ASSOCIATIONS

Ocean Odyssey is affiliated with a number of key associations in tourism & boat-based whale watching.

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South African Boat Based Whale Watching Association
SABBWWA is the self-regulatory body representing our industry.  We are active members: our company owner, Evelyn, is the current chairperson.
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Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa
A dynamic South African environmental NGO with a mission to implement high impact environmental and conservation projects that promotes public participation in caring for the Earth. More on WESSA

South African Youth Travel Confederation
Youth and adventure tourism are an important part of our business and we have been proud members of SAYTC for 2 years.  More on SAYTC

SANParks – South African National Park
SANParks manages the Knysna Estuary and surrounds (Knysna Lakes Section) which forms part of the Garden Route National Park.
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Blue Flag (Managed by WESSA)
For two consecutive years, Ocean Odyssey is the proud recipient of the internationally recognised Blue Flag for all three of our vessels.
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KNYSNA TOURISM
Knysna Tourism is integral to creating awareness of Knysna as a tourism destination. We have been members since the company started in the 1980’s.
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Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries
DAFF is responsible for the sustainable management and efficient use of SA’s natural resources.
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Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
We support and the NMMU’s Department of Zoology with essential research projects into certain marine species.
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Knysna Accommodation Association
KAA’s aim is to collectively and actively market, advertise and promote Knysna as a destination.
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Department of Environmental Affairs
The DEA is the governmental department responsible for the management & issuance of Close Encounter Whale Watching permits in South Africa.
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ConserBio
We collaborate with ConserBio which is an initiative that supports nature conservation and environmental awareness through scientific research and outreach education.
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The South African Maritime Safety Authority
SAMSA’s mission is to promote and develop South Africa’s maritime interests and position the country as an international Maritime Centre while ensuring maritime safety, health and environmental protection.
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MAP & CONTACT DETAILS

Ocean Odyssey, Knysna

24B Saffron Lane
Thesen Harbour Town
Knysna

+27(44) 382 0321
+27(44) 382 0421
+27(82) 852 9402
info@oceanodyssey.co.za

REGIONAL WEATHER FORECAST

16°C
Wind: 9km/h E
Clear Skies
Humidity: 44%
KNYSNA WEATHER
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21°C
Mon
18°C
Tue
15°C

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