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Award-winning cinematographer William Collinson’s quirky new film, Mr Johnson starts its festival journey at GRIFF

Award-winning cinematographer William Collins...

Director and award-winning cinematographer, William Collinson (Double Echo, Last Broken Darkness), offers a new take on ageism in his latest film, Mr Johnson.  The film will have its world premiere at this year’s Garden Route ...more

Posted: September 25th, 2020

Hobie 16 Nationals

Hobie 16 Nationals

All Plett old hands have fond memories of the bay full of colourful sails and Central Beach lined with a friendly catamaran fleet during the summer season. It’s time for a revival! Robberg Fine Foods Classic Beach ...more

Posted: September 23rd, 2020

Bosky Dell Rose Garden – an appeal

Bosky Dell Rose Garden – an appeal

An appeal to help save the Plett rose garden We, who are fortunate enough to live on the Garden Route, are spoiled for choice when it comes to local attractions, not least of which is our own world-renowned rose garden. ...more

Posted: September 23rd, 2020

Plett Gqom Experience Music Festival

Plett Gqom Experience Music Festival

The third annual Plett Gqom Experience is the ultimate music festival to attend this summer. Venue: Kwanokuthula Stadium Date: 19 December 2020 Time: 14h00 - 06h00 Tickets: R120.00 BOOK ONLINE This is a festival of choice ...more

Posted: September 22nd, 2020

Film director Koos Roets to make special appearance in Plett

Film director Koos Roets to make special appe...

The legendary film director Koos Roets makes a special appearance in Plett during screening of his award-winning film ‘n Pawpaw vir my Darling Emily Moon River Lodge will host the screening of ‘n Pawpaw vir my Darling on ...more

Posted: September 21st, 2020

Podcast: Marine Tourism in Plett with Minke Witteveen

Podcast: Marine Tourism in Plett with Minke W...

Minke Witteveen, a Ph.D. student at the Nelson Mandela University talks to Dr. Ashley Scarlett about her research that focuses on the ecological and social aspects of whale-watching and marine tourism in Plettenberg ...more

Posted: September 21st, 2020

Travelling: COVID-19 safety

Travelling: COVID-19 safety

Guidelines for travelling under Level 1: English 1.      Keep your mask/face covering on at all times in all forms of public and passenger transport (bus, taxi, cab, aeroplane, train, etc.) 2.      Masks must be worn ...more

Posted: September 20th, 2020

Walks Weekend Garden Route

Walks Weekend Garden Route

Spring is here, lockdown is down and it's time to really get outdoors! Dates: 26-27 September 2020 The team from the Garden Route Walking Festival has put together a small selection of guided walks for the long weekend to help ...more

Posted: September 20th, 2020

Traditional Khoisan Dance Fuses with Contemporary Day Hip Hop in New Short Film

Traditional Khoisan Dance Fuses with Contempo...

Wandisile’s Plett A blog by Wandisile Sebezo. Traditional Khoisan Dance Fuses with Contemporary Day Hip Hop in New Short Film A Quadrant Media Advisory Production. Directed by Koos Roets. As South Africa sets ...more

Posted: September 18th, 2020

KRC Sunera Open

KRC Sunera Open

Kouga Riding Club (KRC) will be hosting an Equestrian Show Jumping Event at Sunera Equestrian Estate in Plett on 3rd and 4th October 2020. A maximum of 100 people ONLY will be allowed to attend per day due to strict Covid-19 ...more

Posted: September 17th, 2020

48 Hour Film Race a first for the Garden Route

48 Hour Film Race a first for the Garden Rout...

Are you an amateur, semi-professional or professional film or video producer? Then the Garden Route 48 Hour Film Race is just for you. The concept is simple. You will have 48 hours from the moment that you receive the ...more

Posted: September 16th, 2020

Are we braaiing this year? Hell yeah!

Are we braaiing this year? Hell yeah!

Wandisile’s Plett A blog by Wandisile Sebezo. Of familiar spaces, people and events; are we braaiing this year? Hell yeah! Almost six months ago the world stopped, took a deep breath and sighed – bracing itself ...more

Posted: September 16th, 2020