The Turbine Waterclub

The Turbine Water Club based at Thesen Island in Knysna offers a wide variety of activities on both land and the Knysna lagoon. All activities start and finish at the Turbine Water Club and Deli on Thesen Islands.

Motorised Pontoon Barges are available for cruising in the lagoon. This is suitable for luxury cruises up to 10 people. The area’s pristine forests, mountains and coastal routes make it an unforgettable biking destination and bicycles can be hired from the centre.

Try your skills at kayaking on the calm waters of the Knysna Lagoon with our Kayak hire.

For the more adventurous, hold on tight for a safe ride on the adventure power boat with Knysna Rib Adventures. The boat goes through the Heads, weather permitting.

Enjoy some of the best light tackle saltwater fishing along this renowned stretch of coastline. Whale Watching and Fishing Charters depart from The Turbine Waterclub and the Knysna Lagoon continues to produce extraordinary large number of Garriek, Shade, White Steenbras, Mussel Cracker, Stumpnose, Blacktail, Rock Cod, Rays and Sharks.

Other activities include Kite Surfing, Stand up paddling boarding, Mountain Biking, Knysna Forest Tours, Guided Canoe Trips and sailing charters.

Get the full Knysna experience at The Turbine Water Club

A wide variety of activities on the Knysna Lagoon