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Beach alerts and warnings

Beach alerts and warnings

Beach alerts and shark warnings With the recent tragic fatal shark incident and the general increase in shark activity in our local waters, and considering the beaches have been reopened for swimming, please take note of ...more

Posted: July 3rd, 2022

Plett Ocean Festival NOW ON!

Plett Ocean Festival NOW ON!

The Plett Ocean Festival Marine Science Symposium took place at Beacon Island Resort in Plettenberg Bay for 3 days 1 - 3 July 2022. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM HERE And Plett Ocean Festival Activities & ...more

Posted: July 1st, 2022

Fatal shark incident – Official statement by CEO

Fatal shark incident – Official stateme...

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the fatal shark incident that occurred yesterday afternoon at the popular Sanctuary Beach area. Losing someone like this is chilling and very sad for the family and our ...more

Posted: June 29th, 2022

NSRI confirms beaches closed

NSRI confirms beaches closed

NSRI Plett has confirmed that the town's beaches are closed to bathers and surfers after a fatal shark incident at Sanctuary Beach Plett beaches closed after fatal shark attack At 14h09, Tuesday, 28 June, NSRI ...more

Posted: June 28th, 2022

Van Plettenberg Historical Society

Van Plettenberg Historical Society

The most callous mass migration of people in the history of the British Empire Our next talk commemorates an event which has been described as "The most callous mass migration of people in the history of the British ...more

Posted: June 28th, 2022

Hip and happening vibes at the Junction Hotel

Hip and happening vibes at the Junction Hotel

A pop-up success in Plett It was chic, it was fun and vibey and the locals loved it. It was everything that espouses the mantra of “Plett is a feeling.” The Junction Boutique Hotel, in the prime location of ...more

Posted: June 26th, 2022

Is Robberg the best trail run in South Africa?

Is Robberg the best trail run in South Africa...

Robberg Nature Reserve has grown in popularity beyond all expectations over the past decade Although this CapeNature reserve has always been an iconic landmark of Plettenberg Bay, a national monument, marine protected ...more

Posted: June 24th, 2022

CapeNature’s coolest conservation club for kids

CapeNature’s coolest conservation club...

CapeNature invites children to join the coolest conservation club CapeNature has launched its newest conservation club for children at the Woodlands Primary School in Heideveld, Cape Town. This, just in time for the ...more

Posted: June 24th, 2022

The Black Mermaid Foundation partners with Adopt A Swimmer

The Black Mermaid Foundation partners with Ad...

The Black Mermaid Foundation partners with Adopt A Swimmer Family fun and ocean-centric experiences at the Plett Ocean Festival "The sea, once it’s cast its spell on you, holds one in its net of wonder ...more

Posted: June 23rd, 2022

Flower power in food

Flower power in food

Flower power in food all the rage The Garden Route - and especially the hip and happening Plettenberg Bay - is very much “on the ball” when it comes to keeping up with the Joneses. So, when it comes to the growing ...more

Posted: June 22nd, 2022

ParkRun with local appeal

ParkRun with local appeal

Harkerville ParkRun is on-trend with the global movement, but still has that local appeal Say the word ParkRun and images of trendy, celery-smoothie-sipping yuppies in lycra on a balmy New York Sunday morning spring to ...more

Posted: June 16th, 2022

Mayor declares Golf Day a resounding success

Mayor declares Golf Day a resounding success

Bitou Executive Mayor declares Golf Day a resounding success The Executive Mayor, Mr Dave Swart, declares the #TeeOff4TheYouth Mayoral Golf Day, which took place on 3 June 2022, at the Goose Valley Golf course in ...more

Posted: June 10th, 2022