Plettenberg Bay Tourism

Plettenberg Bay (Afrikaans: Plettenbergbaai), nicknamed Plet or Plett, is the primary town of the Bitou Local Municipality in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. As of the census of 2001, there were 29,149 population. It was originally named Bahia Formosa ("beautiful bay") by early Portuguese explorers and lies on South Africa's Garden Route 210 km from Port Elizabeth and about 600 km from Cape Town.

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Planning a vacation to Plettenberg Bay in South Africa? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. The nearest major city to Plettenberg Bay is Oudtshoorn. Oudtshoorn is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex, White Shark Africa, Pinnacle Point Beach And Golf Resort. To reach Plettenberg Bay, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Oudtshoorn. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

 

  • Know the pollution level of Plettenberg Bay before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Plettenberg Bay for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Plettenberg Bay.

    • Burglary and Theft 60 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 65 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 55 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 70 (High)
    • Car Stealing 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 60 (High)
    • Attacks 55 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 90 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 65 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 5 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 35 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 55 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Plettenberg Bay is 176.53 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 42.72 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 97.55 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 12.07 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 19.33 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 45.13 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 87.5 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.79 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 41.67 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Plettenberg Bay

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.83 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 27.58 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.95 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 48.27 USD

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