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Knysna: Luxury Sunset Sailing Cruise

1. Knysna: Luxury Sunset Sailing Cruise

Depart from the quaint island village of Thesen Island in Knysna. Make sure to spend some time exploring the island's boutique shops, roasteries, and eateries before boarding.   Get welcomed on board your luxury 44-foot catamaran by your captain and host with a glass of bubbly. Then follow the picturesque channel past Leisure Isle, Featherbed Nature Reserve, the old oyster beds and through the world famous Knysna Heads (weather permitting) before setting sail into the Indian Ocean. Admire the coastline's surprising array of marine life, such as birds, seals, dolphins, sharks, whales, and much more. You may even get the chance to catch fish.  Enjoy panoramic views of the sunset over the port as you head back to the jetty.

Knysna Sunset Sailing Cruise with Light Dinner and Wine

2. Knysna Sunset Sailing Cruise with Light Dinner and Wine

Have the ultimate sailing experience while soaking up the golden hues of the Knynsa sunset. Depart from the waterfront and cruise through the Knysna Estuary and rugged headlands, a region known for its lush and diverse flora and fauna. Pass by the iconic Knysna Heads, a formation of impressive sandstone cliffs. If weather permits, exit the estuary out onto the vast Indian Ocean for beautiful evening views. Let the natural beauty of Knysna enchant you, from the breathtaking coastline to the diverse marine life. Onboard, savor an appetizing sunset array of savory snacks, cheeses, and fruits, and a complimentary glass of chilled bubbly while you watch the sun sink into the horizon.

Knysna: Sunset Cruise

3. Knysna: Sunset Cruise

Indulge your inner romantic and join this fully guided tour aboard the Oyster Boat. Head off slowly towards the impressive Knysna Heads. Take in the splendor of the tranquil lagoon as the sun sets on another perfect day in Africa. Relax while you enjoy a glass of wine with a few fresh local oysters. The cruise is slow and leisurely, ultimately relaxing, and you can’t help but just sit back and take it all in. 

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What people are saying about Knysna

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 11 reviews

Wow, what a great experience this was! the crew is fantastic, the drinks delicious and the sea was wild! The Lagoon beautiful very glad we did..it was worth every penny!!

What a Xperience, amazing trip. Crew were so helpfull and on there job so professional.. will do it definitely again!! Great time on sea with Knysna Sunset Cruise!!!❤️

It was really sailing with a lot of wind and waves on the open sea! The support on board was very very attentive! We can only recommend the excursion.

It was a perfect day and we had a wonderful experience.Totally got over my fear of the sea. Wonderful experienced crew

Really lovely experience, friendly, enthusiastic and helpful staff and generous platters. Would definitely recommend!