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Knysna Heads Boat Tour and Lagoon Cruise

Knysna

Email info@bikeandhike.co.za for out-of-season special rates and spectacular multi-day tours for 4 or more people

Activity Description

A trip to Knysna is not complete without a cruise on the pristine Knysna Lagoon, home to the world famous Knysna Heads and many species of bird and marine life. Join us onboard the “Oyster Boat” for a memorable, leisurely 75 minute long cruise to the famous Knysna Heads and back. Sit back and relax, enjoy the feeling of our African sun on your face, the wind in your hair, while viewing Knysna from a unique vantage. Enjoy hearing all about one of SA’s favourite coastal towns, Knysna, from a local, homegrown perspective!

Cruises depart daily from our Activity Desk at TH24B Thesen Island Cafe and Shop, Thesen Island. Please remember your camera, sunblock, sunhat and wind breaker (just in case!). Drinks and snacks are not provided on this cruise, but guests are welcome to purchase drinks from the cafe and bring them onboard. And remember – our boat is perfect for families and children of all ages are welcome.

Arrangements

Duration1 hour 15 minutes
WhenSeven days a week 364 days a year, our tours are however weather dependent.
WhereWe are based at our Activity Desk at TH24B Thesen Island Cafe and Shop, Thesen Island Harbour Town, Long Street, Knysna. Directions: drive down Long Street in the direction of the Knysna Heads. Continue down Long Street, over the bridge and onto Thesen Island. At the traffic circle, keep left and park. TH24B Thesen Island Cafe and Shop is situated on the waters edge. Please arrive 30min before departure times.
WeatherWeather dependent.
What to WearBring your hat, warm jacket in case the weather changes. The vessels are very comfortable and come equipped with jackets and blankets in case the wind picks up on the tour around the Knysna Lagoon
Things to BringSunblock, camera, binoculars for the avid nature lovers.
Guests or SpectatorsNo spectators allowed. Spectators are welcome to wait at the shore until the guests return.

Requirements

Minimum Age0 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

InclusionsBoat cruise on the Knysna Lagoon and a qualified skipper to guide your eco tour.
Exclusions

Drinks and snacks are not provided on this cruise, but guests are welcome to purchase drinks from our cafe and bring them onboard.
Additional Snack Platters (Mediterranean Style with a little South African flavour) are available at extra charge on the booking page. Extra wine and oyster options are also available for purchase on the bookings page.

Notes

Please note: Guests are required to be at the boat 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. We are based at our Activity Desk at TH24B Thesen Island Cafe and Shop, Thesen Island Harbour Town, Long Street, Knysna.
Please honour your reservation. If you can no longer make the date and time, kindly call us to change your booking or cancel via the links in your confirmation email.

Customer Reviews

It was An enjoyable boattrip. The weather was unfortunately not zo good. The skipper.told is a lot of the environment, history and was enthousiastic. We weten with out family, 4 people and two other people. He asked everybody tot stear the boat. For teenagers is it not much excitment. Simone - Simone Gerritsen


Wow! It was a wonderful experience!Our Captain so friendly and informative about the surroundings during our tour,will really recommend your boat to my friends,and the tour is very reasonable in pricing.Lastly thanks for the wine?? - Thoko Dlamini


I had an exceptional experience. My skipper was very informative and was nice enough to offer to take me pictures with the Knysna heads as my background. I'll definitely be visiting again in the summer time. - Neo April


We had a wonderful time. The skipper/guide was very knowledgeable but didn't intrude 9n our space. Highly recommended! - Keith Mould


The boat ride was very enjoyable. The skipper, Vince, was knowledgeable on ocean life and the history of Knysna, and made sure to put safety first. We has beautiful sunset views, despite the chilly winds. Much recommended activity. - Rey Strydom



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