South African Lodges

Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve

Address
Plettenberg Bay
Garden Route
Western Cape
South Africa
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Lodge Type
R1400.00SINGLE RATE
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Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve is home to over 2210 ha of prime land on the Garden Route, the Game Reserve has an abundance of wildlife and superb facilities for both day and overnight visitors. 

The reserve is the most prominent game reserve in the Southern Cape, situated just 13 km from Plettenberg on South Africa's magnificent Garden-Route.

The Plettenberg lodge offers an exciting child-friendly safari experience in a non-malaria area with an excellent opportunity of spotting four of Africa's Big Five - buffalo, lion, leopard, and rhino.

The temperate region is suitable all year round for the Game Viewing activities. During mid-summer, temperatures average about 27 ºC during the day. Winter temperatures are moderately cooler during the day but warm enough to enjoy the outdoors. The Plettenberg area does not experience the severe windy conditions common to the Eastern Cape and has an average of only four rainy days a month.

Wildlife

The reserve is home to over 34 different species of animals including such as rhino, giraffe, hippo, crocodiles, buffalo and a large variety of antelope. Also, there are also over 100 various bird species that can be found here. The reserve is a sanctuary in the Plettenberg area for the endangered white rhino and visitors can choose to experience the Big Game Viewing in either a 4x4 vehicle or via a guided horseback safari.

This Game Reserve provides a diversity of natural materials such as; fynbos, grasslands and indigenous forests with also the natural confluence of the Keurbooms and Palmiet Rivers upon the property. Visitors have the opportunity to explore the beautiful local fauna and flora on the game drives.

Facilities

  • Curio shop
  • A coffee shop
  • Bar offering drinks and light meals
  • Children's play area
  • Log Fireplaces
  • Comfortable sitting areas
  • Library of books for guests
  • Outside Boma - which provides a cultural African dining experience which is guarded by two massive carved wooden doors and has a bar and deck built above the dam where guests can enjoy sundowners while they watch the antics of William, the resident Hippopotamus.

Accommodation

The luxury 4-star lodge, The Baroness Luxury Safari Lodge, provides guests with an exclusive African safari experience. The beautiful colonial-style Lodge features ten spacious luxury rooms which open onto the picturesque gardens with their indigenous plants, cool verandas, courtyards and lovely plunge pool. Built from local stone, the Lodge at the Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve has lost little of its original 'out of Africa' feel and is both romantic and luxurious with magnificent views across rolling lawns where zebra and antelope roam freely, to the indigenous forests and majestic Tsitsikamma mountains in the distance.

The Suites include:

  • High ceilings and originally polished cement and yellow wood floors
  • Giant candelabra and chandeliers
  • Romantic four poster beds draped with gossamer fabric mosquito nets
  • Cotton linen and chenille or faux-fur throw
  • Showers and freestanding bathtubs, some with views of the indigenous forests.

Daily itinerary

  1. A day at the Lodge begins with a lovely breakfast served on the semi-enclosed terrace, which is warmed by a log fireplace on crisp mornings.
  2. Guests have the chance to join the experienced game ranger on a 2-hour game drive in an open 4x4 Land Rover or a horseback safari.
  3. The remainder of the morning can be spent lazing by the swimming pool or on the deck, reading or bird watching.
  4. Lunch is available at The Shed, which is just a short distance from the Lodge, and the departure point for games drives.
  5. After lunch, guests may enjoy a siesta in the coolness of their luxury suite. In the late afternoon, another game drive is offered which is followed by a drink at the bar with your ranger to recollect your experience.
  6. Dinner at the Plettenberg Lodge is a delicious three-course home-cooked meal including refreshing drinks in the Boma.

Below detailed information about the Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve is available.
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  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Mosquito net
  • Separate sitting area
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

Game Drives

Morning and afternoon game drives are offered in open 4x4 vehicles where guests can view some of the areas most spectacular wildlife.

