Originally christened “Bahia Formosa” (beautiful bay) by early Portuguese explorers, Plettenberg Bay offers the visitor miles of sweeping, unspoiled beaches, a dramatic rocky peninsula, intriguing lagoons and estuaries, towering indigenous forests and unpolluted rivers and ocean.
With its exceptional climate and beautiful views over the Indian Ocean, the town is one of South Africa’s prime holiday destinations.
Be inspired by Plettenberg Bay with its abundance of unique attractions, including kilometers of pristine beaches, land and boat based whale and dolphin watching, international sporting events, world-class 18-hole championship golf courses, spectacular walks and hikes, village and township experiences and many magnificent country meanders to keep you spellbound.
Nestled in the great forests at the foot of the fabled Outeniqua Mountains and Tsitsikamma Mountains, the quaint hamlet of Storms River is teeming with birdlife, vast expanses of fynbos (Cape Flora), delicate eco-systems within wetlands and lagoons, gigantic trees and adrenaline-pumping activities such as the world's highest bungee jump and tree canopy tours.
Adrenalin junkies are spoiled for choice with world renowned land, air and water sporting activities, such as horse riding, game viewing, birding, motorcycle excursions, quad biking, adventure boating, sailing and abseiling.