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Parks and nature in Knysna

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“The Knysna Heads are a pair of sandstone cliffs that separate the Knysna Estuary from the sea. The Eastern Head is accessible by car and there are many view points from which to see the Indian Ocean, the Knysna lagoon and the Outeniqua Mountains beyond. The famous East Head Cafe is on the Eastern Head, as is the National Sea Rescue Institute's Observation Room. Easy access to rock pools and the small cove, Coney Glen beach. The Western Head is accessible only by ferry, and forms part of the privately owned Featherbed Nature Reserve. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Natural indigenous Reserve. Take a picnic and hike, walk to the top and the views of Knysna are amazing. Great for a outing. About a half and hour walk to the top.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Combine a boat trip across the lagoon, a gorgeous coastal walk, and a delicious al fresco lunch under the milkwood trees and you have “nature sightseeing “ at its best.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful to walk in Steenbok Park. Go and visit the wooden memorial in memory of the Knysna Fire. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“This is a Beach Bar, situated on the Western Heads, accessible by boat or a tour. Stunning vibe and great simple menu, have a few drinks with the sand between your toes. If you get hot have a dip in the Knysna Lagoon”
  • 4 locals recommend

Beaches

Beach
“beautiful beach in the lagoon on Leisure Isle. Local favourite. One can almost walk across the lagoon at low tide”
  • 4 locals recommend
Beach
“Great drive and views and you can hike along the coast from Brenton to Buffelsjags during low tide. Visit the awesome Butterfly restaurant. Nice drive for the family. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Beach
“Take a stroll along Brenton on sea beach. Look out for sea life such as dolphins, whales and the many sea birds such as the red beaked musselcracker. If you are feeling energetic you can run or walk along the beach all the way to Buffels bay which is a 5km walk or run each way, so 10km in total. For either a bite to eat or a coffee and something sweet head to the Brenton Haven hotel. The Butterfly Blue Restaurant and Cocktail lounge have beautiful views of the sea and beach below. Brenton on sea is not a safe swimming beach. Only swim between the life savers designated swimming area which are marked with flags. Also note that life savers are not on the beach all year round but only during the busy tourist seasons. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Surf Spot
“the most beautiful beach to swim in 15mins by car from Forest Valley Cottages”
  • 2 locals recommend
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