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Best things to do in The Heads

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

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“Stunning views at the Heads plus great food. Breakfasts and lunch. Wonderful coffee. Staff friendly and helpful”
81local recommendations
Scenic Lookout
“Knysna is known for The Heads where ocean and Lagoon meet. Beautiful sites you can drive up and view Lagoon or view of ocean. Or you can enjoy going on the boat and relaxi.”
27local recommendations
Scenic Lookout
“Knysna is known for "the Heads" East and West, which provide the entry place into the lagoon from the Indian Ocean. Stunning views over ocean and lagoon with occasional spotting of sea life mammals.”
12local recommendations
Park
“The Knysna Heads are a pair of sandstone cliffs that separate the Knysna Lagoon from the sea beyond; a famous landmark along the renowned Garden Route.”
6local recommendations
Route
“The best view of Knysna from the edge of the cliffs of the Knysna heads. A must to tourist stop and photo opp.”
3local recommendations
Point of Interest
“A rock climbers heaven! Nestled away in a small cove...perfect for a picnic lunch or sundowners...”
5local recommendations
Point of Interest
“For the breakfast and lunch lovers. It is a easy walk to this restaurant from your Airbnb”
2local recommendations
Restaurant
1local recommendations
Bed & Breakfast
“This is an awesome 'hidden' spot next to the lagoon where you can kayak, swim, snorkel and lounge.”
1local recommendations
Route
“At the top of this road, there is a beautiful view point of the ocean. Sometimes you will be able to see whales. Best time to visit this view point would be at sunset.”
1local recommendations
Restaurant
1local recommendations