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Knysna Heights is a suburb in Knysna, on the northern banks of the Knysna River in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.
The suburb’s sylvan setting has majestic views over the Knysna River and lagoon, stretching all the way to the Heads, the large natural bastions on either side of the river mouth.
Knysna is known as the Jewel of the Garden Route, the perfect platform from which to explore this scenic stretch of South Africa’s coastline. Knysna is one of those places that when you arrive, you dream about staying permanently.
Things to do
Hike through the Knysna forest, starting at Diepwalle forestry station, passing giant yellowwood trees, rare birdlife and a possible glimpse of the elusive Knysna elephant.
Visit the town of Knysna to experience a wide range of activities including shopping, water sports and a vibrant restaurant scene.
West of Knysna Heights lies the Millwood gold rush town. In 1876, gold diggers rushed... Show more
For a more down to earth experience there are guest houses. Less expensive than hotels, they offer a more homey environment, as well as more privacy. Converted from a private house it’s a much gentler environment and for those with furry friends, there are also pet friendly options. They are usually well situated with shops and places of interest nearby. Being so small it offers a much more personal and intimate attention to it’s upkeep, leaving you with a more polished and homely experience.