WELCOME TO KNYSNA

Knysna Tourism is the official tourism body in Knysna and is mandated by the Knysna Municipality to market Greater Knysna as a holiday destination.

The office, together with its satellite office in Sedgefield, can help you plan your getaway to the heart of the Garden Route.

  • The Knysna Tourism is a one-stop stop shop for information about things to do in Knysna and surrounding areas.
  • They provide a booking service for activities, restaurants, and accommodation establishments in the area.
  • The office can also assist you with timetables for shuttle services and Intercape busses.
  • Visitors can buy local art & crafts which are on display in our office
  • They provide information about upcoming festivals & events.
  • Their knowledgeable visitor centre staff have loads of general travel information for tourists.

Top 10 things to do in Greater Knysna

  1. Cruise the lagoon on a ferry, inflatable boat, yacht or kayak.
  2. Explore the indigenous forests by foot, mountain bike, non-motorised scooter or jeep.
  3. Enjoy the rush of adventure activities including whale watching, surfing, paragliding and bungee jumping.
  4. Indulge in local food and craft beer at numerous restaurants and markets.
  5. Play golf on three world-class courses.
  6. Participate in exciting annual festivals and events.
  7. Get up close to elephants and other animals at numerous wildlife sanctuaries.
  8. Soak up the sun on a pristine beach in Sedgefield, Buffalo Bay or Brenton-on-Sea.
  9. Learn about the rich culture and history of the area on a guided walk or tour.
  10. Book a community tourism experience for a home-stay or township tour.