Knysna on a Rainy Day

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Although well known for its outdoor activities, Knysna offers plenty of warmth indoors too. Even when it rains, there are many ways to enjoy what Knysna has to offer. Here are a few ideas: Visit Knysna’s museums and galleries. The Old Gaol complex houses displays of the town’s angling and maritime history as well as […]

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Birdwatching in Knysna and Surrounds

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The Garden Route – the region from Mossel Bay to the Tsitsikamma – is well-known for its beautiful mountains, forests, lakes, and indigenous fynbos. Bird species you can expect to see here include Forest Buzzard, African Crowned Eagle, Emerald Cuckoo, Half-collared Kingfisher, Narina Trogon, Knysna Woodpecker, the Knysna Warbler, Olive Bush-Shrike, and the famous Knysna […]

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5 Great Breakfast Spots in Knysna

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The Milkwood Collection’s properties are situated a mere 200 metres from the famous Knysna Heads, a pair of sandstone cliffs that separate the Knysna Lagoon from the Indian Ocean beyond. Situated on the rocks of the Eastern Head, East Head Café offers the most spectacular view through the Heads. Being a self-catering establishment, we usually […]

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Treat Your Mom this Mother’s Day

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These six Knysna restaurants are all serving a delectable breakfast or lunch to treat your mom for Mother’s Day. Booking is essential. Brunch or Lunch at Butterfly Blu Treat your mom to a delicious brunch or lunch at Butterfly Blu on Sunday 13 May, 11:30 am to 4 pm. She will be surprised with a […]

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Happy Easter 2018!

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Welcome to our guests this wonderful holiday. Thank you for spending your 2018 Easter weekend with us at The Milkwood Collection. We hope that you will enjoy your stay. If you’re looking for some entertainment this weekend, there are a few events you might enjoy. Garden Route Walking Festival 30 March – 2 April 2018 […]

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7 Fun Ways to Exercise in Knysna

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When you’re on holiday, especially in a town surrounded by glorious nature, there is no need to rush to a gym (although we do have those). Knysna is famous for its beautiful landscapes, made up of gorgeous beaches, indigenous forests, and a magnificent lagoon. A short walk before breakfast or a late afternoon cycle will […]

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