The Russel Hotel

Graham Street, Knysna, Western Cape, 6570, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Knysna

On our way

A travel blog entry by peteandcarol


After breakfast at Mon Petit Pain in Knysna we are on our way to Karoo National Park . Freezing weather, our first real winters day. As we drive up Kaaimans Pass to George we get our last glimpse of the sea ( stormy one today) and look forward to all the beautiful , big sky, vistas that the 2 landlocked countries we are heading to, have to ...

Featherbed Nature Reserve or Bungy off a bridge?

A travel blog entry by michelleemmel


Today was meant to be a quiet walk through a nature reserve in a custom designed 4wd to the top of Western Head. Instead Hannah and I headed off in the opposite direction. We travelled up into the mountains for about 45 minutes. It was raining and cloudy. We came ...


A travel blog entry by tomrc86


... It was not difficult to operate but it was really heavy and awkward to build up enough momentum to cross the fast-flowing river.

Trying to leave Wilderness proved difficult, when the Bazbus arrived my valuables were locked in the safe in the backpackers and the owner had left with the key. Luckily I wasn’t going far so he raced back to pick me and my stuff up and dropped me in George ready for my connection to ...

The Garden Route

A travel blog entry by seanspacifica


We caught the Bazbus from Port Elizabeth to Knysna for the start of our time on the garden route just along the border of the Eastern and Western cape. All my family have been telling us the best things to do and assuring us it is well worth a visit but strangely the Lonely Planet guide to Southern Africa describes the garden route as 'missable' and our fellow travelers didn't seem too bothered by the area either, other than wanting to ride on an ostrich in Oudtshoorn. ...

A Relaxing Few Days...

A travel blog entry by amandip


... and had a great view off the mountain onto the Bay. The mountainside was covered in mist (clouds) so we couldn't see the water but we could hear the waves beating against the shores. We dropped off our stuff and drove down the mountain to the Harbour-front at Knysna. Parking was free but we had to give our parking 'monitor' a donation. We had brunch at Mon Petit Pain (where the breads are made fresh daily) and bought a ...

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This hotel, located on Graham Street, Knysna, is near The Cango Caves, Knysna Elephant Park, Outeniqua Transport Museum, and Le Spa Tranquille.
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