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About Knysna Herons Guest House

A warm welcome awaits you at Knysna Herons Guest House; come and enjoy our warm hospitality. We are situated on the exquisite Garden Route in the Western Cape with its stunning natural beauty. Our tropical garden is visited by numerous bird species which can be observed while simply lounging at the swimming pool. The tranquil settings of our grounds let our guests feel revitalised and invigorated. Our central location makes us the perfect base from where to go on adventures galore. Explore Knysna and all it has to offer, e.g. our award winning golf courses, beach activities, hiking, canoeing, lagoon cruises, paintball, fishing, bungee jumping, and water skiing to name a few. We are a mere 10 minute drive from the famous Knysna Heads, a brisk 10 minute walk from the Knysna Lagoon and only a few minutes’ drive from shops and malls. To top it all: We will gladly make reservations for restaurants, activities and tours. Our staff is friendly, our rooms are well equipped and our rates are affordable. Visit us and make your stay in Knysna memorable.

Family friendly: Our self-catering units are spacious and perfect for family stays. Children love our pool and our garden is big enough for kids to run around.

Romantic: A big luscious tropical garden is lighted with an assortment of coloured lights at night. Only the gentle sound of small water features fills the air in this tranquil setting.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 12 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 19
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 14 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa

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Reviews for Knysna Herons Guest House

14 guest reviews Reviews of

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Bongiswa Melane
04 January 2018

We had a great stay at Knysna Herons. The manager is friendly and helpful. Rooms are clean and beautifully kept. We recommend it 100% and we will definitely come back

Colin Moodie
29 November 2017

I loved the cleanliness and the way we were greeted. I also liked the fact that breakfast was served compared to the place we just came from. I searched for bnb and got exactly what I wanted. Awesome place this and I will definitely be back. By the way we are staying for another evening.

Floyd Nkgogo, South Africa
03 October 2017

I really enjoyed my stay, thanks!

ANNE KOHLER, South Africa
24 January 2016

I was only able to spend one night at the Knysna Herons Guest House which was a pity as it is such a lovely friendly guest house.My room was exceptionally comfortable and the breakfast was well cooked and presented.I have no hesitation in giving this establishment 5 stars.....well done

Sofie Hyllen, South Africa
13 January 2013

A very nice guest house with lovely hospitality and managers! Very accommodating and friendly and a good location if you have a car.

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Knysna Herons Guest House Map

Knysna Herons Guest House is 0.5km from the centre of Old Place , the nearest airport 76.7km (George Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Old Place

Bosun's Pub and Grill

(0.6 km from Old Place)

Knysnarians know about good watering holes and you'll certainly find plenty of them at the vibey Bosun's Pub and Grill, lips curled around a frosty or tucking into a hearty meal. This old style English pub serves locally brewed ale and...

Knysna Township Tours

(1.5 km from Old Place)

A personal, interesting and touching tour into the daily lives of folks in an African township. Visit a pre-school, consult a sangoma, and taste traditional beer. As an exciting option, clients can have a traditional Xhosa lunch with a...

Knysna Golf Course

(2.2 km from Old Place)

Meandering through the tidal pools and between towering indigenous trees, Knysna Golf Course offers an incredible golf experience on the Knysna Lagoon. This 18-hole course commands wonderful views of The Heads and features an attractive parkland...

Vision Adventures Self Guided Motorbike Tours

(2.3 km from Old Place)

Dual Sport motorbike rentals (BMW F800 GS) for self guided tours on the many adventure or road routes and trails available. Long or short rental rates available.