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


Although the entire area of Nature's Valley is scenic, below are some spectacular short or day trips. Some of these places can be accessed by a short, easy walk.
* Indicates picnic spots

R102 Bloukrans Pass (Nature's Valley)* Indigenous forests and valleys
Nature's Valley Village Dune vegetation, forest and fynbos
Marine Drive. Turn off R102 at Bloukrans Forestry Station* Circular drive, panoramic views of Storms River to Plettenberg Bay and Formosa Peak.
R102 Grootrivier Pass (Nature's Valley)* Indigenous forests, valleys and ancient yellowwood trees
Garden of Eden Picnic site, circular walk and Big Tree
The Big Tree (Storms River Gorge) An 800 - year old Yellow Wood giant
R340 Plettenberg Bay to Kruisvallei* Excellent vantage point to view the Tsitsikamma and Wynandskraal mountains
Heidehof (The Crags)
N2 Tollgate (Storms River) World's highest commercial bungee jumping at 216m
Harkerville to Kranshoek (Plettenberg Bay)* Indigenous forests, views overlooking cliffs & sea
Stinkhout Draai, 2 km east of Garden of Eden Indigenous forest drive
Aventura Eco Resort (Plettenberg Bay)
Forest Hall
R399; Prince Alfred's Pass, Knysna to Diepwalle* Mountain views along historical pass. Indigenous forests, good view spot at Spitskop, 933 m high
The Old Cape Road to Kom se Pad (Knysna)* Mountain and indigenous forests
Prince Alfred's Pass - Bloukrans Pass Unique pass amid indigenous forests
Plettenberg Bay Arts & Crafts Route Historical Route
Gold Rush Route Now a ghost town, 1876 gold-rush town Millwood still has remains of old buildings, street signs, a graveyard and mine shafts. The Millwood hiking trail covers 5,6 km in this area.

For scenic train trips see Trains
For car rental see Car Rental & Coaches

Forest Drive, Nature's Valley village
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