South Africa Accommodation,
Western Cape

Kanonkop Guest House


The family-run Kanonkop Guest House sits atop a forested hill with excellent views down to Knysna lagoon to the west of Plettenberg Bay on the Cape’s famous Garden Route. The guesthouse provides excellent personal service and a high level of comfort with its luxurious rooms and is very popular with our clients.

There are just five individually decorated suites, all with private bathrooms and balconies giving stunning views onto Knysna lagoon. All rooms have air-conditioning, ceiling fans, satellite TV, free WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities and complimentary toiletries.

Outside there is a patio with seating, and swimming pool surrounded by a lush garden where many birds can be seen. Inside there is a well-stocked bar and dining room serving hearty cooked breakfasts and a wide range of drinks.

Kanonkop Guest House is perfectly positioned for exploring Knysna town centre and lagoon, and the Featherbed Nature Reserve is only a short distance away. Activities on offer include cruises on Knysna lagoon, hiking, cycling and wildlife watching.


Private bathrooms, breakfast room, bar, lounge, patio, swimming pool, air conditioning, ceiling fan, satellite TV, tea and coffee making facilities, free Wi-Fi and laundry service.

Optional Activities

Bird watching and wildlife viewing around Knysna Lagoon. Cruises on Knysna lagoon, hiking, cycling and horse riding in the local area.

Alan Godwin

Area Specialist

If you have any questions regarding our South Africa tours, please feel free to contact me on +44 (0)1803 866965

Excellent throughout; a really nice family feel to it!

Dr & Mrs D B - Bedford