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Dalene Matthee movie filmed in forests around Plett

Dalene Matthee movie filmed in forests around...

TOORBOS, René van Rooyen’s adaptation of renowned writer Dalene Matthee’s 2003 best-selling novel of the same name has been selected as the closing film of the ninth kykNET Silwerskerm Festival presented at The Bay Hotel in ...more

Posted: August 13th, 2019

80 year old Plett bungee jumper

80 year old Plett bungee jumper

Plett's own homegrown legend, 80 year-old Mr Mike Slater-Jones bungee jumped off the Bloukrans Bridge in Plettenberg Bay, the highest commercial bungee jump in the world! Watch the video: ...more

Posted: August 12th, 2019

New bird-watching festival in Plett

New bird-watching festival in Plett

The first-ever Wittedrift Birding Festival will take place in Plett on South Africa’s picturesque Garden Route in October. Wittedrift is an area of outstanding natural beauty and is home to 180 species of birdlife, including ...more

Posted: August 7th, 2019

SARPA Annual Convention

SARPA Annual Convention

SARPA, as a not-for-profit association is always focused on giving back to its members in the form of a convention and various member benefits.  This convention aims to share information and knowledge between role-players in the ...more

Posted: August 5th, 2019

Discovery Channel shark spotting at Robberg peninsula, Plett

Discovery Channel shark spotting at Robberg p...

It's well known that the Robberg peninsula near Plett is one of the best land based shark watching locations in the world. Discovery Channel had the opportunity to film some amazing footage in the bay recently and aired it on ...more

Posted: August 5th, 2019

Garden Route Hospitality Trade Fair

Garden Route Hospitality Trade Fair

Don't miss the Garden Route's only Hospitality Trade Fair dedicated to hospitality industry suppliers and services along the Garden Route. 4 September 2019 | 11am - 4pm | Emily Moon River Lodge | FREE Entry | 40+ ...more

Posted: August 4th, 2019

Plett local Siphe Ncapayi wins Under 23 GC in Paris

Plett local Siphe Ncapayi wins Under 23 GC in...

Plett's Siphe Ncapayi was the Under 23 GC winner in Paris. The work of the Kwano Academy in changing lives is really unbelievable.  Tour de Plett's retired race director Colin Shave was in Paris to welcome Siphe Ncapayi as he ...more

Posted: July 31st, 2019

Video: Sanctuary for Cape’s abandoned African Grey Parrots

Video: Sanctuary for Cape’s abandoned A...

Loved for their great personality and uncommon chit chat, the Cape's African Grey parrot is set to get a new enclosure. The South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance and Birds of Eden in Plettenberg Bay have joined hands in ...more

Posted: July 31st, 2019

An evening for women to empower each other

An evening for women to empower each other

Wandisile’s Plett A blog by Wandisile Sebezo. An evening for women to empower each other The Women’s Networking Foundation is inviting all woman to be part of its “Visionary Women” series in an effort to motivate and ...more

Posted: July 31st, 2019

An Italian affair

An Italian affair

It’s not difficult to discover new and exciting tables throughout the Garden Route right now, and particularly in Plett. If you log a few kilometres throughout the area to explore and eat at different finds, the result will be ...more

Posted: July 26th, 2019

The First World Champions

The First World Champions

Following a great reception earlier this year, Michael Charton will return to Plett to tell his second story: THE FIRST WORLD CHAMPIONS. The story is flush with nostalgia and emotion, but is inherently less intense than MY ...more

Posted: July 25th, 2019

Robberg Xpress Trail Run

Robberg Xpress Trail Run

This year's Robberg Xpress Trail Run takes place on Sunday 29 September, and like before consists of the 1okm Robberg Xpress tough run and the 5km Shy Shark scenic run. Date: Sun 29 Sept 2019Time: 7am registration, 8am start ...more

Posted: July 24th, 2019