Book Accommodation at the Knysna Log-Inn Here

(and the rest of the year)



Literary Festival
The Knysna Literary is the Garden Route’s only festival that annually hosts an exclusive group of hand-selected authors from South Africa and abroad.
From small-group workshops to being part of larger-group presentations, and mingling with authors while sipping local wine, the Knysna Literary Festival provides attendees with a five-day long, unique literary “experience.”
Simola Golf & Country Estate
Relax after the hectic December madness with 18 holes of golf at the magnificent Jack Nicklaus signature course.
And non-golfers can relax at the spa offering a whole menu of massages and treatments
  The  Garden Route 300

The ultimate ride in Knysna, to share with like-minded MTB fanatics. Entries are open!
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The 7 Passes MTB Event
The options of 77km and 40km routes afforded both juniors and newcomers to the sport the opportunity to participate in what is certainly set to become a hugely popular event on the mountain biking calendar in the future.
Pink Loerie Festival Knysna
The Pink Loerie Mardi Grass storie started in Knysna way back in 2001...
It is a whole lot of things, but at heart it is a festival of celebration, so dancing, fun and music play an enormous part in the event.
              Simola Hill Climb
The list of beautiful cars that have participated in the past include classics such as the Porsche 956, Porsche 917 and a 1961 LDS Formula 1, a variety of Ferrraris, the new McLaren MP4-12C and 650s, Lamborghini Gallardo and Aventador, Porsche GT3RS, Nissan GTRS, Jaguar XKRs Coupe and F-Type, and an Ariel Atom and more....
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Cycling Weekend
Mountain bike events - something for everyone, 15km, 30km, 50km and 80km.
Road Bike events - 50km and the big one - 109 km of blood sweat and tears...
Marathon Weekend
Eight and a half thousand runners lined up in the Knysna Forest on Saturday morning in perfect conditions for the Momentum Cape Times Knysna Forest Marathon. The cool forest morning turned into a warm day with a gentle berg wind and protective cloud cover for most of the race.
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and in July
Rasta Earth Festival 
Judah square is the administrative Rasta capital of the Southern Cape and once a year they arrange a festival that draws in Rastas from South Africa and abroad – The “Rasta Earth Festival”. Currently rated 300 out of the worlds best festivals The Rasta Earth Festival showcases the Rastafarian way of life, the music, the food and the philosophy behind this sometimes mis-understood faith.
The Lions Karoo to Coast is a 100km offroad race from UNIONDALE to KNYSNA via the Prince Alfred's Pass and is not for the faint-hearted.

RE:CM Knysna 200, 3 days - 200 km
So ... want to enjoy all the benefits offered by stage racing, but don't want to die en route doing so? Then ...
this is a 3 day stage race for you!
More ecstasy-inducing and thrillingly spectacular...
200 KILOMETERS Approximately 65k's a day. This is proper mountain biking
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Knysna.... THE place to be....
December - Fun Time - Rotary Splash Festival

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Lagoon Mile Swim
 Quack Attack -

  • Come and "bet on a duck"
  • A fun yellow duck race for up to 1000 ducks.. at the Knysna Waterfront at 16h00
  • The tide and the wind will encourage the ducks to swim along the water canal under the lifting bridge
  • Prizes to first 3 Ducks!! 
  • All swimmers must be capable of swimming 1600m or 450m
  • Route: The course starts at the Knysna Yacht Club Hobie slipway. You will swim around the Yacht Club, turn right into the harbour, swim under the draw bridge, around the Quays Island, back out through the harbour & finish at the Hobie slipway.