Activities & Attractions

In Knysna & the Garden Route


This park and rescue facility allows you to interact closely with seven majestic elephants in their natural habitats. The reserve can be explored by taking a tour in a Jeep vehicle and is a small reserve.


This private nature reserve is dedicated to preserving the blue duiker antelope, a unique species known for its small size and under-eye scent glands, as well as its status as the only known meat-eating antelope.


The Outeniqua Transport Museum is a unique destination that features a collection of trains, associated memorabilia, classic vehicles, models, and other related items. The museum is a great place to learn about transportation history and see a diverse array of fascinating exhibits.


The Knysna Oyster Festival is a highly anticipated event that takes place mid-year and is one of the highlights of the year in the area. The festival features a variety of delicious food, lively music, and friendly people, making it a must-attend event for those visiting the region.


The Knysna Waterfront Quays is a popular leisure and shopping destination located in the region. It offers a range of shops, restaurants, boat cruises, and fishing options, making it a popular destination for visitors to the area. Whether you are looking to shop, dine, or simply relax, the Knysna Waterfront Quays is an excellent place to visit.


South Africa is indeed a popular destination for whale watching. The best time to see whales is from June to November when the Southern Right Whales come close to the shores to mate and calve. These gentle giants can be spotted from the shore or by taking a boat tour. With its diverse and stunning coastline, South Africa provides unique opportunities to get up close and personal with these magnificent creatures.


The rugged peninsula is part of a reserve that offers a chance for visitors to immerse themselves in the great outdoors. It boasts natural beauty such as crashing waves, barking Cape fur seals, stunning scenery, and breathtaking views of Plettenberg Bay and the entire coastline up to Nature’s Valley.


The bird sanctuary is home to a variety of birds, including over 60 species of birds, some of which are endangered. Visitors can observe the birds in their natural habitat, fly freely, and even interact with them through various bird-friendly activities. With its stunning location and unique setting, this sanctuary is a must-visit for nature lovers and bird watchers.


This primate sanctuary provides a unique opportunity to observe these fascinating creatures in their natural habitat, where all 550 primates are free to roam and interact with one another. The sanctuary also offers educational programs to promote primate conservation and help raise awareness about the importance of preserving these species and their habitats.