Augusta Bay is surrounded by a cobalt sea swirling between towering monoliths of rock, a sparkling estuarine lagoon, lush indigenous forests and one perfect fairway after another. These are just some of the elements which make the Augusta Bay experience as unique as it is magnificent.
Our business is hospitality and we take this to a new level of excellence at our unique and beautiful guest house nestled against the Eastern Head of the Knysna lagoon. Nine beautifully appointed suites all fully air conditioned, offer our discerning guests a luxurious way to enjoy the natural beauty of their surroundings.
Services & Amenities
Savour a well deserved drink in the luxury of our bar, or sip a cocktail while getting to know your fellow travellers. Enjoy the peace and quiet of our separate lounge area or relax on our pool deck, conveniently situated on the same level.
Wake up to a generous English or continental breakfast served in the sun-splashed central atrium overlooking the pool deck and lagoon. We often spot dolphins and whales over a cuppa.
Fabulous beaches lend themselves to surfing, kayaking and canoeing. Book a guided deep sea fishing charter with licensed skipper.
The Adventure Center specializes in exciting activities for the adrenaline junkie with abseiling, hiking and white water rafting to name a few. Explore the beautiful Tsitsikamma forests with its numerous walks and thrilling Canopy Tour. All these are within easy driving distance of the guesthouse.
Visit the Featherbed Nature Reserve on the Western Head and follow the hiking trails under Milkwood trees. Animal lovers should not miss a walk with the Elephants at the Knysna Elephant park. Sunset oyster and champagne cruises on the yacht Outiniqua are highly recommended for those romantic at heart.
Shoppers are bound to appreciate the charming local boutiques, interior decorating shops, hand-made furniture, art galleries and craft markets in the nearby village centre. Knysna is famous for its Oyster Festival in July, and throughout the year this delicacy can be found in local restaurants.
Augusta Bay has a Corporate membership at Pezula/Sparrebosch and guests can play for a nominal fee.
Golf courses in the area include:
- Fancourt - home to the 2003 Presidents Cup
- Plettenberg Bay Country Club
- Simola Golf and Country Club - a Jack Nicklaus design
- Goose Valley Country Club a Gary Player design
- George Country Club one of the 10 best courses in the country
Augusta Bay offers visitors a series of nine luxuriously appointed, individually designed suites. All of our superior suites are airconditioned and some offer bathrooms with spa baths and under floor heating.
Care and consideration is given to making guest rooms as comfortable and relaxing as possible.
- Views across the Knysna estuary and towards the majestic Outeniqua Mountains.
- Complimentary tea and coffee tray conveniently placed in all the suites.
- A fully stocked mini bar refrigerator is standard in all suites.
- Satelite Television and Telephone
- Separate bath, shower and toilet, bath robes
30 George Rex Drive, The Heads, Knysna.