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The Emblem of Plett

August 30, 2010 by Victoria Rowe No Comment

written by Justine Engelbrecht “Fascinated by its fragility and the fact that it has withstood countless storms and the ravages of ocean waves, and had been tumultuously uprooted from its sea-bed to be placed with the gentleness of mother nature’s caress onto the silken white sand of the warm sunny shore-line, this perfect treasure found. ...

Experience the thrill…

August 26, 2010 by Victoria Rowe No Comment

of a boet-based Dolphin & Whale watching excursion. Head out into calm, azure seas and into an unforgettable adventure. Between June and November, whales arrive from the deep, chilly vastness of Antarctica and the South Pole. Usually hidden beneath the waves in one of the world’s coldest regions, locals and visitors to the town can ...

Weather report

August 24, 2010 by Victoria Rowe No Comment

Tuesday 24th August 2010 Temperature Min. 11°C Max. 17°C Water Temperature 14°C Sun Factor Clear Skies Wind Speed 4km/h E am; 18 km/h SE pm Swells 4,6m SW; 4,1m SSW Tides High 03h50 16h08 Low 09h46 22h00 Wednesday 25th August 2010 Temperature Min. 11°C Max. 22°C Water Temperature 14°C Sun Factor Clear Skies Wind Speed ...

I thought we cared

August 20, 2010 by Victoria Rowe No Comment

As most people know there is strikes in South Africa at the moment, the thing that really bugs me the most is the the strikers are nurses and teaches, now to me each one of these people play such and important role in our country, how could they do this, in the hospitals people are ...

Mountain biking on the Garden Route

August 18, 2010 by Victoria Rowe No Comment

Mountain Biking Holidays in S.A See the Garden Route, Western Cape, and Eastern Cape from the saddle of your mountain bike. Breathe in the fresh mountain air, feel the sun on your body and SMILE. One, three or seven day tours leave from Plettenberg bay and cater for the not so fit to the very ...

Scuba Dive in Plettenberg Bay

August 16, 2010 by Victoria Rowe No Comment

“PRO DIVE IN PLETTENBERG BAY, IS IDEALLY LOCATED AT THE BEACON ISLE HOTEL. OFFERING THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES: · ONE DAY SCUBA COURSES · SCUBA DIVING COURSES · DIVE CHARTERS · SNORKELLING A FEW STEPS FROM THE OCEAN, PRO DIVE BOASTS SOME AMAZING DIVING FROM SNORKELLING SPOTS AND BEGINNER’S DIVES TO BOAT CHARTERS FOR THE MORE ...

Creative Hotspot

August 12, 2010 by Victoria Rowe No Comment

by Lisa Greyling The Crags, situated just 15km east of Plettenberg Bay, is a charming rural community embraced by the arresting Tsitsikamma Mountains to the north. It is home to some of the Garden Route’s most celebrated eco-tourism attractions and is therefore well frequented by tourists and locals alike. The Mill Living Centre is the ...

The Harkerville Market

August 11, 2010 by Victoria Rowe 2 Comments

Written by Christine Mason On 14th October 2000, Menno and Will Hiemstra opened the Harkerville Saturday Market as a complementary attraction for their pottery business. Ignorant as to how open-air markets worked, they took much advice before advertising the venture to farm producers from Knysna and Plett. At the time, they didn’t quite realise how ...

Monkeyland – Changing the way people think about primates

August 9, 2010 by Victoria Rowe No Comment

written by Lara Mostert Since Monkeyland opened its doors to the public in 1998, the sanctuary has changed the way people think about primates. Monkeyland is an unforgettable place to visit: the tours are fun, exciting and educational; the animals are all happy, healthy and living wild and free in a natural habitat. Monkeyland has ...

Low season special

August 8, 2010 by Victoria Rowe No Comment

We are all about affordable accommodation, so we have a low season special just for you. Share a room in a dorm and meet like minded travellers such as yourself for only R100 per person per night. If your not in the mood to share and your tied of the snoring then book a twin ...