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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long drive and some false readings from Lucy (our GPS) who sent us anywhere but where we wanted to go, we finally arrived. Our hostess was very friendly and welcoming and suggested the best place to camp according to our needs. We found a spot near to, but not too close to, an ablution block. Just a word...

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Potchefstroom, North-West, South Africa
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Woodbourne resort is situated close to the Knysna Heads and Knysna lagoon. The camp site is well maintained. Most of the camp site is situated below shaded trees. The Heads is an easy walk from the resort. Book early to avoid disappointment.

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Thank Joelmalan
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely campsite, nice pool .Showers in main ablution impossible to regulate....really need to spend money on the hot water system and Loo's don't flush properly. Also no laundry facility which was quite a pain as one needs to drive to town to get clothes washed ...Otherwise good but could be great !

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wbresort, Manager at Woodbourne Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Dear Umtombeni13 Thank you for your comments. Although we do not have laundry facilities on site, we do offer a service whereby the laundry is collected from the reception office in the mornings by the laundromat owner and returned to the resort after washing. We do advertise this on our rules and info sheet handed out to guests and also...

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Wow, this was such a lovely experience. I didn't know but Mom and Dad in Plett told me that they knew the Dutthey's that apparently owned the caravan park when I was very small (special memories there for them). We were a running club that booked in for the Knysna Forest Marthon. Sites big, electricity, running water, services toilets &...

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Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We spent 2 nights with our friends in two bed room chalet. The chalet was equipped with everything to be self-catering. The beds were comfortable and so were the bathrooms. The best thing with Woodbourne is that it is close to Heads and the the great view and also the beach and you can also stroll down and visit Leisure...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We once again stayed at Woodbourne and were not disappointed! The staff are super friendly - they go out their way to assist and advise and keep a tight reign on the goings-on in the campsite and resort (real hands-on!). The campsites are large, grassed and well maintained. Ablutions are cleaned regularly and are fine and there was always plenty...

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Howick, South Africa
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Our stay at Woodbourne was short (only 1 night) but we have to say that reception was excellent and the cottage was both clean and well appointed. We will certainly return to this resort as we were very impressed with the service from the staff.

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2Thank 513rob
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 14 December 2015

The location is perfect, situated close to the heads an Knysna lagoon. It is only 5 minutes from town and walking distance from a amazing lookout point on one of the heads. Staff was friendly and helpfull. Facilities are also very satisfying.

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2Thank pieter_joubert1
Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Excellent service, clean facilities, friendly hosts and perfect atmosphere if you want to take a holiday with the family. Situated near the heads and not far away from town. Easy access to everything.

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wbresort, Manager at Woodbourne Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Greetings from Woodbourne Resort - Thank you for taking the time to review our resort. We really appreciate getting feedback from our guests and even more so when comments are so positive. It is always delightful to hear guests have enjoyed their stay with us on the resort as you have. It is always good to give a review such...

George, South Africa
Reviewed 9 November 2015

It was our first weekend away with our grandchildren and we were so disappointed with the chalet we were given which looked nothing like the photos on the website. This tiny 4 sleeper had 2 rooms that one was unable to move around in, no place for the children to sit on the carpet to play and no chairs or...

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wbresort, Manager at Woodbourne Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Greetings from Woodbourne Resort - Thank you for taking the time to review our resort its always appreciated. I am terribly sorry to hear you did not enjoy your chalet. To my understanding your concern was that the chalet was not near the play area and pool, which I explained the chalets nearer had been reserved prior for a golf...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Woodbourne Resort, owned by the Duthie family for decades. Accommodation available is 11 log cabin chalets, ranging from a 2 sleeper to an 8 sleeper. All chalets are self catering, fully furnished including fresh linen and towels. We also offer spacious camping sites tents, motorhomes, campers and caravans welcome. All sites have electrical points. Woodbourne Resort is a birding paradise and the big trees and park like surroundings provide an ideal habitat for a wide variety of bird life including the Knysna Loerie. Woodbourne also adjoins our private vlei which is a water bird sanctuary so special it attracts migrant waders from as far as Siberia. Woodbourne Resort is perfect for couples, families or groups looking to relax and unwind in a natural park-like setting, and is ideal for bird-watching enthusiasts. Facilities we have on the resort, is a huge salted pool for adults, salted kiddies pool, braai area's, trampoline, kiddies play area with jungle gym, slides, swings and volley ball. Situated close to the shores of the Knysna lagoon, Woodbourne Resort offers an idyllic stay in one of the most scenic areas of Knysna, 1.2Km from Coney Glen Beach. 5Km's from the city. Lovely restaurants a stone throw away with breath taking views, offering our guests an unforgettable holiday - truly a home away from home! Woodbourne Resort is under new management, we have upgraded, improved maintanance, appearance and services and will keep striving to stay on top to ensure guest satisfaction. Our entire staff, will do their best to make you feel at home so your stay will be an enjoyable, comfortable and memorable one at Woodbourne Resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Woodbourne Holiday Resort

Address: 1 George Rex Drive | The Heads, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Hotel Class:3 star — Woodbourne Holiday Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Unit with the outside bathroom attached to it.”
 of 5 bubbles 91guestg, 1 Dec 2015 | Read review
“We were camping.”
 of 5 bubbles neciab23, 20 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Loved it all”
 of 5 bubbles 673pret, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
“i have stayed in 10 and 11 on two occasions now. Proximity to the pool is nice and as the units are set away from the rest of the venues quieter in the evenings.”
 of 5 bubbles BurgundyGherkin, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
“As a whole it is a lovely place but until they insulate, April's weather would be the better/only month to visit, and hopefully by then they'd have improved their beds/mattresses.”
 of 5 bubbles Shadoe2014, 6 Jul 2014 | Read review
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