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Gooderson Knysna Chalets, located just 6kms outside the world-renowned town of Knysna, are close to Brenton on Sea, Belvidere, and near Buffalo Bay.  While visiting, there is a plethora of activities to enjoy, with a number of BUCKET LIST experiences perfect for creating a lifetime of memories.  The town of Knysna is loved for its picturesque lagoon, vibrant waterfront, and lush forests.

From exploring the enchanting Knysna Forest, home to the elusive Knysna elephants, to taking a leisurely boat cruise on the serene lagoon, there’s something for everyone.  Adventure seekers can hike the scenic trails of the Robberg Nature Reserve, embark on thrilling whale-watching tours, or take part in exhilarating water sports like kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding.

For those looking to unwind, the area offers pristine beaches, world-class golf courses, and numerous spots for birdwatching.  The town itself boasts an array of charming boutiques, artisanal craft shops, and gourmet restaurants serving fresh, local cuisine.

Whether you’re an adventurer, nature lover, or just in need of a relaxing getaway, the Gooderson Knysna Chalets provide the perfect base to experience the beauty and excitement of this unique region.

Come and discover why Knysna is a beloved destination for travelers from around the world.

Area Info:

The Knysna area, nestled along South Africa’s stunning Garden Route, is renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. From the iconic Knysna Heads, guarding the entrance to the picturesque lagoon, to the ancient forests teeming with diverse wildlife, the region offers a captivating blend of landscapes to explore. Visitors can immerse themselves in the local culture by sampling fresh seafood at bustling markets, discovering the history of the area’s indigenous peoples, and experiencing the warmth of Knysna’s welcoming community. With its temperate climate and abundance of outdoor activities, including hiking, surfing, and whale watching, Knysna truly embodies the essence of coastal paradise.


In addition to its natural wonders, the Knysna area boasts an array of attractions to suit every interest. Adventurers can embark on thrilling boat tours to spot dolphins and whales in their natural habitat, or take on the challenge of the famous Knysna Heads hike for panoramic views of the coastline. For history enthusiasts, the Millwood Gold Mines and Knysna Museum offer fascinating insights into the area’s gold rush era and maritime heritage. Foodies will delight in the local culinary scene, with farm-to-table dining experiences, craft breweries, and wine estates offering tantalizing flavors unique to the region. And for those seeking tranquility, the Knysna Elephant Park provides an unforgettable opportunity to interact with these majestic creatures in a natural setting. Whether exploring the great outdoors or indulging in cultural delights, Knysna offers an unforgettable escape for all who visit.


The Knysna area offers an abundance of activities to suit every traveler’s interests. Outdoor enthusiasts can embark on scenic hikes through the ancient forests of the Garden Route National Park, or enjoy adrenaline-pumping adventures such as zip-lining through the treetops or quad biking along rugged trails. Water lovers can indulge in a variety of aquatic pursuits, including kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding on the tranquil lagoon, or surfing and swimming at pristine beaches like Buffalo Bay and Brenton on Sea. For a more leisurely experience, leisurely cruises along the Knysna Estuary offer breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes and opportunities to spot indigenous birdlife. And for those seeking cultural immersion, exploring the vibrant markets, art galleries, and craft shops in Knysna town provides a glimpse into the area’s rich history and creative spirit. With so much to see and do, Knysna promises an unforgettable adventure for visitors of all ages.

Clothing and Accessories:

When packing for your Knysna adventure, it’s essential to consider the region’s diverse climate and activities. Layering is key, as temperatures can vary throughout the day, from cool mornings to warmer afternoons. Opt for lightweight, breathable fabrics like cotton and linen to stay comfortable during outdoor excursions. Don’t forget to pack a waterproof jacket or windbreaker, as sudden showers are common, especially in the cooler months. Comfortable walking shoes with good traction are a must for exploring the forest trails and navigating uneven terrain. Sun protection is also essential, so be sure to pack a wide-brimmed hat, sunglasses, and high SPF sunscreen to shield yourself from the African sun. Finally, a versatile daypack is handy for carrying essentials like water, snacks, and a camera to capture the stunning scenery. By packing smartly and being prepared for various weather conditions, you can make the most of your Knysna getaway in style and comfort.

Rooms and Units Available:

Offering a patio with views of the garden, the self-catering apartments are decorated in natural colours with touches of blues. Each come fitted with a lounge and dining area, kitchen and a private entrance.
Extras include a satellite TV and a safe.



4 Sleeper - Self Catering

4 Sleeper Chalets consisting of;
-  20 Semi-detached brick & mortar chalets
-  6 Chalets semi-detached raised timber log cabins
These one-bedroom chalets are comfortably furnished with a bath & shower facility.  The chalet has one bedroom with a double bed and a sleeper couch in the lounge.

Amount of similar units: 28
Sleeps 4 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Honeymoon Couples
Pets only by Arrangement
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Curio Shop
Parking (off-street - open)
Games Room
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

-  Cancellations received up to 40 to 22 days prior to arrival 25%
-  Cancellations received up to 21 to 7 days prior to arrival 50%
-  Cancellations received 6 to 1 day prior to arrival 100%
-  No Shows =100%


**From George Airport:**
1. Head northeast on R404.
2. Continue straight onto N2 (toward Knysna).
3. Take exit 374 toward Knysna/Uniondale.
4. Turn right onto N2, following signs for Knysna.
5. After approximately 20km, take exit 14 toward Brenton on Sea.
6. Turn right onto the M7.
7. Continue straight for about 5km until you reach Gooderson Knysna Chalets on your left.

**From Knysna Town Center:**
1. Head east on Main Rd/R61 toward Grey St.
2. Turn left onto Waterfront Dr.
3. Continue onto Long St.
4. Continue onto N2 (toward George).
5. After approximately 6km, take exit 14 toward Brenton on Sea.
6. Turn left onto the M7.
7. Continue straight for about 5km until you reach Gooderson Knysna Chalets on your left.


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Children Policy

Children of all ages are welcome.

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  • Accommodation Type: Self-Catering
  • Malaria Area: No
  • Sleeps: 112
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM