Knysna is a small and discreet town in South Africa, located in its Western Province. A favourite among the local countrymen and tourists alike, people head to this quaint town for a relaxing and refreshing holiday amidst lagoons and beautiful waterfronts, away from the maddening city rush. Ideal for all kinds of travellers, from couples looking for a serene romantic destination to families on the hunt for a kid-friendly spot, Knysna offers a world of sightseeing and adventure opportunities. While its nightlife may not be much, it is definitely a must place to relax on its beautiful sandy beaches and exploring its stiff wildlife.
Attractions: Garden Route National Park, Knysna-Amatole Montane forests, Featherbed Private Nature Reserve, Coney Glen Beach Knysna, East Head View Point, Knysna Library, The Motorcycle Room, Jandreart Studio etc.
Activities: Paragliding or Hiking at Brenton-On-Sea, Surfing at Buffalo Bay, strolling at Pledge Nature Reserve, wildlife watching at Stenbok Nature Reserve, visiting Millwood House Museum, appreciating art at Knysna Fine Art etc.
Places to eat: African Bean, The Project Bar, Le Maquis, Daniela’s at Leisure Isle Lodge, The Tin House Café, Ile de Pain, Pembreys, Anchorage Restaurant, Mr Kaai etc.
Nightlife: Zanzibar Lounge, King’s etc.
Where to shop: Wild Oats Community Farmer’s Market, Scarab Village, The Waterfront Knysna Quays, Peggy’s African Arts & Tours, Mosaic Outdoor Market, Leisure Art Gallery etc.