Shopping in Knysna

Knysna offers visitors a variety of shopping choices, including outlets specialising in arts, gifts, homeware, clothing, and sports. From designer bargains to shabby-chic antiques – you can find it all here.

SHOPPING CENTRES

The Waterfront – Knysna Quays

The famous Knysna Waterfront boasts a superior marina and offers a great shopping experience. You’ll find the perfect gift for everybody, from books to boutiques, clothing to curios. Take home a piece of Africa or find the finest and most rare jewels Africa has to offer. The waterfront also has a variety of great restaurants.

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21 Waterfront Drive, Knysna
Phone: +27 44 382 0955
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Woodmill Lane Shopping Centre

Built on the site of Knysna’s 1919 Sawmill & Timber Factory, Woodmill Lane houses a variety of outlets – from a Pick n Pay to unique boutiques, family-friendly restaurants, galleries, art & craft shops and service providers. The yellowwood roof beams and trusses remain intact, as well as the outer shell of the old buildings with many architectural features still visible.

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Main Street, Knysna
Phone: +27 44 382 3045
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Knysna Mall

Knysna Mall combines modern retail therapy and stylish convenience with a variety of upmarket stores, restaurants and specialist outlets.

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Main Road, Knysna (opposite Knysna Tourism)
Phone: +27 44 382 4574
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CLOTHING

Eye Love

Eye Love showcases some of the top designers in the local fashion and design industry. If you’re looking for clothes, accessories or gifts that are gorgeous, unique and home grown, pop into Eye Love. Stockists include Michelle Ludeck, Bindi, Take Care, Bianca Warren, Alexander, Bryne, Savage, Wild Flower and Flutter.

Knysna Mall, Main Street
Phone: +27 82 456 9967

Papagayo

Papagayo stocks imported clothing, jewellery, leather goods, homeware and a wide variety of accessories, handpicked from around the world.

3 Sun Centre, Main Street, Knysna
044 382 2798
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CRAFTS / GIFTS

Shepherds Tree

Shepherds Tree is a coffee shop and craft store that celebrates the creativity of local crafters and artisans. Items include furniture, art, décor, antiques and vintage collectables.

61 Waterfront Drive
Phone: +27 44 382 2066
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Love Gifts

Love Gifts stocks happy, affordable gifts that will make you smile. It’s the perfect place to find gifts for friends and special occasions.

Shop 11 Pledge Square, 46 Main Road
Phone: +27 82 687 1974
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Woodland Beads

They have a large selection of interesting and exciting goodies – from incense to antique silver from all over the world.

Woodmill Lane, Rawson Street
Phone: +27 44 382 6723
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SPECIALITY

The German Shop

The German Shop stocks top quality imported European merchandise, ranging from German, Dutch and Austrian speciality foods; to clothing for adults and children; children’s toys, games, arts & crafts; candles; kitchenware; and ski clothing.

45 Waterfront Dr, Knysna
Phone: +27 44 382 0892
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Leathers & Feathers

Leathers & Feathers stocks ostrich leather products (including handbags, belts, wallets and purses) in a vast range of styles and colours. They also offer luxurious ostrich leather lined shawls, scarves and pashminas.

Knysna Waterfront, 1 Gray Street
Phone: +27 44 382 1693

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CHAIN STORES

Woolworths

Woolworths stocks a wide choice of high-quality clothing, food, homeware and beauty products.

Shop 16, Knysna Mall, Main Road
Phone +27 44 302 2900
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Cape Union Mart

South Africa’s favourite adventure store stocks everything you need for outdoor pursuits and travel – including hiking, camping, trail running, mountain biking, snow sports, and more.

Shop 6, Knysna Mall, Main Road
Phone: +27 44 382 4653
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Kloppers

Kloppers is a retail department store that stocks electronics, appliances and houseware. You can even order online and have it delivered to your doorstep wherever you are based in South Africa.

54 Main Street (next door to Knysna Mall)
Phone: +27 44 302 7800
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SPORTS

Knysna Cycle Works

Full and quality servicing. Tune ups, suspension services, disc brakes serviced, bike fitting, parts and accessories. Bicycle rentals and trail booklets are available. Weekly MTB and road rides and regular night rides are organised. Kids’ bikes available on request.

Corner Waterfront and Queen/Auction Mart Street
Phone: +27 44 382 5153
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Bespoked Bike Shop

Stockists of amongst other things, Rocky Mountain bicycles, ION apparel and Stand Up Paddle Boards.

