Activities at Hide-Away Guest House

On a Knysna holiday fabulous day trips can be taken to dolpk via Plettenberg Bay, and Mossel Bay and Oudtshoorn via the Wilderness and George.

There are many exciting Knysna activities to enjoy, from sailing to mountain biking, golfing to Whale and Dolphin watching. The hosts of Hide-Away Guest House offer advice for the best Knysna holiday in the Garden Route.

At Hide-Away Guest House, guests on a Knysna holiday can simply relax around the pool with a good book and soak up the peaceful surroundings in between sightseeing. There is also a mini gym for guests to use. The town is a short walk away for shopping and sidewalk cafes and the Knysna Waterfront. For a choice of selected dining options, the guest house has a list of recommendations.

Outdoor enthusiasts will find Knysna, Garden Route, Western Cape a fun filled and exciting destination. The location of the town lends itself to a host of fantastic activities in nature, on the water or at the beach.

Activities in Knysna and on the Garden Route


Excellent golf in Knysna - Simola, Pezula Championship Course and Knysna Golf Club.

The Knysna Heads - This is just the place for great walks and panoramic views of the town and Lagoon.

The Outeniqua Choo Tjoe - All aboard! This unique steam train runs between the towns of George and Mossel Bay.

Lagoon ferry - For a great way to see the Knysna Heads and visit the Featherbed Nature Reserve.

Whale and Dolphin Watching - A local operator offers guests an ocean safari out of nearby Plettenberg Bay.

Adventure - Garden Route canoeing, abseiling, kloofing and cycling can be arranged.

Cycling and Mountain Biking - A cyclists dream, Knysna hosts many events year round - great routes for all ages.

Boating and sailing - On the Lagoon and out to sea.

Sanctuaries and Wildlife

Monkeyland (The Craggs - Plettenberg Bay) is a unique primate sanctuary. Elephant Sanctuary (Plettenberg Bay) is a safe haven for rescued Elephants. Knysna Elephant Park hosts the last Knysna Elephant, and others rescued from culls. Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre (Plettenberg Bay) is a unique wildcat experience.

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