The famous South African Garden Route is home to Knysna, Sedgefield, Tsitsikama and more. Here you will find beaches, shops, mountains, sports, and so much more.
Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve is the biggest game reserve in the Southern Cape, with more than 2200 ha spread out across the hills above the scenic Garden Route coastline. With its breathtaking views across the Bay of Beauty, its abundance of wildlife, superb facilities for day and overnight visitors and warm African hospitality, it offers an exciting child-friendly safari experience in a non-malaria area with an excellent chance of spotting four of Africa's Big Five – buffalo, lion, leopard and rhino.
Just 12 km from Plettenberg Bay, one of the most popular and beautiful holiday destinations on South Africa's Garden Route coast, Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve is easily accessible for day visitors who want a big game viewing experience in an open 4x4 vehicle or on a guided horseback safari, or for those looking for an African safari getaway in a lux
Built from local stone, the Lodge has lost little of its original 'out of Africa' feel and is both romantic and luxurious with spectacular views across rolling lawns where zebra and antelope room freely, to the indigenous forests and majestic Tsitsikamma mountains in the distance.
Suites are spacious and comfortable, with high ceilings and original polished cement and yellowwood floors. The décor is eclectic and colourful with antiques and giant candelabra and chandeliers mixing effortlessly with leather couches, shabby chic sofas, kilim floor rugs and animal skins. Romantic four poster beds are draped with gossamer fabric mosquito nets and dressed with cotton linen and chenille or faux-fur throws. There are extra warm blankets for chilly nights.
Rooms have showers and freestanding bathtubs, some with views across the indigenous forests.
The guest living spaces are heated by log fireplaces and there are many comfortable sitting areas with a library of books for guests to browse through and many beautiful artefacts, trophies and original photographs to admire.
The outside Boma, which provides an authentic African dining experience, is guarded by two massive carved wooden doors and has a bar and deck built above the dam where guests can enjoy sundowners. In the distance, the view is of Plettenberg Bay, the holiday seaside town named after the infamous Baron von Pletten.
A day at Baroness Luxury Safari Lodge starts with a delicious breakfast served on the semi-enclosed terrace which is warmed by a log fireplace on fresh mornings.
After breakfast guests can join an experienced game ranger on a two hour game drive in an open Land Rover or a horseback safari through the sweeping grasslands of the Reserve.
The rest of the morning should be spent lazing at the pool or on the deck, reading or birding.
Lunch is served at The Shed, a short distance from the Lodge and the departure point for games drives and outrides.
After lunch, enjoy a siesta in the coolness of your luxury suite or book a late afternoon game drive followed by a drink at the bar with your ranger to recollect your experience.
Dinner is an indulgent three course home-cooked meal at the Lodge with pre- or postprandial drinks in the Boma
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Your reservation and will only be confirmed upon receipt of the required deposit on the agreed date. Until the full deposit is received, Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve will be at liberty to release the reservation without notice.
No verbal cancellations
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Amenities / Features
Sorry, pets are not allowed.
Airport & Shuttle Information
Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve and the private Baroness Luxury Safari Lodge are easily accessed by road or air.
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 tow
Local Shuttle Info: No shuttle
Airport Shuttle? Sorry
airport shuttle available.