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Knysna: Luxury Sunset Cruise with Captain's Barbeque Option

1. Knysna: Luxury Sunset Cruise with Captain's Barbeque Option

Depart from Sirocco Restaurant Jetty on Thesen Island in Knysna.   Our experienced crew will welcome you with a glass of bubbly on board our luxury 55-foot catamaran. We then set sail and follow the picturesque channel past Leisure Isle, Featherbed Nature Reserve and through the world famous Knysna Heads (weather permitting) before setting sail into the Indian Ocean. Enjoy a sumptuous Captain's barbeque while you admire the coastline's abundant 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.

From Knysna: Sunset cruise with bubbly and dinner

3. From Knysna: Sunset cruise with bubbly and dinner

All our catamaran cruises depart from the Jetty at Sirocco restaurant on Thesen Island where you are welcomed by your captain and crew. We then venture out for a magical sail on the Knysna Lagoon, navigate the famous Knysna Heads and then head out to sea ( weather permitting) to explore the spectacular marine and bird life of the Indian Ocean. Being joined by pods of dolphins, or a friendly seal is a magnificent experience, you may even see a whale! Once we set sail there’s ample time for lazing in the sun, supping, swimming, and snorkeling depending on the duration of your cruise. Sit back while we treat you to a complimentary glass of ice-cold bubbles. You are also welcome to buy any additional drinks at our cash bar on board. On our return to the Knysna Lagoon, we will treat you to a traditional braai. Our Catamaran LaraBella is equipped with a wine cooler, a coffee machine, a bar, a big lounge saloon area, beautiful cabins, and several fridges.

Knysna: Sunset Cruise

4. 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

Sunset cruise in the Knysna Lagoon. The skipper and staff are incredibly friendly. Very informative about the knysna lagoon history and ridiculously funny. Food was delicious. Options are provided with dietary requirements

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!!!❤️

there were only three couples (six people) on the catamaran and they had nice food and drinks. The crew took great care and the catamaran was a dream!

Excellent experience, one of a kind. Hosts are gracious and accommodating. The gin tasting and braai was a bonus. We’ll definitely be back.

It was amazing! Great weather,great views, great crew and great food! A must for anyone visiting Knysna.