Things to do in Knysna

East Heads

East Head Café is more than just a café or coffee shop, it is a local Landmark where family and friends have a good time with good food and casual wine enjoying life. Situated on the rocks of the Eastern Head.

Elephant Park

The Knysna Elephant Park (est. 1994) was the first facility in South Africa to house and care for orphaned African elephants. Over the last twenty years, the park has cared for and raised more than forty elephants. 

Garden Route National Park

The Garden Route National Park is a national park in the Garden Route region of the Western and Eastern Cape. It is a coastal reserve well known for its indigenous forests, dramatic coastline, and the Otter Trail.


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Knysna Featherbed Nature Reserve

Featherbed Nature Reserve is a unique 150h private Nature Reserve, encompassing the whole of the Western Head of Knysna and one of South Africa’s unique Natural Heritage Sites.

Wild Oats
Farmer's Market

This multiple award-winning WILD OATS Community Farmers’ Market is located on the outskirts of the tiny coastal town of Sedgefield. Every Saturday 8-noon.