Blackwaters River Lodge

N2 Highway between Knysna and Sedgefield, opposite the Buffalo Bay turn-off, Knysna, 6570, ZA

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Blackwaters River Lodge

About the Hotel

Property Location
With a stay at Blackwaters River Lodge in Knysna (Garden Route), you'll be minutes from Goukamma Nature and Marine Reserve. This 4-star guesthouse is within the vicinity of Knysna Elephant Park and Featherbed Nature Reserve.

Make yourself at home in one of the 18 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Practice your swing on the golf course and enjoy other recreational amenities, such as an outdoor pool and bicycles to rent. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the area shuttle (surcharge).

Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of Blackwaters River Lodge. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. A complimentary English breakfast is served daily.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.

Hotel Facilities

  • Picnic area
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Luggage storage
  • Total number of rooms - 18
  • Concierge services
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Restaurant
  • Wedding services
  • Free WiFi
  • Free breakfast
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4
  • Laundry facilities
  • One meeting room
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Golf course on site
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Number of floors - 1
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Room Facilities

  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Separate sitting area
  • Refrigerator
  • Hair dryer
  • Balcony
  • Room service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Minibar
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Free bottled water
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Hotel Policy

National Rating
Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

Know Before You Go

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 550.00 per person (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 350.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:

  • Deposit: ZAR 500 per stay
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: ZAR 300.00

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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