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Knysna Heads is a striking geological features on the southern African coastline. The two great sandstone cliffs are at the mouth of the lagoon, which connects the estuary with the sea. A lookout has been erected on the Eastern Head, which has spectacular views of the area. The Western Head is a privately owned nature Reserve - Featherbed Bay. The lagoon is one of the few places along the coast that supports a oyster hatchery.

Knysna's history began in1804, with the arrival of George Rex, rumoured to be the illegitimate son of King George lll. He bought the Melkhoutkraal on the shores of the lagoon and moved his entire family and considerable entourage down to Knysna to settle.

Knysna Forest is the largest indigenous forest in South Africa comprising of tall and ancient trees of local and exotic species, including stinkwood, yellowwood, blackwood, ironwood, white alders and Cape chestnut. Not forgetting the ferns, creepers and wild flowers which add colour to this endless green collage. The forest is vast and extremely dense in places making it impenetrable. Animal life is limited to a few small antelope and a variety of birds, such as the famous Knysna Loerie. The area was once home to herds of Knysna Elephants, but today there possibly only 5 left - exact numbers are hard to determine due to the elusive nature of the elephants.

To get you started with planning your holiday to Knysna, we have showcased below some popular itineraries requested by our clients which we hope will inspire your visit to South Africa

Tsitsikamma | Garden Route | South Africa
Cape Adventure Garden Route
7 days FROM $2,299

In 7 days, explore Cape Point and Cango Caves, go hiking in Tsitsikamma National Park, meet ostriches and penguins, go wild on a game drive and taste delicious wines as you explore the world famous Garden Route.

Tailormade Holidays to Knysna

On the Go are expert at planning holidays in South Africa — tailored to suit your individual requirements. Please have a look at some of the tailormade itineraries below that we have created for our clients which include Knysna.

Knysna Hollow Country Estate, Knysna
Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: 3 Star Hotel

Knysna Hollow is a small and friendly resort with 15 Garden chalets and 64 Garden rooms, all of which are stylishly decorated.

Phantom Forest Eco Lodge, Knysna
Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: Deluxe Lodge

The Phantom Forest is a wonderful eco lodge that blends into the surroundings. There is a range of accommodation - classic tree suites, Moroccan tree suites and upper tree camp suites.

Accommodation on Tour

For all our tours and tailor-made holidays we provide you with a clear categorisation of all hotels we use. The REGIONAL CATEGORY indicates the local rating of each hotel in each respective country. We have also rated each hotel using OUR CATEGORY, which will be in line with generally accepted western hotel grading standards.

Simple
Basic hotels and simple accommodation is a no frills option with an adventurous authentic feel.

Standard
Standard accommodation equates to a Western 3-star standard, always featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant.

Superior
Superior accommodation equates to a Western 4-star standard, featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant and often a swimming pool and/or a fitness centre.

Deluxe
Deluxe accommodation equates to a Western 5-star standard, usually featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, excellent service and customer care.

Lavish
Lavish accommodation equates to a Western 5-star plus standard - the creme de la creme. Featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, this accommodation is a cut above the rest. Sheer opulence!

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