Explore the Knysna Lagoon
Join a group tour or book a private cruise
We sail out through the Knysna heads
Our fleet includes the largest Catamarans in Knysna and a luxury lagoon cruiser
Enjoy nature up close
The sun on your face, the wind in your hair and a glass of Bubbly in your hand
Treasured moments
Unique and inspiring memories in Knysna and Plett
Unsurpassed luxury & comfort
Spacious boats and group trips limited to a maximum of 12 people
Yacht Parties
Book a yacht for your private functions and events
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Unforgettable Journeys on the Knysna lagoon and beyond...

Experience the natural beauty of the Knysna Lagoon up close, in Luxury & Comfort...

Cruises in Plettenberg Bay are on an adhoc basis weather permitting
info and enquiries here.

Specials & Gift Vouchers

Private Events & Functions

Sail on Knysna’s Premium Catamaran Yachts. A Boat trip on one of our luxury catamarans is one of the most exciting things to do in Knysna, while your are on holiday or workcation. 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, good food and wine! Enjoy a magical sail on the Knysna lagoon, discover the Knysna Heads and explore the Indian Ocean. Once we set sail you can enjoy supping, fishing, swimming or snorkeling depending on the duration of your cruise. Sit back while we treat you to a glass of ice-cold bubbly on the most luxurious Catamarans in the Garden Route, while you keep an eye out for playful seals and dolphins. 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 African sun on your skin. Step into our world and discover the difference. Explore the spectacular marine and bird life of the Indian Ocean and the magnificent natural beauty of the Garden Route, on a scenic yacht cruise, a sunset yacht cruise, or one of our many private charter options.

Inspired itineraries for your private Catamaran cruise in Knysna. Onboard your cruise you can choose to be as entertained as you wish… try your hand at fishing, learn how to SUP, dive straight off the boat and enjoy swimming in the clear water, or just simply sit back, relax and enjoy every moment.

Speak to our crew to customise a cruise to your liking. On our private charters we can create an exciting journey – Hire a musician, a DJ, a private chef, or a photographer, we can make it all happen. The value, luxury, comfort, space and fun which we offer is unmatched by any operator in Knysna. Our two Catamarans and Champagne lagoon lounger can take up to 12 guests per boat exclusively.

Hire a Yacht for the day.

  • Try Supping. We offer Supping on our Catamaran LaraBella on our longer cruises. Stand-up paddleboarding is a water sport born from surfing, with modern roots in Hawaii. Stand-up paddleboarders stand on boards that are floating on the water, and use a paddle to propel themselves through the water. Speak to our team if you would like to try it.
  • Have a Braai onboard. Available on LaraBella private Charters. Unwind onboard our luxury catamaran while you treat yourself with the delicious local flavours of our captain’s braai, and enjoy the amazing view of the sunset colours while sipping on ice-cold bubbly and feasting on steak.
  • Music on the water. Book a DJ, Violinist or Cellist for a special event. At Ocean Sailing Charters, we transcend the ordinary. Speak to our crew to customize a cruise to your liking. We offer a variety of charter options to suit the particular preferences of each unique guest. If you can dream it, we can do it.

Our fleet includes four different options to choose from and a variety of Knysna lagoon and ocean cruise options.

  • Lara Bella our 55ft flagship Catamaran equipped with spacious trampolines, a braai, a wine cooler, a coffee machine, bar, big lounge saloon area, 4 beautiful en-suite cabins and several fridges. LaraBella can take 12 guests per cruise.
  • Ocean Rhythm and Bella Luna are our 44ft Catamarans. Both are equipped with spacious trampolines, a bar, big lounge saloon area and 3 beautiful en-suite cabins. Ocean Rhythm or Bella Luna can take 12 guests per cruise.
  • Bella Vita is our stylish 25ft lagoon champagne cruiser. Sit back, relax and enjoy the sunshine. There’s a sound system onboard. Bella Vita can take 12 guests per cruise.

Read full specs here.