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Plett featured in Vrouekeur magazine

Plett featured in Vrouekeur magazine

Plett was featured in the most recent issue of Vrouekeur magazine. For our Afrikaans readers, here's a snippet and a link to the full article... enjoy :-) Ons gooi laatmiddag moeg ons bagasie by ons verblyf af en teen ...more

Posted: February 17th, 2020

Heritage Stroll/Meander, and a brief Historic Talk

Heritage Stroll/Meander, and a brief Historic...

The Heritage Stroll /Meander, and brief Historic Talk is a FREE EVENT as part of the inaugural Watercourse History Fest in Plett ‚Äď Saturday 15th February 2020. Leigh M Dunn, a third-generation Plett resident with a Plett ...more

Posted: February 12th, 2020

Newsletter #215

Newsletter #215

Plett is South Africa’s biggest coastal going-home destination compared to other coastal towns. Read about this and more in the latest Plett Tourism newsletter. ...more

Posted: February 12th, 2020

Podcast on the upcoming History Fest in Plett

Podcast on the upcoming History Fest in Plett

Mike Kantey, organiser of the upcoming Watercourse History Fest in Plett, spoke with Gordon Hoffman of local radio station MC 90.3 FM about the event which kicks off this week on Thursday 13th February. The event takes place ...more

Posted: February 11th, 2020

Fun Trivia Quiz

Fun Trivia Quiz

General Knowledge Fun Quiz to be held at Plett Bowling Club on Thursday 19th March.  As usual, the evening includes a light supper and plenty of prizes! Date: Thu 19 March 2020 Time: 18h30 Venue: Plett Bowling Club Price: ...more

Posted: February 7th, 2020

Marine Biologist’s report to assist with problem of seal carcasses on Plett beaches

Marine Biologist’s report to assist wit...

Over the last approximately 2 years, dead and rotting seals on Plett beaches have caused concern and not a little offence to residents and visitors.  The Plett environmental forums and the Bitou Beach Management department ...more

Posted: February 7th, 2020

Plett local campaigns for town to be accessible to differently-abled

Plett local campaigns for town to be accessib...

Rita Hardaker has been working behind the scenes for a number of years in Plett, campaigning for public spaces and tourism establishments to upgrade in order to accommodate the differently-abled.  Bitou municipality has ...more

Posted: February 6th, 2020

Plett the coastal town with highest increase in traffic volume over December

Plett the coastal town with highest increase...

Vehicle tracking data has revealed that Plett is South Africa's biggest coastal going-home destination compared to other coastal destinations, taking into account that the number of people in the town nearly doubles, and that ...more

Posted: February 6th, 2020

2019 above average year for tourism in Plett

2019 above average year for tourism in Plett

According to a recent article in Traveller24, a subsidiary of the News24 digital platform, “South Africa’s tourism industry is predicted to grow steadily as the number of foreign visitors into the greater African continent ...more

Posted: February 5th, 2020

Update on Coronavirus and travel to South Africa

Update on Coronavirus and travel to South Afr...

As of 4 February 2020, there are no reported or suspected cases of Coronavirus in South Africa.  There is no impact on visitors to South Africa and no travel or trade advisories or restrictions have been put in place for ...more

Posted: February 4th, 2020

What to do in Plett: the Married Wanderers

What to do in Plett: the Married Wanderers

This slice of heaven along the Garden Route is a holiday destination of note!! A laid back coastal town that stole of our hearts and fed our wanderlust!! Here are some of our personal best experiences to serve as your travel ...more

Posted: February 3rd, 2020

Submit your one page proposal for a short documentary film

Submit your one page proposal for a short doc...

Prospective and hopeful filmmakers-in-the-making are encouraged to submit a ONE page Proposal for a short documentary film (20 minutes maximum length). Successful candidates will be tutored in the art of documentary ...more

Posted: February 3rd, 2020