Plettenberg Bay Activities

Plettenberg Bay, also named ‘Bahia Formosa’, which in Portuguese means beautiful bay, was discovered by early Portuguese explorers. They were also stunned by the beauty of this town!

The major destination in The?Garden Route is Plettenberg Bay!

Plettenberg Bay
Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay Activities

The coast line is absolutely stunning with amazing, beautiful beaches. Spend your time sunbathing or take a dive in the Indian Ocean. There is so much to do in Plett we can keep you busy for a few weeks. Some of the major activities are Skydiving, Bungy Jumping, Swimming with Seals or you can go?Kloofing with Africanyon. You can go mountain biking in the Harkerville forest, there are rental bikes available in the forest.

Plettenberg Bay beache
Plettenberg Bay beache

Plenty of animals can?be spotted in Plettenberg Bay and surrounding areas . You can visit Monkeyland, Birds of Eden, Jukani, Tenikwa, Knysna Elephant park and there is so much more. Plettenberg Bay has a game reserve, where you can go on a safaris by car or by horse. In winter the whales play in our bay and you can see them up close when you do a whale or dolphin trip. Canoeing up the Keurbooms rivers, sea kayaking and surfing are some of the many water sports Plett has to offer.

Whale watching Plettenberg bay
Whale watching Plettenberg bay

You can go for amazing hikes or for a nice trail-run on the Robberg peninsula or do one of the hikes/trail-runs in the Harkerville Nature reserve (forest and coastal hikes available).

Nowadays Plettenberg bay has a big choice in wine estates. At Albergo for Backpackers we can arrange a shuttle to take you on a wine-tasting tour. There are 16 wine estates for instance: Bramon wine estate, Packwood and Plettenvale Wines.

Nightlife is buzzing in Plett. We are spoiled with a lot of nice restaurants and bars to fill your empty stomachs after an amazing day in Plettenberg Bay. In day time you can go for a lovely shopping spree, lovely boutiques, bookshops, second hand shops and much more.

Booking your activities is simple:

Our helpful staff at Albergo for Backpackers will help you make a choice of what to do with your days. We have discount vouchers available for a lot of activities, please come into our reception.

Albergo bookings for Plettenberg Bay

Albergo bookings

Visit Albergo for Backpackers activity pages for all the information about the activities:
1. Adrenalin and Adventure
2. Wildlife
3. General activities