Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa

Knysna is located in the heart of the Garden Route and is famous for the Knysna Heads which stand tall over the entrance to the lagoon. Enjoy exploring the forests surrounding the town by mountain bike or on foot, or go whale watching, paragliding, surfing or bungee jumping. The many restaurants and markets in town serve local dishes and tasty craft beer. There are a number of wildlife sanctuaries close to town where you can get up close and personal with elephants and other animals.