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Address: Knysna Quays | Waterfront Drive, Knysna, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 44 382 1693
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Fantastic cruise

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 September 2016
ben g
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Pretoria, South Africa
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We booked the sunset cruise, which included the seafood barbecue. This was a great experience, very relaxing and safe. The seafood barbecue was awesome. We had Calamari, mussels and prawns. There were plenty of food and no need to have dinner afterwards. The trip included 3 drinks (soft drinks, beer, ciders or wine) which was great. Our captain, Leon was... 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 the sunset cruise and see you again soon. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

We were looking for a more personalized sailing experience than the bigger river cruises that we have enjoyed in the past, and the Heads Explorer offered us just that! A small passenger number means attention to detail and a true focus on the sailing experience. It was great not to have to scrum for a nice seat and to be... 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 really glad you enjoyed the sailing trip to the Heads. More 

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

We did the catamaran trip to the Knysna Heads but unfortunately we couldn't go out into the ocean beyond the heads as it was too rough. The boat trip in the lagoon is very relaxing and the views are simply stunning. A great relaxing way to spend a few hours while on holiday.

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

Dear Emorton Thank you for your review. Regards Management More 

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