Travel Blogs from Knysna, South Africa

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The Highs and Lows of Knysna, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

The Highs and Lows of Knysna

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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The Bazbus was a short trip through George and Wilderness and it all ran smoothly. Our new hostel, Knysna Backpacker's has an amazing view from the porch overlooking the lagoon, our room is big and comfy, sorted! We strolled down the main road, I sort ...

Purchase Toyota Condor Estate, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

Purchase Toyota Condor Estate

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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... land all though southern Africa. We will helped by a very friendly husband and wife team (Alton & Julaine Bunge) who own Knysna Motors in purchasing, title, tags and insurance. We could not have done it without their help, back in the U.S. used ...

Great White Shark Diving, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

Great White Shark Diving

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... 't live up to the 10 I had been hoping for! Back in our trusty Chico, we headed down the Garden Route towards Knysna. The various towns were all small, cute and picturesque and the juxtaposition of the mountains with the ocean provided for one of the ...

Week Three - Garden Route, Knysna, Plett, PE and Cinsta, South Africa travel blog

Week Three - Garden Route

A travel blog entry by petenic360

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... at 'The Heads' for 4 hour drive and hike around Reserve. Stunning scenery at 'Heads' regarded as the most dangerous port in South Africa which became apparent once you looked down from the cliff to the narrow estuary and the angry waters beneath. Had very ...

The Gorgeous Garden Route on the BokBus, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

The Gorgeous Garden Route on the BokBus

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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... the best scenery for last as we approach stunning False Bay. With good company, great food and fantastic scenery and adventure, these five days were an amazing eye-opener to the beauty, diversity and charm that is South Africa. I will definitely be ...

Nice, Na?, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

Nice, Na?

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... brutal travel day on March 7 (Day 72), with 21.5 hours in transit. It started at 1 a.m. in Stone Town and ended in Knysna, South Africa at 9:30 p.m. local time (or 10:30 p.m. in Stone Town). In between, we flew to Addis Ababa (entirely out of the way, ...

Day 9-10: Port Elizabeth - Hermanus, Port Elizabeth / Knysna / Hermanus, South Africa travel blog

Day 9-10: Port Elizabeth - Hermanus

A travel blog entry by pauldwade

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... I had a single room which was lovely, not sure I'd have wanted to be in the dorms, one of them was practically a corridor! Knysna is on a big bay/lagoon which is sheltered from the ocean by a couple of mountains which rise up either side of the inlet. ...

A Pinotage with your Ostrich Meat Madame?, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

A Pinotage with your Ostrich Meat Madame?

A travel blog entry by arewethere.yet

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... crack even from the weight of Ty  and rode the birds and watched a bird race...funny sight.     Knysna is a little paradise and a perfect travel destination with its lush forests, the Outeniqua Mountains.  It also enfolds a ...

Knysna - Heart of the Garden Route, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

Knysna - Heart of the Garden Route

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... are staying however, there isnt much to do or see, we have been and looked at the pretty but nothing amazing lagoon which Knysna is famous for, and we have wandered in the town....tommorow we are going to visit nearby Plettenberg Bay... its only 30kms ...

The good thing about travelling this way is ..., Knysna, South Africa travel blog

The good thing about travelling this way is ...

A travel blog entry by andyb

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... took a day trip to the Cape of Good Hope castle, which as well as housing a military museum it has the oldest wine shop in South Africa. The next day I took a day trip to the Cape peninsula including a hike to the Cape of Good Hope, the most SW point in ...

South Easter, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

South Easter

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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In the States we have an North easter , cold weather from the North , here in South Africa they have the South easter , pretty much the same. After Jolene made us an excellent Breakfast we decided to head back to the Airport and head East to see if we ...

Knysna, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

Knysna

A travel blog entry by kas19

After another peanut butter filled breakfast we waved goodbye to beautiful Knysna and started our trek towards Cape Town. It was a very scenic drive, the coastline flanking our left and the towering mountains peering down at us from the right. At some ...

Sports Day, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

Sports Day

A travel blog entry by jennyreynolds

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... no knowledge of the fixture. This is totally true and somehow we won 2-1. Pub in the evening claimed to serve English type local bitter not bad called Mitchell's and is locally brewed in knysna but now early to bed for the big journey to Cape Town ...

Well it's been ages since my last update ..., Knysna, South Africa travel blog

Well it's been ages since my last update ...

A travel blog entry by benzlife

... The town is bustling but compact, almost like a mini Brighton in it's outlook on life. We're hopefully going to stay in Knysna for at least 3 nights, maybe 4, before moving onto Plettenberg bay just 40km down the coast. I should be able to keep this ...

Raining in George, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

Raining in George

A travel blog entry by jennyreynolds

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... with rain. We waited a while for the rain to clear and then collected the car for our journey down the garden route to knysna. Lunch at Knysna Heads where the lagoon meets the sea and a play on the rocks where I spotted a white starfish then on to The ...

Award Winning Breakfast, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

Award Winning Breakfast

A travel blog entry by jennyreynolds

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A sleep in today until we couldn't cope with the wonderful smell of freshly baked bread. Breakfast at Ile de Pain with a soft boiled egg, toast and fresh orange juice for me. On to the town to meet friends from the Forest of Arden for coffee and listened ...

White Knuckles and Eyes Wide Shut, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

White Knuckles and Eyes Wide Shut

A travel blog entry by oz2africa

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... ' passing cultivated farmland and semi-arid desert to the regional centre of Oudtshoorn.  This is the ostrich capital of South Africa, where a tourist can visit an ostrich farm, taste ostrich meat, buy ostrich leathers and feathers and if you dare, ...

Working My Way Out of Africa, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

Working My Way Out of Africa

A travel blog entry by sabarod

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... 's an easy walk from the main bus stop & it was described as much different from the other Garden Route stops.  Knysna sits on a dramatic lagoon where most other locations are beach, beach, beach. I forgot about Boxing Day...Sunday the 26th but ...

Noetsie Bay & Rastafarian Township Tour, Noetsie, South Africa travel blog

Noetsie Bay & Rastafarian Township Tour

A travel blog entry by barbieandken

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... Kerri and Brother Maxi from the Jah Works B&B, which are also the proud heads of the biggest Rastafarian community in South Africa. While Sister Kerri rushed off to a meeting, Brother Maxi told us lots about the Rastafarian movement in general and ...

Africa - Knysna, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

Africa - Knysna

A travel blog entry by kas19

... views of the ocean and the coastline. Extremely sweaty we made it to the top and were rewarded with a spectacular view. South Africa definitely has many diverse landscapes each beautiful in their own way. After the descent we headed home, showered and ...

Kysna is a nauty town, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

Kysna is a nauty town

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak

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... public holiday nationally so many things closed here today. We wandered down to the waterfront and ferry jetty and had a look around. Knysna is set in a lagoon and the feeries/boats gead out through narrow heads to the ocean, much like Kalbarri has narrow ...

Oysters and mussels and wine, oh my, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

Oysters and mussels and wine, oh my

A travel blog entry by whiteant

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... resort town. There wasn't much time to do much other than remove some of the mud from... well, everything...and head off to 34 South for dinner. 34 South is... well.. everything. Restaurant, deli, souvenir shop, bakery, fish market, travel agency. ...

Beachfront Seclusion, Buffalo Bay, South Africa travel blog

Beachfront Seclusion

A travel blog entry by tristan_g

(unfortunately, my camera and pictures were stolen in Jeffrey's Bay, and so I have none to ...

Cruising the Garden Route, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

Cruising the Garden Route

A travel blog entry by touchafrica

... of months as originally the planned car pick up time was 9am.... we finally left Cape Town at about 3ish... Anyway, arrived in Knysna in the dark and with accomodation only a fiver a night we decided to flag the camping option... Such a great hostel ...

Africa - Knysna, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

Africa - Knysna

A travel blog entry by kas19

Despite the two bottles of wine consumed (shared with four people so really it's not that bad) Ryan, Chris and I were ready at 7 AM to embark on our Canyoning or Kloofing as they call it in the Africaans language. We arrived at the Africanyon starting ...

Return to Knysna, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

Return to Knysna

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

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When I was in South Africa in 2004 I visited Knysna where I did some conservation work on the Knysna seahorse, which was endangered because the lake was being dredged. It was strange to return, even though we were only there for the morning. I didn't see ...

Nice to be in Knysna, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

Nice to be in Knysna

A travel blog entry by a_d_smith

We had hoped to spend our time here in the outdoors as the place boasted many adventure type activities. However it continued to rain..... Luckily we met a lovely couple from the UK in our hostel and chatted and watched lots of rubbish TV and football ...

Swingtown, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

Swingtown

A travel blog entry by boydandrose

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... houses and wonderful big homes.  Money, money, money.  And yet, right across the highway are the poorest shanties we see in South Africa.  Lots of them.  This is part of the paradox of South Africa, it is rich and it is poor and both ...

Eating and drinking our way through Knysna, knysna, South Africa travel blog

Eating and drinking our way through Knysna

A travel blog entry by wrlondon

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The Garden Route, Knysna, South Africa travel blog

The Garden Route

A travel blog entry by seanspacifica

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... the two rivers meet at the bottom southern point. It's a bit like the two oceans meeting at the southern tip of South Africa. From there we could see around 18km's of coastline up towards Knysna with the backdrop of extensive mountain ranges behind.... ...

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