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The Garden Route and the Little Karoo Hotels

Lightleys Holiday Houseboats

Pros

  • Barbecue facilities on each boat
  • Bathrooms at the marina are good

Cons

  • You have to return to the marina every morning to repower the boat
  • Where you can go in the lagoon depends on the tides

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

For a sense of freedom and adventure, rent one of these fully equipped houseboats and cruise the lagoon. The inside is compact, light, and bright, and outside there's an ever-changing vista of lagoon, forest, and mountain. This is self-catering at its very best. A four-berth boat costs R985 per day for two people and R1,895 for four; a six-berth boat costs about R2,695 per day. The longer you stay the cheaper it gets. If you don't require fancy cooking, you can arrange to pick up meals or picnic baskets from the base or have them delivered to you at a mooring of your choice. Or you can just hop on a jetty and take your pick of Knysna's restaurants.

Hotel Information

Phone:

044-386–0007

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 9 4-berth boats, 5 6-berth boats

Updated 12/31/1969

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Aug 6, 2012

Lightleys Holiday Houseboats Review

Hello eveone. Am, from Ukraina. Local peoples, we thinking to hold ones houseboat. If you have expirience in houseboating let me know. We exclusive news the sweam boats in Dnepr river.

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