Lairds Lodge Country Estate is perfectly positioned between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay.
With easy access to superb beaches, world class golf courses and hiking trails, including the renown Robberg Nature and Marine Reserve and Tsitsikamma National Park.
Experience the ultimate whale and dolphin watching aboard a twin hulled cruiser. Oyster tasting, the Knysna elephants and Plettenberg Bay`s Monkeyland are some of the many attractions.
This gracious Cape Dutch Homestead offers spectacular mountain views, wide open spaces, a secluded swimming pool and gentle walks on the 24 acre estate.
Specialising in seafood and game, flavoured with fresh herbs from the garden, the lodge kitchen serves mouthwatering gourmet dinners, fine wines and sumptuous breakfasts.
The large, high ceiling rooms combine elegance and charm with comfortable, spacious accommodation.
The Standard Double Rooms are the smaller rooms, with queen size beds, en-suite with shower only. Plus patio area.
The Deluxe Rooms are larger rooms, with either King-size or twin beds, en-suite with bath and shower, private terrace, aircon.
Luxury Rooms - King/Twin are the largest rooms, with either King-size or twin beds, en-suite with bath and shower, private terrace, aircon, heated towel rails and mini bar fridges
The Garden Route offers surprisingly varied activies for everyone:
- Take a spectacular mountain bike trailor traverse 30m above forest floor in our Tree Top Tours.
- There are scenic flights and gliding, paragliding and blackwater tubing, in unrivalled beauty.
- For the less energetic there is the John Benn & Paddle Cruiser for a gentle cruise across the Knysna Lagoon.
- The Elephant Park - the legacy of the Knysna elephant.
- Monkeyland - a primate sanctuary
(Smallest bedrooms and bathrooms) En-suite bathroom, air-conditioned and private terraces (shower only)
Directions from Cape Town : ( +/- 500KMS TO PLETTENBERG BAY )
Travel along the N2 from Cape Town to Knysna. Travel +/- 23 kms. from the centre of Knysna towards Plettenberg Bay, along the N2.
Watch out for the Plettenberg Bay 10km sign.
Approximately 1 km from this sign you will see on the left hand side of the road the brown Lairds / Tsala & Hunters directional sign.
Turn in right and immediately right again. (The turn-off is directly across from the Knysna Elephant Park turn-off)
Follow the signs to the Lodge. We are approximately 200m along on the left hand side.
Directions from Port Elizabeth : ( +/-230 KMS TO PLETTENBERG BAY )
Travel along the N2 from Port Elizabeth towards Plettenberg Bay .
After the off - ramp into Plettenberg Bay - ( A large Shell Petrol Station ) continue along the N2 towards Knysna.
(There is a traffic circle - go straight ahead)
Travel +/- 8kms until you see a brown (information) road sign with Lairds/ Tsala/ Hunters Country House.
(The Knysna Elephant Park will be on the right hand side of the road)
Turn in Left and immediately right again.
Follow the signs to the Lodge. +/- 200m on the Left Hand Side