Moon Shine on Whiskey Creek Plettenberg Bay Self Catering, Garden Route

Moon Shine on Whiskey Creek

Self Catering at N2, The Crags, 6602, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route, Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About Moon Shine on Whiskey Creek

Just 10 minutes from Plettenberg Bay, 1000 miles from reality, Moon Shine lies in the very heart of The Crags and all its attractions. Encompassing 14 hectares of unspoiled indigenous forest, Moon Shine is a small and enchanting venue created with minimum impact on the environment.

Experience the forest from the comfort of your stunningly hand crafted wooden cabin nestled among the trees, or spend time taking in the gorgeous view from the sun drenched veranda of the quirky garden cottage. Some Cabins have flatscreen TV's with select DSTV channels and the Garden Cottage has free Wi-Fi.


“Firefly” & “Bushpig” Forest Cabin
“Firefly” & “Bushpig” are perfect for 2 adults, but 2 small kids can be accommodated on the double sleeper couch. The cabins are open plan (with exception of the bathroom of course), with a queen size bed, fireplace in the living area, and kitchenette with small fridge and stove. Both the living and sleeping areas have French doors opening onto an elevated and private deck. "Bushpig" cabin has a flatscreen TV with select DSTV channels.

“Tree Frog” Forest Cabin
Easy access via a wooden walkway leads to a wrap-around deck on two sides; “Tree Frog” is elevated high amongst the trees offering magical views of the forest and its creatures. There is a bedroom with queen size bed downstairs, and an enticing loft sleeping area upstairs with 3 single beds. The kitchen and living area are bigger than the 2 small cabins and there is a lovely open fireplace. French doors open onto the deck.

“Vervet” Forest Cabin
Our biggest cabin is special in many ways. Most notably is the superb “shower tower” – truly original, crafted from brick, glass bottles and finished in mosaic. This is good enough reason to experience Vervet. The big and private deck has access from the main bedroom and the lounge. The second bedroom sleeps 4. The living area is open plan with a fireplace in the lounge. "Vervet" cabin has a flatscreen TV with select DSTV channels.

“Butterfly” Garden Cottage
5 minutes at Butterfly and you will know from where it gets its name. Butterfly is a creatively restored farm cottage, bright and full of character. Set in its own garden it boasts the finest views on the property and a wide veranda from which to enjoy this. The cottage sleeps up to 5 people in two interleading bedrooms, one with queen size bed and the other with a double bunk and a single bed. The living area is open plan and the view from the kitchen sink will have everyone clamouring to do the dishes. The Shower Tower, finished in creative mosaic is an artwork to behold. "Butterfly" cottage has a flatscreen TV with select DSTV channels and free Wi-Fi.

"Fly Me to The Moon" Forest Cabin
Kick off your heels and walk down a 50 meter foot path from where you park your car. Hidden in the forest canopy you will find a brand new romantic hide-away. Lots of light, with bold colours and small details, the cabin has everything 2 people might need to escape the crazy world for a while. That means no TV or cell phone reception. Instead you will find a Queen size tent-like bed with drop away sash window; a private mosaic and glass shower with a view on the deck and an en-suite bathroom with toilet & basin. There is a cosy fire place inside & braai area outside. A very private space, beautifully hand crafted with a creative twist.

All cabins are fully equipped for self catering, bring only what you need to eat and drink and beach towels. All cabins have their own braai facilities and parking. Smoking is restricted to outdoors; cigarette butts on the ground are considered litter.

Whilst we have no restaurant on the premises we do offer a small menu of pre-cooked frozen meals and breakfast items. These are delivered to you cabin for you to heat and enjoy. Cabins are serviced every 6th day of stay, before you arrive and after you leave.

Activities on Site

• Swim in the fabulous swimming pool close to the cabins
• Hike from your cabin through the forest to a secluded mountain pool
• Play - an imaginative playground awaits the young & young at heart
• Bird watch - we have a growing list of over 60 bird species
• Experience nature, resident Vervet monkeys and fireflies
• Free Wi-Fi is also available at reception

Attractions & Activities Nearby

Less than 5 minutes away:
The Barnyard Theatre, Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary, Bramon Wine Estate, Porcupine Ceramics. Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary. The Puzzle Park.

Less than 10 minutes away:
Monkey Land, Birds of Eden, The Elephant Sanctuary, Tenikwa Wildlife Sanctuary, Keurbooms River for canoeing, Keurboomsstrand Beach and Enrico’s famous restaurant, Kurland Polo and Spa.

Less than 15 minutes away:
Plettenberg Bay, beaches and restaurants too numerous to mention. Whale & Dolphin Safaris.

Less than 20 minutes away:
Game Reserves, Natures Valley, Bloukrans Bungy, Mountain Biking, Hiking trails, AdventureLand water slides and quad bikes, Skydiving, Horse Riding.
Less than 30 minutes away:
Tsitsikamma Falls Adventure Zipline, Tree Top Canopy tours, Black water tubing, Abseiling, Diving, Tsitsikamma, Storms River, Knysna.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)


  • Free Wi-Fi

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -33.967703
Longitude: 23.443056

Closest airport(s)
George Airport - 120km
Plettenberg Bay Airport - 25km
Port Elizabeth Airport - 200km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome, a cot is available on request.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged, please enquire.

Listed on
November 2008 - 2 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

we stayed 3 nights in the vervet cabin and we enjoyed it very much. Sue and Albert were very nice . The place is like in the fairy tales. Quiet,...

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