Month: September 2019

Radical Raptors | Nature’s Valley Trust

🦉🦉 Two Spotted eagle owls got some ID bling today, thanks to our good friends at Nature’s Valley Trust.

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 🤩 They are both going into a soft release as they have to moult into their new feathers and will then be released back into nature as soon as they are ready! 

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😀 The one is recovering from a torn wing due to being stuck on a barbed wire fence and the other one is a confiscated owl that was kept in captivity and not being looked after properly. 😥 Let’s wish them both a speedy recovery! 👉 Keep on following us for updated info and release footage. #rescue #rehab #release #spottedeagleowls #radicalraptors #birdsofprey

Call 044 532 7537

Celebrating 25 years | Knysna Elephant Park

This coming month we celebrate 25 years! To show our appreciation to our LOCALS for the support over the years we would like to offer FREE entrance. We only ask a R25 donation per group of 5 people and less to AERU – African Elephant Research Unit (PBO #9300 44259). This offer is only valid for Daily Tours between 09h00 and 13h00 every Saturday and Sunday throughout the month of October.

Terms and Conditions apply. Please bring along your ID and utility bill as reference. All residents between Sedgefield to Tsitsikamma qualify.


Contact us on 044532 7732 

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Plett HomeStay | 57 on Maplin

Paul and Stephanie own and manage the Plett HomeStay | 57 on Maplin (Accommodation) in Plettenberg Bay. Established in 2008. We are the best home-stay option because of a successful history – with volunteers and travellers returning not only once, but multiple times to experience Plett and the region once again. Are a mere 1.8 km from the beach Plett Homestay | 57 on Maplin is situated overlooking Brackenridge private estate. Stone throw from regional pubs, restaurants, shopping malls, craft markets, cafe’s, a pharmacy, doctor close by, dentists, golf courses, stunning beaches and much more. Transport is available speak to Paul or Stephanie.

Join us at Plett Homestay | 57 on Maplin: Three meals a day | laundry will be washed and ironed | Living in a secure, safe environment. | 4 bedrooms en-suite with own small kitchen unit. Main kitchen is upstairs. By staying here, you will not only have the opportunity to volunteer, you will also have the opportunity to meet locals as well as people from other countries, have a fun time, enjoy local nightlife, swim and surf in the ocean, and explore a town so beautiful that it will take your breath away. travellers beaches explore accommodation nightlife stay surf youthprograms conservationprojects communityprojects #plettaccommodation #plettrage #plettrageoffical #funinplett #workandtravel #youthtravel 

Contact us for more information :  |  |  +27 82 261 0542

57 on Maplin | Plett HomeStay

57 on Maplin | Plett HomeStay is located in Plettenberg Bay, an ideal holiday destination with sweeping golden beaches and indigenous forests; an ideal base for outdoor enthusiasts. This accommodation offers a spacious en-suite bedrooms, fully equipped kitchens with washing machines, a TV with DStv, Wi-Fi and braai facilities. There are lovely views over the Brackenridge Valley and it is only minutes away from the beach and town centre. 

The area offers many activities such as mountain biking, bungee jumping and diving with the seals. There are numerous shops and restaurants to enjoy during sun-filled lunchtimes or balmy evenings.

For more information contact Paul or Stephanie 0822610542  | 


Bella Manga Country Escape | Wedding Venue

Bella Manga accommodation and wedding venue in Plett

Wedding Venue with Accommodation to Delight

Set within Bella Manga’s manicured gardens against the backdrop of the Tsitsikamma Mountains, our luxury event venue offers the perfect weekend celebration. Whether for a stunning wedding, a low-key birthday party or graduation celebration, we offer a comfortable, upmarket venue with a variety of 3-star B&B or 3-star self-catering accommodation options and great facilities.

Our wedding venue in Plettenberg Bay offers two splendidly spacious function rooms. Ye Old Dairy holds 60 people comfortably and is furnished in typical South African boma style with a large fireplace, sound system, indoor and outdoor bar and even a viewing gallery. Our recently renovated Nguni Room can hold up to 200 people with removable weather screens, fireplace and indoor/outdoor bar.  We are able to expertly facilitate your entire day, allowing you to focus on your special moments which will become your treasured memories…

Bella Manga offers clean, well-equipped accommodation in a unique country setting. All our rooms and units offer en-suite bathrooms, wall heaters & fans, coffee & tea facilities and hairdryers.  There are two swimming pools, an entertainment lounge with a pool table, dartboard, DSTV & WiFi. There is also a popular communal African fire pit area for enjoying the star studded sky. B&B rooms are serviced daily and self catering units every 3 days; extra servicing can be arranged at R70/day. We also have bikes and fishing rods on site.

B&B Accommodation 

Luxury Bed and Breakfast rondawels and rooms, beautifully appointed and equipped with a small fridge & coffee/tea station. Crisp white linen, fluffy towels and block-out curtains assure a peaceful rest. Our B&B rooms are all en-suite with a king or twin beds. They open up into the garden around the big salt water pool and Old Dairy lounge.

Included: We offer a unique gourmet picnic basket, delivered at your room at your preferred time. You can enjoy this in your room, next to the pool or at one of the lovely picnic spots around the farm. A cooked farm style breakfast can be arranged for groups. Evening meals can be provided by prior arrangement. In season we offer a selection of snacks and treats in our reception deli fridge, plus a selection of home made freezer meals.

Self-Catering Accommodation

Choose between a one bedroom self-catering suite or a spacious fully equipped 2 bedroomed or 3 bedroomed lodge. The lodges are set apart from the main guesthouse area with their own access road and secure, fenced parking. The lodges offer fully equipped kitchen, a large veranda & braai facilities. The lodge area has its own swimming pool, with lapa and convenient cloak rooms. The lodges make for a perfect bush getaway or family holiday. Self-catering guests can also book breakfast @ R80 per adult and R50 per child under 10, or pre-arrange dinner or deli foods at extra cost.

for more information contact us on |  0822610542