Knysna Accommodation

Knysna is situated on the Western Cape's Garden Route close to the Eastern Cape border and just before the town of Plettenberg Bay.

This coastal town is surrounded by dense forest,  an expansive lagoon and the surrounding areas are ideal for hiking and cycling or horse riding. The lagoon and beach areas provide a perfect space for almost any water sports or entertainment.

Knysna's port historically accommodated naval as well as commercial ships, until the installation of a railway made transportation of goods cheaper and easier. Visitors to Knysna can still ride the old steam train known as the Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe from George to Knysna, whilst taking in the epic landscape of the Garden Route, before settling in to the many charming chalets or self-catering accommodation options around Knysna.

Throughout the year, Knysna facilitates a variety of events and festivals. These include:

The Oyster Festival
The Oyster Festival occurs in early July and includes a range of activities from sports events to nightly parties,  food and wine tastings, and the consumption of the vast amounts of oyster that are the festivals namesake.

The Forest Festival
The Forest Festival happens during the months of March and April and pays attention to the history of the town of Knysna. It focuses on the continued preservation of Knysna's forest areas.

Whale Watching
Whales can be seen calving along the Knysna coastline any time between June and December and is an attraction for many marine enthusiasts who frequent the area. During September, the flowering of Knysna's local fynbos provides a perfect opportunity to enjoy the picturesque, lush surroundings that the area is renowned for.

Nederburg Knysna Art Festival
During September the springtime, the Nederburg Knysna Arts festival gives local artists a chance to display their work to local and international visitors through exhibits of art, entertainment and literature.

Whether you are out for a relaxing holiday or trying to find some exercise or adventure, Knysna  provides a variety of options  for any visitor. The area is home to beautiful golf courses, a range of scenic trails accessible to cyclists, hikers and horse riders, an amazing assortment of cuisine and beverages to consume and an assortment of  hotels, backpackers or bed and breakfasts to suit any tastes or desire.

The surrounding areas of George, Wilderness and Oudtshoorn are within short travelling distance and provide further opportunities for entertainment such as the Train Museum in George or the Cango Caves in Oudshoorn.

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A quick look at our website will give you the information you need to make your choice. You will find reviews and you will also be able to compare prices and find wonderfully affordable accommodation in Knysna.

Are you planning the perfect getaway but have not yet found your ideal Knysna accommodation? By using our easy website, you can find great accommodation of all types, whether it is a cosy bed and breakfast or a comfortable lodge. We have thousands of easy to find listings for self-catering facilities, holiday homes, guest houses and hotels as well as backpackers, chalets, caravan facilities, villas and apartments, giving you a wide variety of options when it comes to your accommodation in Knysna.

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Regardless of where you are staying, we feature Knysna accommodation in that area of the province. You have options of Knysna guest houses, lodges and bed and breakfasts, among others, ranging from your more affordable, lower prices to your more luxurious options.

Business accommodation in Knysna

So, you are not visiting for a holiday but rather for business and all you need is a place to stay for a night or two? The bed and breakfast options, as well as the lodges, are generally preferred by business people and you will find all types, from your more luxurious lodges to your simple, self-catering bed and breakfast. Each will give you a safe roof over your head while you are in the province. Knysna accommodation is not only affordable but well situated. If you are doing business in this area, this is a great accommodation choice.

Holiday accommodation in Knysna

Spending more than a few days in the province? Perhaps you are indulging in a tour of the region and you are looking for a few places to stay? Browsing through our listed self-catering accommodation, holiday homes, guest houses and hotels as well as backpackers, chalets, caravan facilities, villas and apartments in Knysna will give you all of the information you need to make your selection. And once you have found the ideal place to stay, you can either request a quote or make your booking directly on this website.

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Knysna Herons Guest House

From R400 pps


A warm welcome awaits you at Knysna Herons Guest House. Our 3-star guest house are situated on the exquisite Garden Route in the Western Cape with its stunning natural beauty. The tropical garden i... Read More

1 Person is currently making an enquiry at this establishment.
 
Taliesin

From R2200* unit


Taliesin is the ultimate in luxury accommodation. It is situated on a small island amongst the private Thesen Islands on Knysna Lagoon. It is as close to the lagoon as you can be. High tide comes up t... Read More

 
Knysna Quays

From R950* unit


Elegance and convenience combined for your holiday on the beautiful Knysna Lagoon. Within walking distance of the Knysna Quays Waterfront with its numerous shops, coffee shops and restaurants are bea... Read More

 
Woodbourne Resort

From R633* unit


Relax and have a holiday in a private estate only 5 minutes walk from the famous Knysna Heads. True country ambiance within a 5 km drive from all the amenities of Knysna. The surrounding area is f... Read More

 
Be My Guest

From R250 pps


The answer for those looking for affordable accommodation from only R300 per person sharing in low season and R495 per person sharing in high season, kids form 5-14 at have price without sacrificing ... Read More

 
Leeward Isle On Thesen Islands

From R690* unit


Leeward Isle is a compact affordable studio situated in the heart of Thesen Islands in the centre of the Knysna Lagoon. 24 hour security and access control . Very safe. Ideal for a couple . lock up ... Read More

 
Salt River Lodge

From R800* unit


Set in a supremely tranquil location, situated on the northern side of the lagoon with its natural ebb and flow of the tide. It is part of a natural bird sanctuary which includes the Knysna Loerie, He... Read More

 
Forest Valley Cottages

From R775 pps


Rustic casual, Tree-top honeymoon hideaways to get-away. Offering cocooned seclusion with stunning views of an amphitheatre of deep forest valleys and the mountains surrounding Knysna 15mins away. ... Read More

 
Knysna Yellowwood Lodge

From R450 pps


Yellowwood Lodge is a charming family run Victorian guest house in town close to the Mall and markets and barely 5 minutes walk from the Waterfront. All bedrooms are en suite and are most comfortabl... Read More

 
Guadeloupe Self Catering

From R350 pps


Centrally located, a mere 2.5 km from the town centre, Guadeloupe Self Catering Apartments are situated on a hilltop overlooking the famed Knysna Lagoon. Guadeloupe's ideal location gives the visitor ... Read More

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Knysna Reviews

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Knysna is the most beautiful place in South Africa, with the added advantage of a vibey atmosphere, great restaurants and beautiful beaches.
- Nickie Turner

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Love Knysna
- Jennifer Sawyer

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I am from Mossel Bay originally and I used to believe we have the most beautiful town until I was blown away by what Knysna had to offer. I enjoyed the Knysna Heads, the stunning cuisines and the cruise on the John Benn but most of all the hospitality of the Knysna folk. You guys are great. :-)
- Rudi Jeffery

Knysna
A number of places to visit and to use as a basis to explore the area.
- Magriet Malan

Knysna
Tourist friendly
- Hugh Brathwaite

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