Knysna Houseboats

Knysna Houseboats

Knysna Houseboats

Knysna Houseboats

Knysna Houseboats 

Our newly refurbished Houseboats, previously operated by Lightleys Holiday Houseboats, exceed all South African Maritime Safety Authority operational and safety requirements. They are your floating home away from home. We have outfitted them to a high specification, so it is truly a comfortable experience.

Our luxurious self-drive boats have everything you might need and are suitable for up to 4 adults or a family of 5.

The inside of the boats is fully equipped with:

Fore-cabin with a double bed, storage space and bench seat that doubles as a child’s bed

Fully fitted galley (kitchen) with stove, oven, electric fridge, sink and all kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery

Compact heads (bathroom) with a hot shower, chemical toilet and basin

Comfortable inside dining area that simply converts into a double bed

All necessary bedding


Captains book

Safety equipment, including life jackets, first aid kit and fire extinguisher

The outside exists of:

Open lounge deck with a bimini

Barbeque for the one that didn’t get away

Roof top sundeck with plenty of space for all passengers to sun bath and enjoy the panoramic views.

All you need is an adventurous spirit and a love for the outdoors and we’ll make you captain of your own holiday!

Please note that no smoking is permitted inside the houseboats.

Knysna Houseboats

TH 34 Long street

First floor

Thesen Islands



South Africa

Tel: +27 (0) 44 382 2802

Fax: +27 (0) 44 382 2749

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