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Knysna Lagoon

The coast of the city, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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The coast of the city, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The Knysna lagoon is a beautiful tranquil lagoon in the Western Province in South Africa. Home to the Knysna sea horse. The lagoon not only boasts natural beauty. This area is perfect for the artist, the socialite just about anyone. This is a must see...More

Thank Clinton C
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Knysna has vibes of a peaceful, quaint and old town and this lagoon is a great attraction for the people to go fishing, sailing, walking, and picnics..

Thank sonakshis518
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Spent a week at The Knysna Lagoon and made sure to take a walk at sunrise every single day around the lagoon. Nicely laid promenade. Friendly joggers and cyclists along the route. Felt safe with my kids. Lots of bird life to enjoy. Breathtaking views...More

Thank Ziyaad B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Knysna Lagoon is beautiful all on its own, with people fishing, sailing, walking, having picnics and going up the heads to see amazing views of the ocean and land. It is dotted with restaurants, lookout points, forests, grassy picnic areas, trinket shops, quaint malls and...More

Thank ldejongh
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This is a place for all water sports. Fishing is good . Surrounding forests are spectacular. Coastline is unspoilt . Many adventure attractions. Winters are a bit cold.

Thank Thinkenvironment
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This lagoon offers world class views. A must see when taking on the scenic garden route. Knysna is simply beautiful.

Thank Phakama M
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Take the boat trip around the lagoon to get the best views. It's a nice half day trip that is well worth the effort. Also, there is a viewing gallery at the Heads end of the lagoon which gives visitors some height - perfect for...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Knysna and especially the area around the lagoon has a somewhat European atmosphere. Beautiful shops and international restaurants make it a very attractive tourist shop. Also the start point for a boattrip on the lagoon. We loved the area and hope to come back some...More

Thank Whaledreamer
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We stayed in Knysna for the first time this year and were not disappointed, Even though we live by the sea and have sea lions we decided to take the Boat around the lagoon to the heads. We really enjoyed walking around the outside of...More

Thank Joanne C
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The lagoon is a lovely body of water outside the town of Knysna. The entrance to the lagoon are the Knysna Heads which are 2 large rocks. Apparently the current at the entrance is treacherous.

Thank Petra J
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