Activities and things to do in Plett

Sea KayakingPlett offers the visitor a huge variety of things to do from wildlife activites to extreme sports and adventure, hiking or simply lazing on the beach. There’s something for everyone!

Sea & River

  • join a dolphin - & whale-watching boat trip with Ocean Blue Adventures or Ocean Safaris
  • try sea kayaking
  • go diving from the Beacon Island Hotel
  • take a fishing charter out to sea
  • go on a Keurbooms River ferry trip
  • go hiking on Robberg Nature Reserve or at Nature’s Valley
  • hike to the suspension bridge over Storms River at the Tsitsikamma National Park
  • plunge in – go swimming or surfing at one of Plettenberg Bay’s beautiful beaches
  • swim with the seals off Robberg
  • go abseiling & kloofing in the valleys of The Crags with AfriCanyon

Ride & walk with the elephantsAnimals

  • feed, ride & walk with the elephants at the Knysna Elephant Park & the Elephant Sanctuary
  • enjoy the monkeys at Monkeyland & the birds at Birds of Eden
  • see wild animals on a game drive at Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve or Buffalo Hills
  • visit African wild cats at Tenikwa
  • experience raptors at The Heath
  • go bird-watching (birds seen at Bitou River Lodge)

Forest & Veld

  • go mountain biking on the forest trails
  • ride a horse on the Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve or at Hog Hollow in The Crags
  • visit the Big Tree in the Tsitsikamma forest
  • enjoy the Garden of Eden forest boardwalk

Bungy jump from the Bloukranz bridge, highest commercial bungy jump in the worldAdrenaline

  • go sky-diving
  • do a bungy jump from the Bloukranz bridge, highest in the world
  • try abseiling with AfriCanyon
  • visit the supertube at Wild Waters


  • play golf at the Country Club or at Goose Valley
  • watch a chukka of polo at Kurland
  • swim lengths at the 25m pool
  • work out at the gym
  • play tennis at Plettenberg Bay Country Club
  • learn to surf with Jamin