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Premier Resort The Moorings (Knysna)

Welcome to the idyllic natural surroundings of the Western Cape Garden Route.

Premier Resort The Moorings (Knysna) can be found on the banks of the Knysna lagoon, offering private access to the lagoon for hotel guests as well as boat launch and docking facilities at the hotel. The area is serene in its secluded Knysna Heads setting, with spectacular views of indigenous forest and less than 3km from the town’s centre.

Premier Resort The Moorings Rooms Offers Estuary and Forest Views – Perfect Knysna Holiday Resort

Choose from a variety of four-star graded rooms that offer estuary and indigenous forest views. We encourage you to relax in the utmost comfort in one of our deluxe, one and two bedroomed suites, or your very own waterfront villa which is ideal for family stays or golfing groups.

Enjoy culinary delights at the trendy Salmon Restaurant watch the trendsetters as they arrive, “dock and dine” and sail off into the sunset again. If you love Italian food join us at Tuscano Ristorante. Kosher facilities will soon be available for group bookings and special occasions.

Share a Champagne Moment at the Side of the Lagoon

Step out of your room and into nature with a multitude of outdoor experiences. Have fun with the family in our play area, lounge by the pool, picnic in the beautiful resort gardens, head off to discover the richness of Knysna or simply share a champagne moment by the lagoon or on the jetty.

Premier Resort The Moorings – Affordable Accommodation and Perfect to Explore the Garden Route

An abundance of outdoor leisure activities such as fishing, golfing, swimming, boating, mountain biking and bird watching are available at the hotel and in the surrounding area. Knysna has long been known for the annual Oyster Festival and several sporting activities throughout the year. Premier Resort The Moorings (Knysna) provides the perfect base for guests to experience the Garden Route.

No trip to Knysna would be complete without visiting The Heads, a geological feature made of a pair of huge cliffs, lying in the mouth of the lagoon and The Knysna Elephant Sanctuary, where intimate interactions with Africa’s giants are not to be missed.

Things to do

  1. Enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Lagoon on a ferry, inflatable boat, yacht or kayak
  2. Take in the gorgeous nature Knysna is famous for by exploring the indigenous forests by foot, mountain bike, non-motorised scooter or jeep
  3. Experience the thrill of whale watching, surfing, paragliding and bungee jumping
  4. Satisfy your taste buds with the local foods and craft beer at various restaurants and markets
  5. For golfing enthusiasts try out one of the three world-class golf courses in the area
  6. Be sure to be part of the various festivals and events that take place in the area, including the famous Oyster Festival
  7. Have close up encounters with elephants and other animal at the many wildlife sanctuaries
  8. Enjoy a lazy day at the stunning beaches of Sedgefield, Buffalo Bay or Brenton-on-Sea
  9. Take guided walks and tours to learn more about the rich history and culture of the area
  10. Enrich your knowledge by taking part in a home-stay or township tour

Booking a room can be done quickly and easily online, or alternatively, you can contact one of our friendly consultants.

For more information on the Premier Resort The Moorings (Knysna), local attractions and directions please download our e-brochure.

Flights between George and Cape Town or Durban

Upcoming Events


The Knysna Timber Festival is the creation of the Knysna Timber Initiative, a group of local Knysna businesses who see Knysna as the Woodworking Capital of South Africa – largely due the deep and rich heritage and history of timber-related activities in the area.


The 2018 Antique & Classic Boat Show will again be held on the lawn and jetties of Thesen Harbour Town on Saturday 6th October.


Premier Resort The Moorings

George Rex Drive, Knysna, Western Cape. PO Box 109, Knysna, 6570

Tel: +27 (0)44 302 7000
Fax: +27(0)44 302 7100

GPS Coordinates:
34°03’01.25”S 23°04’10.77”E

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