28 Waterfront Drive
Phone: +27 44 382 0086
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Ultimate Cycling Knysna

Ultimate Cycling provides bike accessories, spares, a wide range of bikes and a highly qualified bike mechanic in their workshop. They offer weekly shop rides, friendly service, advice on cycling trails and a wide variety of products.

53 Waterfront drive
Phone +27 44 382 3238
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Scratch Golf

Whether it is the latest in golf and lifestyle apparel, the most technologically advanced equipment, or a lesson from the resident Professionals, Scratch Golf aims to provide the highest quality products at the best prices with unwavering service and expertise.

Thesen Island
Phone: +27 44 302 5758
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Breezers Fishing

The Team at Breezers can give you the best advice on fishing on the Garden Route, be it boat- or shore based. They stock many brands including Shimano, Daiwa, Berkley, Sebile, Owner, Daichi, Mustad, Rapala, Okuma, Penn, Loomis & Franklin and many more.

Cnr of Grey and Trotter Streets
Phone: +27 44 382 6023
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Sportscentre

Sportscentre offers a wide range of sporting, hunting and fishing equipment. Their fishing department boasts rods, reels, lures, tackle boxes, braids, lines, knives and plenty more.

Knysna Mall, Main Road
Phone: +27 44 382 6000
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Earth Scout

This independent outdoor and adventure lifestyle retail store stocks selected South African brands in addition to well-known brands from around the world. Specialists in trail running and other outdoor sports gear.

Shop 16, Knysna Waterfront
Phone: +27 44 382 7140
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JEWELLERY

Goldsmiths Knysna

Manufacturer of bespoke platinum and gold diamond jewellery, engagement rings, bridal jewellery and supplier of fine GIA graded diamonds. They offer quality diamonds and rare collectible gemstones, set into bespoke platinum and 18ct gold hand-crafted jewellery pieces.

Long Street, Thesen Island
Phone: +27 44 382 5026
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Knysna Jewellers

Manufacturer and retailer of jewellery and a provider of excellent quality jewellery-related service. Visit Knysna Manufacturing Jewellers in Woodmill Lane or the Knysna Diamond Corporation at the Knysna Waterfront. You will find precious gemstones which includes Diamonds, Tanzanite, Sapphire, Emerald and Ruby expertly set in the finest silver, gold and platinum.

Woodmill Lane, Knysna Central
Phone: +27 44 382 1325
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DÉCOR / FURNITURE / HOMEWARE

Fechters Furniture

Fechters specialises in producing custom-made furniture, tailor-made to individual customers’ needs and in a variety of timbers and finishes.

26 Main Road
Phone: +27 44 382 7294
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Metelerkamps

Metelerkamps stocks household items – from kitchen appliances and fire places, to gourmet coffee, tea and spices. Brands include Le Creuset and Morso.

3 Union Street, Waterfront Drive, Knysna
Phone: +27 44 382 0274
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Beachsand

Beachsand stocks beautiful beach-themed furniture décor, arts, gifts, coffee and linen. Their main focus is on reclaimed hard woods from India. Driftwood is also used in many items, which helps to support a clean ocean and recycling of materials.

Knysna Mall (next to Mr Price Home), Main Road
Phone: +27 71 178 1961
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ART / ANTIQUES

Knysna Fine Art

Owned by Trent Read, the elder son of the late Everard Read, Knysna Fine Art specialises in contemporary South African art in a variety of media, although a number of international fine artists are exhibited.

Thesen House, 6 Long Street
Phone: +27 44 382 5107
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Jandreart Studio

Be inspired by the high-energy art of award-winning artist, Jandre. Travelling extensively, his material is taken from his environment, dominated by his work as a humanitarian.

Long Street Thesen Island
Phone: +27 78 610 5104
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Peggy’s African Art and Tours

At the studio and gallery you can hear the stories behind Peggy’s paintings and get a glimpse of her life and work as an African artist. She also offers township tours, a fascinating experience of African culture, food, lifestyle and empowerment.

66 Main Street
Phone: +27 83 394 9026
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Leisure Isle Antiques

Collectors and traders of art and antiques. Turn back the clock, and enjoy the world of antiques – the world of the beautifully designed, carefully wrought craftsmanship of old.

12 Kingsway, Leisure Isle
Phone: +27 44 384 1952
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Zawadi

A leading supplier and exporter of top selling African art, gifts, interior décor and collectibles, Zawadi also manufactures a range of ostrich leather jewellery.

Progress Road, Knysna Industrial
Phone: +27 44 382 3912
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