Our wonderful ocean

July Plett Ocean festival…

  Plett Ocean Festival The Plett Ocean Festival will be anchored by a three-day marine science symposium and a variety of ocean-themed events with a strong conservation theme. Plett Tourism announced this week that from 1 to 10 July this…

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Strava Goukamma

Hiking opportunities at Goukamma…

GOUKAMMA NATURE RESERVE Goukamma Nature Reserve offers variety of hiking trails ranging from two to six hours in duration. Take plenty of water and a sense of adventure with you!  In January we walked just 7km of the area and…

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Salt river hike

Salt River mouth hiking…

The Salt River Mouth Trail is a 3.7 kilometer lightly trafficked loop trail located near Nature’s Valley, Western Cape, South Africa that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking,…

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hiking holidays

Robberg Nature Reserve hiking…

Robberg Nature Reserve is one of those rare beauties that offers more than just a pretty view with light hiking (2.2kms), to tougher trails (9.2kms).  In addition to hiking, lovely picnic sites are provided with barbecue facilities, running water, toilets…

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Terblans walk

Terblans walk at Goana,…

The Terblans Walk is an easy and beautiful walk through the indigenous Knysna forest. It starts and ends at the Grootdraai picnic site which is ideal for a picnic before or after the hike. Introduction to the Terblans walk From…

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Natures Valley Kalenderkloof hiking…

The Kalander Kloof hiking trail extends for some 4.8 kilometres and begins just opposite the entrance of the camping site of de Vasselot. The trail takes hikers up the Kalanderkloof Mountain, but is not too difficult, requiring only relative fitness…

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Perdekop hiking trail in…

The Perdekop hiking trail and nature Walk, or Horse’s head in English, is an easy leisurely walk through the indigenous Harkerville forest with gentle forest stream falling into a pool, a great picnic spot halfway along the route. It is…

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Bayside Covid-19 protocols

Covid-19 protocols in place…

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS AT BAYSIDE LODGE Welcome to Plettenberg Bay! At Bayside Lodge we have responded to the current Covid-19 situation by taking the following responsible measures to keep our guests safe without limiting the enjoyment of your stay. We hope…

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Plett beaches

South Africa’s inbound leisure…

SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT PUBLISHES OFFICIAL LIST OF HIGH-RISK COUNTRIES FOR INBOUND  LEISURE TRAVEL TO SOUTH AFRICA With hours to go before the reopening of some borders following the easing of lockdown restrictions, South Africa has released a list of countries from…

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Boteti river July 2020

Okavango Delta 2020 flood…

The Okavango Delta has received a fantastic flood from the Angola highlands this year. The water takes approximately six months to reach Maun and now it is already heading south and  filling up the Boteti river.   This is great news…

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