Things To Do in Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route

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Things To Do in Plettenberg Bay

If you are considering visiting Plettenberg Bay or have already booked your accommodation in Plettenberg Bay, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in Plettenberg Bay and come back and submit your Plettenberg Bay review or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

Bramon Restaurant

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Bramon Estate is a wine estate that boasts breathtaking views of the Tsitsikamma Mountains and The Elephant Sanctuary, as well as delicious ... more information

Langalapu Fabric, Art and Craft

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person):

Langalapu is a small art and craft shop on the N2, just outside Plettenberg bay in the Garden Route (on the Port Elizabeth side). ... more information

The Harkerville Hike

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

The two day Harkerville hike starts gently; following paths through the forest that criss cross over horse and bike trails. However, the ... more information

Game Drive at Plett Game Reserve

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): R201 to R500

Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve, the Garden Route's largest wildlife reserve, offers exciting game viewing experiences for day ... more information

The Old House Shop

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): Free to Browse

Come and visit Plettenberg Bay’s first house - that’s correct, The Old House Shop is situated on Erf. 1, Plettenberg Bay. The property was ... more information

The Kitchen Café

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Stop by for either lunch, dinner or some sundowners. The Kitchen Café is a great spot to spend a couple of hours in the company of good ... more information

Point Shack Trail

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

The Robberg Nature Reserve is perched along the Garden Route at Plettenberg Bay, and is a fabulous hub of natural beauty and exciting ... more information

Newstead Lund Family Vineyards

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): R1 to R100

The Newstead Vineyards are owned by the Lund Family and are a relatively new vineyard to the long history of wine in South Africa. The ... more information

Adventure Land

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Adventure land is fun for the whole family. Filled with water rides and activities, a playground area a well as braai and picnic ... more information

Visit the Cape Seal Lighthouse

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Built in 1950, Cape Seal lighthouse lies within the Robberg Nature and Marine Reserve on the seaward tip of what is known as Cape Seal. It ... more information

Sea Kayaking in Plettenberg Bay

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Kayak with an experienced guide from Central Beach to Robberg Nature Reserve (Plettenberg Bay). This is an amazing experience and often you ... more information

Porcupine Art out of Africa

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): Free to Browse

Nestled at the back of the massive Mohair Mill Shop warehouse is the modern Porcupine Art out of Africa. The range has been described as ... more information

Harkerville Forest Flora Trail

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): R1 to R100

Discover the beauty of the Garden Route and its lush forested countryside on the Harkerville Forest Flora Trail. This is an easy trail of ... more information

Harkerville Saturday Market

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): Free to Browse

On the N2, between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, the Harkerville Market has been going for 10 years now and is a market with a difference; ... more information

Radical Raptors

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Come and visit the Bird of Prey Rehabilitation and Awareness Centre. This outstanding rehabilitation centre strives to raise community ... more information

Le Fournil de Plett

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Le Fournil de Plett, Bakery and Café is housed in a sweet little nook in the Lookout Centre Courtyard. Famous for their variety of ... more information

Old Nick Village

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): Free to Browse

Old Nick Village offers visitors a “creative lifestyle shopping experience” and is a landmark in this seaside town. Originally it was a ... more information

Offthehook Seafood Cafe

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

With its seaside location along the Garden Route and relaxed owner run ambiance, Offthehook is a favourite with all who discover it. Always ... more information

Zinzi at Tsala Treetop Lodge

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Zinzi is an African-inspired luxurious restaurant and sundowner spot, nestled in the forest between Plettenberg Bay and Knysna. With ... more information

Fishing in Robberg Nature Reserve

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): R1 to R100

The Robberg Nature Reserve showcases the magnificence of the coast of South Africa, particularly along the world-renowned Garden Route. ... more information

Point Circuit

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Along the Robberg Nature Reserve in Plettenberg Bay you can take part in a 9.2 kilometer Point Circuit trail that will allow you to explore ... more information

