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Address: Quay Four Restaurant | Thesen Island, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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+27 82 892 0469

Knysna Charters offers hourly lagoon cruises to the famous Knysna Heads, as...

Knysna Charters offers hourly lagoon cruises to the famous Knysna Heads, as well as a spectacular Sunset Cruise and Oyster Tour. Indoor Oyster demonstrations are also available. We also have kayaks available for hourly rental.

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Putted around the lagoon for about 90 mins. Benches on the side and in the front for the passengers and blankets were there if needed. Before the tour we were asked if we liked... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Bondi, Australia
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Bondi, Australia
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127 reviews
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Putted around the lagoon for about 90 mins. Benches on the side and in the front for the passengers and blankets were there if needed. Before the tour we were asked if we liked oysters and wine. We don’t drink wine so they got us some coke zero instead which was very nice of them. Alex, our pilot was nice... More 

Thank RosBondi
Heusenstamm, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

we had great fun on that boat while drinking wine champagne and oysters. The guy was really friendly and the oysters were fresh and we could try to open them ourselves. Even when the guy forgot the champagne glasses, it was such fun to organize the glasses from a hotel nearby.

Thank stefanmrw
Norwich, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely team, welcoming and friendly and we had a nice time. The tour did fulfil the description of oysters, wine and lagoon tour. However there was not a lot of info on the oysters at all and the lagoon tour was very stately and could have shown us more. In retrospect I would have preferred to have oysters in one... More 

Thank deepbluesea2012
Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

The boat tour is a pleasant way to watch the coast from the water, come closer to the Knysna Heads and enjoy some reallly fresh oysters on board. The captain was very enthusiastic, had good humour and good stories. We can recommend this trip : good value for money !

Thank 72Chris
Johannesburg, South Africa
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

the best experience for local tours of the lagoon by boat. this is value for money guided tours, in which you get to experience the first hand care by tour operators from knysna

1 Thank chamum2017
Naas, Ireland
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195 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Great little excursion when in Knysna, excellent captain, very knowledgeable and eager to share with you. Oysters & wine supplied on the cruise. Very safe. Really comfortable, pleasent & enjoyable.

1 Thank decdeasy
Pretoria, South Africa
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The skipper, Alex, was a treat, he made the trip! He is enthusiastic and knowledgeable. As this was our first time having oysters, we were quite skeptical...turns out it's not that bad! No further words needed, just have a look at the photo's!

Thank ellefourie
Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We arrived expecting a crowd, low and behold we three were the only people on the trip. Who was going to keep us entertained, well, ALEX who the hell is ALEX, a superb guide who kept us enthralled with the trip and his excellent knowledge of the area, nature and history of the Knysna Estuary. We thoroughly enjoyed the shucking... More 

Thank Michael C
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We enjoyed a pleasant afternoon cruise touring the harbour area and learning to shuck oysters. The tour includes wine and 6 oysters per person. There were only 2 couples on board so we had really personalized service. it's a casual experience and was a nice alternative to more typical cruises..

Thank Tracey B
Perth, Australia
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94 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

A great way to learn more about oysters and enjoy the freshest oysters you will ever taste with a beverage of your choice purchased from their bar.

1 Thank Des V

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