Self-Drive a Houseboat in Knysna, Western Cape

10 Guests

About This Sleep Aboard Boat

Enjoy Knysna, Western Cape by boat!

Rent or Self-Drive a houseboat for up to 10 people. Rates as low as R2,195 per night.

Knysna is a town in the heart of South Africa's beautiful Garden Route and lies nestled in between the Outeniqua Mountains and the Indian Ocean, surrounded by a tidal scenic estuary.

Be Captain for a day or let our pilot drive and moor you anywhere on the Knysna Lagoon and enjoy the experience of (self) driving a fully equipped Houseboat.

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

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

For the true on-board holiday experience we provide our customers with an assorted catering menu, containing old time favourites such as delicious fresh oysters and champagne, beverages, cold platters and sushi. We even offer room service on the lagoon, so there is no need for you to leave your boat!


  • 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
  • CD-player
  • Captains book
  • Safety equipment, including life jackets, first aid kit and fire extinguisher


  • Open lounge deck with a bimini
  • Barbeque 
  • Roof top sundeck with plenty of space for all passengers to sun bath and enjoy the panoramic views

Houseboat Services:

  • Fill up with fresh water
  • Re-fuelling (if required)
  • Cleaning and pumping of toilets
  • Check motor cooling system and oil level
  • Rubbish removal
  • Re-supply LP Gas (if required)


  • Till December 9: 2,050 ZAR per night for 2 people
  • From December 10 - January 16: 3,450 ZAR per boat per night 

A minimum stay of 2 nights is required throughout the year. During our High season period in December the minimum stay is 3 nights.


  • 1,725 ZAR


  • Type: Houseboat
  • Capacity: 10 People
  • Rental Minimum: 1 hour
  • Cancellation: 85% Refund 14 Days Prior

Rental Requirements

Cancellation Policy:

  • If cancellation is more than 2 weeks prior to departure, R250 will be charged.
  • If cancellation is less than 2 weeks prior to departure, no refund.


  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Cabin
  • Wheel steering
  • Fishing gear
  • Inboard Engine
  • Autopilot
  • CD Player
  • Chart Plotter
  • Single Engine
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Berth
  • Head

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