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This is for the surfers

May 31, 2010 by Victoria Rowe No Comment

All surfers are invited to enter for a fun filled family day. Divisions: Groms (boys and girls under 13) Boys (aged 13 to 18) Open (over 18) Ladies Bullies (over 40) Longboard entry free, first of three contests with the overall winner being crowned after round 3. Prize giving and slide show of the best ...

Plett goes Green

May 27, 2010 by Victoria Rowe 1 Comment

Plettenberg Bay ECO Festival Venue: Main Street Plettenberg Bay Dates: 01/06/2010 to 05/06/2010 Plett Goes Green is being hosted by Plett Tourism and Municipality, in collaboration with nature and conservationist to celebrate our environment and offerings. A week long program incorporating Plett schools, the public and local business alike to celebrate our Spectacular offerings. Please ...

2 for 1 Special

May 26, 2010 by Victoria Rowe No Comment

PADI OPEN WATER DIVING COURSE Internationally Recognised…Minimum Age 10 Years…Depth Rating 18 metres 1. THEORY (5 Modules) * formal lectures supported with PADI video material * Quizzes and a final exam to test your knowledge 2. POOL TRAINING (5 Modules) * Small groups ensure personal attention and space to practice (Indoor and heated in winter.) ...

WC 2010 Skydive Plett Promo!

May 25, 2010 by Victoria Rowe No Comment

YOU kNO!w..? HOW.. When you ask ANYONE…? “WHAT is that ONE THING you still wanna do?’ ..the answer is inevitably the same.. “ONE DAY !.. I’m gonna SKYDIVE !” Well.. Here’s your Opportunity ! TAKE THE PLUNGE and race towards MOTHER EARTH at UNGODLY SPEEDS in excess of 200 k’s an hour. YOUR HOST (if ...

Place of Hope-babies Shelter Renovations Almost Complete

May 25, 2010 by Victoria Rowe No Comment

Help a child today.

Freedom Day Camp for New Life Kids

May 23, 2010 by Victoria Rowe No Comment

Freedom Day 2010 with Starling Village Backpackers & Newlife SA. Things you do when you volunteer.

Leave us a message

May 10, 2010 by Victoria Rowe 1 Comment

All the staff at Starling Village Backpackers hope you enjoyed the hospitality during your time in Plettenberg Bay South Africa. Please feel free to leave us a message.

San Gonzales Wreck

May 9, 2010 by Victoria Rowe No Comment

This Portuguese ship was wrecked in 1630 and 133 sailors perished. Pieces of porcelain and other objects were found in 1979 by the Jerling family. These were donated to Plettenberg Bay in 1988 and can be seen at the Municipal offices on Sewell Street.

St Andrews Chapel

May 9, 2010 by Victoria Rowe 1 Comment

This unusual, quaint church is the oldest in the diocese of George. The entire building is uniquely made of Yellowwood.

Old Whaling Station

May 9, 2010 by Victoria Rowe No Comment

This was built in 1831 but burnt down in 1914. Whaling operations ceased in 1916. One can still view the original slipway and blubber cauldron. The stinkwood navigational beacon was first erected on Beacon Island in 1771. It was replaced by a stone one by Captain Sewell in 1881.