Leisure Isle Festival – Knysna

October 19, 2017

Come one, come all, the Leisure Isle Festival is sure to be fun for all. This year marks the 14th year of the Leisure Isle Festival and we want you to join in and make it the best one yet. Every year the wonderful people of the Leisure Isle Residents Association come together to host […]

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Knysna Hiking Trails

October 4, 2017

Follow the call of the elusive Loerie or walk in the footsteps of the elephants of old; the ancient Knysna-Amatole montane forest is one of the last of its kind.

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Leisure Activities in Knysna

September 29, 2017

It’s about that time of year. Heritage weekend has come and gone, and the next public holiday is months away. If you’re not on the lookout already, soon you’ll be hunting for the ideal spot for a relaxing weekend getaway.

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Knysna Timber Festival 2017

September 22, 2017

Famed author Robert Brault once stated, “Where you find quality, you will find a craftsman”. The Knysna Timber Festival is a celebration of the magnificent craftsmanship of the town’s famed Timber heritage. Renowned as South Africa’s Woodworking capital, the Knysna Timber Festival has brought together the finest craftsmen and woodworkers from around the world to […]

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What’s On At Turbine: Current Specials Knysna

September 14, 2017

Turbine Hotel & Spa is a boutique 5 star hotel on Thesen Island in Knysna. The hotel runs a regularly updated selection of specials, so whether you’re looking for a spa weekend on the Garden Route or accommodation over the December period at decent rates, we’ve got something for you. Take a look at the […]

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48 Hours in Knysna: Part 2

August 28, 2017

A Garden Route gem, Knysna is the ideal destination to break up the monotony of day-to-day life. To provide you with some travel inspiration, and to make the process of planning a getaway to this seaside town that much easier, we’ve mapped out a complete itinerary for 48 hours in Knysna. Here’s part two of […]

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48 Hours in Knysna

August 22, 2017

A Garden Route gem, Knysna is the ideal destination to break up the monotony of day-to-day life. So to provide you with some travel inspiration, and to make the process of planning a getaway to this seaside town that much easier, we’ve mapped out a complete itinerary for 48 hours in Knysna. Day One 1:00 […]

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Wine Farms in and Around Knysna

August 15, 2017

South Africa’s Garden Route is known for many things: picturesque scenery, lush wilderness, incredible coastal vistas, modern golf courses, and the country’s most pleasant climate. What few know, however, is that the region is also home to a large number of reputable wine estates.

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Spend National Women’s Day at Turbine Hotel & Spa

August 4, 2017

This National Women’s Day, treat the special woman in your life to a day of indulgence and relaxation at Turbine Hotel & Spa. Not only are they hosting a delectable Women’s Day brunch, but this luxury Knysna hotel are also running a number of exclusive accommodation and spa specials, perfect for spoiling your mom, sister, […]

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The Turbine Spa: Find the Spa Treatment For You

July 27, 2017

Here at The Turbine Spa, we cater to a wide range of personalities and preferences. Whether you’re a mom-to-be looking for a bit of peace and quiet, a business traveller looking to de-stress, or fitness fanatic in need of a full body cleanse, we’ve got something for everyone.

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Photoblog: 2017 Knysna Oyster Festival

July 19, 2017

Despite the ravaging effects of the Knysna and Plettenberg Bay fires, the 2017 Knysna Oyster Festival was an unbridled success, attracting over 5000 people to the popular seaside town. The festival, which took place from 7 to 16 July this year, was a true representation of what happens when a community binds together in the […]

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Circles in the Forest Run 6 August 2017

July 13, 2017

Circles in the Forest is a spectacular trail run in the old Millwood Goldfields Forest. The 2017 event has a 30km race and a 10km race through the Goldfield State Forest with a start/ finish at the Krisjanse-Nek picnic site, north-west of Knysna itself. The trail follows what’s left of a mining path along the […]

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Knysna Oyster Festival 2017

July 5, 2017

The 34th annual Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival kicks off this weekend in whirlwind of events and activities stretching over the period 7 – 16 July. The festival brings with it a welcome change of atmosphere following the devastation of the Knysna fires. The hope is that support for the festival and local businesses […]

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Knysna Fire: Ways You Can Help

June 27, 2017

Earlier this month, the unforgiving Garden Route fire swept through Knysna and surrounding areas, destroying almost everything in its path.

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Turbine Hotel Update: Business as Usual

June 12, 2017

We are pleased to announce that it’s back to business as usual at The Turbine Hotel & Spa. Since Wednesday last week, the Turbine operated as a rescue centre for those who had managed to find their way to us. Either because they had been evacuated by emergency services or had sadly lost their homes […]

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