From R880 PPS

Blackwaters River Lodge

From R880 PPS



Blackwaters River Lodge is a leading 4 star country guest house bordering on the Goukamma River with 8 acres of pristine Gardens surrounded by indigenous forest. It offers peace, quiet and relaxation. It is 10km from Knysna, 12km from Sedgefield and only 8km from beautiful Buffels Bay Beach and Goukamma Marine Nature Reserve.

It has 17 rooms, a restaurant, bar and conference room/lounge, par 3 golf course (the only guest house in the southern cape with its own mashie golf course) canoeing, swimming pool, bird watching and all this without leaving the property. It is a fabulous base from which to explore the Garden Route - Oudtshoorn, Mossel Bay, Plettenberg Bay or Tsitsikamma.

We have a mix of rooms to suit every need from standard rooms to luxury suites with separate lounge and kitchenette. The suites offers air conditioning, an intimate lounge area with a log fire- place. Full en-suite bathroom with a plunge bath, separate shower. The view from the balconies encompasses the river valley and indigenous forests.

Blackwaters - a stunning outdoor location, on the banks of the Goukamma River, tucked away in a beautiful valley.
.Wedding gazebo situated on the river
.Bedouin tents or marquees can be arranged
.Accommodation for up to 44 relatives and friends

Our very own challenging 9 hole par 3 (Mashie) Golf Course, ideal for the beginner or to hone your short game (Clubs available for hire). Relax around our swimming pool in front of the Lodge which over looks the Goukamma River. Mature indigenous trees in the manicured Gardens and on the river banks ensure shade and abundant bird life, over 100 species have been identified from the Lodge.

Take a canoe and drift up and down the river in front of the Lodge or for the more adventurous, a 2 hour canoe trip to the beach, you can arrange to be collected or work up an appetite and row back to the Lodge.


    Room Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet Access
  • Mini Bar
  • Non-Smoking
  • Satellite TV
  • Television

    On Site Facilities

  • Airport Transfers
  • Baby-sitting
  • Bar
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Children Allowed
  • Conference Rooms
  • Internet Terminal
  • Laundry
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Secure Parking

    Local Facilities

  • Bar
  • Beach
  • Beauty
  • Biking
  • Entertainment
  • Fishing
  • Game Viewing
  • Golf Course
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Shopping/Curios
  • Tours
  • Wine Route
  • Other


  • Tourism Grading Council:
  • ****
  • Cards accepted by this establishment
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

All credit cards are accepted when paying through Sleeping-OUT.


Opp. Buffalo Bay turn-off N2, Between Knysna and Sedgefield, 6570

Map Blackwaters River Lodge in Knysna  Garden Route  Western Cape  South Africa

Guest Comments

What a cozy wonderful set up! A large improvement with the new ownership, lots of good luck in your venture and keep up the good work. Restaurant was a very good decision, just speed up the service the food is very good!
- C Gericke

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