Knysna: #1 Private Scenic Cruise Aboard a Luxury Catamaran

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Discover the natural beauty of the Knysna Lagoon on a private catamaran cruise from Thesen Island in Knysna. Explore the lagoon's many bays and coves and sail out to the Indian Ocean through the iconic Knysna Heads


  • Private exploration of the Knysna lagoon and discover the Knysna Heads
  • Keep an eye out for playful dolphins and seals
  • Anchor at Featherbed and cool down with a swim or you explore snorkelling


Nature’s playground awaits – Sail in beautiful Knysna on a luxury catamaran. We invite you to a magical escape on the Knysna lagoon with the Ocean Sailing Charters Famil An unrivaled experience in nature. Step on board what feels like your own private yacht and enjoy time to reconnect with your family and friends. All of this delivered in a luxury setting with a team of passionate people at your service. Our charter experience is intimate and personalized. You arrive as visitors and leave as friends. Our luxury catamarans navigate the iconic Knysna Heads and sail into the Indian Ocean. The Knysna lagoon and coastline have an abundance of interesting bird and marine life, breathtaking views and exhilarating adventure. The experience of being joined by a pod of dolphins or a friendly seal is something which you’ll remember long after the journey has ended. For those that prefer to stay in the calmer waters of the Knysna Lagoon, Bella Vita provides the perfect platform to enjoy your surroundings in lounge-like style and comfort. Our private cruises allow for tailor-made experiences including live music and a braai on board. You can even hire your very own private chef. Our spacious Catamarans will offer the perfect venue for corporate functions, birthday parties, year-end functions, photoshoots, marriage proposals or any other special occasion you may have. Speak to our crew to customize a cruise to your liking. Our vessels take a maximum of 12 guests each, offering a feeling of your very own private yacht. LaraBella, our flagship vessel is equipped with spacious trampolines, an outdoor shower, a braai, a wine cooler, a coffee machine, a big lounge saloon area, 4 beautiful ensuite cabins, a cash bar and several fridges.


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Important Information

  • This activity is suitable for all ages
  • Snacks can be arranged at a cost of R75pp
  • Medium Oysters available by pre-booking at a cost of R30 each

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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