Knysna Film Festival

Our Partners

DryDock restaurant & Terrace

The lagoon side restaurant is situated on the water's edge in the picturesque town of Knysna, Garden Route, South Africa. From intimate lunches and dinners to large groups and tour groups, we have three separate floors to accommodate your every need.

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Tapas and Oysters, Knysna

Tapas and Oysters is a vibrant, waterside restaurant situated in Thesen Harbour Town in the idyllic town of Knysna. Perfectly located with views over the Knysna Lagoon towards the iconic Knysna Heads. We are well known for our great food, friendly service and vibey atmosphere.

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The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is a membership-based organization comprised of leading media and entertainment figures from over 60 countries and 500 companies from all sectors of television including internet, mobile and technology.

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Knysna Waterfront

A trip to Garden Route is not complete without a visit to the famous Knysna Waterfront, arguably one of the most popular leisure and shopping destinations in the region, boasting a superior marina, a base for luxury yachts and Knysna's gateway for cruises and luxury charters...

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The lofts

Knysna in is the centre of The Garden Route. Thesen Harbour Town is in the centre of the Knysna Estuary and The Lofts Boutique Hotel is in the centre of it all. What better way to enjoy Knysna than a stay on an island, located not only in the heart of the Knysna Lagoon, but also in a Blue Flag Marina...

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Project Bar & Lounge

Situated upstairs from Sirocco, its terraces, wall-to-wall windows, and incredible views have inspired a ridiculously extensive and creative range of cocktails. Unrivaled views, classy cocktails music & vibe await.

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O Pescador Restaurant

South African Portuguese cuisine. Seafood, chicken and steaks prepared on order. Outside deck seating with beautiful views of the harbour Excellent food and excellent service. Chef is the owner.

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Thesen harbour town

Thesen Harbour Town in Knysna, at the heart of South Africa’s lovely Garden Route, is the commercial part of a residential group of islands threaded with swimming and boating canals and lined by Cape Cod-style homes.

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Ile De Pain

We specialise in distinctive and appetising breakfasts and lunches and authentic artisanal breads. Our welcoming, award-winning restaurant is conveniently located close to the Knysna lagoon.

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Premier Resort

Choose from a variety of four-star graded rooms that offer estuary and indigenous forest views. We encourage you to relax in the utmost comfort in one of our deluxe, one and two bedroomed suites, or your very own waterfront villa...

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Ikasi Media

The Eden District Municipality has identified the film industry to be one of the most significant economic drivers in the region. Setting up the necessary infrastructure in this area is essential to meet industry standards.

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The Turbine

The Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa is a boutique 5 star hotel in Knysna which offers guests luxurious accommodation options, exceptional cuisine, stunning panoramas, and a range of world-class facilities – all in all, a unique holiday experience.

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Knysna Yacht Club

The Knysna Yacht Club is internationally renowned for its hospitality and facilities and visiting yachts are always welcome. The club offers two dingy sail training schools, a keelboat club, canoe club, restaurant,2 bars, a small play area for children and yacht berths.

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Pezula Hotel

Built to reflect the natural beauty surrounding it, this luxurious hotel is located in the town of Knysna and promises a relaxed stay. Nestled at the eastern head of Knysna, Pezula Resort Hotel and Spa welcomes guests looking to experience genuine South African hospitality.

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Home Tree Web Design & Hosting

Offering innovative services and groundbreaking products, that adds value to assist growth. We believe that building your website is more than just a project or deadline, we love getting personal with your ideas and visions and we love sharing ours with you.

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Interested in becoming a Partner or Funder?

Knysna International Film Festival is interested in partnering with local, national and international entities to bring Film, Arts and Culture as a permanent event in the Garden Route Region. Our partnerships need to align with our objectives to provide a unique experience and further our objectives for learning. Email us on marketing@knysnafilmfestival.co.za or learn more on how to Become a Funder / Partner here.