Things to do.in and around Plettenberg bay

  • Activities

    Plettenberg Game Reserve Watch rhino, lions, giraffe, zebra, buffalo and kudu - as well as other big mammals and more than
  • Plett Beaches

    Plettenberg Bay boasts the best beaches on the Garden Route. From Keurbooms Strand to the Robberg Peninsula there are 15
  • Scenic drives

    Kranshoek picnic site - overlooking cliffs and sea (15 km / 20 minutes from Plett Central) To reach the trail take the
  • Robberg

    Robberg Nature Reserve offers great walking and hiking trails and is an excellent view site for cliff based whale and

Plettenberg Game Reserve

Watch rhino, lions, giraffe, zebra, buffalo and kudu - as well as other big mammals and more than 150 species of birds in this unique Malaria-Free game farm. Get up close with a knowledgeable guide

The Elephant Sanctuary

An Elephant Experience for Life - The Elephant Sanctuary provides a safe haven for elephants and offers a unique platform for guest education and interaction.

All programs are guest and elephant driven, which means the most important part of our operation is to ensure happy elephants and satisfied guests. The close encounter with elephants you experience at The Elephant Sanctuary truly is one of a kind.

The Elephant Sanctuary is a family orientated operation catering for both young and old. We focus on education through interaction, so you will not only learn a lot about elephants, but also get to touch, feel, feed, walk trunk-in-hand and even ride these magnificent animals. Elephants are highly intelligent and delightful – when meeting them you will discover that each one has a different character, personality and temperament

Monkeyland and Birds of Eden

There is a pure primate paradise, where you can take a sneak peak into the life of the fascinating monkey.

On these safaris you can expect to see many species of primates ranging from the Gibbons of Asia and Howlers from South America to the Lemurs of Madagascar. All of the primates live in a natural environment. Here you are privileged to step into their world to explore and learn fascinating facts about primates first hand.

The unique two hectare dome (the World’s largest) spans over a gorge of indigenous forest. The sanctuary has its own mysterious ruin, which incorporates a walk-behind a waterfall. The sanctuary’s dome incorporates the ability to synthesize thunder and create short spells of rain from an irrigation system in the dome structure.  It is absolutely exquisite! We were welcomed by 2 African Grey Parrots. These gorgeous birds seemed to be keenly interested in us! These birds have become so accustomed to humans that they like to amuse themselves with them. It felt rather wonderful having birds fly on your shoulder and arms. Yet, while there were some that were friendly and leisurely sitting on our arms, there was another African Grey Parrot trying to bite our feet and following us wherever we went.

Tenikwa Wildlife Centre

Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre at Plettenberg Bay offers a truly unique Wildcat Experience. Guests are taken on a guided tour to meet captive-bred furry felines, living in a semi-natural environment. So close, you can hear them purr…

Jukani

Visiting Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary is not just about seeing lions, tigers, leopards, wild dogs etc but it is also an informative experience. Our experienced and trained guides will take you on an informative tour of the sanctuary and introduce you to all of our feline and other wildlife “family” members. Not only will they share their knowledge and experience of each species with you, but you will also meet the individual personalities. 

Our guides will tell you more about the dangers these animals face in the wild and share with you interesting facts of each species. They will explain the important role of a black backed jackal and that they are actually very brave critters, or the vital role spotted hyenas fulfil in the wild. 

Bungy Jump

The worlds highest - Face Adrenalin offers professional and safe adventure activities in the Garden Route of the Western Cape. 

1997 caused great excitement in the Bungy jumping fraternity worldwide with the opening of the Face Adrenalin Bloukrans Bungy Jump. Bloukrans is the World's Highest Commercial Bungy Jump at a whooping 216 m high! A proud record for South Africa and particularly, Tsitsikamma,  Plettenberg Bay, and the Garden Route. We also offer a Bridgewalking tour and a "200m Flying Fox" out onto the arch of Africa's largest bridge.

