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The peaceful, laidback area of Welbedacht in Knysna lies along the western end of the Knysna estuary in this part of South Africa known as the Garden Route. Much of the flora in the area has remained untouched, creating a natural barrier between the large homes, however, Welbedacht is located on a rise, giving the home owners excellent views of the calm waters below.
The word Welbedacht is Dutch for well-conceived, its origin unknown.
Knysna attracts international and local visitors throughout the year, drawn to the scenic beauty of the forests, lakes and estuaries surrounding this pretty town. With a temperate climate, many attractions and the town’s residents groomed to serve the tourist trade, expect a recommended stayover of [at least] 3 days at Welbedacht to be memorable.
Top 6 reasons to visit Welbedacht
1. Hire a canoe to enjoy the Knysna River and lagoon below Welbedacht. Be on the lookout for the fish eagle... 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.