Knysna

The beautiful holiday town Knysna is located in the Western Cape Province of South Africa and is known as the heartbeat of the famous Garden Route, which stretches from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to Storms River in the Eastern Cape.

Surrounded by pristine beaches and forests, estuaries, lakes, rivers and mountains, Knysna lies 34 degrees south of the equator, and is 55 kilometres east of the city of George on the N2 highway, where the closest national airport is situated. The nearest town is the sought-after holiday destination, Plettenberg Bay. It is part of the Greater Knysna area which also includes Sedgefield, Karatara, Rheenendal, Buffalo Bay and Brenton.

With its stunning location, Knysna is a natural playground for outdoor adventure activities and a scenic holiday destination for those who just want to get away from it all to a place of peace, beauty and tranquility. It has numerous specialist shops, excellent coffee shops, restaurants, pubs and a variety of accommodation offerings including 5-star hotels, guest houses, B&Bs, AirBnBs and self catering units, backpackers and camping sites.

Knysna Travel is dedicated to promoting Knysna. We focus on relevant tourism news and the latest info on Knysna festivals and events, activities in and around Knysna for adrenaline seekers, families and the not-so-adventurous, as well as the places in the Greater Knysna area that we recommend to stay and eat.

We only promote tourism products in Knysna and its surrounding towns that we have experienced first hand or have been recommended by someone whose opinion we trust and value.   

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Images of Greater Knysna