In Room Facilities:
The inside of the boats is fully equipped with: - Fore-cabin with a double bed, storage space and bench seat that doubles as a child’s bed - Fully fitted galley (kitchen) with stove, oven, electric fridge, sink and all kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery - Compact heads (bathroom) with a hot shower, chemical toilet and basin - Comfortable inside dining area that simply converts into a double bed - All necessary bedding - CD-player - Captains book - Safety equipment, including life jackets, first aid kit and fire extinguisher. The outside exists of: - Open lounge deck with a bimini - Barbeque for the one that didn’t get away - Roof top sundeck with plenty of space for all passengers to sun bath and enjoy the panoramic views.
Our new charter base is located in sophisticated Thesen Islands Harbour Town, which is a multi-award winning marina development located in the scenic Knysna estuary. It is within walking distance of the Waterfront, yacht harbour and town centre of Knysna, one of South Africa’s most picturesque and popular coastal towns.
We are located, just off the main street of Thesen Harbour Town, which is a popular meeting place for relaxed shopping or enjoying a meal in any of the several restaurants.
- We offer all captains a short navigational course
- Pilots that help you feel at ease and park your boat
- Bathrooms with shower cabins and vanity
- Covered terrace overlooking the estuary where you can relax and have a drink
- Renting of portable DVD-players, fishing rods and towable tubes
- Houseboat services that are carried out at a designated jetty and include the following: fill up with fresh water, re-fuelling (if required), cleaning and pumping of toilets, check motor cooling system and oil level, rubbish removal, re-supply LP Gas (if required).
Your main activities exist of gently cruising along or finding a secluded spot on the lagoon, sun bathing on the deck or a beach, diving into the water, dozing in the afternoon sun with the sound of water lapping beneath you, bird watching and perhaps even fishing for your own dinner.
But you might also want to explore everything else Knysna and its surroundings have to offer:
Beautiful beaches, World class golf courses (such as Pezula and Simola), The Knysna Elephant Park, Hiking or mountain bike trails, Forest walks with incredible sea views, Ocean Safaris, Horse riding, Elephant walk, Friday Supper Market,
Harkerville Saturday market, Thesen Islands market on Sunday, Cultural experiences (such as a township tour), The Oyster festival in July, Pink Loerie Mardi Grass in April/ May, Gastronomica in September, Shopping in the interesting shopping venues of Knysna and nearby coastal town Plettenberg Bay, Explore the 7 passes scenic drive to George, Visit one of the award-winning health spas, Beer tasting and take a tour at Mitchells Brewery, Visit galleries and museums, Cinema, Waterpark Adventure land Plett, Plett Puzzle Park, etc.