Get a true taste of Knysna life by enjoying a unique boat cruise of the Garden Route's Knysna Lagoon.
Relax with a drink and fresh oysters while anchored at the famous Knysna Heads to observe its unique geology and natural beauty or simply enjoy the tranquility of a sunset cruise.
Interactive oyster bed tours are also available where you can tease your taste buds with a taste of both wild and cultivated oysters and learn the difference between the two.
Enjoy all this from the comfort of a spacious 27 foot vessel based on the traditional Knysna oyster working boat.
- Need a venue for a celebration? This vessel is the perfect party venue for up to 12 persons
- Children of all ages are welcome
- Easy access for the elderly and disabled guests
Knysna Lagoon Cruise
- Tour duration: 75 minutes
- Drinks & catering can be arranged
Discover and enjoy a fun filled experience of the Knysna Lagoon and the Knysna Heads.
Our ‘Heads Cruise’ leaves the tranquil setting of Thesen Island Harbour and takes you out onto the main lagoon waterway where you can relax while the boat takes a slow cruise towards the Heads. En route we will pass numerous estuarine sandbanks and your skipper, will point out places of interest, birdlife and teach you about all the delights of the Knysna Lagoon and its surroundings.
- Tour duration: 90 minute
- Tour includes a complimentary glass of white wine and half a dozen fresh oysters
Our coastal town of Knysna and Oysters go together like champagne and caviar, sea and sky, summer breezes and cold beers... if you're more than a little intrigued by oysters, then join us for the ultimate oyster experience.
Learn all there is to know about one of the world's most loved delicacies, taste the difference between wild and cultivated oysters, all whilst cruising the lagoon to the Heads and surrounds. Ask questions, take photos, excite your taste buds - all onboard this "Oyster Boat" with a small group of guests.
Sunset Cruise (& Honeymoon Sunset Cruise)
- Tour duration: 90 minutes
- Tour includes a complimentary glass of white wine and 3 fresh oysters
There is no better way to end off the day - enjoying wine and oysters on a relaxing boat cruise and taking in the magnificence of Knysna as our African sun starts to set over the lagoon.
Indulge your inner romantic and join us onboard this "Oyster Boat" as it heads off slowly towards the impressive Knysna Heads, and take in the splendour of the tranquil lagoon as the sun sets on another perfect day in Africa. The cruise is slow and leisurely, ultimately relaxing and one can't help but just sit back and take it all in!
Additional drinks, beverages and snacks are not provided on this cruise, but guests are welcome to purchase drinks from the bar at Quay Four restaurant and bring them onboard.
Honeymoon Sunset Cruise: The sun setting on the magnificent Knysna Lagoon is truly spectacular, and who can pass up an unique photo opportunity in the Knysna Heads? The Honeymoon Sunset Cruise includes a dinner at Sirocco Restaurant (drinks during dinner are on own account). Please note that the Honeymoon Sunset Cruise is not an exclusive cruise and other people will also be on board the boat.