Prêt-à-Pot

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): Free to Browse

Prêt-à-Pot is the place to find the perfect focal point to your room. If you are looking for something unique and beautiful to accentuate ... more information

Monkey around at Monkeyland

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Swing yourself into a tree thick primate sanctuary and explore un-caged monkeys and pre-monkey species that take your affection captive. A ... more information

Kurland Food Market

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): Free to Browse

Located at The Mill in The Crags, the Kurland Food Market offers farm-fresh wholesome foods, crafts and a wonderful day out for the whole ... more information

Robberg Beach

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): Free

Its almost like being on holiday…. Grab a deck chair and umbrella from the rental stand and set up your spot on the stunning white sands of ... more information

Visit the Trumilk Dairy

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): Free to Browse

Spend a relaxed afternoon in the Bitou Valley tasting award-winning cheeses and fine Cape wines and liquers at the Trumilk Dairy. The ... more information

Ocean Sailing Charters

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Ocean Rhythm, our locally built, Knysna 44 foot sailing catamaran offers unequalled luxury, comfort and space. She explores the beautiful ... more information

Jukani Wildlife Ranch & Care Centre

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): R1 to R100

Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary is home to the big cats such as lions, cheetahs, Bengal tigers, leopard (spotted and black), jaguar, pumas, ... more information

The Homestead Restaurant

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Based at the Kurland polo estate, The Homestead is about lingering lunches, with views of rolling fields and majestic mountains, and an ... more information

The Mohair Mill Shop

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): Free to Browse

Just a few hundred metres from the N2, the enormous warehouse called The Mohair Mill Shop and Décor belies the treasures inside. This is ... more information

Close Encounter Whale Watching Cruise

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Our Premium, Close Encounter cruises are conducted on our permitted whale watching vessel “Fatboy”. This permit allows our licenced boat ... more information

Grand Café Plett

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

The elegant Grand Cafe is one of the most sophisticated restaurants and bars in Plettenberg Bay, with a deck overlooking the Keurbooms ... more information

The Lemon Grass Restaurant

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Situated arguably in one of the most beautiful settings in Plettenberg Bay, Lemon Grass is an idyllic waterfront venue for those seeking an ... more information

Skydive in Plett

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

This is definitely something for the adrenalin junkies, get your heart racing when you jump out of the plane with your tandem master and ... more information

Plett Fishing Charters

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

After the big one that got away? Look no further than Plett Fishing Charters. They offer game fishing between the months of November to ... more information

Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): R1 to R100

The Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary is located in the Crags, 18km east of Plettenberg Bay. A one hour guided tour is available and this takes in ... more information

Nature’s Way Farmstall

Where: Natures Valley
How much (per person): Free to Browse

Stop in for a taste of real dairy goods made from Jersey milk, all without the use of artificial hormones and antibiotics. Specialising in ... more information

Lookout Art Gallery

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): Free to Browse

Looking for a beautiful piece of South African art? Then stop off at the Lookout Art Gallery which has been in Plettenberg Bay since 1974. ... more information

Catamaran Charters

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Relax as you cruise the stunning Garden Route coastline from Plettenberg Bay whilst sipping bubbly at sunset or charter our luxury ... more information

The Table

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

The Table has a ‘weigh and pay’ concept, with a bar and take-away section, and is child friendly. The perfect gathering space for the whole ... more information

The Theatre at the White House

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

The curtain rises this December on a great selection of theatre, comedy and music at the White House. Housed in a beautiful historic ... more information

Lunch At Packwood Wine and Country Estate

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Packwood Wine and Country Estate is situated in Harkerville between Plettenberg Bay and Knysna, set in a stunning location with views ... more information

Thyme & Again Farm Stall

Where: Keurboomstrand
How much (per person): Free to Browse

While cruising through the Garden Route, along the N2, Thyme & Again may quite easily slip by unmissed. But, what a sadness that would be. ... more information

