Welcome to Plettenberg Bay
Known as South Africa's billionaire beach holiday destination and play ground, Plett, as known by the locals, is a gem not to be missed on your Garden Route itinerary. The bay is one of the most beautiful bays found along the South African coastal line and the gateway to the Garden Route's Adventurous activities, ranging from surfing, sky diving, bungee jumping, hiking, animal encounters (such as elephants, cheetahs, birds), zip lining, canoeing and many more activities. Join us on a private tour or a small group guided tour of the Garden Route from either Cape Town or Port Elizabeth and discover all hidden gems of Plettenberg Bay.
Where to Go?:
There are plenty of activities and places of interests to visit while on holiday in Plettenberg Bay–known as South Africa's Adventure capital along the verdant Garden Route. For beach enthusiasts, Plettenberg Bay has some amazing beaches to go to such as, Wedge beach , sanctuary beach and Robberg beach. The Keurboom River offers some river activities including speed boating and fishing to name a few. From Plettenberg Bay's airport, you could book a skydiving activity for your family. The Craggs–just outside Plettenberg Bay–offers an array of wildlife animals and educational trips with places like Tenikwa (includes Cheetahs, lions, leopards, Cerval to name a few), Elephant Sanctuary, Birds of Eden, Monkey land, and further down the highway lies the Storm River's Mouth in Tsitsikama's National Park. The activities at this wonder of nature range from, walking on the hanging bridge, kayaking, hiking and the lilo tour. For Adrenalin seekers, the worlds highest bungee jumping and Zip lining is found in this area. The town of Knysna is within reach which is about a 30 minute drive away from this area.
When to Go?:
The summer season offers the best time to explore Plettenberg Bay, especially for beach enthusiasts and holiday seekers. The month of December and January are extremely busy due to the influx of locals travelling from all four corners of the country for vacation, not only in Plettenberg Bay but along the entire Garden Route. From February to April crowds diminish as South African school holidays are over leaving beaches less crowded. Plettenberg Bay and the Garden Route remain as open destinations all year round as winter brings marine visitors on our shores such as the humpback and the Southern Right whales, making Plettenberg Bay one of the best places to see these Whales in South Africa.
Best Time to Go: Best: Good:
- Adventure Activities at close proximity
- Whale watching boat based trips (June to December)
- Beach Holiday Destination
- Very central on the Garden Route
- Family friends destination
- Amazing beach and waterfront
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