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- 17 Hart Road, Leisure Isle, Knysna, 6570, Western Cape
Knysna is a town with 51,078 inhabitants in the Western Cape Province of South Africa, and is part of the Garden Route. It lies 34 degrees south of the equator, and is 72 km east from the town of George on the N2 highway. Knysna has an oceanic climate. Summers are hot and winters mild to chilly.
Knysna hosts a variety of events annually, which draw local and international visitors alike. Such events include the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival in late June and/or early July, the Pink Loerie Mardi Gras at the end of April and/or beginning of May, the Gastronomica Lifestyle Festival in September, which promotes healthy eating and organic principles, and the Rastafarian Earth Festival held at the end of July, celebrating Rastafarian religion, culture and lifestyle. The town is a popular destination for both tourists and senior citizens entering retirement, especially among the British and former expatriates due to the year-round warm climate. Recently, the town has also become a preferred destination among golfers, as the town boasts several world class golf courses, including Pezula Golf Course, Simola Golf Course, and the well established Knysna Golf Course, situated on the lagoon. The towns of Plettenberg Bay and George are situated nearby.