Villa Paradisa Guest House

9 Watsonia Drive, Knysna, Western Cape, 6570, South Africa | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Knysna

Sleeping with the pounding surf

A travel blog entry by daveanddale

... River and up to the scenic lookout nearby. We then headed back to the restaurant for drinks to celebrate a fellow travellers birthday. Late afternoon the wind picked up and squally cold rain blew in while we were cooking dinner which was far from a pleasant experience. We put on nearly all the layers including our beanies to eat the meal outdoors once the rain ...

Tenikwa Wildlife; Cats and Meerkats

A travel blog entry by origabe


Tenikwa offered us a safe encounter with the cats of South Africa (African Wild Cats, Caracal, Cheetahs and Leopard). It also allowed us to interact with them, some within their owns enclosures.

And Julie's nurturing gene kicked in with observing the close family ties of Meerkats.

Winding Down The Garden Route

A travel blog entry by skibum80488


... set off alarms to clear the area of swimmers, etc. Unsurprisingly, the system does not work very well. Now some areas are installing shark nets which act like an underwater fence. They are designed to avoid trapping sea life and are put up and removed each day to avoid getting whales and dolphins trapped in the nets. Anyway, we loved this drive despite its length. At least I did. Vicki was trembling and exhausted ...

Visit to Knysna Township

A travel blog entry by sknodle


... friend Tanya and she meets me for coffee at the "Mug and Bean" coffee shop in the Knysna Mall. It's so nice to see her and she is looking fit as ever. She is an athlete and tells me she has signed up for the next Ironman Triathalon! Wow! I am impressed. Since I saw her last she has purchased a bicycle shop with a friend and it's doing well. This area is great for outside activities like biking and the mountains all around the city provide ...

The Big 5, Dodgy Weather and a Hyundai Getz

A travel blog entry by libby_alistair


... I then went in with the 12mth olds - they were an awesome sight and being able to sit with them and pat them was something amazing. It was put very much into perspective when the handler squeezed a paw and a machete style claw appeared in a mili-second. Great fun though.

We spent the next two days around the Knysna area. By this time the weather had closed in so we had to sort out our plans. We went and saw the bungy jumping at Bloukrans Bridge - ...

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This 5 star hotel, located on 9 Watsonia Drive, Knysna, is near The Cango Caves, Knysna Elephant Park, Outeniqua Transport Museum, and Le Spa Tranquille.
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