The Definitive Guide to Activities in the Area of Nature's Valley, Plettenberg Bay Area, South Africa |
Nature's Valley has some of the best fishing in the area. Cape Yellow Tail, White Steenbras, Yellowbelly Rockcod, Red Roman,
Mussel Crackers and Kabeljou are some of the marine and estuarine fish found in the sea or lagoon of Nature's Valley.|
For information on angling clubs in the area contact 044-535 9740.
For those who prefer solid glass between them and marine life, there is the NSRI Aquarium at the Knysna Heads
with a variety of salt and fresh water fish, featuring local and foreign sea fauna: Moray Eels, turtles, Clown fish,
Oscars, Discus, Angel fish, and the famous Knysna seahorse (Hippocampus capensis) which is found only in the estuaries of
the Garden Route. Open daily from 9am to 6pm. Donations go towards Sea Rescue funds for the National Sea Rescue Institute.
|Bass and Fly-fishing in a series of dams teaming with wild fish along a rural route
in one of the most pristine settings in the country with the backdrop of the Tsitsikamma mountains.
Catches of 3kg Bass are not uncommon.
||Storms River Adventure
||042- 541 1836|
|Exclusive Fishing Adventures tailored to suit your needs. Keurbooms and surrounding area.
|Deep sea fishing trips.
All equipment and bait provided
|One-day adventure trips to various unforgettable venues.
Guided fishing tours & hunting trips.
|Ecofun Adventure Trips
|Boat-based fly fishing, early evening game fish, traditional
line fishing experience, etc.
||African Fishing Adventures
|20 km from Nature's Valley, this nature reserve stretches up
the river for about 5-6km. 2Ã�Â½ hours ferry trips available
||Keurbooms River Ferry and Angling Club
|Fly fishing (as well as hiking, biking, horse riding, paragliding) about 100 kms from
||Outeniqua Trout Lodge
||tel/fax: 044-382 6887|
|Boat hire at Keurbooms
The only museum of its kind in the southern hemisphere, the Angling Museum of the JLB Institute of Ichthyology
is situated in the Old Gaol, Main Street, Knysna. It houses many donated items such as a large coelacanth caught off the
Comoros. Open Mondays to Fridays from 9am to 5pm and Saturdays from 9am to 1pm. Tel: 044-582 6138, Fax: 046-182 3423.
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