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Address: Remembrance Drive | Waterfront Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Gorgeous cruise

Went on the sunset cruise- was a beautiful experience! The view is stunning - there's wine and food on board and the service is excellent. Definitely worth a visit!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the sunset cruise- was a beautiful experience! The view is stunning - there's wine and food on board and the service is excellent. Definitely worth a visit!

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Riyadh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Out with good friends on the paddle cruiser was an extremely pleasant way to end our day in Knysna. Drinks on the upper deck was served by friendly staff, be it a bit slow when everyone first comes on board; followed by a lovely 3 course buffet in the lower deck. We were lucky enough to sit at the Captain's... More 

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Singleton, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

A basic lagoon tour out toward the lagoon entrance with a hot buffet lunch. The food was good and plentiful. The staff were friendly and overall very nice cruise. My wife has food allergies and they were happy to help her.

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Secunda, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Very romantic in the evenig, loved the music playing, great buffet , couldnt see the view in the evening , but non the less it was romantic

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Our trip finished in Knysna and we had planned to take this boat trip as part of our last few days, we tried to book tickets to be told it was not running for a few days, no explanation, no apology! Very dissapointed.

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Knysna
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The Paddle Cruiser always makes a great photograph and I've often wondered what the experience is like. Cruising the beautiful Knysna lagoon is always a winner. A bit windy and chilly going towards the heads but warm and sunny on the return. Pity about the smoking allowed on the outside area. The staff is very friendly and efficient and the... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We were really looking forward to a sunset cruise whilst having dinner and a glass of wine or two but it could not have been further from a romantic meal... And we are not particularly fussy people. The staff were amazing, perhaps the only saving grace along with the views(if you could get near a window), they were so helpful... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

We loved every minute of it. We were unfortunately with a bunch of rude Dutch tourists but the staff looked out for us, and while our companions didn't notice nature at all, we were told wonderful stories by the staff and the chef, and seemed to be the only ones noticing the heads. We had an absolute fantastic time. The... More 

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George Town, Malaysia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

We were looking forward to this paddle cruiser trip. I LOVE the idea of travelling on a paddle steamer. Sound really romantic. Unfortunately, the food was boring. There were very limited food option for a buffet and it was over priced. One of the worst meal of our 18 days trip in South Africa! The lagoon itself is fantastic. The... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

A trip across to Knysna Heads on a paddle steamer with dinner sounded lovely. However, the reality was that the food was dull. A nothing special buffet. We were unlucky to have a large group of French tourists and a small group of unpleasant other Europeans on board. Not our scene.

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