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Activities Near Trogon House And Forest Spa

The Garden Route has much to offer in terms of natural beauty, and nowhere better does it show than in The Crags & Plettenberg Bay, which is one of the most biodiverse areas in the world!!

Framed by the Tsitsikamma Mountains on the one side and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean on the other, this is a nature lover’s paradise with over 50 charted walks in the area taking you over white sandy beaches, teeming estuaries and fresh water rivers, through untouched indigenous forests, pristine fynbos & grasslands. It’s a bird watcher’s delight, a fisherman’s dream, a hiker’s rapture, a beach-babe’s bliss and an adventurer’s ecstasy.

Plettenberg Bay is considered the jewel of the Garden Route which means that The Crags can easily be referred to as the accompanying diamond!! Trogon House & Forest Spa is perfectly situated just minutes away from some of the best attractions in the World.

Ideally located in the middle of where you will find everything you need for a perfect holiday, from seaside restaurants to The Crags growing world-class vineyards, wildlife at Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve, animal havens such as Monkeyland, Birds of Eden and The Elephant Sanctuary are literally next door!! Adrenaline outdoor sporting activities such as skydiving, abseiling, kite-surfing, canyon-kloofing are all a short drive away. Exquisite Blue Flag beaches within 15km’s to Plett’s perfectly groomed golf courses. Nearby is the Tsitsikamma National Park and of course the famous Robberg Peninsulas with amazing and unique indigenous fauna and flora.

The well known and quaint town of Knysna is only a 45 minute drive from us.

Trogon House & Forest Spa is a destination in its own, many of our guests become friends, visiting us time and time again, making memories that last a lifetime. If you need any help arranging a day full of activities and spectacular adventure speak to any of the Trogon staff during breakfast and we will happily assist and provide endless suggestions.


World First and largest free roaming primate sanctuary hosting 11 Species and over 550 primates. At Monkeyland you go on a 1 hour guided tour into our 12-hectare forest with one of our trained professional guides. The guides will attempt to find as many of the different species and give you ample time to take photos and ask questions. Languages available = English, Afrikaans, Xhosa, Spanish, German and French (on request). Please stipulate Language preference at time of booking.

Moneyland    Moneyland    Moneyland

We are open 365 days a year including all weekends and public holidays. We are open from 8am till 5pm and tours depart every 15 to 20 minutes. We are an all-weather facility meaning we are open even if it rains. Long pants and comfortable walking shoes are recommended. We are wheelchair accessible.

Our rates start at R230 per person but bring along a brochure from Trogon House to receive your special discount.

info@monkeyland.co.za
www.monkeyland.co.za
044 534 8906
082 979 5683

World largest single dome free flight aviary hosting over 200 species and nearly 3500 birds, walk on a self-guided tour through our 3-hectare aviary on our specially build boardwalks. Average time spend in the sanctuary range from 1 hour to 3 hours. A guide book is available for purchase at Reception for R20, guide books are only available in English. A guide tour can be requested at no additional cost.

Birds of Eden    Birds of Eden    Birds of Eden

We are open 365 days a year including all weekends and public holidays. We open at 8am and you have to be in before 5pm yet we only close at 6pm. We are an all-weather facility meaning we are open even if it rains. Long pants and comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Not needed but recommended are binoculars to enjoy the birds who prefer to sit in the tree tops. We are wheelchair accessible.

Our rates start at R230 per person but bring along a brochure from Trogon House to receive your special discount.

info@birdsofeden.co.za
www.birdsofeden.co.za
044 534 8906
082 979 5683

The first sanctuary of its kind with enclosures build specially for the animal’s needs and personality, hosting Apex Cats and other Predator and wildlife Animals. Here you go on a 1hour 20 minute tour with a professional and trained guide into the sanctuary. You walk past the enclosures while the guide tells you about the past, present and interesting facts of the animals you see. We have specially build photography ramps from where you can take amazing photos. Languages available = English, Afrikaans, Xhosa (on request) Please stipulate Language preference at time of booking.

Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary    Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary    Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary

We are open 365 days a year including all weekends and public holidays. We are open from 9am till 4pm and tours depart every 15 to 20 minutes. We are an all-weather facility meaning we are open even if it rains. Long pants, hats and comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Not needed but recommended are binoculars to enjoy the cats who have huge enclosure to explore. We are wheelchair accessible. Our rates start at R230 per person but bring along a brochure from Trogon House to receive your special discount.

info@jukani.co.za
www.jukani.co.za
044 534 8409
082 979 5683

Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary offers hourly informative, interactive tours for any ages with over 100 snakes and other reptiles to see. Open daily 9am – 5pm. We cater for the snake phobic to the snake lover!!!

Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary    Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary    Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary

Join us for a one hour guided tour consisting of an indigenous snake pit, various outdoor exhibits, a large dome housing South African and exotic snakes, following by enormous pythons, monitor lizards and crocodiles. For the tour, be sure to bring a camera and comfortable walking shoes. Enjoy a forest walk, tranquil picnic spots and interacting with our various other creatures. For the less adventurous, relax at the tea room or explore the curio shop.

www.lawnwoodsnakesanctuary.co.za
044 534 8056
082 667 6588

Family-owned and run, has broken new ground by pioneering vineyards in the Plettenberg Bay region since 2000. Pushing the boundaries of wine-making with our award winning non-traditional and traditional Methode Cap Classique bubblies and still wines, we have garnered many national and international awards, winning two double gold Gran d’Or’s this year alone. Bramon’s success has brought a plethora of new vineyards to Plettenberg Bay, paving the way for a new wine route.

Bramon Wine Estate    Bramon Wine Estate    Bramon Wine Estate

Passionately exploring new horizons we have proved a balance between rigor and whims as well as a sensitivity and appetite for exquisite produce in our exciting range of award winning wines and recipes alike. Share unforgettable moments at the Estate’s ever-popular restaurant. Set in the vineyards overlooking the Tsitsikamma Mountains and elephants, allow yourself to be seduced by our collection of extraordinary wines and fresh tapas-styled dishes prepared for the entire family. Expect food that is unpretentious with an emphasis on freshness and flavour. Cellar door wines are sold at our conveniently situated tasting centre on the N2. Local artworks, wine accessories and furniture add a touch of shopping to your experience.

caroline@bramonwines.co.za
www.bramonwines.co.za
073 833 8183

Get Ready for the perfect combination of adventure, fun and passion for the outdoors. Your Kloofing adventure, known as Canyoning or elsewhere as Gorge Walking, starts with equipment issue, helmets and harnesses etc, and a briefing at the AfriCanyon base camp. A quick transfer to the river entry point and within minutes you are set-up for your first abseil. Make your way down a gem of a river course at your own pace. Lined with ancient ferns and a perspective that will awe. This micro adventure includes a number of abseil points, optional jumps and our unique rock-pool zip-line packed with fun in between.

Suitable for absolute first timers, novices and those more experienced – with AfriCanyon you can! Our professionally trained guides will take you through it. Guest to check in 1hr prior to time booked for issuing /fitting of equipment & briefing.

Booking essential
Min Age 8yrs-80

Trip Options:

  • 1. The Short 2hr Intro Canyoning Dip (no rock-pool zip-line) Short Canyoning trip times: 10am, 2pm.
  • 2. The Standard 4hr trip the Rock-Pool Zip-Line. Standard canyoning trip times *: 9am, 11am, 1pm.

info@africanyon.com
www.africanyon.com
044 534 8055
082 323 4349

Enjoy the thrill of exploring lush indigenous forest and farmland on horseback whilst riding to attractions nearby or sit back and relax on board our horse drawn wine tasting carriage.

Riders can tailor-make their trail and visit snakes, monkeys, birds, cats, elephants or ride to a combination of wine farms, a picnic venue or opt for the natural beauty of the forest at the foot of the Tsitsikamma Mountains.

Hog Hollow Horse Trails    Hog Hollow Horse Trails    Hog Hollow Horse Trails

We cater for all level of riders.

  • 1. Carriage Options: Choose between a one hour wine tasting trail on one farm and a half day trail between three farms including wine tastings, local wine on board the carriage and a delectable lunch.
  • 2. Horseback Options: Choose between 1hr farm trail, 2 hr forest and farm trail, 3 hr trail with picnic at Kurland Estate or a half or full day trail to animal sanctuaries or wine farms nearby.

www.horseridinggardenroute.com
082 771 3745

The Barnyard Theatre is in one of the most beautiful parts of the Garden Route. It is surrounded by forest tranquillity situated just 15 minutes from Plettenberg Bay. The venue has been in operation for the past 21 years and is well known and loved by locals and visitors alike! The venue has hosted most of South Africa’s top artists and performers over the past 21 years since the doors opened on 22 March 1996. It is not just another live show...it is the Barnyard experience!

The Barnyard Theatre    The Barnyard Theatre    The Barnyard Theatre

www.barnyardplett.co.za
079 876 0406