Go here for your sundowners. Ona clear day you may see the sunken Paquita (1903) in the heads
The Knysna Heads are both the eastern and western peninsula ends that embrace the waters of the Knysna Estuary. The eastern head has a visitor friendly view point looking down on the entrance of the estuary meeting the sea. Many ships transporting wood have gone under due to a sharp rock formation…
The east and west buttress guards the channel between the Atlantic ocean and the lagoon. There is a view point at the top of the East head and a restaurant at the bottom where one can view the occasional yacht passing through the heads.
“A large well-supplied store, including sought-after imported goods, and a bottle store adjoining.”
“One of Knysa'S favourite restaurants. Great atmosphere and awesome setting next to the water. Should be your no 1 restaurant to visit. Great selection of food. accessible by private boat, on foot, by bicycle or car. ”
“East Head Café is more than just a café or coffee shop, it is a local Landmark where family and friends have a good time with good food and casual wine enjoying life. Situated on the rocks of the famous Eastern Head, East Head Café has the most spectacular view – looking directly through the Knysna Heads.”
“île de païn is a buzzing café-style restaurant situated on Thesen Islands, surrounded by the picturesque Knysna Lagoon. Expect a warm welcome and a feast for all the senses. Our distinctive breakfasts and lunches, authentic breads and creative patisserie are testimony to our belief that life is endlessly delicious, abundant, and full of tastes to share, savour and celebrate.”
“Welcome to 34 South - a unique waterfront restaurant experience situated in the Knysna Quays. We serve the freshest Knysna oysters and have an extensive menu specialising in seafood dishes as well as hand-made pizzas, fresh salads, meat dishes, grills and our famous espetadas. We also bake our own bread and pastries, have a wine shop, sushi bar, deli, groceries section and clothing and gift shop.”