Introduction

Because it is sometimes nice to just take a drive out and explore the area and make a day trip out of it.

There are so many things to do in the area that we have just listed a few to tantelize your taste buds a bit, but we can assist you with a weeks worth of things to do just in the immediate area in the form of day trips. 

Are you planning to come down for longer than a week? Then speak to us to help and guide you when planning your trip.

Everyone who has ever been to South Africa has returned over and over again. Only once you have been will you also understand why!

African Dawn .

Bird and Wild Life Sanctuary

10 minutes away.

It is a Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary, Rehabilitation Centre and Endangered Breeding Program. For bird lovers there are over 250 species of birds indigenous to South Africa and further afield and is the largest aviary in the Eastern Cape.

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Horse Trails on the Beach

Experienced guides escort riders

20 minutes away.

On the way to Jeffreys Bay is Pappiesfontein Horse Trails. For R400pp you can get a 2 hour horse ride on the amazing dunes and beaches between Jeffreys Bay and the Gamtoos River Mouth.

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Sandboarding

Adrenaline on Sand

25 minutes away

Jeffreys bay also has some really good sand dunes, offering heeps of adrenaline fear facing fun. From first timers to advanced snowboarders, the dunes have alot to offer, from a beginner slope to a raging bush run

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Learn how to Surf

In the world famous Jeffreys Bay

30 minute away.

Strangely enough we have had a couple in their early 60's who learnt how to surf, so this is an activity that is for anyone who feels young! Jeffreys Bay is the famous surfing town, where you can also get some surfing lessons.

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Billabong

Factory shop until you drop

30 minutes away.

The famous Australian brand "Billabong" has a large factory shop in Jeffreys Bay. So if you out for some good clothes for a really good price, then a visit to the factory shop is a must.

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Bay West Mall

New shopping centre with ice rink and IMAX

30 minutes away.

Recently phase 1 of this shopping complex opened up and although not the biggest shopping mall with lots of shops, it is still a nice complex where the kids can be entertained for a day. There is a full size ice rink where anyone can go and ice skate and skate rentals are available. It also boast a couple of movies cinemas including an IMAX theatre.   More info

Golf Courses

Challenge your handicap

Up to 40 minutes away you could play on 5 golf courses

South Africans love to play golf. There are at least 5 golf courses within a 40 minute drive from the Lodge:
Hankey - 20 minutes
Jeffreys Bay - 30 minutes
Uitenhage - 30 minutes
St Francis - 40 minutes
Port Elizabeth - 40 minutes
Sardinia Bay Golf Course - 40 minutes

Casino

Broadwalk Casino

45 minutes away.

On the beachfront of Port Elizabeth is the Boardwalk Hotel and Casino. For those who feel lucky enough can go and gamble the night away.

Whale or Dolphin Watching

Boat cruise from Port Elizabeth

45 minute away.

Raggy Charters during summer take guests out to see the dolphins and during winter season you can go out and see the whales. They meet in the Port Elizabeth Harbour at 8.30am, departing soon after, and returning by 12.00pm (pre-booking required).

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VW Factory Tour

Go inside the factory to see how a car is built

45 minutes away.

The VW factory is located in Uitenhage and there you can book to have a free tour of the factory to see how the cars are built and find out a little history of VW.

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Baviaanskloof

World Heritage Site

1 hour away.

About an hour drive you will arrive at the Baviaanskloof area. Few other places in the world hold evidence of the footprint of human history spanning over a million years. The area is big and it is required to have a 4x4 vehicle to drive around the area but has been highly rated by our guests who want to return for the magnificent views.

Day trips can be arranged by us, should you not have your own 4x4 vehicle

Addo Elephant Park

Discover, Experience, Explore a world of diversity in one Park

1 hour away.

Amazing self drive or guided 4x4 Safari or Elephant Back Safaris. Holding more than 450 elephants, 400 Cape Buffalo, over 48 endangered black rhino as well as a variety of antelope species, Lion and spotted hyena it is a fantastic day trip. Addo Elephant park is the third largest national park in South Africa.   More info

Tsitsikamma Segway Tours

Segway fun

Just over 1 hour away.

Storms River Village you can explore the area on Segways.This is good fun for all ages and there is a full explanation of how to use the Segway before going on the tour. There are 2 tour options: 1 hour or 2 hour.

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Zip Lining

Enjoy the views from above

Just over 1 hour away.

Close to the Segway Tours is Canopy Tours where the family can have fun zip lining down through the forests with some amazing views.

Bungee Jump

Bloukrans Bungee - Highest Bridge Jump in the World!

1,5 hour away

The highest bungee bridge in the world at 216m! For those who have no fear of heights, then this is a must! It is also an option to only "walk the Bridge" for those who don't want to jump, but want to join the excitement of seeing the people jump off.

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Swim with Seals

Guaranteed sightings

2 hours away.

Located in the heart of Plettenberg Bay is the Offshore Adventure Swimming with the Seals. No experience is required and all ages are welcome. They supply all the equipment, except for your swimsuit and towel of course

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Adventure Land

Qater Slides and Quad Bikes

2 hours away.

Open 7 days a week from 10am to 5pm this is a land of fun & adventure for the kids. It is just outside Plettenberg Bay, but if you making a day out of it, then if can be a great days fun for the kids.

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