Ocean Odyssey

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Ocean Odyssey offers unforgettable marine adventures. Our close encounter, boat-based whale watching tours and marine eco-tours are perfect activities to add to any itinerary in Knysna. We offer three daily departures and a fleet of ocean going vessels. This is the ideal experience for local visitors and international tourists
Marine Eco-tour - A spectacular cruise that takes you across the Knysna Estuary and out to sea through the Knysna Heads. Explore coves, caves and bays along our rugged and beautiful coastline.
The Knysna Heads Adventure - A fun & exciting boat trip across the Knysna Estuary to the iconic, sentinel cliffs known as the Knysna Heads, one of the most dynamic estuary openings in the world. This exhilarating 45 minute tour serves to showcase this environment, with interesting facts about the host of species that can be found here, notable geological features and cultural and historical anecdotes. We will show you exactly why Knysna was voted as South Africa’s number one destination by www.sleeping-out.co.za and number 2 on www.tripadvisor.com.
Explore the waterways of Thesen Island and the Knysna Estuary with the world’s fastest growing watersport, Stand-Up Paddling. Stand-Up Paddling, or SUP for short, is easy, fun and guaranteed to keep you fit whilst enjoying the spectacular scenery of our waterways & lagoon. The calm waters of Thesen Island are ideal for beginners and the many inlets and coves are perfect for the more adventurous or experience paddlers. Eight top quality boards and paddles are available for rent by the hour.
Knysna is one of the best whale watching destinations in the country.