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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. Knysna is in Western Cape. Customize your holiday with our South Africa tour itinerary planner to create an adventure that suits you.
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