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Island Vibe Knysna is in the thick of things, ideally located in the centre of town – shops, bars, restaurants and the vibrant night clubs are all within easy walking distance. The atmosphere at Island Vibe is tranquil and relaxed. From the moment you enter the front gate you will feel at home and once you spot the sunny wooden decks overlooking the Heads, you’ll know you found the right place. Comfy en suite doubles, small cosy dorms, a snug bar that serves refreshingly cold beers and a pool table to entice you shoot a few. On cold nights snuggle around the fire; on warm days dive into the sparkling swimming pool…


Island Vibe Knysna offers our guests AA quality assured accommodation, that is both comfortable and affordable. In turn our star grading has ensured that we provide a high standard of service and staff friendliness. Prices from: Dorm R100, Double en suite R350/room, Triples R450/room. Seasonal rates apply so take a look at the rates table.


Our accommodation here is small and personal; choose between cosy dorms or en suite doubles. Rooms are all comfortably made up with crisp clean linen, towels and soap. The large wooden deck to the front of the rooms is a great sunny place to enjoy breakfast and has excellent views of the lagoon and the Heads.

Facilities and Entertainment

Our “social BBQ” take place every evening and coals ready for you to personally cook the authentic SA way. Grab you drinks from our bar, play a game or two of pool while you wait or on balmy evenings take a plunge in the swimming pool.


Our fully equipped self catering kitchen with tea and coffee making facilities is located in the main house and available to all guests.

Tours and activities

Everyone gets the introduction tour! Grab your camera, we’re heading to the Heads to learn a little of their history and to watch the sun depart for the day. Return to Island Vibe to enjoy an ice cold local beer or glass of wine and make a toast to another day in paradise.

There are countless other things to do in and around Knysna, like: Guided Forest Hike - Canoe trip - Township tour - Forest Picnic - “Chill on the Beach” Day - Knysna Town Tour - Knysna Elephant Park - Cruise on the Knysna Lagoon - Scuba Diving - Abseiling - Kloofing - Oysters - Paragliding - Sky diving


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