Knysna Heads and Estuary Adventure

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Explore the Knysna Heads and diverse estuary on this 45-minute adventure. Learn more about Knysna and its interesting history of shipwrecks, settlers, and founders. Encounter the vast array of birdlife and odd seal that inhabits the estuary.


  • See the captivating and biologically diverse Knysna estuary
  • View the rugged and iconic Knysna Heads
  • Learn all about the region and the history of this estuary
  • Admire the ample vegetation and varied birdlife
  • Enjoy spectacular views and the fresh ocean air


This 45-minute adventure shows you the Knysna region's legendary and diverse estuary and all that it has to offer the coastal town of Knysna. The estuary has a compelling history, fascinating birdlife and is inhabited by 43% of South Africa's plant and animal life. View the rugged and iconic Knysna Heads, a unique sandstone formation, and the magnificent ancient caves nestled amongst the coves of this beautiful coastline. Depending on the tide, you may be able to see the famous Pacquita shipwreck found at the mouth of the Knysna Heads. An experienced skipper will also share with you information and stories about the area and how these natural formations came to be.  This trip is ideal for families and large groups. The tour does not venture out into the ocean, but rather shows you all that the Knysna Estuary has to offer - this is certainly the best place to witness the beauty of the flora and fauna of the region!   


Life jackets Mineral water

Important Information

  • Warm jackets are recommended Please be advised that no food is allowed on board This tour is ideal for big groups and families as the boat accommodates up to 37 people

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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