Attractions near Bosavern Guest House

If guests are not splashing around in Plettenberg Bay's famous beaches, they are indulging in the world class golf courses, exciting boat cruises, visiting Monkeyland or Elephant and bird reserves.

When visiting Bosavern Guest House during your holiday in Plettenberg Bay, guests are welcomed by sweeping, unspoilt beaches; rocky peninsulas, beautiful lagoons and estuaries, indigenous forests, meandering rivers and the sparkling waters of the ocean.

With its excellent climate and breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean, it's not surprising that Plettenberg Bay is one of South Africa’s most popular holiday resorts. Tourists from all over the world descend upon Plettenberg Bay to explore the many wonders of this captivating place.


There is no doubt that Plettenberg Bay has some of the best beaches along the Garden Route. At least 4 beaches combined measure 15 kilometres/9 miles in total.

Distances by car from Bosavern Guest House:

  • Central Beach: 2 kilometres/1.2 miles (2 minutes)
  • Lookout Beach: 2 kilometres/1.2 miles (2 minutes)
  • Robberg Beach: 2 kilometres/1.2 miles (2 minutes)
  • Keurboom Beach: 10 kilometres/6.2 miles (15 minutes)


Plettenberg Bay is well known for its beautiful golf courses; Plettenberg Bay Country Club and Goose Valley, both brilliant 18 hole courses. Booking ahead of time is essential. Other courses in and around Plettenberg Bay include Pezula in Knysna and Fancourt in George.

Distances by car from Bosavern Guest House:

  • Plettenberg Bay Country Club- 2 kilometres/1.2 miles (5 minutes)
  • Goose Valley- 5 kilometres/3.1 miles ( 7 minutes)
  • Pezula- 35 kilometres/21.7 miles (35 minutes
  • Fancourt- 100 kilometres/62.1 miles (70 minutes)

Boat Cruises:

Enjoy Ocean Safaris and Ocean Blue cruises during your holiday in Plettenberg Bay, which leaves from Central Beach on a daily basis. Boats operate 3 or 4 times a day, 7 days a week depending on the weather and sea conditions. The duration of the tour is 2 hours. Life jackets, wind breakers and refreshments are provided.

Elephant Park:

Visitors to the Elephant Park are allowed the memorable experience of touching, feeling and feeding the Elephant. The Elephant Park is about 10 minutes by car from the centre of Plettenberg Bay.


Visit this unique primate sanctuary during your holiday in Plettenberg Bay. It is home to many varied species of monkey from several continents that have been bred before arriving. It is situated 16 kilometres/9.9 miles east of Plettenberg Bay and offers visitors amazing safaris conducted by game rangers. Monkeyland is the world’s only multi specie, free roaming primate sanctuary.

Birds of Eden:

This is the world’s largest single span aviary which boasts over 3000 previously caged indigenous and exotic birds. Birds of Eden will eventually be home to the largest collection of free flight African birds in the world.

Other activities:

  • Exciting walks
  • Charter flights
  • Whale watching
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Stormsriver Adventures
  • Excellent diving and snorkeling
  • Abseil down Kranshoek gorge
  • Guided ferry trips up Keurboom River
  • Day excursions to Shamwari Game Reserve
  • Scenic flights over Plettenberg Bay and Knysna
  • Visit traditional Mampoer and Witblits Distillery
  • The world’s highest bungi jump at Bloukrans Bridge
  • Polo- Plettenberg Bay is the polo mecca of South Africa
  • Bird watching- over 260 species found in Plettenberg Bay
  • Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe train departing from Knysna to George
  • Good rock angling sites, boat based fly fishing, early evening game fish and line fishing
  • 2 and 4 hour walks on the 350 million year old national monument, Robberg Peninsula