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.


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, […]


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.


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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.


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 […]


Winter Specials at Turbine Hotel

June 9, 2017

As the icy months of winter are now among us and we see less and less warmer days, we felt it necessary to give you something to feel warm and fuzzy about. Our accommodation and spa Turbine winter specials are sure to provide you with the perfect excuse to stay out of the cold and […]


Dinner Spots in Knysna

May 24, 2017

If you’re traveling through the Garden Route then Knysna, found in the heart of it, is a destination to be explored. As the sun starts to set on your activity-filled day and you begin to hear your tummies grumbling for food, we’ve got you covered. There is a wide variety of different dinner spots in […]


Frequently Asked Questions: Turbine Hotel & Spa

May 9, 2017

Turbine Boutique Hotel & Spa is a hotel with more to offer than most. From our luxurious accommodation options and exceptional cuisine to our unusual location and award-winning spa – you are guaranteed a stay unlike anywhere else on the Garden Route. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about Turbine Hotel.


Jaguar Simola Hillclimb 4-7 May 2017

May 3, 2017

The Jaguar Simola Hillclimb 2017 is set to take place in its eighth annual event from tomorrow (4 May) in Knysna, South Africa. The Hillclimb is a premier motorsport event in South Africa which has become a “must attend” on the calendars of local sports stars, celebrities and the country’s top drivers. The Jaguar-sponsored event […]


The Knysna Motor Show 2017

April 25, 2017

The Knysna Motor Show (KMS) is taking place this Sunday, the 30th of April, and promises to be bigger and better than ever before. The KMS is one of South Africa’s premier motor shows and considered to be one of the best motor shows in South Africa.


Pink Loerie Mardi Gras & Arts Festival Returns to Knysna 26-30 April

April 19, 2017

GaySA Radio Pink Loerie Mardi Gras & Arts Festival is set to take place in Knysna 26 April to 1 May 2017. The Festival is a celebration of the LGBTQ community across Southern Africa and features fine art exhibitions, craft markets, themed parties, fashion shows, visibility workshops and ‘meet & greets’ with The Queens of […]


Easter Events In and Around Knysna

April 12, 2017

For all those making their way to Knysna this Easter Weekend, this blog post is for you!