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Knysna Heads

Coney Glen Road, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Coney Glen Road, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You can't say you were in Knysna, if you didn't visit the Knysna Heads. Majestic and fantastic. Most amazing photos can be taken from the different view points!

Thank FBWKnysna
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went for a short, 2-hour trip on the paddle steamer, out to the heads. What fantastic views! Well worth the trip.

Thank AnnieMG
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Knysna Heads is a crack through cliffs that small to medium boats can access from the bay that Knysna sits beside. The Knysna River in this part of the river is a saltwater river offering loads of boating and fishing experiences. When you visit here,...More

Thank Marcel C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The heads are accessible by car and by boat. Boat rides are offered from the Quays. The costs vary based on whether you prefer an open vessel or closed top. There's the choice of whether you'd like a vessel where meals are included in cruise...More

Thank Isiphiwo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pristine clean and natural. Awesome views and friendly people in an iconic landmark in South Africa.

Thank X8585PIkimm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a boat trip to the heads to experience this. It was very relaxing just t he 2 of us and the driver. He explained about the recent devastating fire and its affects. Great trip. Thank you

1  Thank rosamund2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great location on the hill top over looking Knysna and the ocean at the rear, the is free parking at the top as well.

Thank Caroline H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend driving to the view point on the Eastern Head - the few of the rugged coastline below is breathtakingly beautiful!

Thank charlottelovemore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drove to the top. Found parking spot then found a number of different viewing areas on either side of the heads.Spectacular scenery with big crashing waves. Lovely views of Knynsna Worth a trip up.

Thank Martin5192
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place, breathtaking view either from a boat or on top of the heads. Loved the place I could plan a trip there each year.

Thank sibungor
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Kate S
27 August 2016|
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Response from Dineo P | Reviewed this property |
Lots of options. Town filtered with nice hearty Resturants selling crispy fresh sea food.