Knysna For Kids

With the Easter weekend fast approaching, and the long weekend at the end of April not far away, you might be brainstorming ways to keep the whole family entertained – especially the little ones! We’ve made things a whole lot easier by highlighting some of the best Knysna kids activities.Knysna for Kids

The Knysna Elephant Park

A firm favourite among locals and seasoned travellers, the Knysna Elephant Park is guaranteed family fun along the Garden Route. Spend some time learning about these gentle giants, and even take the time to feed them their afternoon meal. Suitable for all ages, this bucket-list Knysna kids activity will sure to have you coming back for more.

Kids Activities Knysna

The Pump Track

Situated in Barrington near the Outeniqua Mountain range and Karatara River Gorge, you will find the Garden Route Trail Park. Pack the bikes, and take the kids for a ride along one of the many single trails with their loops and curves. It’s bound to keep the little ones busy for hours. What’s more, the Trail Cafe is open all year round, so parent can relax with a coffee while kids enjoy!

Image Credit: Peter Miller

Sand Board along the Coast

Grab a board and hit the dunes! A Knysna activity that the whole family can enjoy, sandboarding is a great way to feel the wind whip through your hair and experience the stunning natural beauty of the Garden Route coastline. Best of all, this is an activity that can be enjoyed in both winter and summer – just a word of warning that the sand can be painfully hard after a few days rain.

Image Credit: Phil Whitehouse

Col’Cacchio Kids Playground

Spend a leisurely evening on Thesend Island enjoying a delicious pizza or pasta at Col’Cacchios while the kids play in the specially designed playground. This setup ensures peace of mind that your children are out having fun while you get to put your feet up after another exciting day along the Garden Route.

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For more information on things to do in Knysna for kids, take a look at our regularly updated blog, or contact our friendly reservations team by calling +27 (0) 44 302 5746, emailing or visiting our website.

Image Credit: Bradclin Photography, snarglebarf, peter miller, Phil Whitehouse

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