Activities, Local Restaurants and View Points

Activities, Local Restaurants and View Points

Knysna offers a variety of activities in and in the surrounding areas:

Various hikes

Local Restaurants

  • Knysna Waterfront
    • Drydock (Offers an array of the freshest seafood, tempting salads, sushi, fusion cuisine and sinful desserts)
    • 34 Degrees South (Various supper options from sushi, oysters, Mediterranean, Mexican, and Thai cuisine (amongst others!)
    • O’Pescador (Portuguese Restaurant)
  • Thesen Island (Water facing with view of the Knysna Heads)
    • Sircocco (Variety)
    • Tapas & Oysters (A wide selection of Spanish, Mediterranean and South African Tapas)
    • Flo & Co. (Original pizzas, popular and unusual pasta plates, sublime meat dishes, delicious cocktails)
    • The Nest – Food Bar at the Lofts Boutique Hotel
    • Gastro Pub at the Turbine Hotel the Gastro Pub boasts exceptional views, a laid-back setting and a tantalizing gourmet finger food menu
    • île de païn café style restaurant & bakery
  • Knysna Town
  • Knysna East Head
    • East Head Café is situated on the rocks of the famous Eastern Head, East Head Café has the most spectacular view – looking directly through the Knysna Heads.
    • Piza e Vino Fresh, healthy Italian food
  • Brenton-on-Sea
    • Butterfly Blu (Best beachfront restaurant in Knysna & best sunsets)
  • Buffalo Bay

Best View Points in Knysna


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