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Knysna

Trip Planner Africa  /  South Africa  /  Western Cape  /  Knysna
Enshrouded in lush indigenous forest and surrounding a scenic lagoon of the same name, the Garden Route town of Knysna has plenty to offer. Two towering headlands guard the entrance to the picturesque bay in Knysna, while the hilly rainforest setting provides an array of nature trails to explore. Along with the many natural attractions, places to visit in Knysna include an array of cafes, restaurants, craft shops, and art galleries. Visits to the elephant park, whale and dolphin watching, and sampling the renowned local beer and oysters can be good additions to your Knysna itinerary. Use our online itinerary creator: Knysna and all its delights await.
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Where to stay in Knysna

Knysna boasts a wide variety of accommodations to suit every taste and budget. Numerous guesthouses offer cozy rooms in town, while backpackers hostels provide affordable lodgings for the budget-constrained. Numerous other choices remain at your disposal for a stay in Knysna, from spacious villas and lavish boutique hotels to lodges and cottages in a verdant forest setting. You should reserve your stay ahead of time if you're looking to visit in high season, from December to April.
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