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The Waterfront Knysna Quays

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Address: 21 Waterfront Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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+27 44 382 0955
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Knysna's Premier Leisure Centre. The gateway for fun filled activities and...

Knysna's Premier Leisure Centre. The gateway for fun filled activities and the prefect place to source the greatest holiday gifts or mementos.

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This area has multiple restaurants and many shops. It is a nice place to go for lunch, watch boats and wander through the shops.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
dixiepeach
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Kansas City
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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92 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's ok to browse around but it's not worth a specific trip. Shops are a bit tacky, the water is nice however and there are some ok restaurants (Drydock, Mario's). It's got a good view of the bay too

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Thank Zebanuck
George, South Africa
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47 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The quays is a great place to come and chill. Good food and good good shopping. The restaurants range from expensive to less so.

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Thank Wayne S
Kansas City
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628 reviews
164 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This area has multiple restaurants and many shops. It is a nice place to go for lunch, watch boats and wander through the shops.

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Thank dixiepeach
Durban, South Africa
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47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We visited this beautiful area yearly and is always very satisfied. Situated in Knysna on of the most picturesque towns in South Africa. Situated on the N2 road. Plenty to view and experience in and around the area. Plenty great restaurants and coffee shops. Great weather all year round.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We checked in @ Baywater Village and someone there advised us to visit the knysna waterfront, when we arrived there we saw how lively the place was, full of tourist. There's a lot to do, it's a whole day's trip and you won't be bored. There are interesting shops, Restaurants and a number of cruises to take. We enjoyed ourselves... More 

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Thank tiny m
Pretoria, South Africa
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Numerous curio and tourist oriented shops. Nice way to spend a lazy afternoon, browsing and having a nice lunch at one of the restaurants. Worth visiting when in Knysna.

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san diego,California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Good selection of local arts and crafts, Pricing is typical for a tourist destination, Just be careful of cheap Chinese knockoffs., Chinese should he banned in this country.

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Sandy Hook, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Stumbled upon The Waterfront area while exploring Knysna. It is small but has lots to offer. There 6 or so restaurants with 30 or so shops including two high end jewelers. We picked up quite a few souvenirs and gifts while visiting. The jewelers even got a visit.

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Thank ogerkan
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43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I felt the waterfront is directed at tourism. Groups and groups of tourists strolling about. And kiosks and shop all aimed at the African experience and priced accordingly...although there are local family restuarants there as a pluspoint! There are many charters available and similar to any waterfront all aimed at the tourist...As a local (Cape Tow) i felt uncomfortable,but enjoyed... More 

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Thank Adrian S
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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326 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Knysna's miniature version of the Cape Town V&A waterfront, a good place to visit to either have a meal or just to relax in scenic conditions. With a huge variety of restaurants to chose from most having a view of the water and boats. Several small stores selling touristy stuff with free parking close at hand. For those having time,... More 

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