Welcome to the idyllic natural surroundings of the Western Cape Garden Route.
Premier Resort The Moorings (Knysna) can be found on the banks of the Knysna lagoon, offering private access to the lagoon for hotel guests as well as boat launch and docking facilities at the hotel. The area is serene in its secluded Knysna Heads setting, with spectacular views of indigenous forest and less than 3km from the town’s centre.
A Resort as diverse as Knysna itself, the Premier Resort The Moorings offers guests a multitude of ways to experience the Garden Route. Share a champagne moment on the side of the private Knysna lagoon inlet, have fun with the family in our outdoor play area, lounge by the pool, enjoy the culinary delights on offer at our trendy Salmon Restaurant, picnic in the beautiful resort gardens or head off to discover the richness of Knysna through the craft shops and so much more.
Accommodation at Premier Resort The Moorings:
Choose from a variety of four-star graded rooms that offer estuary and indigenous forest views. We encourage you to relax in the utmost comfort in one of our deluxe, one and two bedroomed suites, or your very own waterfront villa which is ideal for family stays or golfing groups. Enjoy culinary delights at the trendy Salmon Restaurant , or watch the trendsetters as they arrive, “dock and dine” and sail off into the sunset again. Kosher facilities will soon be available for group bookings and special occasions.
24 Standard Rooms embracing our ethos of World Class Africa offerings. Available in Twin and King beds, rooms include tea and coffee facilities and a convenient workstation for guests wanting to relax in the comfort of their rooms and stay connected via Free High-speed resort WiFi.
24 Executive Rooms embracing our ethos of World Class Africa offerings. The lagoon facing luxuriously spacious air conditioned rooms include twin bed (that can be converted to King bed), tea & coffee facilities and a convenient workstation for guests wanting to relax in the comfort of their rooms and stay connected via Free High-speed resort WiFi.
One Bedroom Suites
20 Modern luxury suites in tranquil surrounds. Spacious and elegant, our suites are firm favorites for local and international business and leisure travelers. Rooms include King sized beds, a separate lounge area and well positioned workstation for those needing to stay connected via Free High-speed resort WiFi.
Two Bedroom Suites
6 Spacious luxury suites in tranquil surrounds. Spacious and elegant, our two-bedroom suites are firm favorites for local and international business and leisure travelers. Rooms include private balconies with views of the resort gardens or pool area, King beds and either a Double or Twin beds, a separate lounge area and well positioned workstation for those needing to stay connected via Free High-speed resort WiFi.
Step out of your room and into nature with a multitude of outdoor experiences. Have fun with the family in our play area, lounge by the pool, picnic in the beautiful resort gardens, head off to discover the richness of Knysna or simply share a champagne moment by the lagoon or on the jetty.
An abundance of outdoor leisure activities such as fishing, golfing, swimming, boating, mountain biking and bird watching are available at the hotel and in the surrounding area. Knysna has long been known for the annual Oyster Festival and several sporting activities throughout the year. Premier Resort The Moorings (Knysna) provides the perfect base for guests to experience the Garden Route.
No trip to Knysna would be complete without visiting The Heads, a geological feature made of a pair of huge cliffs, lying in the mouth of the lagoon and The Knysna Elephant Sanctuary, where intimate interactions with Africa’s giants are not to be missed.
- 3.5km Knysna Waterfront
- 1.5km Knysna Golf Club
- 22km Knysna Elephant Park
- 32km Plettenberg Bay Airport
- 73km George Airport
Set in a light and upbeat atmosphere, our delicious meals promise to satisfy the most discerning palate.
The Salmon Restaurant is situated on the ground floor and direct access to the outdoor pool patio. The pool menu will satisfy cravings with a refreshing menu of juices, smoothies, sophisticated cocktails and nutritious snacks. Enjoy a great sit down meal, quick pool-side snack or eat-in room service.
Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner (a la carte & buffet style dining).
Things to do:
- Enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Lagoon on a ferry, inflatable boat, yacht or kayak
- Take in the gorgeous nature Knysna is famous for by exploring the indigenous forests by foot, mountain bike, non-motorised scooter or jeep
- Experience the thrill of whale watching, surfing, paragliding and bungee jumping
- Satisfy your taste buds with the local foods and craft beer at various restaurants and markets
- For golfing enthusiasts try out one of the three world-class golf courses in the area
- Be sure to be part of the various festivals and events that take place in the area, including the famous Oyster Festival
- Have close up encounters with elephants and other animal at the many wildlife sanctuaries
- Enjoy a lazy day at the stunning beaches of Sedgefield, Buffalo Bay or Brenton-on-Sea
- Take guided walks and tours to learn more about the rich history and culture of the area
- Enrich your knowledge by taking part in a home-stay or township tour
14 to 30 days prior to arrival date: 50% of total accommodation charge
14 days to 24 hours prior to arrival: 75% of total accommodation charge
Within 24 hours of arrival or no show: 100% of total accommodation charge
If coming in from Plettenberg Bay turn left into George Rex Drive and follow the road that goes down to the Knysna Heads, following the East side of the lagoon for 1.4 km and Premier Hotel Knysna – The Moorings will be on the right hand of the road.