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Knysna Sailing and Boat Trips
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.
Things to do in Knysna.
Sailing Boat Trips
Knysna Heads Cruise
Your sail starts at Sirocco on Thesen Island, where you are welcomed aboard with a glass of locally produced bubbly. We then venture out for a magical sail on the Knysna Lagoon, navigate the famous Knysna Heads and explore the spectacular scenery and marine and bird life of the Indian Ocean. Sit back and experience the natural beauty of the magnificent Garden Route and Knysna estuary with the Outeniqua mountains as backdrop. Make sure you bring your camera!
Knysna Sunset Cruise
An ocean sunset in Knysna is an experience you'll remember forever. Experience an exquisite Knysna sunset aboard our luxury 44 foot sailing catamaran sipping on a glass of chilled bubbly. Experience the natural beauty of the magnificent Knysna estuary, consisting of coves, bays, and beaches along the way. We depart from Sirocco, sail through the Knysna headlands and into the Indian Ocean... On the way back we drop anchor and enjoy some delicious snacks with a toast.
Adventure Boat Cruise
The perfect combination of sightseeing and fun. We then venture out for a magical sail on the Knysna Lagoon, navigate the famous Knysna Heads and explore the spectacular scenery and marine and bird life of the Indian Ocean. On our return, we drop anchor, light a fire for a good old South African braai on the water. We have two stand up paddle boards onboard, snorkels and goggles, and two fishing rods, which we trawl with while sailing.
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.
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.
Private Sailing Charters
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, birthdays or events.
Best Knysna Boat Cruise
Activities in Knysna don't get much better than this! We then venture out for a magical sail on the Knysna Lagoon, with ice cold bully ofcourse... explore the spectacular scenery of the Knysna heads and marine life of the Indian Ocean. On our return, we drop anchor, light a fire for a good old South African braai while watching the African sun set. We have two stand up paddle boards onboard, snorkels and goggles, and two fishing rods, which we trawl with while sailing.
Romantic Sunset Cruise
What a better way to romance your partner than with a romantic dinner cruise in Knysna, just the two of you. Start your evening in style with a Knysna sunset cruise and enjoy all the magic of sailing while the sky gets painted in romantic hues of pink and orange, its exquisite. All romantic sunset cruises include a gourmet platter. Please let us know if you have any food allergies or intolerances.
(Not available in December and January)