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Knysna Lagoon

The coast of the city, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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“leisure island” (15 reviews)
“thesen island” (16 reviews)
“garden route” (31 reviews)
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The coast of the city, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

The lagoon is very beautiful with a very large stretch of open water. there are many activities that you can engage in or just sit and absorb all that is happening around you.

Thank Krishan1234
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I spent most of my time fishing in the Lagoon. Also a great place to cool off in with a great swim. Tight lines.

Thank Fuad D
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful lagoon..... Set in the middle of Knysna with 360degrees view... Clean.... With lots of activities

Thank bronwynn193
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Knysna lagoon ,is a large open stretch of water ,which is fed from the sea inlet at the heads , plenty of boat trips available ,canoeing and fishing available too. boating clubs and the marina keep the locals and tourists busy, also the old railway...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Whilst I loved The Heads, the Lagoon isn‘t my cup of tea: Touristy, muddy waters and crowdy. It‘ overhyped imho, Garden Route has so much more sights 2b seen.

1  Thank hartmutw
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here after visiting the elephants. Parked really easily. Walked through a parade of shops, lots to look around. Main reason for our stop was to see the boats and water. We sat on a bench and soaked up the wonderful views. Lots of...More

Thank GillHenlow
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

Whether you are intentionally visiting Knysna or just travelling along the N2 you will be crossing the bridge over the Knysna Lagoon and will have views of the lovely forests around you and the Knysna Heads. Unfortunately, the recent horrendous fires that Knysna experienced have...More

Thank Myrtle M
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

So relaxing to drink in all the beautiful surroundings. The boats, the birds, the colour of the water & in the background the heads like sentinals protecting against the elements

Thank Rita & Tommy B
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

We enjoyed a cruise on the Knysna Lagoon aboard the John Benn. Lunch is available at an extra charge and there is good choice. The Captain provides an interesting historical narrative. This area was devastated by wildfires in June 2017 and you can see evidence...More

Thank Q3521UCdeborahb
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

A beautiful place. Worth driving to the estuary Heads to get the best view and spend time on Knysna waterfront - great food!

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Did not stay on the boat and the water in June did not feel inviting for swimming.
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