Kaaimans Railway Bridge Named Heritage Landmark
On Wednesday 9 October the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE), together with George Municipality Executive Mayor Melvin Naik, unveiled a plaque at Dolphin’s Point overlooking the bridge, thereby conferring the “2019 SAICE Civil Engineering Heritage Landmark” on the Kaaimansrivier Railway Bridge.
Bridge repair will take longer than expected: Ward 4 consumers asked to please reduce consumption of water
The Executive Mayor for George, Melvin Naik today participated in an emergency meeting called to discuss the repair of the 250mm main supply line which burst on Sunday 6 October, in a section running along the Kaaiman’s Railway Bridge.
Construction of a new library for Rose Valley & surrounds
Oudtshoorn, 09 October 2019 – The construction of the envisaged Rosevalley library is drawing nearer as the tender process to appoint a service provider is in an advanced stage, the director for Community Services, Mr. Thomas Matthee announced yesterday, 8 October 2019.
Invitation Second Adventures Garden Route Tourism Indaba and Expo 25 Oct 2019
Just a reminder to complete the Registration Form for the Second Adventures Garden Route Indaba & Expo.
Invitation to attend the Disabled Road Race (OCC) Foundation AGM
The DRRF is a public NGO and membership is open to anybody who can associate themselves and support the objectives of the DRRF. Please attend the AGM and become a member. No membership fees just a willingness to assist with the OCC.
The Liz McGrath Collection takes two spots in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers Choice Awards!
THE PLETTENBERG IS RECOGNIZED AS “#17 IN TOP 30 HOTELS IN AFRICA”.
Garden Route Casino is going pink and gold this October!
Garden Route Casino, Mossel Bay’s favourite entertainment destination, is painting its casino floor pink and gold this October. Pink in honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and gold to treat loyal Gold cardholders to an exclusive promotion, only for them!
Video – Plett HIGH FIVE vlog – did you miss out?
Did you miss out?
People – A slice of Plett life with Ruby Kiss’s
You could say it’s growing season for Ruby Chetty, the creative green fingers behind Ruby Kiss’s. It’s tucked away in a modest location at the Market Square Shopping Center in Plett, next to PnP. At a glance, the storefront reads like a plant nursery and florist; but it’s also a boutique, and not just of botanicals.
Music – Join + Geluk Experiences on Lookout Beach
Join Geluk Experiences on 26th and 27th October at The Grand Africa Lookout Beach and The Lookout Deck for a unique experience featuring top DJs playing house music and much more.
Nature – Marching orders for Plett penguins
Aquila Stadtherr is a local, who has spent his life enjoying the benefits of our beautiful local shores. An avid surfer and former lifeguard, he joined the NVT marine team to develop his skills in education and sustainability within a natural environment.
Golf – Book your SA Senior Open discounted accommodation
22-25 October 2019: The popular SA Senior Open, hosted by Bitou Municipality, returns to the Plett Country Club and two-time SA Open champion and current back-to-back SA Senior Open champion, Mark McNulty, has confirmed that he will return to defend his title.
Blog – Wandisile’s Plett: Exploring Heritage & Street Food in Plett
Besides the scenic views and pristine beaches found in Plett, we also boast some of the best and affordable street food. Exploring urban heritage is an exciting new element to township tourism, and in this article we showcase street food from one of the oldest townships in Plett – Qolweni.
Birding – New birding festival for Plett
If you drive towards Plett and turn inland onto one of two roads that points to Wittedrift, you’re in for a surprise.
Wine – Plett bubbles among the best around
Newstead Lund Family Vineyards, located on Redford Road in the Plett Winelands, continues to put Plett’s bubblies on the international map!
The Knysna Film Festival – September 2019 Edition
With only weeks to go the festival has ramped up its activities and are about to announce the semi-finalists. The Programme for Industry and Audience Activities will be released in the coming week AND also the schedule of films. Visit and follow us on Facebook @knysnafilmfest. GET listed on our Garden Route activities, accommodation and suppliers section of the site.