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Are you ready for a Luxury Sailing Adventure?

Unforgettable Journeys and Amazing Sunsets

Ocean Sailing Charters and Boat Trips is a family owned and operated business, with a team of passionate people who have brought together our love for travel, fun, sailing and good food! From the vantage point aboard one of our luxury catamaran cruises, you’ll be able to experience the natural beauty of the magnificent Garden Route, Knysna lagoon, and Knysna Heads. You may even be joined by a pod of dolphins or see humpback and Southern right whales and their calves as they migrate and mate down the coast from June – Dec. 

Enjoy an exhilarating day cruise or Knysna sunset cruise aboard one of our  luxury 55ft yachts with ample time for lazing in the sun, swimming, snorkelling and a delicious lunch with South African Bubbly, wines and beer. There is nothing that makes you feel more alive than breathing in the fresh ocean air while gazing out over the blue horizon with the sun on your skin.

Luxury Sunset Cruise

2HR 30MIN – SUNSET CRUISE
R 990 per Adult
R 840 Children under 12yrs
Your sail starts at Sirocco on Thesen Island, where you are welcomed aboard with a glass of bubbly. We then venture out for a magical sail on the Knysna Lagoon, navigate the famous Knysna Heads and out onto the open ocean to explore the spectacular marine and bird life. On the way back we drop anchor. Time to relax and enjoy some delicious snacks with a toast.
•Includes - a glass of local bubbly and light snacks
• Cash bar on board
• Group Special R9000 - max 12

Sunset Quickie

90MIN - SUNSET CRUISE
R 790 per Adult

Experience an exquisite sunset aboard one of our luxury sailing catamaran. We depart from Sirocco, on Thesen Island, explore the natural beauty of the magnificent Knysna estuary, consisting of coves, bays, and beaches along the way. Navigate through the Knysna heads out onto the open Indian Ocean, abundant with marine life...
On the way back enjoy some delicious snacks.
•Includes - Light snacks
• Cash bar on board
• Group Special R7000 - max 12

Adventure Sunset Cruise

4HR 30MIN – SUNSET CRUISE
R 1 590 per Adult
R1 440 Children under 12yrs
 Your sail starts at Sirocco on Thesen Island, where you are welcomed aboard. We then venture out for a magical sail on the Knysna Lagoon, navigate the famous Knysna Heads and explore the spectacular marine and bird life of the Indian Ocean.
On the way back we drop anchor at featherbed to enjoy some delicious snacks, take a swim or enjoy stand up paddle boarding.
• Includes - 200g meat accompanied by 2 side dishes
Group Special R15 000 - max 12

Arrive as strangers... leave as friends

Onboard your cruise you can choose to be as entertained as you wish…try your hand at fishing, dive straight off the boat and enjoy swimming in the clear water, or just simply sit back, relax and enjoy every moment. We also have two SUPS on board which is a huge hit and lots of fun.

 

Scenic Cruise

1 HR 45 MIN DAY CRUISE
R790 per Adult
R640 Children under 12yrs
An amazing way to explore the natural beauty the Knysna lagoon has on over, with magical bays and coves. We navigate through the Knysna Heads out into the open Indian Ocean, abundant with a diversity of marine and birdlife. On the way back soak up the sun, nibble on some light snacks on offer and hydrate with some drinks
available for purchase.
• Includes - light snacks
• Cash bar on board.
• Group Special R7000 - max 12

Luxury Cruise

2 HR 45 MIN – DAY CRUISE
R990 per Adult
R840 Children under 12yrs
We set sail and venture out on the Knysna Lagoon, while toasting to glass of bubbly. Enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Knysna heads and explore the marine life of the Indian Ocean. On our return, you'll have some time to relax have a snack, take a swim or venture off on one of our stand-up paddle boards available onboard.
Includes - a Glass of Local Bubbly per adult & light snacks • Group special R9000 - max R9000

Adventure Cruise

3 HR 45 MIN – DAY CRUISE Including a Braai
R1390 per Adult
R1240 Children under 12yrs
Time to soak up the sun and have some fun. Your journey starts at Siroccos, on Thesen Island Harbor, Enjoy what the Knysna lagoon has on over before we navigate the Heads out onto the open ocean, abundant with marine and birdlife. On route back we drop anchor, light the fire and let the fun begin!
Includes - a Glass of Local Bubbly per adult • Braai - 200g meat & 2 sides • 2 SUPS, 2 fishing rods, masks and snorkels
Minimum of 6 people

As owner operators we can offer a service that is uniquely tailored to each customer and the flexibility for you to also tailor your own cruises according to your needs.  We know the yachts and the sailing waters intimately, and it gives us great joy and happiness to give all our customers the best possible time on our yachts.

Romantic Cruise for
Two

1 HR 45 MIN – R 4 900

There's no better way to romance your partner than with a romantic cruise in Knysna. Make those special moments unforgettable. Let us in on the plan and where we can help make it unique.
Includes - a Glass of Local Bubbly
• Gourmet snacks for 2
Light lunch/dinner option available on pre-order

Private Sailing
Cruise

PRIVATE CRUISE
BIRTHDAY PARTIES, YEAR END FUNCTIONS AND ANY CELEBRATION

Book a private cruise for 12 at a discounted rate, and we can tailor the cruise to your preference. The perfect platform for something special.
01h45- R 7 000
02h45- R9 000
03h45- R12 000
04h45- R14 000
• snacks available on pre-order

Overnight
Charters

OVERNIGHT ON THE LAGOON
3 DOUBLE CABINS
R 15 540 Per night

Words cannot describe the magic of a night on the water. Join us for an unforgettable night or two on the Knysna Estuary.
Excludes: Cleaning fee R1500 Chef and meals
Beach towels
Includes: Skipper Fuel Insurance Bedding & Bath towels

Sailing Holidays

It’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey… that’s what we believe. A sailing holiday is an unforgettable experience, it will awaken all your senses and evoke a sense of immersive exploration.

For those looking for a holiday that exceeds all others, a holiday on board is the ultimate getaway. Explore the destination of your choice in comfort and style with an expert crew that will take care of your every need and ensure you have the holiday of a lifetime. We have lots of local knowledge and can help you to make the most of your time on the unforgettable waters of the Garden Route. 

What you can expect:

• Custom holiday tailored to your exact needs.

• For guests of all levels of sailing experience..

• Friendly knowledgeable expert crew that will unlock the Garden Routes secrets : )

• A tailored custom menu with an expert chef

• Choose to embark or disembark from either our bases in Plettenberg Bay or Knysna

• High specification, safe and comfortable Catamaran Yachts