Canoeing on the river



Forget the armchair explorer: this is the age of the pocket traveler.

Since smartphones burst onto the market, developers have introduced a range of apps designed to make travelling smoother, cheaper and more fun. The new traveller relies on a smartphone do the work!

Plett Tourism has teamed up with other local tourism offices and the regional Garden Route & Klein Karoo tourism office to participate with a brand new app to get glob-trotting explorers a comprehensive view of the area.


What is so special about this new GR&KK App?

The app was launched in April 2016, and as of the 3rd of May 2016 the app has been downloaded by more than 4 100 people. This means the app has experienced almost 48 000 users – everyone who downloaded the app used it just under 12 times each.

The app’s visitor rate is far greater than a normal website. The app is downloaded by the user and takes him/her directly to the requested information and the business enquired about. As many times as they like. Information found on the app includes accommodation, things to do and see, local business information, local general information, events and festivals, arts and crafts, maps, social media channels, the list goes on. It’s a one-stop-shop about the area that is downloaded by travellers.


How will this App help my business?

The app is currently being marketed by regional tourism partners who are actively promoting their members on the map as well. These include; 


This means each of these tourism partners will also be actively marketing your business.


How much is it going to cost me?

When businesses join Plett Tourism, they automatically become active on the app. Only members of local tourism offices will be eligible to be on the app. R570 of your R1000 yearly membership fee will automatically be reinvested in the app.

The App is of course free for tourists/users to download.


Where can I download the App?

Android: Click here to download the GRKK App for Android

iPhone: Click here to download the GRKK App for iPhone


What if I have questions?

For queries on this App please contact Archie van Dyke on