There is a picnic spot where you can braai but we chose to have fun on the rocks instead. They’re not the easiest to climb; jagged like a monster’s claws had ripped through it as a leviathan dragged into into the depths of the sea. Dramatic description, for sure – see it and maybe you’ll believe it:)
It’s only here that it’s easy to imagine why ships got wrecked trying to get through the Heads to the safety of Featherbed Bay. It’s what brought John Benn, the most famous boat pilot, to Knysna. He came to salvage the wreck of the Musquash (1855) and then decided to stay. He’s remembered best by the regular view of the ferry (and floating restaurant) named after him.
Here are some of the photos from the day. I was using a small automatic but the scenery is so astounding that the photos look grand anyway.
And some in black and white: