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Address: Knysna Quays | Waterfront Drive, Knysna, South Africa
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Great fun, relaxing

This was a last minute decision . We saw the boat and that it was about to leave. Crew friendly and relaxed, a bit of Bob Marley music and we were off. Drinks offered, no hard... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Rugbysw11
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Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a last minute decision . We saw the boat and that it was about to leave. Crew friendly and relaxed, a bit of Bob Marley music and we were off. Drinks offered, no hard sell at all. Unfortunately due to the swell we didn't go past the heads but we did do a couple of tours on the... More 

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Swiss Alps, Switzerland
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Fantastic crew lovely Cat and sunny day. Good tides and swell so we could venture out to the Indian Ocean which was exciting. Sadly no dolphins but a great view of the heads from all angles. We loved the trip and the Captains great sense of humour whilst being a great sailor. Done this trip a few times and always... More 

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Centurion, South Africa
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We did the morning cruise and the staff were really good. Went with Gran and teenagers. All enjoyed it thoroughly and we managed to go through the Heads, which was a bonus. The skipper was very entertaining and made all of us feel at ease.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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206 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

The cruise on this catamaran is a must do. The crew are very good and helpful. The skipper Leon really knows his trade. The snacks on this cruise are very, very good and you can never finish it all. Served with ice cold drinks.

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Latham, New York
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

This tour was booked for us through a travel planner, and we did not really know what to expect. My husband and I ended up being the only guests on board for the sunset cruise, so we were able to roam around the boat as much as we wanted. We ended up spending nearly the whole trip on the beanbag... More 

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

The trip supposed to be 1 hour and 45 minutes. In our case it was less than 1 hour and 30 minutes. Because of the wind we could not go out to the sea. We only sailed in the lagoon. It was a little bit boring. Beaware: The catamaran is build for 36 people and 3 crew members. It has... More 

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Heerenveen, The Netherlands
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31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Our agency booked a cruise for 2,5 houres, the ship is Nice and the crew is friendly but because of the tide we only could float in the lagune and we where back in 1,5 hour. I understand because of the wheater They couldnt go on the sea. But to charge you for a 2,5 hour trip en your back... More 

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Mirfield, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

The catamaran sail up to the Heads and back is very pleasant but could have been so much better. For us there was no need for the loud music which the crew appeared to play for their own enjoyment. During the entire trip the only time a crew member spoke to us was to ask if we wanted a drink... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

If in Knysna you have to take a cruise around the lagoon. We chose the catamaran as it takes only 12 people and can go through the Heads into the Indian Ocean if sea conditions are right. It is possible to go at sunset and have a meal but that is more expensive though still good value. There are other,... More 

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The Featherbed C, Public Relations Manager at Heads Explorer Catamaran Day Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, we glad you enjoyed the cruise on our cat, we agree it is an amazing trip if you get to go through the Heads. More 

Polokwane
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable ride on the Knysna Lagoon. We chose the sunset sail and therefore did not go out to the ocean but stayed on the lagoon. The reason was due to the prawn "braai" made and served on the katamaran; a nice touch to the trip. Only 15 people on the trip which made it less "touristy" and more personalized.... More 

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The Featherbed C, Public Relations Manager at Heads Explorer Catamaran Day Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, glad you enjoyed it. More 

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