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Whale Wealthy Plettenberg Bay

Tue, Dec 29, 2009

South Africa

South Africa is full of many magnificent places however; Plettenberg Bay has become one of the most stunning tourist spots due to its wealth of whales. Be there to enjoy the thrilling holidays of your entire lifetime. The explorer from Portuguese named it as ‘baia Formosa’ and the vicinity is surrounded by attractive Tsitsikamma and Outeniqua mountains, beautiful rivers, beaches and of course the Robberg Nature reserve.  The Humpback and Southern Right whales could be seen during the months of June and November however, whales like Bryde, Minke and Orcas could be observed year’s all the 12 months. The South African waters contain approximately 37 dolphin and whale species. Ample forms of marine creatures could be witnessed in the bay and one can take land routes, water paths, or air ways to take glimpses of those striking mammals. The best mode to take a look at the lively being is by boat.


From Plett Airport you can opt for charter plane to take the magnificent view

Water paths:

From Central beach, the water way facility is available and the service is offered by the Ocean safaris

Land routes:

This facility is provided by the Thanda Vista and you could be able to look at them from the terrace.

Things to remember while exploring the bay
  • Start your journey during early morning
  • Wear warm clothes
  • You are not allowed to feed the marine mammals
  • Keep yourself protected from the hot sun
  • Binoculars will let you take close look at them
Alluring beaches along the bay
  • Central Beach:
    The beach is renowned as the starting point for fishing, safari as well as diving. You will be able to see the guards admit there to save your life.
  • Keurbooms Beach:
    The striking beach places parking areas as well as restaurants.
  • Poortjies Beach:
    The activities one can enjoy on the beach include swimming, bird watching, as well as the calm atmosphere will let you relax your mind.
  • Robberg Beach:
    You could enjoy walking along the striking beach and the amenities include parking area as well as restaurants.

Other enjoyable activities:
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Plane rides
  • Mountain Biking
  • Surfing
  • Shopping
  • Scuba Diving
  • Bird Watching
  • Sky diving

  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing
Nearby Accommodations
  • Country Crescent Hotel:
    The 4-star hotel is placed in the bay’s Piesang Valley and the spot will let you take stunning views of birds, the Valley River as well as beautiful gardens.
  • Periwinkle Guest Lodge:
    The lodge premises let you take look at the surrounding stunning views along with offering comfortable and spacious accommodations. Here you will be able to see Tsitsikamma Mountains as well as the Robberg Beach.
  • Bosavern Guest House:
    The place is located in the hub of the town and obtains close proximity to many restaurants. The amenities include swimming pool, telephone, TV, bar, etc.

  • Fynbos Ridge Country House:
    From the site location you would be able to take look at the striking sights of beaches, whales, birds, etc. The amenities provided include library, parking area, swimming pool, internet connection, etc.

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