Backwaters River Lodge Knysna
Western Cape

Accommodation South Africa

Blackwaters River Lodge, a South African accommodation establishment situated outside Knysna in the Garden Route, offering Bed And Breakfast, Self Catering, family holidays, bird watching, river canoeing, golfing, swimming and relaxing. Hiking Trails, mountain biking, horse riding, whale watching, deep sea charters, scenic drives, outdoor adventures and forest trails can be arranged for interested parties. Blackwaters is able to offer their guests more activities on site than any other establishment in Knysna: canoeing on the river, mashie golf, swimming Pool, bird watching and picnic facilities at the Rivers edge. The on site golf course has specifically been designed so as not to detract from the natural beauty of this most fertile valley. . host "19th hole" pub has become host social spot with guests of Blackwaters and golfers mingling in the evening. Braai baskets are available or arrange your own ... there are wonderful spots to enjoy the evening ... next to the river, outside your unit, at the golf lapa or the swimming pool.

The mysterious black waters of the Goukamma River wind through the estate. Take a canoe and choose between a lazy paddle or a more strenuous trip down to the beach (+/- 12 kms). Garden complex units: All rooms are serviced daily, have overhead fans, televisions, hairdryers, coffee/tea facilities, hot blankets and heaters.
The Lodge is set in 8 acres of manicured gardens with well established trees and bordered by the black waters of the Goukamma River. Tranquillity and a sense of peacefulness are personified by the abundant bird life found in and around the gardens. 30% of Garden Route birds have been identified at Blackwaters River Lodge. If you would like a list of birds found in the Garden Route, hosts will gladly supply one as well as those that they have identified in their own lush gardens. Buffels Bay beach, only 8 km's from Blackwaters River Lodge, is the areas best bathing beach. The long white beach is ideal for walking too. There are so many fantastic eating houses within a 12 km radius, but for those who don't want to drive at night hosts can provide a "meal of the day" on request or they can provide a shuttle service to and from the restaurant.
The atmosphere is enticingly romantic and tranquil. The guest lounge has a log fireplace and cosy private pub. Hosts strive to provide a relaxed, friendly atmosphere to people who visit from all over the world, as well as many South Africans who return to the lodge on a regular basis. Breakfast is a leisurely affair ... select from the buffet table or request an English breakfast from the kitchen.

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Rates per room per night, specials, seasons, meals, children policy: on request

Deluxe Suites: Double (Room No 1 & 2)
Deluxe Suites: Sharing (Room No 1 & 2)
Standard room: Double (Room No 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10)
Room No 3: Double
Room No11: Double
Family suite (Room No 5)

Contact & reservations:

To book:
1) you can e-mail us requesting information and/or rates

Reservations are only accepted in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
Final availability confirmation: in writing: by fax or via e-mail.

Terms & conditions, Payment options and Cancellation policy

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