If you’re looking for things to do in Plettenberg Bay and Knysna then August is a great month! Plettenberg Bay and Knysna provide the perfect mix of a moderate climate and fun-filled events to get you prepped for the spirit of the upcoming Summer.
This month, outdoor activities, environmental get togethers and charity events are a focus. We’ve chosen to list 5 events that may take your fancy.
August activities – 5 things to do in Plettenberg Bay and Knysna
Staying healthy and getting fit is always a good thing. This month, how about a round of Tennis? Plettenberg Bay Country Club offers ‘Saturday socials’ every Saturday. A R40 fee for non-members covers a ball levy, teas and drinks. All visitors are welcome from 1:30pm onwards for a great afternoon with the friendly members of the club. For more info: +27 (0)44 533 2132
Garden Route Biosphere Meet
Of all the things to do in Plettenberg Bay, this event underlines the importance of having a rich diverse landscape – after all, if there is no outdoor environment there will be no activities to enjoy. If you care about the environment, or are interested in the natural conservation of the Garden Route consider attending the Garden Route Biosphere Reserve public meetings in Plettenberg Bay. The meetings are designed as a public forum to discuss the information made available regarding the planned Biosphere for the Garden Route. The first round of meetings will be information sharing meetings and all visitors are welcome. For more info: +27(0)445330064
Garden Route SPCA Golf Day 2015
If you’re a golfing enthusiast and enjoy a bit of holiday golfing, then this event is for you. (Find out the reasons why golfing holidays are so popular). Make a note that on the 19th August the SPCA Invitational Charity Golf Day 2015 happens in Knysna. The venue is the Montagu and Outeniqua Golf Club. Tee off is 9:30am and all golfing levels are welcome. All proceeds go to support the Garden Route SPCA. Dinner and a charity auction in the banqueting hall of Fancourt will be included after your golf game. Wine is also included and booking is essential. For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Taste of The Country – Cross Country
Looking for things to do in Plettenberg Bay that incorporate the countryside? Quarry Lake Equestrian Estate in Plett is the place to be on the 9th of August. Jenny Pope will give cross country tuition over individual cross country jumps of 40-50cms and/or 60-70cms. Organic Vegan lunch is included while your horse is safe and secure in a supervised paddock. The organic veggies are grown on the grounds and the bread is baked on site, in the farm kitchen. This promises to be a real taste of the country! Price: R450 per rider. Ride only: R220. Lunch only for non-riders: R135. For more info: +27(0)72 271 0788
If you’re looking for things to do in Plettenberg Bay that are family friendly, take a trip through the many outdoor markets. The Mosaic Market in Sedgefield, sits just outside Knysna. Gourmet food awaits, plus loads of handmade craft & more. The market is open daily from 8am-2pm. For more info: +27(0)82 678 9900. (If you’re into food markets, read our article on the various fresh produce markets in Plett and Knysna).
It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is:
What are we busy about?
– Henry David Thoreau
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