Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Game Reserve in Tsitsikamma (47.7 km from Plettenberg Bay)
Robberg Estate (1.3 km from Plettenberg Bay)
Robberg 5 beach lies just south of the Beacon Isle Hotel and stretches towards Robberg Peninsula. This popular Blue Flag Beach offers great swimming and is perfect for long walks and watching dolphins surf the waves. During winter the Southern Right whales come close to shore to calve in the bay. Lifeguards are on duty during peak season....
Harkerville (11.1 km from Plettenberg Bay)
Founded in 1994, and the first of its kind in South Africa, the Knysna Elephant Park provides a home for orphaned elephants and offers visitors a glimpse of a bygone era when vast elephant herds once roamed.
Join the elephants in their controlled free-range environment where you will be able to appreciate their magnificent presence...
Mountain Biking Trails
Harkerville (15.3 km from Plettenberg Bay)
Get on your bike to experience the stunning scenic single track and jeep track trails through indigenous forest, plantations, fragrant fynbos and dramatic cliff tops overlooking the ocean.
The four colour-coded Harkerville routes offer a range of routes to suit all levels of riders ranging from an easy family ride to fast-flowing single track...
Solar Beach (1.8 km from Plettenberg Bay)
If you wanted to learn to surf back in the day, you’d have to find a board and figure it out for yourself. If you were very lucky, a buddy or a longsuffering boyfriend would give you a few tips before disappearing quickly behind the backline. Then you’d be all alone, battling with the surf break and swallowing lots of seawater. Now there are...
Keurboomstrand (3.9 km from Plettenberg Bay)
The Keurbooms Lagoon looks like a peace of heaven. The colors vary from orange and red in the morning to all kinds of blue and white during the day until it becomes dark black in the night. You can stroll along the coastline for miles, you can swim, paddle, waterski, wake board, kite surf or just relax and enjoy the beautiful surrounding...
Keurboomstrand (4.5 km from Plettenberg Bay)
Positioned on the eastern side of the Keurbooms River mouth, Keurbooms Beach is a gorgeous stretch of sand that is very popular during the holiday seasons.
With the lagoon just around the corner, the area is great for skiing, boat cruises, and fishing.
Robberg Nature Reserve (5.2 km from Plettenberg Bay)
The Witsand Circuit is an undulating circular trail on Robberg's northern ridge looking out over the seal colony. Follow the large dune down to a boardwalk leading to a colony of kelp gulls. From here, the route back via the Gap is easy stroll to the parking area.
Duration: 2 hours
Distance: 5.5 km
Robberg Nature Reserve (5.4 km from Plettenberg Bay)
For a blissful Man Friday experience hike to Point Shack on the far eastern point of Robberg Nature Reserve. The rustic overnight hut on the rocks invokes an appreciation for the simple things in life and ‘treading lightly on the Earth’.
Marked with a seal icon, the walk starts at the Robberg Nature Reserve parking area. Unrivaled sea views,...
Robberg Nature Reserve (5.5 km from Plettenberg Bay)
The 2.1 km Gap Circuit is the shortest route on Robberg Nature Reserve and usually takes half an hour to complete. The trail is marked by an amazing geological site – the incredible evidence in Cretaceous rock of the split of Gondwanaland.
Duration: 30 minutes
Distance: 2.1 km
Robberg Nature Reserve (5.6 km from Plettenberg Bay)
The 9.2 km Point Circuit is the longest trail on Robberg Nature Reserve and is not recommended for young kids. Hundreds of swift terns, gannets and cormorants can be seen roosting at the Point. Aim to do this hike on a spring low tide for a fascinating glimpe of marine life in the rock pools. Make a quick 20-minute detour to Nelson Bay Cave, a...
Game Reserve in Robberg Nature Reserve (5.6 km from Plettenberg Bay)
Widely known as the most popular walking spot in Plett, Robberg Peninsula is an excellent view site for dolphins, whales and sharks. Seals are always seen from the trail and you can often spot big game fish from the cliffs.The incredibly scenic peninsula is covered with coastal dune fynbos. Choose from three circular walks of various lengths....
Robberg Nature Reserve (5.9 km from Plettenberg Bay)
The Robberg Peninsula is a nature reserve and national monument that lies 8km south of Plettenberg Bay. The boundary of the Robberg Marine Reserve extends one nautical mile seawards around the entire reserve. Only rock and surf angling are allowed in the marine reserve, with permits from Marine and Coastal Management available at post offices....
Keurboomstrand (7.6 km from Plettenberg Bay)
Take time out in an unspoiled wilderness playground near Plettenberg Bay.
The Coca-Cola coloured water lapping the soft sandy beach beckon further exploration into the upper reaches of the Keurbooms River.
Time seems to stand still in the pristine forest of towering Outeniqua yellowwood, Cape beech, giant stinkwood, keurboom and ironwood trees....