Frequently Asked Questions

What should I bring for a Magic Lagoon Charter cruise?

Sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses for protection from the sun. Comfortable clothing and shoes appropriate for the weather. A jacket or windbreaker for cooler days or evenings. Camera or other personal items as desired.

What is the weather like in Knysna for the cruises?

Knysna has a Mediterranean climate with mild, wet winters and warm, dry summers. The average temperature in summer is around 25°C (77°F) and in winter is around 15°C (59°F). The sea temperature is warmest in February and March, with an average temperature of around 20°C (68°F).

What types of cruises do you offer at Magic Lagoon Charters?

Scenic cruises around the Knysna Heads and surrounding waterways. Dolphin and whale watching cruises during migration season. Sunset cruises with a spectacular view of the setting sun over the lagoon. Bird watching cruises to observe the diverse birdlife in the area. Private charters for special occasions or events.

Can I catch a mermaid on the trip?

Catch and release only! We love our mermaid friends and want them to be able to continue swimming in the lagoon.

Are your boats suitable for families and children?

Yes, our boats are suitable for families and children of all ages. Our crew is experienced and knowledgeable, and will make your cruise enjoyable and safe for everyone.

Are food and drinks provided on the cruises?

We are fully licensed, so you are welcome to bring your own snacks, but please support the smallest mobile pub in South Africa!

How do I make a reservation for a Magic Lagoon Charter cruise?

Reservations can be made through our booking system, by email, or by calling us directly. Payment can be made online or in person at the time of the cruise.

Is the Magic Lagoon enchanted?

Yes, with the magic of a good time!