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Doing It In Knysna

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For the Boys

Experience the thrill of a high speed mountain bike ride through indigenous forests. With some of the most spectacular cycle routes in the country you will have to have a rubber arm to resist the saddle twitch.

Boats, yachts, speed boats & ferries – whatever your sense of speed, choose your option. There is a “knot” for every taste and if you add a few oysters you will boost that libido the
natural way!

Vintage Cars – shopping has never been better! Grab the opportunity to get your hands on one of these beauties in Sedgefield

Mitchells Brewery – Beer, more beer and then there is Mitchells. The only natural brewed beer in the region will have you begging for more. With no added preservatives you will have to go a long way to find fresher beverages.

Canoes, hire a kayak to tour the winding Knysna river and explore the magical surroundings while gliding with the tide. For a rougher approach take on the incoming tide at The Heads and release all that smoldering city stress.Going Nowhere Queerly-Doing It In Knysna

Diving & Snorkeling. Dive the depths of the estuary to the wreck of the Paquita or experience the Knysna seahorse in its natural habitat.

Knysna`s Nightlife includes venues like Zanzibar, Crabs Creek, Tryst, Swing Cafe for great live music the Old Watermill Pub, Long Barn Tavern and a Shebeen in the main street. Watch rugby at some of the oldest pubs in the country. Try The Bell, The Long Barn Tavern, Harry B`s or Portland Manor.

Size does matter at the Knysna Elephant Park. Be welcomed with a slurp and a smile and ride into the sunset with a trunk in your hand.

Paraglide over spectacular hills and lakes. The area is a veritable paragliding mecca, with no shortage of spots perfect for this activity along the adjacent coast.

Wakeboarding & kite surfing for the adrenalin junkies. Get the blood pumping while you take to the water. Buffalo Bay will provide you with the perfect wave, so bring your surf board.

With three magnificent Golf courses you can never go wrong. If you want serious ball action this is golf heaven or if you just want to have fun with the guys, enjoy the Mashie Golf course for a different experience.

Pack your kit & your cooler bag and head out to the fishing waters. With excellent rock-, surf-, and river- and lake fishing you have just arrived in a fisherman’s heaven. Do not miss out on extraordinary fly fishing spots as well.

Hiking Рlace up those boots and go hunting with your binocular for those illusive Knysna elephants. Choose between forest and coastal walks and tailor make your hike to your level of fitness. View some of the highest vegetated sand dunes in the world or explore the mystical indigenous forests.

If “natural remedies” are your thing then you should visit the Judah`s Square Rastafarian Community. Their community tour will provide you with an insight into this astonishing lifestyle and you will take home with you spiritual souvenirs that will last you a lifetime.

Be the captain of your holigay and overnight in a house boat. Lightleys Holiday Houseboats is the perfect overnight option for the guys on their weekend away! Yes, there is even a braai on board!

Soak up the sun & recondition your touch rugby skills. Choose between spectacular beaches to enjoy the best views: Bollard Bay, Coney Glen, Buffalo Bay, Noetzie or Brenton on S ea.

Quad Bike all you want for days at a time. Choose between short courses and safaris taking you over mountains and down passes.

 

For the Girls

Size does matter at the Knysna Elephant Park. Be welcomed with a slurp and a smile and ride into the sunset with a trunk in your hand.060311travelknysna2

Knysna is a treasure chest of Pampering options. You can tailor make your experience from a simple forest massage to an over the top makeover. Unwind your body mind and soul in the age old female tradition.

Shopping shopping shopping! With spectacular names like Jenna Babe, Hooligans, Indawo, Papagayo, Caramel and African Attitude who can resist retail therapy?

Enjoy an Interactive Cooking Course with sparkling wine on the side. At Kilzers` Kitchen Basics you will become a gourmet queen and have lots of giggles getting the cherry on top!

Knysna have lots of unsoiled fresh air. What better way to enjoy it than to visit one of our many al fresco Markets. Choose between the Harvest Time Farmers Market, Scarab Village, Wild Oats Community Farmers Market, Thesen Harbour Sunday Market and the famous Friday Market.

Time to party up a storm. Knysna`s Nightlife includes venues like Zanzibar & Club Tryst and HarryB`s.

Cruise the Lagoon. Catamarans, yachts, speed boats or canoes – take your pick!

Oysters, Sparkling Wine & Spectacular Sunsets! Ladies, it only takes 50 oysters to get your libido going. If you add Sparkling Wine, a beautiful sunset & feet dangling in the water to that it goes a whole lot faster.

Soak up the sun. Choose between spectacular beaches to enjoy the best views: Bollard Bay, Coney Glen, Buffalo Bay, Noetzie or Brenton on Sea.

With three magnificent Golf courses you can never go wrong. If you just want to have fun with the girls enjoy the Mashie Golf course for a different experience.

If fairies are your thing go and track them down in the Indigenous Knysna Forests. Pack a picnic basket and make a day of it. There are plenty of Forest Walks for every age, shape and size. Remember, only those who believe, see!