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Knysna Heads

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Address: Coney Glen Road, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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We started our garden route from here it's a Must visit place, easy to drive up Strongly recommend doesn't take long and the views are breathtaking

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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We started our garden route from here it's a Must visit place, easy to drive up Strongly recommend doesn't take long and the views are breathtaking

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United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Some of the best things in life are free and this is one of them! The views here are just breathtaking. It's like something you see out of a movie or in travel photos. You drive up a hilly residential area and then walk along a path with many trees and plants around it and then you come to the... More 

Thank sweetpea1008
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Recently we went with friends on a lagoon cruise to the Knysna Heads. This was actually the second time we took the cruise. The first one was in August 2016 on the John Ben and this time it was on the Paddle Boat. Nonetheless, both were most enjoyable cruises. Good service from the staff. Nice selection of bar drinks and... More 

Thank Hennie P
Uitenhage, South Africa
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6 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The view from the top was exquisite, overlooking the lagoon and the whole of Knysna. Beautiful houses at the top as well to look at. Knysna is a beautiful town to go through and experience.

Thank 645marleneh
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Boats are available for hire and one can motor up the river away from the Heads Canoeing also possible. Bird life is amazing. The surrounding area is great for walking or mountain hiking and one is surrounded by magnificent views. The waterfront has many restaurants with excellent dining and also accommodation overlooking the lagoon. Great hiking trails in the Knysna... More 

Thank ursula L
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63 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great viewpoints for viewing the heads. The views are truly spectacular especially during the sunset. Definite must do in Knysna, there is a small free carpark but we tipped the guy to look after our car.

1 Thank AWorldofWanderlust
Bussum, The Netherlands
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160 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat cruise is a must, living there is a marvellous experience and it is all about the views. See it!

Thank dringdilara
Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dont forget your camera & ur sunscreen. Mountains & beach what a combination. If you like walking, nature at its best, go and see for yourself

Thank nazlij
Porto Alegre, Brazil
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93 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing view point to watch Knysna lagoon and the sea. Small parking lot, but it was not difficult to get a spot. There is no entrance fee, but we tipped the guy that was watching our car in the parking lot. Safe place, paved path, we enjoyed a lot!

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40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a lovely day out, it's easy to get to and free so worth a look. The viewing points offered a range of views, each one as beautiful as the next.

1 Thank Leanne C

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