There is so much to see and do in and around the town that Plettenberg Bay is recommended as an ideal base from which to explore the Garden Route of South Africa. Whether you are looking for peace and relaxation or an active holiday, the surroundings offer something for every taste. We will be happy to advise you and help you plan your leisure time. We are also happy to help you plan your excursions or make bookings or reservations for our guests. We will be pleased to provide you with further information about the activities. Here is a selection of leisure activities in the surroundings of Plett. A minimum stay of 3 to 4 days is suggested just to relax and enjoy the surrounding area, but also to explore the plethora of activities.

Beautiful Beaches


Plettenberg Bay has 13 beaches, which are amongst the most beautiful beaches in the World!


Bild Golfplatz

German Golfing circles call Plett and the area up to Mossel Bay "Golfers Paradise",
because of the mild climate which makes it an ideal golfing holiday destination throughout the year.


Robberg Island is a protected area in Plett where visitors can have a walk down to the beach or just have a picnic on top of the mountain with a tremendous view of Plettenberg Bay


Rock, fly, beach and deep sea fishing are practised and fishing safaris are offered

Water Activities:

Diving, snorkelling, sea kayaking, sundowner cruises, fishing charters, ferry trips, boat and canoe hire, Hobie Cat sailing, surfing and kite surfing are very popular

Bloukrans Bridge Bungee Jumping:

Watching people using the highest commercial bungee jump in the world at Bloukrans River Bridge. This is for the adrenalin seekers, not for the faint hearted

Whale Watching:

Between June and November the shoreline here teems with whales. The tourism office provides maps, which one can use to explore and find the perfect whale watching spot