Lightleys Holiday Houseboats



LIVE THE DREAM … aboard our fully equipped, 4- or 6-berth self-drive houseboats. We’ll show you how to pilot your craft and make you Captain Of Your Own Holiday – catered or self-catered, you’ll be free to explore the safe, tranquil waters of Knysna’s Lagoon.


For holiday-makers, houseboating is your accommodation – and it’s your entertainment; for honeymooners, it’s romance; and for business people, it’s an unusual conference and team building opportunity.


Our 6-berth, aluminum-hulled Aquachalets and newly-built, 4-berth, GRP Leisure Liners come complete with bedding, galleys (with fridges and gas stoves), heads (shower rooms with chemical toilets) and portable barbecues. And our shore facility offers spacious ablution blocks and an indoor/outdoor conference and functions venue.


All boats have onboard two fishing licenses and one bait collection license. On our premises we have a little shop well stocked with fishing equipment and bait and for those who don’t want to travel with there rods, we hire out fishing rods.


Moor your boat at Thesen’s Island our new exciting overnight area and explore the many interesting shops and fine restaurants . Within easy walking distance of the Waterfront.

With Lightleys Holiday Houseboats you’ll enjoy all the pleasures of boating, and you’ll have the ideal base from which to discover the Garden Route.No experience or skipper’s license required