7 Best Things to Do on Valentine’s Day in Knysna

Knysna is a lover’s paradise and Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Our beautiful town is the perfect place for couples to stroll hand-in-hand through verdant indigenous forests and enjoy candlelit dinners in cosy restaurants. Romantic picnics can be enjoyed at any time of year.

Under Milkwood Timber Chalets


Sixteen cosy self-catering chalets lie nestled amongst leafy vegetation and indigenous Milkwood trees. Enjoy private, candle-lit dinners and romantic strolls to the Heads. Weather permitting, couples can relax, wrapped in blankets, by a cosy fire on their private deck. The tranquil setting and breathtaking views will make your honeymoon one to remember forever.

Romantic things to do:

  • Experience the Knysna lagoon in a romantic and adventurous way by going on a sunset cruise with Ocean Sailing Charters, Springtide Sailing Charters or Ocean Odyssey.
  • Enjoy a romantic forest picnic at Jubilee Creek, Woodcutter’s Walk, Dalene Matthee Circles in the Forest, Diepwalle Forest, Big Tree, Elephant Walks, Spitskop Viewpoint, Valley of the Ferns, or Pledge Nature Reserve.
  • Share special moments at Bramon Wine Estate. Set in the vineyards overlooking the Tsitsikamma Mountains, the restaurant offers extraordinary wines and fresh tapas-style dishes.
  • Take a romantic stroll up to the famous Knysna Heads. The lookout on the Eastern Head provides spectacular views of the lagoon, Leisure Isle and Knysna.
  • Indulge in a couples spa experience at Le Spa Tranquille, Simola Spa and Gym Spa or The Turbine Spa.
  • Enjoy a leisurely drive along the Seven Passes Self-Drive Route. Cross seven rivers on this delightful detour off the N2 coastal highway. Discover single-lane bridges, guest farms, a gold rush town called Millwood and the Big Tree picnic site.
  • Enjoy the breathtaking landscape at Spitzkop Viewpoint. Situated on the Prince Alfred Pass between Knysna and Uniondale, the view from the top looks out over the Knysna Heads, across to Plettenberg Bay and the Outeniqua Mountains.

Don’t forget to take advantage of our New Year 2021 Special – 20% Off All Chalet Accommodation.

Valid for stays in January and February 2021.

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