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KAYAK HIRE - 1 hour - Single kayak


Activity Description

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 manoeuvre, 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 Heads Up Coffee And Co , Thesen Island Harbour Town, Knysna.


Duration1 hour
WhenSeven 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
WhereWe are based at our Activity Desk at Heads Up Coffee, Thesen Island Harbour Town, 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. heads up coffee and co is across milk and honey
WeatherWeather dependant
What to WearClothing that is comfortable when you might fall in the water.
Things to BringPlease 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 SpectatorsSpectators are welcome to wait at our offices until the return.


Minimum Age0 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelAverage
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

InclusionsKayak, life jacket and paddle.
ExclusionsDrinks 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).


Please note: Guests are required to be at our check in counter / activity desk 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. We are based at our Activity Desk at Heads Up Coffee And Co , Thesen Island Harbour Town, Long Street, Knysna.
Please honour your reservation. If you can no longer make the date and time, kindly call us to change your booking or cancel via the links in your confirmation email.

Customer Reviews

LOVED this experience! was so so much fun kayaking on the lagoon. The guides were super friendly and helpful. Such an easy trip and fun way to explore a different side of Knysna - Amy

We had such fun! The crew member that helped us out was so friendly and we laughed all the way to the Kayak. He gave us a little how-to as this was our first time and we set off. We were very proud not to fall off once and had a great time going through the canals and would definitely do this again. - Odette

Lot's of fun! - Roxanne

Super We had a great guide who ensured we enjoyed it. Thank you. - Sheena

Great service, great equipment - Lucy

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