Civic Centres

We have a variety of centres (listed below) that can be rented for events, meetings and special occasions. For more information and bookings please contact: Ms Nicole Nelson Telephone: +27 (0) 44 302 6327 Email: nnelson@knysna.gov.za

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Parks & Outdoor Areas

Knysna’s natural typography lends itself to outdoor “play” and we create and maintain outdoor facilities for the enjoyment of our residents and visitors. By making sure the areas under our management are well managed, we conserve, enhance and develop these spaces for present and future generations. The Department Parks and Recreation is responsible for the […]

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Sport

The Knysna Municipality oversees 16 sports facilities in communities across the municipal area. Municipal Sports Grounds Sizamile/Smutsville Sedgefield Island Karatara Rheenendal Khayalethu Bongani Flenters Greenfields Loerie Park Hornlee Hornlee East Dam-se-bos Thembalitsha Jood-se-kamp Concordia Heidevallei For more information contact Virgil Kortje at +27 (0)44 302 6444 or +27 (0)44 302 6343 or 083 699 6900.

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Blue Flag Beaches

Situated alongside the Indian Ocean, Knysna has a wide variety of beaches, two of which are Blue Flag beaches. Buffalo Bay and Brenton-on-Sea beaches both received Blue Flag Status for the 2018/2019 season. Blue Flags were also awarded to two Knysna Marinas, ThesenHarbour Town and Thesen Island and one Sustainable Tourism Boat Operator, Ocean Odyssey’s […]

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Buffelskop Caravan Park

Buffelskop Caravan Park is a family orientated camp site located in the Goukamma Marine Reserve, +/- 8km off the N2 between George and Knysna in the heart of the Garden Route. It is situated on top of the hill and has some of the best views over the pristine shoreline along the bay below, dolphins […]

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Public Libraries

The Knysna Municipality manages 11 libraries in the greater Knysna municipal area. If you are a resident in the municipal area, membership of the libraby is free! Visitors and residents from neighbouring towns may join for a nominal fee. Your library card can be used at any of the libraries in the municipal area, but […]

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Events

Geographically and financially, South Africa is well positioned as an attractive international destination for both Film & Events. Knysna has a diversity of venues: the white sand beaches, forest, mountain range, sea, lagoon & river hosting a number of events throughout all four seasons. Through the years, Knysna has developed into a town of events […]

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Museums

From evidence of early human behaviour to the origins of South Africa’s timber industry, and from the country first modern-era gold rush to the establishment of its first unfenced national park (the Garden Route National Park) the greater Knysna area has a rich and colourful history. To explore our fascinating past, please visit the Knysna […]

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