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Plett Rage 2021 cancelled

Published: December 2nd, 2021
Plett Rage 2021 cancelled Official joint statement of Bitou Municipality and Plett Tourism:

Due to the alarming number of positive COVID cases reported throughout South Africa, and with the positive cases identified through the COVID pre-screening protocols required by the organisers of Plett Rage, they have announced the cancellation of this year’s event.

Although the organisers implemented the most stringent COVID preventative measures, there was no way to preempt the devastation that the current pandemic surge would cause.

The Bitou Municipality and Plett Tourism commend the Plett Rage team and appreciate all the hard work and dedication they have put into one of SA’s most iconic matric events, in particular the ...more


Level 1 Covid Regulations from 01 October 2021

Published: October 1st, 2021
Level 1 Covid Regulations from 01 October 2021

South Africa has been placed on an ADJUSTED ALERT LEVEL 1 from Friday 01 October 2021.

What does this mean? Public places like restaurants and bars may serve alcohol but not during curfew hours.Restaurants and bars must close by 11pm.Wearing a mask in public is still mandatory.Curfew is now from 12 am to 4 am.Social distancing must be observed by maintaining 1.5m between people.Gatherings are restricted to a maximum of 750 people indoors and 2,000 people outdoors, and to a max of 50% of venue capacity.

Level 2 Covid Regulations from 13 September 2021

Published: September 13th, 2021
Level 2 Covid Regulations from 13 September 2021

South Africa has been placed on an ADJUSTED ALERT LEVEL 2 from Monday 13 September 2021.

What does this mean? Public places like restaurants and bars may now serve alcohol with meals, subject to strict covid protocols.Wearing a mask in public is still mandatory.Alcohol on Friday: Sales from retail outlets are permitted Monday to Friday from 10am to 6pm.No alcohol may be consumed at licensed establishments after 10pm.Curfew is now from 11 pm to 4 am.Social distancing must be observed by maintaining 1.5m between people.Gatherings are restricted to a maximum of 250 people indoors and 500 people outdoors, and to a max of 50% of venue capacity.

Vaccination required to attend Plett Rage this year

Published: August 18th, 2021
Vaccination required to attend Plett Rage this year This year’s 4-Day limited capacity Double Weekender Plett Rage festival taking place on 3 to 6 December & 8 to 11 December 2021 will require proof of vaccination to attend.

“The Western Cape is considering a plan that would require proof that people are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 before they are allowed to enter nightclubs and other entertainment venues.” – iol.co.za (17 August 2021)

We have split the traditionally one-week-long festival into two four-day events to keep numbers low in the light of last year’s COVID-19 spread that took place at Durban Rage 2020.

As organisers of Plett Rage, we believe that by not trading in 2020, examining what happened at ...more


Level 3 Covid Regulations from 26 July 2021

Published: July 25th, 2021
Level 3 Covid Regulations from 26 July 2021

South Africa has been placed on an ALERT LEVEL 3 from Monday 26 July 2021.

What does this mean? Public places like restaurants and bars may now serve alcohol with meals, subject to strict covid protocols.Schools will re-open on 26 July 2021.Wearing a mask in public is still mandatory.Alcohol sales are permitted Monday to Thursday from 10am to 6pm.Curfew is now from 10 pm to 4 am.Social distancing must be observed by maintaining 1.5m between people.Restrictions on travel in and out of Gauteng for leisure have been lifted.Funerals are restricted to a maximum of 50 people. Night vigils and post-funeral gatherings are not permitted.Gatherings are restricted to a maximum of 50 people indoors and 100 people outdoors, and to a max of 50% of venue capacity.

Covid-19 vaccination registration awareness campaign

Published: July 20th, 2021
Covid-19 vaccination registration awareness campaign Sgt Jansen reports on the past weekend's Covid-19 vaccination registration awareness campaign

On the 17th of July 2021 at 11h00 we held our Covid-19 vaccination rollout registration awareness campaign and compliance.

It took place in Kranshoek Sector 2, from Long street to Mbeki street under the command of Colonel Gegwana with the following roll players: Sgt Macala and Sgt Jansen, Kransoek, NHW, Kwanokuthla CPF, Red Cross, Disaster Management officer and members of Crystalist.

