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Family Friendly Accommodation in Knysna

Posted on Thu February 22, 2018.

If you're looking for the perfect holiday accommodation for the family along the Garden Route then you've landed on the right page. We've listed several reasons why Portland Manor is not only family-friendly but also offers a host of fun activities for the entire family!

Cruise on the Lake

When you stay with us we offer a 30-minute free cruise on our lake, Lawnwood Lake, it's the perfect setting to enjoy the magnificent view whilst cruising on the lake. 

Watersports on the Lake

Portland Manor also offers other water activities on the lake. We have canoes available for our guests.

Cycling in the Forest

Our property sits on 212 hectares of land, adjacent to the Knysna forest. Our family-friendly accommodation provides guests with various mountain biking routes. Whether you are a seasoned cyclist or a novice! You are welcome to bring your own bikes, or we have bikes available for our guests to enjoy.

Hiking or Trail Running in the Forest

If riding is not your thing, don't worry. Our routes are suitable for trail runners and hiking. There are a few different routes depending on how far you want to go.

Bird Watching

Our bird life is incredible. The gardens are filled with Sombre Greenbul, Cape Bulbul, Greater and Southern Double Collared Sunbirds, African Dusky Flycatcher, African Paradise Flycatcher, Pin-Tailed Whydah, Cape Batis, Bar Throated Apalis, Fork-Tailed Drongos and Grey Cuckoo-Shrike are all common. Other birds you may find in our indigenous forest include African Barred Owlets, Red Chested Cuckoo, White Starred Robins Forest Canaries and Chestnut Vented Tit Babblers and Long Crested Eagle.

Private Game Viewing

You don't need to go far to view our game on the property, we have Zebra, Buck, Ostrich, Peacocks.

Outdoor Swimming Pool

And of course which child does not love to swim! The family can relax by the pool taking in the incredible view of the Outeniqua mountains.

Portland Manor is the perfect holiday accommodation in Knysna. When you arrive you won't want to leave!