It’s almost Easter! And, since April has more public holidays than most in South Africa, it’s time to plan your autumn break-away to Knysna.
Three long weekends in row! Three Knysna road trips! (Easter Weekend 3-6 April, Workers’ Day weekend, 1-3 May. OK, OK, that’s two – but you can make your own! Let’s be creative here!)
Sigh. If we didn’t live in Knysna, we’d be jealous.
Let’s -er- clear something up, OK? Autumn in Knysna is Awesome. Warm, clear days with generally light winds, and cosy, snuggly (romantic!), but only slightly chilly nights.
No really. Come and test us anytime!
Actually, the weather in the Garden Route is pretty awesome throughout the year. True, this is the only part of Africa that receives all-year-round rainfall, but most of our rain falls at night, and our heaviest rains generally occur in summer.
Things to do
So what’s to do while you’re here? Good weather and the unfenced, 160,000 hectare Garden Route National Park – Knysna’s definitely an outdoor destination in Autumn.
Knysna’s the festival town as you know – and not all our festivals happen over the long weekends, so it’s always a good idea to keep an eye our community calendar. Here’s just a smidgen of what you can expect: