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 the 24th of May – 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 […]


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 […]


Beaches In & Around Knysna

January 11, 2018

Exploring Knysna and the Garden Route on holiday in South Africa simply wouldn’t be complete without a few beach days. Knysna is a great base from which to explore some of the best stretches of shoreline in southern Africa. Here are some of our favourite beaches around Knysna. 1. Brenton on Sea Brenton on Sea […]


Summer in Knysna

December 18, 2017

Summer is here! The days are longer, the nights more vibrant, and the sound of unfiltered happiness fills the air. Allowing you to take full advantage of this festive time, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide to summer in Knysna. Embrace Beach-side Bliss Arguably the best way to spend many a summer’s day in the […]


Knysna Blues Festival 2017

December 13, 2017

Taking place on Saturday, 16 December at Mitchell’s Brewery, the third edition of the Knysna Blues Festival is set to showcase a wide variety of world-renowned musicians; attracting hordes of music lovers from near and far. An increasingly popular event on the Knysna social calendar, the festival kicks off at 14h00 with a performance by […]


Festive Season Events at Turbine Hotel & Spa

December 5, 2017

This December, Turbine Hotel & Spa are hosting not one, but two festive season events: a jolly Christmas Day lunch and a swanky New Year’s Eve Dinner. Find all you need to know about securing your spot, below. Christmas Day Lunch On Christmas Day 2017, the Turbine Hotel & Spa will be hosting a festive […]


Garden Route Highlight: Knysna Heads

November 14, 2017

The Knysna Heads are one of the most famous geological features of The Garden Route. The heads are two enormous sandstone cliffs which protect the Knysna Lagoon. The lagoon – more accurately defined as an estuary – has five fresh water rivers flowing in from the surrounding Outenique Mountains. This surge of fresh water flows […]