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Plettenberg Bay, affectionately known as "Plett," is a picturesque coastal town along South Africa's famed Garden Route. With its pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant marine life, Plett offers an array of activities for all ages. Bask in the sun at Robberg or Central Beach, spot dolphins and whales from the shore, or embark on a sea kayaking adventure. Hike the Robberg Nature Reserve for gorgeous views and rich flora and fauna, or visit the nearby Monkeyland, Birds of Eden, and Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary for unique wildlife encounters. Plettenberg Bay's natural beauty and relaxed atmosphere make it an unforgettable destination.

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Whale and Dolphin Watching


Plettenberg Bay is known for its abundant marine life, making it an ideal spot for whale and dolphin watching. During the winter months (June to November), southern right whales can be seen breaching and playing in the bay. Year-round, dolphins can be spotted riding the waves. Enjoy these magnificent creatures from the shore or embark on a guided boat trip for an up-close experience.

Nature Reserve


The Robberg Nature Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a pristine peninsula that offers stunning coastal views, diverse flora and fauna, and a rich archaeological history. Hike along the well-maintained trails, marvel at the dramatic landscapes, and discover the ancient Nelson Bay Cave, which reveals evidence of human habitation dating back 120,000 years.

Birds of Eden


The Robberg Nature Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a pristine peninsula that offers stunning coastal views, diverse flora and fauna, and a rich archaeological history. Hike along the well-maintained trails, marvel at the dramatic landscapes, and discover the ancient Nelson Bay Cave, which reveals evidence of human habitation dating back 120,000 years.

Wildlife Awareness Centre


The Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre offers visitors a chance to experience South Africa's indigenous wild cats up close. Learn about these beautiful creatures and the centre's conservation efforts through guided tours, which include encounters with servals, caracals, and the rare African wildcat.

Primate Sanctuary


Adjacent to Birds of Eden, Monkeyland is a unique primate sanctuary that promotes responsible tourism and the welfare of its inhabitants. Home to more than 700 primates, the sanctuary offers guided tours through its forested enclosure, providing an opportunity to observe various species, including capuchin monkeys, gibbons, and lemurs.

Wine Tasting


Discover the burgeoning wine industry in Plettenberg Bay by exploring the Plett Wine & Bubbly Route. Visit local vineyards and taste award-winning wines and Cap Classique sparkling wines amidst the region's stunning natural beauty.