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Garden Route Attractions

Whale Watching In Plettenberg Bay to Canopy Tours in Tsitsikamma

Beacon Island Resort offers a host of attractions – right on its doorstep to further afield.

The hotel itself is surrounded by natural forests, mountains, and the ocean offering activities for the whole family.

Our resort provides an ideal setting for those seeking beaches and tranquil landscapes or fun filled activities and family attractions on the Garden Route.  

Nearby attractions and activities include Plettenberg Bay Central Beach which offers dive charters, whale watching trips and ocean kayaking tours. Sport lovers can head to Goose Valley Golf Course as well as hiking in Robberg and Tsitsikamma Forest. For total relaxation guests are invited to enjoy relaxing spa treatments at JIWU Spa.

Find out more about our recommended top attractions on the Garden Route and Plettenberg Bay.

Place Name Address Phone Show on map
Elephant Sanctuary Plettenberg Bay Plettenberg Bay, 6602 +27 44 534 8145

The Elephant Sanctuary Plettenberg Bay is an elephant sanctuary providing a safe haven and “halfway house” for African elephants.

Cango Caves Unnamed Road, South Africa +27 44 272 7410

The Cango Caves are located in Precambrian limestones at the foothills of the Swartberg range near the town of Oudtshoorn, in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.

Keurbooms River Ferries N2, South Africa +27 83 254 3551
Tsitsikamma Falls Adventures N2, South Africa +27 42 280 3770

Tsitsikamma Falls Adventure Park offers spectacular Zipline adventure slides across the Kruis River.

Harkerville Saturday Market N2, Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay, 6600 +27 84 510 9939

Harkerville Market is rural and rustic, but vibey and vital - all you could ever hope for in a typical South African Saturday Market

Bramon Wine Estate N2 The Crags, Plettenberg Bay, 6602 +27 44 534 8007

Bramon Wine Estate, is a boutique Wine Estate (250 ton Cellar) and is the first Estate this far East of the Western Cape.

Face Adrenalin Face Adrenalin Bloukrans River Bridge Tsitsikamma Plettenberg Bay 6600 +27 42 281 1458

The view from Africa’s highest bridge captures all the majesty and tranquility of the Bloukrans River valley. But there is nothing tranquil about throwing yourself more than 200 metres down towards the river below.

Beacon Island Resort
Montecasino Blvd, Gauteng, 2021, ZAF
Phone: +27 11 461 9744