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Knysna Lagoon

The coast of the city, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“leisure island” (15 reviews)
“thesen island” (16 reviews)
“garden route” (30 reviews)
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The coast of the city, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a view that doesn't get boring it is the heart of Knysna, seems to be in every dream and every view.... grab a Kayak and head to the heads

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful spot and great for small kids. Head out at low tide and you can wade far in the water up to your knees. The children loved watching the hermit crabs all over the lagoon. If you walk across the lagoon, there are some fantastic...More

Thank jeninez
Reviewed 4 days ago

You can drive out to the Lagoon, safe parking, in the shade, easy access to toilets, have a stroll around experience the sea the birds nature and unwind after a long travel or the busy Knysna traffic.

Thank 865ajb
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lagoon is very beautiful with a very large stretch of open water. there are many activities that you can engage in or just sit and absorb all that is happening around you.

Thank Krishan1234
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent most of my time fishing in the Lagoon. Also a great place to cool off in with a great swim. Tight lines.

Thank Fuad D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful lagoon..... Set in the middle of Knysna with 360degrees view... Clean.... With lots of activities

Thank bronwynn193
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Knysna lagoon ,is a large open stretch of water ,which is fed from the sea inlet at the heads , plenty of boat trips available ,canoeing and fishing available too. boating clubs and the marina keep the locals and tourists busy, also the old railway...More

1  Thank mickknap
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Whilst I loved The Heads, the Lagoon isn‘t my cup of tea: Touristy, muddy waters and crowdy. It‘ overhyped imho, Garden Route has so much more sights 2b seen.

1  Thank hartmutw
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here after visiting the elephants. Parked really easily. Walked through a parade of shops, lots to look around. Main reason for our stop was to see the boats and water. We sat on a bench and soaked up the wonderful views. Lots of...More

Thank GillHenlow
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Whether you are intentionally visiting Knysna or just travelling along the N2 you will be crossing the bridge over the Knysna Lagoon and will have views of the lovely forests around you and the Knysna Heads. Unfortunately, the recent horrendous fires that Knysna experienced have...More

Thank Myrtle M
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Response from Gösta R | Reviewed this property |
Did not stay on the boat and the water in June did not feel inviting for swimming.
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