Please note the Plett Wine and Bubbly Festival dates have changed to March 2019 to coincide with the celebration of the harvest.
Dates: 23-24 March 2019
Get ready to book a Plett Wine Weekend to explore the Plett Winelands and enjoy one of the Garden Route’s favourite wine and food events – the Plett Wine & Bubbly Festival. The fifth annual weekend-long festival dedicated to MCC and other boutique wines is coming to the sun-drenched and sparkling coastal location of Central Beach in Plettenberg Bay. Brought to you by Plett Tourism.
Enjoy more than 30 different wines from local producers in Plett. Eat local and drink local, and drink local bubblies. Great news for food and wine ...more
The Plett Accommodation Association (PAA) is excited to introduce their first Plett Hospitality Trade Fair for the local travel and tourism trade businesses from along the Garden Route. The PAA Hospitality Trade Fair will host more than 20 select tourism and travel trade vendors to showcase their products. Confirmed products include linen, beds and bedding, amenities, coffee, crockery, cutlery, appliances and hospitality training institutions.
The trade fair takes place on the 29th of August from 11am – 3pm, at the Piesang Valley Hall.
As the PAA represents stakeholders in the tourism industry in and around the Garden Route, assisting the various sectors of the industry by hosting an exhibition ...more
The Eden to Addo Great Corridor Hike is a 20 day, over 350 kilometer, fund raising expedition for and about conservation. All money raised contributes to building essential conservation corridors stretching from Knysna to Addo, linking the three mega reserves of the area: The Garden Route National Park, the Baviaanskloof World Heritage Site and Addo Elephant National Park. These linkages are vital for preserving biodiversity in times of climate change. There is no greater threat to life on earth at present than loss of biodiversity. The cause is fragmentation of the landscape by human activity. The solution is the establishment of conservation corridors.
On the hike you walk through the ...more
The Bitou 10 Education and Development Foundation is hosting a ‘Sandcastle Competition’ on Saturday, 1 September 2018, on Central Beach (Nipper’s Clubhouse) to raise awareness of the foundation and to provide families, friends and children with fun filled entertainment on the beach. We will be assisted by the Nipper’s team and The Plett Field Band will provide live entertainment for the event.
Registration will start at 9.00 at the Nipper’s Clubhouse. There are three categories to choose from: Junior; Senior; Group (family and friends). For a fee of R10 per single entry and R20 per group entry, participants will be allocated a ‘plot’ on which to build their sandcastle. The ...more
Coming up soon to celebrate spring, the Sabrina Love Golf Day takes place at the start of September.
Date: 2nd September 2018
Time: Shotgun Start
Venue: Plett Golf Club
Format: 4 Ball Alliance
Call Andy on 072 232 6760 to enter.
In 2017 the owner of Tread Magazine and Inside Line Marketing – Sean Badenhorst wrote that this event was one of the best stage races he has done in 26 years of Competing. The event only has space for 350 riders – so entries are limited. This year the event has 2 new race villages – race villages now include the Plett Game Reserve, Kurland Hotel and Polo Estate as well as Cairnbrogie Dairy Farm.
A limited number of entries remain for the BUCO Dr. Evil Classic, the official partner race of the BUCO Lions Karoo to Coast.
“All routes are designed with the average rider in mind,” says Evans, race co-owner. “However they’re also challenging enough for those wanting to race.” The emphasis of ...more
Premier equestrian event at Kurland Estate introduces a trail run & mountain bike race for a weekend of outdoor sport
21 - 23 September 2018
One of the Garden Route’s premier horse-riding events now includes a variety of exciting outdoor events for the non-equestrian, making it a weekend of sport for the whole family to enjoy.
Trail running and cycling enthusiasts can join in on the fun at the Kurland Hotel & Polo Estate in Plettenberg Bay (the Crags) from 21 to 23 September 2018. “Last year we introduced the Trail Run to the weekend’s events. It was a great success with 130 runners and 250 spectators enjoying the morning at the estate,” said Lance Gibbons, member of the Kurland Eventing ...more
The 8th running of the MTO Tour de Plett MTB race will be on Saturday 6th October 2018. The event caters to all tastes by offering multiple distances (87km, 60km 40km and 20km Fun Ride). The routes showcase Plett and the surrounding areas and provide access to new areas.
Date: Sat 6th October 2018
Time: 05h00 - 15h00
Venue: Central Beach
The organization is 100% volunteer and all profits go to the Kwano Cycling Academy which is based at Murray High School in Kwanokathula.
Arguably the best one day MTB race in SA!
A well organized event that caters to all tastes
Unique single track along the Bitou river with two floating bridges
Awesome scenery on seldom ridden trails
RIDING WILD WITH KEVIN EVANS!
OCTOBER 2018 – ROUTE THROUGH THE CORRIDOR
Registration is on the 23rd October at The Worx – in Plett from 11am. The shuttle leaves at 14:00 for Kareedouw (1hr drive). Starting just outside Kareedouw, the tour covers a distance of 317km’s over the 4 day period.
Participants will wind their way through the pristine wilderness of the Baviaanskloof and Garden Route National Park, finishing off on the beach in beautiful Plettenberg Bay.
The route includes a total distance of 317km, 3930m of climbing and 3820m of descent, however the event is all about the experience and riders will be seeded into groups based on a pace that they are comfortable ...more
Plett Rage has announced the dates for the event in 2018. Registration opens in January & sales kick-off from Rage Agents first.
Dates: 30 Nov - 7 Dec 2018
The Robberg Fine Foods Classic Beach Regatta is all set for the 15th – 17th December this year. As always it takes place from Plettenberg Bay’s sheltered Hobie Beach. The sight of a fleet of beautiful, multi-coloured sails in the Bay has become an integral part of Plett’s festive season and one remembered by many visitors and residents as far back as their childhoods.
Local business Robberg Fine Foods has agreed again this year to be the main sponsor of the event, with Clemen Gold and Postnet Rustenberg also coming on board to sponsor the event.
For sailors this legendary regatta is one for the bucket list! Traditionally sailors from all over South Africa take part in this ...more