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Address: Quay Four Restaurant | Thesen Island, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 82 892 0469
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Knysna Charters offers hourly lagoon cruises to the famous Knysna Heads, as...

Knysna Charters offers hourly lagoon cruises to the famous Knysna Heads, as well as a spectacular Sunset Cruise and Oyster Tour. Indoor Oyster demonstrations are also available. We also have kayaks available for hourly rental.

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8 Week Africa Adventure

Great little excursion when in Knysna, excellent captain, very knowledgeable and eager to share with you. Oysters & wine supplied on the cruise. Very safe. Really comfortable... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 October 2016
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Naas, Ireland
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Naas, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Great little excursion when in Knysna, excellent captain, very knowledgeable and eager to share with you. Oysters & wine supplied on the cruise. Very safe. Really comfortable, pleasent & enjoyable.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The skipper, Alex, was a treat, he made the trip! He is enthusiastic and knowledgeable. As this was our first time having oysters, we were quite skeptical...turns out it's not that bad! No further words needed, just have a look at the photo's!

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Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We arrived expecting a crowd, low and behold we three were the only people on the trip. Who was going to keep us entertained, well, ALEX who the hell is ALEX, a superb guide who kept us enthralled with the trip and his excellent knowledge of the area, nature and history of the Knysna Estuary. We thoroughly enjoyed the shucking... More 

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

We enjoyed a pleasant afternoon cruise touring the harbour area and learning to shuck oysters. The tour includes wine and 6 oysters per person. There were only 2 couples on board so we had really personalized service. it's a casual experience and was a nice alternative to more typical cruises..

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

A great way to learn more about oysters and enjoy the freshest oysters you will ever taste with a beverage of your choice purchased from their bar.

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Thank Des V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

We had booked on an eco tour of the lagoon but turned up only to be told that as not enough people had booked the tour was cancelled. So we walked around the corner to find the "Oyster Tour" just departing. What fun! The tour guide Alex had a great sense of humour and we had a trip around the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Disappointing if you wanted to know about or see oyster farming. Great if you want a glass of cheap wine, a few oysters from a bag and a trip round the bay.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

It was billed as a sunset champagne and oysters tour on the leaflet but there was only wine served. Also the leaflet said the tour would go out to the Knysna Heads but we didn't even get close, with no explanation offered. Overall duration was also shorter than advertised. The guide Carl was friendly and well-informed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

We were first time oyster eaters and we thought this would be the ideal way to try them for the first time. Plenty of information about oysters and how to eat them. IIt was a nice little tour and reasonably priced. Buy a bottle in Quay Four and take it with you on the tour. I would defiantly recommend this... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

We booked for just the simple oyster tasting and arrived to a room full of school children (around 90). The amazing organisers then offered us a separate instructional experience on the boat so that we were not disturbed by the children. We felt this was a great service and really appreciated it. The guid was informative and interesting and we... More 

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