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Footprints of Knysna

Self Catering
Special Offer 10% off

Get 10% off (minimum 2 night stay). Valid for stays from 4 May 2024 until 15 Sep 2024.

  • Capacity: 8 people
  • No children under 6
  • Check-in: 13:00 to 20:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: 21 Boekenhout Street, Upper Old Place, Knysna, 6571, Western Cape
  • From R840 R756 per night, for 2 ppl


We offer a relaxed, open, and friendly environment with high standards of comfort and service. Footprints has a "Feel Good" atmosphere and each unit has a unique "decor and style". Kitty and Danny have a history in hospitality and travel, and a passion for tourism and inject a lot of character and energy into this quaint, colourful and quirky property.

All apartments have private entrances, full ensuite bathrooms, private decks with BBQ/Braai, WiFi, DSTV (Hotel package), air-conditioning or fans, heaters and kitchen facilities. The layout enables a private space to call your own. The only common areas are the garden and pool area.

The property is fully fenced with secure parking and is ideal for self-drive guests. All rooms are Non-smoking and serviced on alternate days (if requested).

“Heads Up” – upper-level apartment (2/3 sleeper)
A bright and spacious apartment with crisp blue and white décor and a nautical feel. We welcome you aboard this simple yet stylish self-catering unit an open plan lounge/fully equipped kitchen/dining room with pull out bed. Separate bedroom with queen size bed and full en-suite bathroom. Comfortable accommodation with private entrance – suitable for a couple or couple/one older child. Amazing views over the Knysna Heads and Lagoon from your private deck/balcony which has outdoor seating.

“Down to Earth” lower level apartment – Family room (4 sleeper). A practical and unpretentious family room with a full en-suite bathroom. The lounge/bedroom area is open plan with king size or twin beds and double bunk beds. An inter-leading fully equipped kitchen/dining area makes this spacious apartment a fun and functional space for families and friends. Decorated in bright and earthy natural colours. A private covered deck with seating leading to the garden and lovely vistas of the Knysna Lagoon.

“Featherbed” Studio” Double. A romantic upper-level studio with kitchenette/dining area and limited views over the Knysna Lagoon and Featherbed Nature Reserve. This loft-type studio is a romantic, cozy & colourful bedroom with queen size bed, TV/seating area, and full en-suite bathroom. The Featherbed Studio will captivate you with its quirky bohemian décor. A Private deck. Air-conditioning/Heating. No children under 12 permitted in this room.

Footprints of Knysna is set away from the N2 highway but located just a five-minute drive from Knysna’s bustling town, a vibrant waterfront, Thesen Harbour Town, and peaceful Leisure Isle. An eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, galleries, and activities awaits the curious traveller. Footprints is a professionally run guest house with privacy, value, safety, and style in this Fun Filled Forest Town - surrounded by beaches, lakes, mountains, cool green forests, and rivers.


Swimming Pool
Braai Area
Secure Parking
Free Wifi


  • ADSL Line
  • Swimming Pool
  • Braai Area
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • No Smoking Indoors
  • Personal Safe
  • Self Catering
  • Free Wifi
  • WiFi

Activities Onsite

  • Bird Watching
  • Swimming

Activities Nearby

  • Horse Riding
  • Fly Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Bird Watching
  • Wine Tasting
  • Cycling
  • Game Viewing
  • Guided Walk
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Conferencing Facilities

  • Air Conditioned

Parking Facilities

  • Secure Parking
  • Behind Remote Gate
  • Off Street Parking

Payments Accepted Onsite

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash
  • Electronic Bank Transfer

Review Summary

4.8 out of 5from 35 reviews for Footprints of Knysna
Value for money


  • 21 Boekenhout Street, Upper Old Place, Knysna, 6571, Western Cape
  • Guests think Footprints of Knysna is in an excellent location
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From R840
R840 R756
per night, for 2 ppl
From R840
R840 R756
per night, for 2 ppl
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  • Capacity: 8 people
  • No children under 6
  • Check-in: 13:00 to 20:00
    Check-out: 10:00
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