PLETTENBERG BAY GAME RESERVE :: Accommodation Links
- Plett River Lodge
A stunning guesthouse situated right on the Bitou River, just 5 km from Plettenberg Bay
- Knysna Tourism
Knysna Tourism official visitor information website including Knysna accommodation, Knysna activities and other relevant Knysna tourist information
- Fynbos Ridge
Only a few minutes away from the pristine beaches of Plettenberg Bay, Fynbos Ridge is set amongst fragrant fynbos, with stunning mountain views. Accommodation in the Cape Dutch style Country House is spacious and well appointed, and the self-catering garden cottages are comfortable and secluded.
Whale Watching, Boat Tours & Boat Charters
- Ocean Blue Adventures
Licensed up close and personal encounters with the whales and dolphins of Plettenberg Bay.
- Keurbooms River Ferries
2½ hour guided cruises on the Keurbooms River near Plettenberg Bay. Weddings, conferences and group outings by request.
- Featherbed Ferries
THREE LEGS: Scheduled departure, 75-minute ferry tours on the Knysna Lagoon;
HEADS EXPLORER: 90-minute luxury yacht cruises to the river mouth at the Knysna Heads (and beyond - when conditions are just right).
JOHN BENN: luxury traditional wooden cruiser with bar and restaurant on board
PADDLE CRUISER: 4-star restaurant on South Africa's only paddle-driven vessel. Lunchtime & dinner cruises as well as conferences and functions.
- Springtide Charters
50-foot yacht Outeniqua for champagne breakfasts on the Knysna Lagoon, day sailing on the Indian Ocean, sunset cruises or unique and exceptional overnight cruises.
Animal Sanctuaries & Nature Reserves
A primate sanctuary offering regular departure, 90-minute guided walking tours. A living forest experience and educational outing. At the Crags, near Plettenberg Bay.
- Birds of Eden
Largest free-flight aviary in the world.
- Featherbed Nature Reserve
4-hour tours include a ferry ride across the Knysna Lagoon, 4x4 guided land-train ride journey to the top of the Eastern Head to view the Lagoon mouth and optional 2.2 km coastal walk. Finish the tour with a fabulous buffet . The restaurant is also available for private functions
- Elephant Sanctuary
One hour Trunk-in-hand Elephant Tours; Elephant-back Riding, early morning Elephant Brush-downs and exclusive Sunset Elephant Experiences at The Crags near Plettenberg Bay.
- Cango Wildlife Ranch
Wildlife Tours (cheetah, crocodiles, tigers) near Oudtshoorn
- Tenikwa Wildlife awareness 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
- Knysna Elephant Park
The park offers a rare and exciting opportunity to get close to these gentle giants, who live in a controlled, free range environment in the heart of the famous Garden Route
- Chandelier Ostrich and Game Farm
Chandelier Game Lodge & Ostrich Show Farm is located between the lush green Garden Route and the wide-open spaces of the Klein (Little) Karoo, with the Outeniqua- and Swartberg mountain ranges as backdrop.
Oysters & Restaurants
Sirocco, situated on the water’s edge of Knysna’s trendy Thesen Harbour Town, is evocatively named after the warm wind that blows across the Mediterranean
- 34° South
Not exactly a restaurant... not exactly a bar... definitely not a deli... well, not exactly a deli... it’s an eating place, a drinking place and definitely a meeting place.
- The Dry Dock
The lagoonside restaurant is situated on the original site of the first dry dock built by Per Larsen in 1896. We offer a mouth-watering array of the freshest seafood, tempting salads, fusion cuisine and sinful deserts.
- Storms River Adventures
Discover the Tsitsikamma - and yourself - on any of Storm's River Adventures' many activities - abseiling, mountain bike trails, Treetop Canopy Tours and much more.
- Ocean Blue Adventures
Guided hikes at Robberg Nature Reserve, Arch Rock and in the Harkerville and Kranshoek forests.
- Bloukrans Bungy
The world's highest commercial bungy jump - 216 metres in total with a 7-second, 180 metre free-fall off the Bloukrans Bridge.
- Bloukrans Bridge Walking Tours
The road bridge over the Bloukrans Gorge remains the highest in Africa. Explore this marvel of engineering and experience the surrounding forests and mountains from a unique perspective.
- Cango Caves
Africa's largest show cave system.
- Flying Fox
Explore Bloukrans Bridge - the highest road bridge in Africa - from a new perspective: strapped into a "foefie" slide.
- Mitchell’s Knysna Brewery
South Africa's first micro brewery. Tours & beer tastings on weekdays
- Safari Ostrich Show Farm
- Ocean Adventures
Sea kayaking in Plettenberg Bay
- Tree Top Canopy Tours
12-slide Tour of the Tsitsikamma Forest canopy
See what our guests have to say about their stay at the Plett Game Reserve.
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