Kranshoek is one of the hotspot areas, but during our visit people were complying with the regulations and were eager to listen.

We have also noticed that not a lot of people are familiar ...more


Tourism office re-opened from 12th July

Published: July 12th, 2021
Tourism office re-opened from 12th July Tourism office re-opened from 12th July

The Plett Tourism office has been re-opened and will be operating as normal for tourist information walk-ins and other business.

You can find us on the first floor of the Melville's Center in Main Street Plett.

Should you not want to visit the office you can also browse this website for any tourism information you may require.


Revised Level 4 Covid Regulations from 12 July 2021

Published: July 12th, 2021
Revised Level 4 Covid Regulations from 12 July 2021

South Africa has been placed on an ADJUSTED ALERT LEVEL 4 from Monday 12 July 2021.

What does this mean? Public places like restaurants and bars may open and serve meals again subject to strict covid protocols.Schools will remain closed until 26 July 2021.Wearing a mask in public is still mandatory.Alcohol sales are still prohibited to ease the pressure on hospitals from alcohol-related trauma cases.Curfew is still from 9 pm to 4 am.Social distancing must be observed by maintaining 1.5m between people.Travel in and out of Gauteng for leisure is prohibited.Funerals are restricted to a maximum of 50 people. Night vigils and post-funeral gatherings are not permitted.All ...more

Tourism office closed until 12th July

Published: July 2nd, 2021
Tourism office closed until 12th July Tourism office closed until 12th July due to Covid

The Plett Tourism office will be closed until Monday 12th July as the members of staff have been exposed to Covid.

The office is closed to the public and work will be continuing from home.

Please browse this website for any tourism information you may require.


Restaurants open for takeaway or delivery

Published: June 28th, 2021
Restaurants open for takeaway or delivery Restaurants open for takeaway or delivery during Adjusted Level 4

In terms of current Level 4 Regulations, eateries may not serve customers a sit-down meal, but you can still pick up a takeaway from a local restaurant or order a meal for delivery.

Listed below are a number of Plett Restaurants who have told us they're offering a takeaway or delivery service. If your restaurant is not on the list, click here to tell us about it.

Restaurant Contact Details Menu Moby Dick's 044 533 3682    Open for takeaways from extensive a la carte menu.
Beach kiosk open. VIEW MENU Clare's Cakes 044 533 0000 Clare’s Cakes specialises in unique and beautiful cakes, ...more

New Alert Level 4 Covid Regulations from 28 June 2021

Published: June 27th, 2021
New Alert Level 4 Covid Regulations from 28 June 2021

Due to the massive surge of new infections, South Africa will be placed on ADJUSTED ALERT LEVEL 4 from Monday 28 June 2021.

What does this mean? Wearing a mask in public is mandatory.Alcohol sales are prohibited to ease the pressure on hospitals from alcohol-related trauma cases.Curfew is from 9 pm to 4 am.Social distancing must be observed by maintaining 1.5m between people.Travel in and out of Gauteng for leisure is prohibited.Funerals are restricted to a maximum of 50 people. Night vigils and post-funeral gatherings are not permitted.All social, political, religious and other gatherings are prohibited.Public places like restaurants and bars may only serve take-aways ...more

SA in Level 3 Lockdown from 16th June

Published: June 15th, 2021
SA in Level 3 Lockdown from 16th June

President Ramaphosa has announced that the country will be under Level 3 Covid Lockdown from 16th June 2021 in an effort to reduce the number of Covid 19 infections.

What does this mean? Wearing a mask in public is mandatory.Gatherings may not exceed 50% of the venue capacity, up to a maximum of 50 people indoors and 100 people outdoors.Social distancing must be observed by maintaining 1.5m between people.Funerals are restricted to a maximum of 50 people. There is a 2-hour limit on funerals, and night vigils and post-funeral gatherings are not permitted.Alcohol sales from retail outlets is restricted to Mon - Thu from 10am - 6pm.Public places like restaurants and bars must close by 9pm.Curfew is in place from 10pm to 4am.