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Kayak Hire - 1 Hour

Single kayak in Knysna by Knysna Charters


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More about Kayak Hire - 1 Hour

Hire a kayak in from Knysna Charters and head off to explore the pristine Knysna Lagoon on your own schedule. Stop at the beach and catch some sunshine along the way.

Kayaking is great fun for the whole family, provided you can swim! For first time kayakers, don't be nervous - the kayaks are stable and easy to manoeuvre - and you're guaranteed to create some funny adventurous memories.

Kayak rental rates are based on a ‘per kayak, per hour basis’. No previous kayaking experience is necessary. Life jackets and paddles are provided. Bringing along your phone or camera is not advised.

What people say

Nice, friendly staff who helped us with the boats!...  -  Louisa Gehle .



1 hour


Seven days a week 364 days a year, our tours are however weather dependent. Morning hire is recommended as the wind is typically calmer. We are not open on Christmas Day


We are based at our Activity Desk at Heads Up Coffee, Thesen Island Harbour Town, Long Street, Knysna. Directions: drive down Long Street in the direction of the Knysna Heads. Continue down Long Street, over the bridge and onto Thesen Island. At the traffic circle, keep left and park. heads up coffee and co is across milk and honey


Weather dependant

What to Wear:

Clothing that is comfortable when you might fall in the water.

Things to bring:

Please bring a hat, water, snacks, sun-tan lotion and suitable clothing. Bring a water proof plastic bag to keep valuables in the kayak compartment.

Guests or Spectators:

Spectators are welcome to wait at our offices until the return.


Inclusions & Exclusions


Kayak, life jacket and paddle.


Drinks and snacks are not provided on this activity, but guests are welcome to bring along their own water and refreshments (remember all refuse must be brought off the water again).

Opinions On Kayak Hire - 1 Hour

What the locals say about Kayak Hire - 1 Hour.

Louisa Gehle

Nice, friendly staff who helped us with the boats!

Germán Velekson - Argentinian Group

All ok as always,. thanks!

Nicolene van der Merwe

It was a lovely and relaxing ride. Would love to do it again!

Masego Gwen

It was well organised and with my fear of water i felt safe.I am definately coming back with my family.


You’ll discover Knysna on the Garden Route; it’s charmingly set between the Knynsa Lagoon, Indian Ocean and the Knysna forest.

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