Open Air Movies at Blackwaters River Lodge
Looking for some child-friendly outdoor entertainment during these balmy summer evenings this holiday season? Make your way to Blackwaters River Lodge near Knysna, were you can view old movie classics under a blanket of stars.
Skyview Open Air Cinema will be setting up their outdoor theater on Blackwaters’ manicured lawns, situated on the banks of the pretty, cola-coloured Goukamma River and surrounded by a variety of indigenous trees.
The Earth & Fire Restaurant will be open and the normal menu will be available to those wishing to dine in the restaurant. The restaurant has a fully licensed bar and movie goers are not permitted to bring their own alcohol to the venue.
There will also be a take-away ‘Movie Menu’ for those that want to eat outdoors, including the following items:
Chicken or Barbecue Burger: R50
Chicken Strips with tomato sauce: R40
Pizzas – from R55 to R85
Boerewors Roll: R35
Picnic baskets are available to order and include the following delectable fare:
• Fresh baguette (8 x slices) & butter
• Cheeses (blue cheese, Camembert, cheddar)
• Meats – Parma ham & Boere ham
• Chicken Liver Pate
• Olive tapenade
• 2 x Vegetarian quiches
• Homemade onion marmalade
• Stuffed Eggs
• Garden Salad with Salad Dressing
• Something Sweet – 2 x slices of chocolate cake
• 2 x Four Flowers Naturally Flavoured Water
• Cutlery, crockery & a blanket
(Cost of the picnic basket is R280 – Serves 2 and needs to be ordered before 09:00 on the day of the movie)
Tickets are R50 and can be bought on the evening at the venue.
Checklist for Movie Goers: blankets, chairs, insect repellent, warm jacket, holiday spirit.
Event is weather dependent.
Screening of film starts between:19:30 and 20:00
R30 to hire air sofas
Parking is limited.
Line up of movies:
- WED December 21, 2016: Brave;
- SAT December 24, 2016: Elf; and
- WED December 28, 2016: Jurassic Park.
Blackwaters River Lodge is situated just off the N2 towards George, opposite the turn off to Buffalo Bay. From the Knysna Wayside Inn to Blackwaters takes 10-15 min. by car.