Protea Hotel Knysna Quays
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Marklind stayed here on Feb 21, 2014 during their trip titled: Mark and Bonnie,s Africa Trip.
... Monkeyland was different to what I expected as it would seem in SA they take a very calm and chilled outlook on life I’m not familiar with. Our safety talk consisted of "don’t do anything stupid." And that was it (literally). We were then told to go off and work. None of us had any idea what this meant so we just latched onto other volunteers with whom we fed the monkeys that were in cages for varied reasons and then we walked around birds ...
... upside down over the canyon below, feeling the pads around my ankles slowly slip further and further down. You'd have to hire a really top class prostitute to spend as much on such a brief adrenaline rush.
Certificate gained and pants changed, I continued onwards to Knysna for a delicious lunch of the local speciality of oysters. The place is sort of like the African St Tropez - big boats, bigger mansions and ladies lounging on the sea-shore with ...
... eventually passes through a thicket of tall reeds before opening out to the wild and dramatic coast where huge waves were breaking over massive sheets of rocks sticking out above the water. The beach has a layer of large, white, rounded pebbles and that combined with orange lichen covering the rocks makes for an interesting contrast against the blue sea.
While enjoying a well earned snack break on the beach, we were entertained by a couple of oystercatchers ...
... of my arrival it starts raining. I manage to get in a few photos before running for cover. It's not good to get a camera wet. I have some breakfast at the restaurant and then find a covered pavilion and stay under there for a couple of hours. It is right on a pond and there are lots of ducks, red billed queleas and a nice pair of Blue Cranes to watch. The female blue ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility