Baleia Wine and Food Pairing Evening

July 12, 2018

Join the Island Café at The Turbine Hotel and Spa and Baleia Wine for an evening of fantastic food and expertly paired wines. Promising to be a cosy winter affair, the event is not one to be missed by food and wine fanatics alike. The Event Taking place on the 26th of July 2018 at 6:30 […]


Sawtooth Plaza Road Closure on Thesen Harbour Town

July 11, 2018

Due to urgent rehabilitation and maintenance of the Sawtooth Plaza area on Thesen Harbour Town, the access to The Turbine Boutique Hotel and Col’Cacchio Pizzeria will be affected for the period from Monday the 16th of July to the 16 September 2018. During this period, no road access will be available for vehicles from Sawtooth […]


Knysna Forest Marathon 2018

July 4, 2018

Taking place on Saturday, 7 July 2018, the Knysna Forest Marathon has become a firm favourite on runners racing calendars. Held during the annual Knysna Oyster Festival, it consists of a challenging 42.2km full marathon, a 21.1km half marathon and a 5km fun run, allowing professional and first-time runners to enjoy the scenic Knysna Forest.


Turbine Hotel Knysna Accommodation Specials 2018

June 26, 2018

The Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa, located in an enviable position on Thesen Island, comprises 24 rooms, an Amani African Spa and two restaurants -the Island Café and the Gastro Pub which tastefully complement the refurbished facilities and equipment brought back to life, giving it status as one of the top hotels in Knysna. Turbine […]


2018 Knysna Cycle Tour

June 10, 2018

The 2018 Knysna Cycle Tour is a two-day family cycling festival in Knysna, South Africa sponsored by Momentum. The Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival, taking place this year between Friday 29 June and Sunday 8 July, has long been an annual pilgrimage for marathon runners and cyclists. The first weekend sees the Momentum Knysna […]


Royal Wedding High Tea

May 14, 2018

Save the Date – Saturday 19 May – Royal Wedding High Tea at the Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa. If you haven’t yet received your invitation to the Wedding of the Year – don’t worry the Turbine has the next best thing! You are cordially invited to High Tea and a live broadcast viewing of […]


Soup Nights

May 7, 2018

Next Soup Night – Thursday 12 July 2018  – 18h30 Winter is well and truly on its way, and we’re getting prepared in the most delicious way possible. Every Thursday evening over this chilly season, the Island Cafe at Turbine Hotel & Spa will be offering bottomless gourmet soup to keep your bellies full and […]


Knysna Pink Loerie Festival 2018

April 20, 2018

For a weekend in May, Knysna erupts in a celebration of dance, music, art and fun with the 17th annual Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Art Festival. With a number of events and shows held around Knysna – day and night – the town will be awash with festivities and an electric vibe. For over […]


Knysna For Kids

March 22, 2018

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. The Knysna Elephant Park A […]


Off-season Cape Town Knysna Roadtrip

March 15, 2018

With summer winding down, and the cool hues of autumn on their way, the busy season in South Africa is finally winding down. There’s no better way to see the countryside and to take advantage of the quiet roads and off-season tranquility than a Cape Town Knysna roadtrip. We’ve highlighted a few not-to-be-missed stops along […]


2018 Knysna Literary Festival 9-11 March

February 26, 2018

Let your imagination take flight at the 9th annual Knysna Literary Festival from 9-11 March 2018. The Garden Route’s one and only annual literary festival, presented by Pam Golding Properties Knysna, returns in 2018 with an exciting line-up of South African authors. Here’s everything local bookworms need to know.


Knysna Celtic Festival Saturday 24 February 2018

February 13, 2018

The Knysna Celtic Festival is a full day event, celebrating celtic music, dance and games at venues across Knysna. The day kicks off with a slow-to-quick Street March – the only one of its kind in South Africa. The march is followed by Highland Games and ends off with a concert featuring international artists at […]


Valentine’s Day at Turbine Hotel & Spa

February 9, 2018

Are you on the lookout for last-minute Valentine’s Day plans in Knysna? If so, then you’ve come to exactly the right place. As one of the most charming and picturesque towns in South Africa, Knysna is a fantastic spot for a romantic getaway with the one you love. Providing you with the ideal opportunity to […]


What to Expect at the Knysna Art Festival 2018

January 31, 2018

Looking for a way to celebrate the awe-inspiring talent of South African artists? The Knysna Art Festival 2018 is just the place to do it! From the Monday the 19th until Saturday the 24th of February 2018, the sleepy town of Knysna will flourish with art, drama and music. The Knysna Arts Festival 2018 is […]


Do’s & Don’ts when Travelling to Knysna

January 24, 2018

The Garden Route, and Knysna in particular, are popular South African holiday destinations, but there are many aspects of this special part of the world that not many people know about before visiting. We’ve got some tips and tricks for anyone planning their next (or first!) trip to this much-loved location. Don’t leave your booking […]