Keurbooms Beach

Where: Keurboomstrand
How much (per person): Free

Keurbooms Beach has long been regarded as the wilder, less populated beach in Plettenberg Bay, positioned on the eastern side of the river ... more information

SeaFood at The Plettenberg

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

SeaFood at The Plettenberg has the enviable position of stunning views combined with a menu designed by award-winning chef, Tronette ... more information

Bundu Motorcycle Adventures

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Come and join in on one of our scenic and exhilarating day tours! Our fantastic guided tours will take you through the very best of the ... more information

Sea Kayaking with Dolphin Adventures

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Our Sea kayaking adventure allows us to explore wildlife and nature up close. Whether your interest is wildlife, sea kayaking, or ... more information

Dine at Emily's Restaurant

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Emily Moon is one of those one-in-a-million restaurants, booked by international guests long before arrival, yet surprisingly without a ... more information

Visit Birds of Eden

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): R101 to R200

Birds of Eden in Plettenberg Bay is the world’s largest single span aviary, just a few kilometres east of Plettenberg Bay in the Garden ... more information

Swim with Seals

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): R201 to R500

Snorkel with friendly inquisitive Cape Fur Seals! No experience required! Wetsuits, mask, snorkel and fins supplied! Pictures available! ... more information

Outeniqua Hiking Trail

Where: George
How much (per person): On Request

Set in the gorgeous Garden Route, this one of the most popular hikes, and one of the oldest. A seven-day trail in its entirety it starts at ... more information

Cocktails at Lookout Deck

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

If you’re in Plett then the one thing you need to do is head off to The Lookout Restaurant & Deck for a cocktail or two. This is an iconic ... more information

Qolweni Community settlement

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Ocean Blue Adventures and the Qolweni Community Development Trust offer guests a unique experience through the heart of the Qolweni ... more information

Keurbooms River Ferry

Where: Keurboomstrand
How much (per person): R101 to R200

Explore the Keurbooms River Nature Reserve in the comfort of one of our 30 seaters crafts. Relax and enjoy as we guide you through the ... more information

Whale & Dolphin Watching Cruises

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): R201 to R500

Discovery cruises are run on our boats which do not hold permits and are legally obliged to stay 300 meters from whales. These cruises ... more information

The Fat Fish Restaurant

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

The Fat Fish is not only one of Plett’s favourite seafood restaurants because of its location at Central Beach - the seafood is delectable ... more information

Scotty’s Restaurant and Bar

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Scotty’s Restaurant and Bar opened its doors during the 2010 Soccer World Cup and hasn’t looked back since. The restaurant is buzzing with ... more information

Interact with Elephants

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Directly adjacent to Monkeyland and the Birds of Eden sanctuaries in Plettenberg Bay, The Elephant Sanctuary hosts a unique and fully ... more information

Hiking in the Robberg Nature Reserve

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): Free

Robberg Nature Reserve is a charged booster of outdoor living - incredible scenery, views over shoreline and sea, a thriving Cape fur seal ... more information

Valley of Ferns Picnic Site

Where: Knysna
How much (per person): Free

The Valley of Ferns picnic site is aptly titles, as it rest in a small valley. With its vast open grassy spaces, with trees creating shade, ... more information

Keurbooms Lagoon

Where: Keurboomstrand
How much (per person): Free

The sandy beach of the Keurbooms Lagoon is approximately a five minutes drive from the popular holiday town of Plettenberg Bay. Thanks to ... more information

Katarina's Restaurant

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Described by many as 'the jewel of Plettenberg Bay', Katarina’s earns continuous accolades due to its million Dollar location amongst ... more information

Cornuti Al Mare Restaurant and Bar

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Since its inception in 1994, Cornuti al Mare has surprised and delighted patrons with true Italian cuisine, from melt-in-your-mouth seafood ... more information

Dine at Sand at The Plettenberg

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Looking for somewhere to indulge a little bit over a meal? Then why not book yourself a meal at Sand at the five star graded The ... more information

