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Numerous hiking, horseback and mountain bike trails meander along the cliffs of the rugged coastline and the blue mountains of the interior. Southern Right Whales and schools of dolphins can be seen from various vantage points in the town centre, or spotted as you enjoy a quiet stroll along Plettenberg Bay`s 15 km of unspoiled sandy white beaches.

Learn about monkeys, lemurs, gibbons and other primates at Monkeyland, the first sanctuary of "Touch a Monkey`s Heart" Foundation. Find out about the plight of the African elephant as you meet the rescued animals that now live in a controlled, free range environment at the Knysna Elephant Park. Explore our indigenous forest and perhaps spot the elusive Knysna Loerie on Africa`s first tree-top experience - the Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour.

Play golf or polo on world class courses and fields, or take an exhilarating plunge at the world`s highest bungy jump at Bloukrans Bridge, less than 40 minutes away. The village centre and its surrounds are filled with galleries, studios and interesting shops where local artists, crafters, food-makers and distillers show the products of their unique creativity

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