Best 3 Things To Do in Plettenberg Bay - South Africa 2019
Plettenberg Bay remains a quiet seaside town for much of the year, but come December, it becomes a hub of Nightlife entertainment as students from all across South Africa flock to celebrate the end of their High School careers.
It is one of South Africa's most beautiful towns with enough activities, things to do and see to keep anyone entertained.
The partying starts when the sun comes up@redbullza
Plett is also home to many Nature Reserves and Wildlife Centres where visitors can learn and experience the flora and fauna in it’s most natural environment.
Don’t forget to check out what’s happening in Plett today and this weekend
Robberg Nature Reserve
The private beach that forms part of the nature reserve@ca_thiel
Robberg Nature Reserve is situated just 8 kms from Plettenberg bay and is a World Heritage site, no wonder it received a 5 star rating on Tripadvisor.
This reserve is home to the highest navigational lighthouse in South Africa, standing a staggering 146m above sea level.
Activities at Robberg Nature Reserve:
- Whale and Dolphin watching
- Bird Watching
- Recreational Fishing
The reserve also offers visitors the opportunity for an overnight stay, where you can truly feel at one with your surroundings.
The winding boardwalk trails along the edge of the reserve@jemimamadsen
Tip: Plan your trip here ahead of time, as the walks and views are something you don't want to miss out on.
- R40 - Adults
- R20 - Kids
- Address: 8 Plettenberg Street, Plettenberg Bay
- Contact Details: 044 533 2125
- More Info: Website
Tenikwa Wildlife Nature Reserve
Meet Jaime and Cersei Lionster@sornesarwanh
Tenikwa Wildlife Centre started from very humble beginnings back in 2002, where owners took in injured bird life and rehabilitated them in a wooden shed at the back of their house.
Today it is one of the largest active wildlife rehabilitation centres in the Western Cape, attending to a diverse variety of animals accepting both terrestrial and marine species.
@Tenikwa Wildlife Nature Reserve
A variety of indigenous birds, such as Blue Cranes, Marabou Storks and Waterfowls frequent the gardens of Tenikwa, the extent of which covers some 8ha with the balance of the 46ha set aside for wild animals occurring in the area.
The park offers a variety of facilities, such as:
- Visitors Centre
- Meerkat Meander
- Marine Conservation
- Rehabilitation Facilities
- Coffee Shop
- Souvenir Shop
With plenty to see and do Tenikwa is rated 4.5 stars on Tripadvisor, making this a must visit destination if nature is what you crave.
- Address: Forest Hall Road, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay
- Contact Details: 044 534 8170
- More Info: Website
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary
A snake handler and his friend@sven_wittenburg
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary has received raving reviews and is rated 5 stars on Tripadvisor, making this the ideal place to learn about anything reptile related.
They offer hourly guided tours, where visitors are educated on all things wildlife, these tours are especially loved by the little ones.
Children are fascinated by the wonders of nature@leeverschoor
There are over 100 snake species housed at this park and they cater to both snake phobias and snake lovers alike.
- R160 - Adults
- R120 - Teenagers (13-17 yrs)
- R80 - Children (2-12 yrs)
- Operating Hours: Daily 9am - 5pm
- Address: Just off the N2, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay
- Contact Details: 082 667 6588
- More Info: Website
Other Things To Do
Africa's gentle giants@charlesm11_
Other activities nearby include:
Plettenberg Bay holds a special place in all South Africans hearts and many of us have fond memories of our visits there.
If you are visiting for the first time, the local government have clamped down on accidents on the roads, so please abide by the speed limit or face heavy fines.
Taking things a little slower is never to your detriment as the views will keep you well entertained while staying below the speed cameras. A trip to Plett will have you appreciating the smaller, slower things in life.
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