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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Knysna, South Africa your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a vacation in a scenic location should look no further than Knysna in South Africa. Located in the Western Cape in the south west corner of the country there are many interesting things to see and do in Knysna. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, B&Bs, cottages, apartments and villas.

Things to do on holiday to Knysna, South Africa

Knysna is an incredibly scenic place situated between the Outeniqua and the Indian Ocean making it an ideal location for photographers. There are plenty of hiking and mountain bike routes here, while another good way to see the area close up is on horseback, a 4x4 jeep tour or on a quad bike. A variety of watersports are available in the area including water skiing, canoeing, scuba diving, yachting and fishing. This is one of the top golf destinations in the country and boasts scenic courses such as the Pezula Championship Golf Course and Simola Golf Estate. For the kids there is a fun golf course available at Mashie Golf. Holidaymakers with a head for heights can also enjoy various extreme sports such as abseiling and paragliding. Knysna is a great place for shopping with many stores selling arts and crafts and much more besides. Self catering holidaymakers will find plenty of stalls and stores to purchase food and drink. Knysna also has a number of bars, coffee shops and restaurants with a good variety of cuisine ranging from local dishes to Chinese.

Places to visit on holiday to Knysna, South Africa

One of the most popular places to visit here is the Knysna Elephant Park, which is just one of several animal experiences holidaymakers can enjoy in the area. Another is the Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre, where visitors can walk with cheetahs. Nature lovers can also visit the Steenbok, Goukamma and Featherbed Nature Reserves. There are many art galleries in the area including the Knysna Art Gallery. Treetop canopy tours are offered here too, where visitors can swing through the trees and enjoy wonderful views of streams, waterfalls and forests.

Weather in Knysna, South Africa

The Western Cape weather generally has warm, dry summers and mild, moist winters. The wettest month is usually June with an average of 93mm rainfall. The warmest months are January and February with an average temperature of 21 degrees centigrade, whilst in June, July and August the average is approximately 13 degrees centigrade.

Travel to Knysna, South Africa

Visitors can fly to Cape Town International Airport (CPT), which has flights to and from various cities including Amsterdam, Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur, London and Singapore. There are seasonal flights from Frankfurt and Munich in Germany. Passengers will then need to get a connecting flight to George Airport (GRJ), which is approximately 65 kilometres from Knysna. Numerous car rental firms are located at the airport including Avis, Budget, Europcar, First Car Rental, Hertz and Tempest.

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                                                                                                      Ideally situated for restaurant choices. Near the beach.Spacious well equipped apartment.

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                                                                                                      The apartment was presented and equipped to a very high standard. The management company rep dealt efficiently with our arrival. Our only observation was that there is a road noise factor which can be annoying. Would recommend the accommodation to others. Did find it difficult to contact the owner between booking and receiving contact 2 weeks before arrival date. Web site needs improved for that purpose.
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                                                                                                      We had a wonderful time at this Villa. It was so spacious and luxurious. we enjoyed every moment. It was in a great location not far from Knysna town itself. The views were beautiful and the area so tranquil and peaceful. We definitely would stay there again.
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017