Horse Safaris

There is no better way to view the wildlife and the surroundings at The Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve than on horseback.  Get right up close to the animals in the Reserve and experience how they live in the area.

Guided River Paddling Trips

Experience the Plettenberg Bay Reserve from a different angle. Enjoy an exciting paddling trip with a knowledgeable guide down the Keurbooms River and enjoy the beauty of the wildlife from their personal water hole.

  • Boma
  • Children's playground
  • Coffee Shop
  • Hotel Bar
  • Library
  • Parking
  • Plunge pool
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Viewing deck
Day Itinerary

Baroness Lodge in the Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve also caters for day visitors. Guests are welcome to relax and enjoy the game reserve for a day or an overnight stay.

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Concierge services
  • Game drive safaris
  • Individual climate controlled room
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wake-up call
Malaria Status and Animals
  • The four-star Baroness Lodge is in the Malaria free Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve.  Guest can travel safely to the area and experience a whole host of wildlife. From White Lion, Gemsbok, African buffalo, Baboon, Bushbok, Zabra, Impala and much more.

Available Rooms

Baroness Game Lodge: Double Room

# Rooms:
6

Each of the six standard suites at Baroness Lodge in Plettenberg Bay can accommodate two adults.  These luxury suites overlook the picturesque gardens and the plunge pool. The comfortable suites feature high ceilings and are decorated in authentic African style with yellowwood floors and eclectic and colorful antiques.

Room amenities include:

  • En suite bathroom
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Balconies
  • Mosquito net
  • Four poster bed
  • Separate sitting area
  • Blankets
  • Hypo-allergenic linen.
Single Room R2850
Double Room R4960

Baroness Game Lodge: Family Room

# Rooms:
6

Each of the six standard suites at Baroness Lodge in Plettenberg Bay overlook the picturesque gardens and the plunge pool. The comfortable suites feature high ceilings and are decorated in authentic African style with yellowwood floors and eclectic and colorful antiques.

Room amenities include:

  • En suite bathroom
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Balconies
  • Mosquito net
  • Four poster bed
  • Separate sitting area
  • Blankets
  • Hypo-allergenic linen.
Single Room R2850
Double Room R4960

Baroness Game Lodge: Family Unit

# Rooms:
6

Each of the six standard suites at Baroness Lodge in Plettenberg Bay overlook the picturesque gardens and the plunge pool. The comfortable suites feature high ceilings and are decorated in authentic African style with yellowwood floors and eclectic and colorful antiques.

Room amenities include:

  • En suite bathroom
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Balconies
  • Mosquito net
  • Four poster bed
  • Separate sitting area
  • Blankets
  • Hypo-allergenic linen.
Single Room R2850
Double Room R4960

Self Catering

Single Room R1400
Double Room R1400

Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Bed & Breakfast rates for Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve.

Included in the rate:

  • Breakfast

Excluded from the rate:

  • Dinner or any activities
  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to availability
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2017-08-20

Plett Bay Game Lodge was great coz I had a great Game viewing experience in an open 4x4 vehicle.

I really enjoyed the authentic African dining experience in the boma and my room was great.

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2017-07-15

We all had a great time at Plettenberg Bay Game Park, it was great coz there was exciting child-friendly safari experiences and we had a great lunch at The Shed.

GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -33.947375

Longitude: 23.351151

Directions

From Cape Town International Airport, Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve is a 5-hour drive:

1. Follow the N2 National Highway from Cape Town in an easterly direction towards the Garden Route.
2. Head towards George, where you join the N2 towards Plettenberg Bay.
3. Once in Plettenberg Bay, stay on the N2 and continue in an easterly direction towards Keurbooms.
4. Just past the Bitou River Bridge turn left at the Wittedrift / R340.
5. Follow the R340 to Uplands for 12Km, where Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve is signposted.
6. Turn right onto the gravel road and you will be at the Reserve within minutes.

Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star

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