A couple sitting at the pier by the lake near Knysna River Club
Pier by the lake near Knysna River Club
A man on a boat at the lake near Knysna River Club


Explore all the activities you can do near Knysna River Club

Knysna is a hive of activities throughout the year. 

From excellent cuisine at world class restaurants to sports and fishing to wildlife explorations and craft markets in South Africa, there's plenty to do whether you want to chill or get physical!

Knysna boasts many eateries offering a variety of dining experiences to suit different tastes and budgets, from coffee shops and bakeries to fine-dining restaurants.

Please note that the KRC boat is currently out of order for it's yearly service.


  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Knysna Yacht Club
  • Surfing
  • Hiking
  • Clubs
  • Beaches
  • Skydiving
  • Friday Market
  • Billiards
  • Adventure Golf

Nearby Activities

  • Sports & Extreme Activities
  • Wildlife
  • Entertainment & Craft Markets
  • Restaurants
  • Fishing
  • Cycling
  • Buffalo Bay
  • Diving
  • Knysna Golf Course
  • Simola Golf & Country Estate
  • Pezula Championship Course
  • Goose Valley Golf Course
  • Paquita Wreck and Thesen's Jetty
  • Knysna Elephant Park
  • Monkey Land
  • Birds of Eden
  • Oyster Bars
  • Bars, Taverns, and Shebeens
  • Cinemas
  • Treetop Tours
  • Tsitsikamma Forest
  • Wild Oats Farmer's Market
  • The Scarab Craft Market
  • Harvest Time Farmers Market
  • Plettenberg Bay Golf Course
A man on a boat at the lake near Knysna River Club

Sports & Extreme Activities


There is no shortage of fun activities for the whole family in Knysna and the temperate climate encourages holidaymakers to spend as much time as possible outdoors. Knysna is a natural playground for adventure seekers...the lagoon, forests, ocean, and mountains provide a host of activities to test the limits of adventure seekers!

Pier by the lake near Knysna River Club



Knysna is brimming with wildlife activities. Get acquianted with the primates at Monkeyland or learn more about elephants at Knysna Elephant Park. 

Entertainment & Craft Markets


From an exciting nightlife to movie houses and sandy beaches, Knysna is the entertainment hub of the Garden Route. Explore hidden gems and discover adorable mementos to take back home with you or treat yourself to fresh produce and authentic farm delights at one of the many quaint markets dotted across the area.  


You can enjoy a guided canoe trip to take in the beautiful, serene scenery along the Knysna Lagoon.


Cycle to Thesen Islands on the bricked promenade alongside the lagoon or in and around the quaint town of Knysna. 


The area has some of the most spectacular hiking trails in the world - through forest, fynbos and along the rugged coastline.


Enjoy a game of pool with the family in the onsite games room.

Adventure Golf

Challenge the family to a round of golf on our awesome onsite adventure golf course with water features.

Table tennis

Work up a sweat with the family by playing singles or doubles matches of table tennis.