Greater Plettenberg Bay – Harkerville & Kranzhoek viewpoint
About the Birding
Turn towards the coast at the Sasol Garage (-34.037, 23.226) off the N2. Close to the Harkerville SANparks office, listen out for Victorin’s Warbler. A 9km Perdekop hike (-34.0472, 23.2308) starting at the SAN Parks offices, through the forest offers up the forest birds of the area including Cape Batis, African Olive Pigeon, Knysna Turaco, White-Starred Robin, Chorister Robin, Yellow-Throated Woodland-Warbler, Grey, Amethyst, Collared, Southern and Greater Double Collared Sunbird, Forest Canary, Olive Thrush, Terrestrial Brownbul, Olive and Knysna Woodpecker and Forest buzzard.
About the Birding Site
The Plettenberg Bay Region covers the area from Harkerville off the N2, then along the airport road to Robberg Nature Reserve, through the coastal town of Plettenberg Bay, and then joining back on the N2 past the Sewage Treatment Plant, Riettvlei dam and road to Emily Moon and the Bitou River Valley to Uplands on the R340, as well as the Keurbooms River.
Other Related Information
Recommended accommodation nearby:
There is a wide range of accommodation available in the Greater Plettenberg Bay area.
Local guide information:
No BirdLife South Africa recognised Birder Friendly tour operators in the area.
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