The Bloukrans Bungy is still the world’s highest commercial bungy jump

Zipline Adventure

This “foefie-slide” tour takes you on 8 cable rides over the Kuris River and down a ravine over three waterfalls. Each section has its own surprise, adventure, wanders and beautiful views over our fauna and flora. The longest slide is 211m and is 50m above ground. This series of Foofie Slides allows one to glide above the water, and enjoy the surrounding scenery

Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours (Storms River Adventures)- Enjoy the unequalled beauty of the indigenous forest high up on ten treetop platforms. Gently glide along in a harness, on steel cables 30 meters above the forest floor. Birdlife is abundant, and your guides will explain the ecology of the lush primeval forest. Safety is paramount, and the system has been built to the highest civil engineering standards. Guides are fully-trained professionals.

Dolphin Adventures Sea Kayaking Experience

This Sea kayaking adventure allows us to explore wildlife and nature up close. Experience the fun and adventure of Sea Kayaking. Whether your interest is wildlife, sea kayaking, or exploration, enjoy your adventure with Dolphin Adventures

All kayak gear is provided; the trip is 2 hours long and departs 3 times a day.9am, 12pm and 3pm.

Ocean Surf Rentals with Dolphin Adventures

Rent a board and ride a wave, they offer long boards, short boards, body boards and wet suits, not transport need for the boards as they are located on Central Beach

Ocean Safaris Whale and Dolphin Watching

Ocean Safaris is a legally permitted boat based whale, dolphin and seal watching company based in Plettenberg Bay. Close encounter whale watching tours and a variety of Dolphin discovery tours are on offer.

Seal Swimming

This adventure leaves from central beach onboard “Hooligan” to Robberg Marine Reserve, home to about 4000 fur seals. Here you jump in the water, along with a qualified dive master, among the friendly seals. Don’t worry about sharks, the area around the colony is very shallow (2-4m deep) the boat always stay close and we make use of shark shields (one of the boat and one with the dive master) a device that gives off electronic impulses in the water, which sharks are very sensitive to. You stay in the water for about 30minutes of action packed fun

Plett SUP

Stand up paddleboard rentals, which is a perfect way to get out on the water! Our stand up rentals are conveniently located on Central Beach Plettenberg Bay.

Fishing and Angling

Good rock angling sites include Nature's Valley, Keurbooms, Lookout Rocks, Beacon Island and Robberg Beach. Rock anglers can expect to catch Galjoen, Elf, Roman or Steenbras. Deep Sea anglers may expect Garrick, Yellowtail, Cape Salmon, Hake and Red Roman. Fishing Charters with Plett fishing you keep what you catch.

Skydive

Live life to the full! Experience the thrill of free fall over one of the most scenic drop zones in the world.

Start the experience with a short briefing. Then enjoy a 20 minute, scenic plane ride to 10,000 feet, over the Plettenberg Bay coastline. Now the pleasure flight stops and the adrenaline starts to pump as you exit the plane with your Tandem Master and experience the rush of a 35 second free fall at 220KPH

Golf

Plettenberg Bay Golf - Perfect of course

Plettenberg Bay offers some of the finest fairways in South Africa. With wildlife and a view to make anyone green with envy, it is no wonder that visitors plan their entire vacation schedule around a single round of golf. Plettenberg Bay Country Club - an 18 hole par 72 course set in a private nature reserve, 

Play Three Days – Or more 

You don't have to limit yourself to just one round. In Plettenberg Bay and surrounding areas, golfers have their choice of several public and private courses set in some of South Africa’s most breathtaking locations. The differences in scenery, geography and style ensure that you can play for days without being bored. The wide range of price points ensures that you can play several championship-level courses without breaking the bank. Just around the corner, you’ll find Knysna, Simola and Pezula Golf Courses in Knysna (35 km / 35 minutes from Plettenberg Bay) and George, Kingswood and the infamous Fancourt Golf Courses in George (100 km / 75 minutes from Plettenberg Bay). 

The Garden Route golf region welcomes you with an opportunity to master the art of the unforgettable round. Remember to book your tee-off time 

Plettenberg Bay Country Club - 18 hole par 72 (5 km / 5 minutes from Plett Central).

Goose Valley- 18 hole par 72 (5 km / 5 minutes from Plett Central).