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Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve

Take R340 towards Avontuur | Uplands, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
044 535 0000
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Went here for a morning game drive. Lasted about 2.5 hours. The guide was friendly and informative. There's a large amount of game here, and you get quite close to the animals. I felt the diversity of animals was fantastic, especially for someone who has never seen African wild animals, the ones we saw were great for only a 2... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

What an experience for us. My partner and I have never been to another game park, except Addo, so this was awesome. There were the big five, and other animals, seeing them close up, and I mean almost within touching distance was really wonderful. The guide who drove us around the huge reserve, in the jeep, was very knowledgeable, and... More

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This was a great experience and we enjoyed the animals as well as the location so close to Plett. From looking around the gorgeous building which used to be a milking shed to the large variety of animals - all looking very healthy and were quite comfortable with us going up close.

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is a great place to see a wide selection of animals. The facility was clean and the animals seemed well cared for. I would recommend it to anyone visiting Plett.

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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This year was our 2nd visit to plettenburg game reserve Last year we all stayed at the baroness lodges which was exceptional The deal we got was fantastic 3 course meal Game drive although last year we opted for the horse ride game drive Well worth it

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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63 reviews 63 reviews
14 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We only did a day trip, and saw four of the big five (no elephants here). It was a good 2 hours drive around, but they have only one lion and one lioness. They do have accommodation as well.

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014 via mobile

We went to this reserve so as to ride horses amongst the game. This is a small reserve and like a lot of these it can feel a bit like a zoo but this is to be expected, if you want to get amongst the animals in the wild go to Botswana. We liked it a lot because you could... More

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Cape Town
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I took a group of education students for a visit to this Reserve recently. It was an amazing experience for all of us. One enters the reserve on to vast plains that are full of springbok and zebra, and in the distance, grazing contentedly, were some rhino. Our guide's name was Kiewiet, and he was incredibly informative. He seemed to... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Had a great time with the Safari and the overnight stay. The colonial-style lodge made you feel you where in "out of africa". We were lucky that we had no elecricity on the first evening (4 hour power shortage within western cape), therefore we had our delicious dinner with candle lights and fireplace (perfect scenery).

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
3 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This reserve is a small one with not that many animals. We went on a game drive with a very informative guide/driver. The lions (2) and cheetah (2) were in different small enclosures so we could get up close for photos but it did feel a bit like a visit to a UK game park not like the game parks... More

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