For international travellers flying into Cape Town International Airport, Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve is a comfortable 5-hour drive. Follow the N2 National Highway from Cape Town in an easterly direction towards the Garden Route. En route, you will discover towns such as Swellendam, Mossel Bay, George and Knysna, before arriving in Plettenberg Bay. Along the way, there are many quaint farm stalls where travellers can stretch their legs and tempt their taste buds with locally produced farm delicacies. Alternatively, you can take the R62 from Cape Town and travel in an easterly direction towards Oudtshoorn. From Oudtshoorn you will head southwards towards George, where you join the N2 towards Plettenberg Bay.
For international travellers flying into Port Elizabeth International Airport, Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve is just 2 hours’ drive. Head in a westerly direction towards the Tsitsikamma region, passing Jeffrey’s Bay and Humansdorp. Once through the Tsitsikamma Tollgate, drive through The Crags before descending down the Keurbooms hill where Plettenberg Bay and the magnificent Robberg stretch out ahead. Just over the Keurbooms Bridge (with the boat club on your left), turn right onto the Wittedrift / R340 road, and Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve is a few minutes away.
International travellers flying into Johannesburg, Cape Town or Port Elizabeth International Airports can also catch a connecting local flight to George National Airport, which is an hour’s drive from Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve. You could either hire a car from a number of internationally recognised car hire agencies, or take a transfer with a local transfer company.
Once in Plettenberg Bay, travellers have a short 15 minute journey to Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve. Stay on the N2 and head in an easterly direction towards Keurbooms. Just past the Bitou River Bridge turn left at the Wittedrift / R340. Follow the R340 up to Uplands for 12Km, where Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve is sign posted. Turn right onto the gravel road and you will be at the Reserve within minutes!
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