Water activity

Knysna: 75-Minute Lagoon Boat Cruise

Activity provider: Knysna Boat Charters
Water activity

Knysna: 75-Minute Lagoon Boat Cruise

Activity provider: Knysna Boat Charters

From US$ 25.58 per person

Enjoy a fun, family friendly guided boat cruise around the stunning Knysna Lagoon and Knysna Heads. Relax on board the boat, soak up the glorious South African sunshine, and admire breathtaking views as you glide along the glistening waters of Knysna.

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Duration 75 minutes
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  • Enjoy a 75-minute guided lagoon cruise to the Knysna Heads
  • Relax on board the boat and soak up the glorious sunshine
  • Admire breathtaking views of the lagoon and Knysna coastline
  • Learn about the history of this coastal town
Full description

The tour departs from Thesen Island Harbour Town and heads out onto the pristine Knysna Lagoon, home to an array of native birds and marine life. On board the ‘Oyster Boat', spend a leisurely 75-minutes exploring the lagoon as you sail to the breathtaking and imposing Knysna Heads. As you glide along the waters, sit back and relax whilst soaking up the famous South African sunshine with the wind in your hair. From start to finish the tour provides breathtaking views of the surrounding waters as well as the Knysna coastline. During the boat ride your guide shares fascinating insight into the history, heritage, and culture of Knysna, from a local’s perspective.

  • Fully guided boat tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet us at the 'Heads Up Coffee and Co' desk. To get there take Long Street into Thesen Island Harbor Town. Travel to the end of Long Street to the traffic circle, and keep left. Park and make your way to 'Heads up Coffee and Co.'

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 151 reviews

Review summary

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  • Transportation
  • Value for money
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Captain of the boat was very knowledgeable about Knysna and the surrounding area and shared a lot of things we did not know before. The ride itself was up to the Heads, but not through them to open sea. So we kind of went in a circle. There were blankets on the boat for warmth - it was chilly. We enjoyed the ride, but wished we could have gone past the Heads.

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December 7, 2022

Excellent activity for everyone to enjoy!

We loved it. Our guide was excellent. He was professional, knowledgeable and very friendly. Told us everything we need to know and a lot of things that we liked to hear about. The trip was professionally managed, the guide was excellent and to our surprise - the drinks served, was out of this world. Great value for money and time well spent.

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September 2, 2019

Boat was very nice, captain very knowledgable, really great experience and good value for money

February 20, 2023

Product ID: 259452