• A wonderful way to see the Tsitsikamma, on horseback

  • Learn about the indigenous wild cats of South Africa

  • Create a premium wine and lifestyle experience

  • Play golf in pristine surroundings

  • The area has over 300 recorded bird species

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Birding

Plett offers year-round birding opportunities in a beautiful natural setting. Shaped by various landscapes, there are a variety of distinct habitat zones, and microclimates that are conducive to wintering and breeding birds. The area has over 300 recorded bird species to provide an outstanding birding experience for old and new 'Twitchers'.

Plett, bordered to the East by the warm Indian Ocean and Tsitsikamma Mountains and to the West by indigenous forests, is in the heart of the Garden Route which provides a haven for many bird species.

Birding is for all ages. Whether a beginner, intermediate or an advanced birder, Plett offers something for everyone. Learn to recognise birds by their calls and songs, gain valuable skills that can lead to an enjoyable, affordable lifetime activity.


Birds seen close to our properties in Roche Bonne Avenue, over the years

The Harkerville Forest

The Harkerville Forest

The Harkerville Forest
The Harkerville Forest

The Harkerville Forest

The Harkerville Forest
The Harkerville Forest

The Harkerville Forest

The Harkerville Forest

  • Helmeted Guineafowl (very rare)
  • Cape Sugarbird
  • Black Sunbird
  • Greater Doublecollared Sunbird
  • Lesser Doublecollared Sunbird
  • Orangebreasted Sunbird
  • Malachite Sunbird
  • Cape Sparrow
  • Pintailed Whydah
  • Fiscal Shrike
  • Southern Boubou
  • Knysna Lourie
  • Burchell's Coucal
  • Hoopoe
  • Knysna Woodpecker
  • Cape Bulbul
  • Cape White-eye
  • Brownhooded Kingfisher
  • Cape Robin
  • Forktailed Drongo
  • Blackheaded Oriole
  • Spotted Eagle Owl
  • Mousebird - Speckled
  • Pied Crow
  • Seagull - Kelp Gull
  • Cape Wagtail
  • Cape Weaver
  • Starling - Redwinged
  • Starling - Speckled
  • Bokmakierie
  • Swallow - European
  • Rock Pigeon