Doubleshot Coffee Bar

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

If you need to get your daily caffeine fix or can’t begin your day without your flat white, cuppa joe or double tall skinny cappuccino then ... more information

Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): R101 to R200

Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre at Plettenberg Bay offers a truly unique Wildcat Experience. Guests are taken on a guided tour to meet ... more information

Quad Biking at Southern Comfort Ranch

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Beginners as well as experienced quad bike riders are welcome at Southern Comfort Western Horse Ranch! All Quad bike trails start on the ... more information

The Health Hub

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): Free to Browse

The Health Hub, located in Plettenberg Bay, is a health-focussed venue where locals can meet, trade, connect, refuel and unwind. ... more information

Horseback Safari at Plett Game Reserve

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): R201 to R500

A memorable African experience is a horseback safari at Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve. There is no better way to view the game which, ... more information

MiVola

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

MiVola in Plett on the Garden Route describe themselves as having ‘sophisticated dining, rock star service, consistently fabulous food, and ... more information

Plett Puzzle Park

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): R1 to R100

Plettenberg Bay has a fabulous and unique attraction, the Plett Puzzle Park. It features the first amazing life size 3-D Maze in South ... more information

Surf Café

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Surf Café in Plett on the Garden Route prides itself on being a ‘social food’ venue. Not a pub, not only a restaurant, Surf Café was the ... more information

Try A Yoghurt And Cheese Making Course

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Get to the stunning farm at The Crags and learn how to make your own cheese and yoghurt. You don’t need to have any prior knowledge or ... more information

Plettenvale Estate

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): R1 to R100

Plettenberg Bay has now been declared a "Wine of Origin" region and Plettenvale Estate is so excited to be apart of this. Plett has already ... more information

Ocean Encounters

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Our Ecological adventure leaves from Central Beach with an exciting beach launch and heads east past the bird sanctuary and Keurbooms beach ... more information

Wine Tasting at the Bramon Wine Estate

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Bramon Wine Estate, is a boutique vineyard of 5ha and is the first and only Estate this far East of the Western Cape, situated 20km East of ... more information

Plett Market on Main

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): Free to Browse

The Plett Market on Main is a great way to meet locals and enjoy the vibe that makes Plett so special. The market is open daily and has 7 ... more information

Ristorante Enrico

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

It’s not often that us South Africans stumble across authentic Italian cuisine, so we’re always delighted to find a gem like Enrico’s that ... more information

Buffalo Hills MTB Trail

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

This 14 kilometer circular route is an easy route with some challenges and will take around 1.5 to 2 hours to complete. Starting at the ... more information

The Med Seafood Bistro

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Based in the heart of Plettenberg Bay, The Med is a charming bistro-style seafood restaurant, fun by a passionate family of foodies. The ... more information

Gap Circuit

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

The Robberg Nature Reserve is only about eight kilometres from the holiday Mecca of Plettenberg Bay along the Garden Route. It is an ... more information

Nguni Restaurant

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Nguni Restaurant is an atmospheric, dazzling venue, situated in front of The White House theatre, an original 100-year-old building – one ... more information

Noah's Park Wolf Sanctuary

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): R1 to R100

Noah's Park & Wolf Sanctuary offers a fun-filled outing for the whole family at affordable prices. The diverse collection of wildlife and ... more information

Ghillies Grill @ Peroni Café

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): On Request

Ghillies Grill is one of Plett’s most beloved restaurant, with everything you could want in a chilled dining spot: beautiful views over the ... more information

Day Trails Along the Garden Route

Where: Sedgefield
How much (per person): On Request

Aside from the obvious and most famous hikes along the Garden Route, like the Otter Trail, the Oystercatcher Trail, the Dolphin Trail or ... more information

The Heath Cafe & Deli

Where: Plettenberg Bay
How much (per person): Free to Browse

The Heath is more than a farm-stall, its a bohemian store that has a craft shop, food store, kitchen, various forest based activities, a ... more information

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