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The Definitive Guide to Activities in the Area of Nature's Valley, Plettenberg Bay Area, South Africa


An excellent network of roads links the Garden Route to all major points in South Africa. Within the region itself the roads between towns are excellent. A few minor roads are gravel, but their condition is generally good. The area of Nature's Valley offers a large variety of opportunities for scenic drives.

Speed limits, unless otherwise indicated, are 120 km/h on open highways, 80 km/h on urban highways and 60 km/h in built-up areas. Driving is on the left hand side of the road and road signage is in accordance with international codes. Petrol (gas) is available at all the towns and along the route at certain points on highways.

Foreign tourists require an international driver's license, or one from their country of origin that has been certified by their consulate. Please note the legal blood/alcohol limit is 0.05mg per 100ml.

A sample of car rental agencies:

Avis George
airport Plettenberg Bay
044-876 9314
044-533 1315
Banger Car Hire George 082 574 6062
Fax: 044-874 3662
E-mail: info@bangercarhire.co.za
Economic Car Hire Operating in Plett, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. 041-581 5826 / 082-800 4258
Fax: 041-581 5840
E-Mail - econhire@iafrica.com
Gecko Transport Car Rental Prices include unlimited mileage and across border travel permitted if arranged. Tel: 021 7157000
Fax: 021 7157400
Email: info@gecko-transport.com
Imperial George
Plettenberg Bay
044-876 9017
044-533 3176 / 083-244 4321
Tempest Car Hire George Airport
cape Town airport
044-876 9250
021-424 5000
United Vehicle Services 200+ outlets & one-way drop offs possible.
Economy, midsize, executive, microbuses (even 1-ton pickups, panel vans and 4x4's)
Toll free: 0800-225157
Thrifty Car Rental Affordable car rental options from Cape Town International Airport www.thrifty.co.za

For ROUTES AND DISTANCES to and from Nature's valley see Maps and Distances

For a more comprehensive list of car rental companies see www.ananzi.co.za/catalog/Travel/CarRental/
For online booking click on Car Rental South Africa Network

South Africa car hire offered by African Welcome, a car rental company operating in both South Africa and Namibia.

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