Sail on LaraBella
our 55ft Catamaran

Discover, experience and explore the irresistible call of nature onboard the most luxurious and largest Catamaran in Knysna.  

Enjoy a magical 1h40min sail on the Knysna’s lagoon, discover the Knysna Heads and explore the Indian Ocean.

A Scenic Catamaran Boat Cruise in Knysna


Scenic Day Cruise

An amazing way to explore the natural beauty the Knysna lagoon has on offer, with magical bays and coves. We navigate through the famous Knysna Heads out into the open Indian Ocean, abundant with a diversity of marine and birdlife. Spend some time relaxing, sunbathing and sightseeing. Light snacks included


LaraBella our flagship vessel is equipped with spacious trampolines, an outdoor shower, a braai, a wine cooler, a coffee machine, bar, big lounge saloon area, 4 beautiful en suite cabins, a cash bar and several fridges. Enjoy Knysna’s lagoon and nature on a spacious cruise without crowds, with ample space to laze on the trampolines and soak up the sun, while you enjoy an ice-cold bubbly.

You are welcomed by your skipper at the Sirocco restaurant jetty in Knysna. 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 enjoy delicious snacks.

An excursion through the Knysna Heads out to the Ocean is weather dependant, and the tides may not always allow us to sail out to sea. Rest assured, though, you will have an exquisite experience no matter which direction we sail. Our Scenic Days Cruise includes light snacks.

Our Scenic Cruise departure times vary with the season. Please make sure you check the departure schedule when booking and arrive 15 minutes prior to departure.

We have a cash bar onboard with a variety of drinks and soft drinks.

Onboard guest toilet.

Lounge Saloon & kitchen

Coffee machine

Wine cooler

Remember to bring your camera, hat, sunscreen, binoculars and something warm, as it can get cooler on the water than on land, especially during the late afternoons.
Please bring your own beach towel, should you want to swim.
We don’t allow shoes on board. We will keep these safe for you during your journey in our onboard storage. Please bring some cozy socks along in the chillier winter months.
We have a toilet onboard, but please try to use the bathrooms on Thesen Island before you board.
No smoking on board please.

* In the unlikely event that this Catamaran is unavailable due to unforeseen circumstances, Ocean Sailing Charters reserve the right to utilize an alternative Catamaran for this experience.