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Kanonkop House

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Kanonkop House is a five star boutique guest house in Knysnsa on South Africa's Garden Route. Kanonkop House is beautifully positioned at the top of Kanonkop Hill in private indigenous forest, overlooking the iconic Knysna Lagoon with exquisite views stretching all the way to the famous Knysna Heads and Indian Ocean.

There are 7 spectacular individual designed and decorated suites with various views. The guest house is bordered by lush garden and a small forest, which attracts wildlife and a plethora of bird life which can be enjoyed from the sunny pool deck. For families and small groups the Kanonkop Team hosts guests at a selection of exclusive-use Villas situated throughout Knysna from the beach and waterways of the lagoon to the beautiful local golf courses. Packages at the Villas can be tailored from those preferring self catering to those who require full hosting services.

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Expert View

  • Feel like a personal guest of the owners
  • Ideally situated for the Garden Route attractions
  • Private and luxurious - a sanctuary to return to after a busy day
  • Some of the best views in Knysna

At a glance

  • 7 Suites
  • 8 years +
  • Open All Year
  • B&B
  • Scenic Icon Scenic

Our sustainable tourism rating

We handpick partners who share our commitment to protecting their environment, conserving wildlife and benefitting local communities.

INSIDER TIP

"Golf is a popular pastime along the Garden Route. Be sure to bring your clubs in order to play Knysnas two championship courses, Pezula and Simola, both of which offer special rates for guests of Kanonkop House."

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  • Boat Trip Icon Boat Trip
  • Ocean Safari Icon Ocean Safari
  • Helicopter Flights Icon Helicopter Flights
  • Quad Biking Icon Quad Biking
  • Scenic Flights Icon Scenic Flights
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Canoeing Kayaking Icon Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Cycling Icon Cycling
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Golf Icon Golf
  • Hiking Icon Hiking
  • Horseriding Icon Horse riding
  • Watersports Icon Watersports
  • Natural Wonders Icon Natural Wonders
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
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