KAYAK HIRE – 1 hour – Single kayak

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KAYAK HIRE – 1 hour – Single kayak


Hire a kayak and explore the Knysna Lagoon from a unique perspective. ‘Take your time, stop at the beach, and catch some sunshine along the way!’ Hire a kayak in Knysna and head off to explore our pristine lagoon on your own schedule. Kayaking is great fun for the whole family, provided you can swim! For first time kayakers, don’t be nervous – the kayaks are stable and easy to maneuver, and you’re guaranteed to create some funny, adventurous memories. Kayak rental rates are based on a per kayak, per hour basis. No previous kayaking experience is necessary. Remember to apply sunblock before heading out, and a sunhat is a must. Life jackets and paddles are provided. Bringing along your phones or camera’s is not advised.

All activities are based at our Activity Desk at Sirocco Restaurant, Thesen Island.


Please note: Guests are required to be at the jetty 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. We are based at our Activity Desk at Sirocco Restaurant, Thesen Island, Long Street, Knysna.

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Provider: Knysna Charters
Duration: 1 hour
When: Seven days a week 364 days a year, our tours are however weather dependent. Morning hire is recommended as the wind is typically calmer. We are not open on Christmas Day.
Where: We are based at our Activity Desk at Sirocco Restaurant, Thesen Island, Long Street, Knysna. Directions: drive down Long Street in the direction of the Knysna Heads. Continue down Long Street, over the bridge and onto Thesen Island. At the traffic circle, keep left and park. Sirocco Restaurant is situated on the waters edge.
Weather: Weather dependent
What to Wear: Clothing that is comfortable when wet….as you might fall in the water.
Things to Bring: Please bring a hat, water, snacks, sun-tan lotion and suitable clothing. Bring a water proof plastic bag to keep valuables in the kayak compartment.
Guests or Spectators: Spectators are welcome to wait at our offices until the return.


Minimum Age: 3 years
Minimum Height: 0.0 m
Maximum Height: 0.0 m
Fitness Level: Average
Qualifications: Not Applicable
Maximum Weight: 0.0 kg
Certification: None Required
Experience Level: No Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions: Single kayak, life jacket and paddle
Exclusions: Drinks and snacks are not provided on this activity, but guests are welcome to bring along their own water and refreshments (remember all refuse must be brought off the water again).