Slackpacking in Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay is a very special slackpacking destination because within a 20km radius there are day hikes spanning multiple diverse habitats, many of them in protected areas and still untouched and beautiful, and an impressive range of top-notch 5 star accommodation options that will keep you comfortably cocooned at night.

Professional guides, sharing specialist knowledge of eco-systems, history and culture will bring the environment vividly alive as they lead you over hot and…

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Slackpacking Plettenberg Bay
Slackpacking in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

Plettenberg Bay is a very special slackpacking destination because within a 20km radius there are day hikes spanning multiple diverse habitats, many of them in protected areas and still untouched and beautiful, and an impressive range of top-notch 5 star accommodation options that will keep you comfortably cocooned at night.

Professional guides, sharing specialist knowledge of eco-systems, history and culture will bring the environment vividly alive as they lead you over hot and fragrant fynbos covered hills, through the humid green of afro-montane forests and down to rugged lonely beaches, to cool off in starfish scattered rock pools and learn about the rich marine ecology of the area.

There are options to include a hike to some of the excellent boutique wine farms found around Plettenberg Bay, an encounter with a local community or a game viewing or bird watching experience.

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Garden Route | Slackpacking - The Plett Trail - Slackpacking

Plettenberg Bay launches The Plett Trail. Wine tasting or wildlife? Nature or culture? The Plett Trail combines all of these top tourism experiences together in a unique slackpacking package. Many top holiday destinations claim to have “everything on their doorstep”, but do they actually deliver? Plettenberg Bay Tourism is about to change that with the launch of the Plett Trail – a of in...