Knysna, Garden Route, South Africa

About Knysna

Knysna Belle on Leisure Isle, Knysna, the ideal town from which to explore the Garden Route.

Knysna is a natural Garden of Eden, surrounded by a paradise of lush, indigenous forests, tranquil lakes, endless beaches and inviting oceans. At the heart of the Garden Route National Park Knysna Lakes Section, Knysna nestles on the banks of a breathtakingly beautiful estuary. Now a protected marine reserve, the estuary is home to the famous Knysna seahorse and over 200 species of fish.

Beaches, lakes, mountains and rivers provide endless opportunities for outdoor leisure and adventure activities. Knysna itself beckons with craft shops, markets, shopping, cosy cafés, small town charm and hospitality.