growth forests, see endangered animals in wildlife reserves, canoe through pristine waters and relax on white-sand beaches. A combination of guided tours and optional activities allows you to tailor this trip to your taste for adventure. Hotel accommodation with breakfast included.
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  • 5 days
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US$1,817.68
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Garden Route 4 Day 3 Nights Tour

Garden Route 4 Day 3 Nights Tour

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You’ll be thrilled by the spectacular views of the Knysna Heads from the placid waters of the Knysna Lagoon. The sandstone cliffs rise out of the water revealing sea caves along the forested banks of the lagoon. You’ll find out all about the magnificent flora and fauna from your specialist guide before enjoying a delicious buffet lunch at the outdoor restaurant under a canopy of Milkwood trees.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$1,101.05
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Explore the Garden Route from Port Elizabeth - 4 Days

Explore the Garden Route from Port Elizabeth - 4 Days

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Explore The Garden Route. Join our awesome private / small group tour with overnight stays in Knysna and Oudtshoorn. Experience the spectacular Cango Caves and the comical Ostrich. View seals, whales and marine bird-life in Mossel Bay. Stroll along pristine beaches with no other footprints – only the endangered Oystercatcher. Visit ancient forests where elusive wild elephants and leopards lurk in the shadows. See Giant Yellowwood trees at Natures Valley. Take a boat cruise to the stunning Knysna Heads and delight in the shopping and fine culinary foods at the Knysna Waterfront. Taste oysters and some of the regions finest wine, craft beers and fresh juices. The tour is conducted by an experienced chauffeur driver/ guide / host who will remain with you throughout the tour. Luxury accommodation is in four star Guest Houses or Apartments and includes daily breakfasts. Included are some dinners, lunches & entry fees to a attractions as per itinerary. The Tour ends at George Airport.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$614.25
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US$614.25

4 Day Private Garden Route Meander Safari: Botlierskop Glamping from Cape Town

4 Day Private Garden Route Meander Safari: Botlierskop Glamping from Cape Town

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Take your time along South Africa’s ‘Garden Route’ during this luxurious 4-day, 3-night private excursion from Cape Town. Sip on some of the world’s finest port at the wineries of Route 62, and enjoy a luxury camping safari at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve. You’ll also check out the towns of Knysna, Wilderness, Oudtshoorn, and Mossel Bay, and enjoy unique upscale beach and farm-stay accommodations, plus much more.
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  • 4 days
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US$1,974.38
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US$1,974.38
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4 Day Garden Route Private Tour from Cape Town

4 Day Garden Route Private Tour from Cape Town

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Come and experience one of the most beautiful parts of the world on the Garden Route. Our tour offers a great way to explore the Western Cape, Little Karoo, Whale Route, and Route 62. This tour has a good mix of nature, culture and adventure, so you can experience the best the area has to offer. This tour starts & ends in Cape Town, and can depart any day of the week (minimum 2 people booking)
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  • 4 days
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US$996.59
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Explore the Garden Route from Cape Town - 4 Days

Explore the Garden Route from Cape Town - 4 Days

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The Garden Route is one of South Africa’s most spectacular road trips, stretching over 124 miles (200km) along the southwestern coast. On this tour, travel from Cape Town to George, stopping along the way to explore natural wonders such as Cango Caves, Knysna Lagoon, and Robberg Nature Reserve; visit the towns of Knysna, Oudtshoorn, and Mossel Bay; and enjoy activities including wine tasting, a cruise to Seal Island, and an Ostrich Farm tour.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$684.76
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12-Day Garden Route Tour with Accommodation

12-Day Garden Route Tour with Accommodation

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This is an immersive tour with a very wide range of activities in 2 different provinces offering their best. This is a flexible tour. The tour includes all the main and iconic sites of Eastern Cape and Western Cape.
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  • 12 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$3,500.00
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US$3,500.00

Knysna Kayak (single kayak)

Knysna Kayak (single kayak)

Rent a kayak and embark on an adventure through the scenic Knysna lagoon. This self-guided excursion lets you avoid the crowds and confines of a guided trip. Instead, you can go at your own pace and take the opportunity to stop at beaches and enjoy the sunshine along the way. Plus, stable kayaks and pre-trip instructions make the outing accessible to first-time paddlers and experts alike.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$15.67
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Knysna Oyster Tour

Knysna Oyster Tour

Our coastal town of Knysna and Oysters go together like champagne and caviar, sea and sky, summer breezes and cold beers ... if you're more than a little intrigued by oysters, then join us for the ultimate oyster experience on the spectacular Knysna Lagoon. Learn all there is to know about one of the world's most loved delicacy, taste the difference between wild and cultivated oysters, all whilst cruising the lagoon to the Heads and surrounds. Ask questions, take photo's, excite your taste buds - all on board our "Oyster Boat" with a small group of guests. The cruise includes complimentary local white wine and oysters for tasting. Extra oysters are available on pre-order to enjoy on the boat.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$43.88
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