What to do on the Garden Route

Knysna Activities

The town is a popular destination that boasts 3 world-class golf courses including Pezula Golf Course, Simola Golf Course and the well-established Knysna Golf Course which is situated on the lagoon. Knysna is also well known for all sorts of events such as the annual Knysna Oyster Festival as well as the Knysna Speed Festival with the Simola Hillclimb being the highlight of the week.

In Town

Lotus Studio

We are all unique and the Lotus Studio offers many styles of yoga, guided by our dedicated teachers, in order that you can find the yoga practice that suits you.

The Turbine Spa

This well-known spa in Knysna features single and double treatment rooms, and an impressive range of body, facial and beauty treatments for both him and her.

Oaks on Main Knysna

When you enter our unique little shopping center, be prepared to be pleasantly surprised!

Out Of Town

Knysna Elephant Park

It was in 1994 that the Knysna Elephant Park was established on a beautiful 200ha farm between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay.


Enjoy an exhilarating downhill on the Monster Mountain Scooter, while descending through indigenous forest, sweepy bends and single track.

Ocean Odyssey

Our close encounter, boat-based whale watching tours and marine eco-tours are perfect activities to add to any itinerary in Knysna.