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The Best Adventures of Knysna, South Africa

Ketki Dongare Jul 23, 2019
Knysna, a town of South Africa will leave you mesmerized by its beauty with the views, forests, and tranquil lagoons. A local favorite of Garden Route, Knysna is a natural paradise worth visiting.

Places to See in Knysna

Explore Knysna along with Garden Route's tourist attractions in all its wilderness.

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A blue gem of Knysna, surrounded by the rugged heads that marks as an entrance to a super calm Knysna Lagoon.

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Richly enchanted with forest life, Garden of Eden near Knysna is one trip into the wildlife that you don't want to miss.
Accessible by a ferry across the lagoon, The Featherbed Nature Reserve, a Heritage Site is a step into wilderness and covers the whole of the Western Heads of Knysna.

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The guardians to the lagoons of Knysna, crashing with the ocean, Knysna Heads are two dramatic cliffs just a ferry ride away!
Along the way to Brenton-on-sea, off a petite village of Belvidere, is the Belvidere Church, reflecting the aura of an English countryside.

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A perfect location for anglers to set their chord, Groenvlei Lake is the most distinct lake of Garden Route, for its fresh water, abundant wildlife and bird life, as well as the diverse species of fish.

Things to Do in Knysna

For all those who love to spend time outdoors, amongst nature and wildlife, Knysna has a spread of recreational activities to indulge in.

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Keep an eye out for Turaco, commonly known as Knysna Loerie; the green bill and red winged bird, while wandering in the natural paradise of Knysna.

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Earlier, a herd of elephants used to roam in Knysna, giving locals and tourists an experience of their grandeur presence. Today, Oupoot- the only living elephant in Knysna forest will greet you with her grand charm.

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With a plethora of charters offering service for sailing, take pleasure in Knysna's water life and enjoy the sunsets sailing away on a yacht, a cruise or a ferry with a chilled bubbly.

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All those who fascinate fishing, pick up your gears, rent a boat, and head straight to the Kynsna Lake, drop in your rod and line, sit back, relax, and fish!
Choose from a wide range of hiking trails: in the wildlife, by the sea, amidst nature, or climb the mountains. The best way to explore Knysna is on foot!

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Catch a beautiful sunset at the Thesen Island, located on the Knysna estuary.
Go oyster sampling in Knysna's top restaurants and experience the town's love for oysters!
Knysna pretty much sums up for its serene locations by the lagoon, headstrong Knysna Heads, South Africa's largest indigenous forest, and a dreamy coastal place.