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Keurboomstrand Accommodation


Keurboomstrand

The name Keurboom originates from the Keurboom tree with its lovely purple summer flowers. Keurbooms strand is a very popular venue for fishermen. The resort has camping and caravan facilities.

The Bitou and Keurbooms rivers combine to form a lagoon close to Keurbooms beach. Swimmers can enjoy the tranquil waters of the lagoon, but beware of strong currents at the mouth.

You can explore the Keurbooms River in a hired canoe, or go on a guided tour that last about three hours long, on a motorboat. If you want to hire a motorboat or canoe, you may do so from the local angling club.

Also in the area is the Matjies River Cave. This is the site of a major archaeological find of 200 skeletons and more than 3000 archaeological objects dating back to more than 10 thousand years.

Hikers can explore the Keurboom strand beaches, or visit the Keurbooms River Nature Reserve where some trails are available. On the beach you are likely to find huge piles of empty shells. Just some indication of the staple diet of the previous inhabitants, centuries ago.

Keurboomstrand, a picturesque coastal village along the Garden Route in South Africa, offers visitors a mix of natural beauty, outdoor activities, and local attractions.

Here are ten things to do or see in and around Keurboomstrand:

  1. Keurboomstrand Beach: Enjoy the long, sandy beach, perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and beachcombing. The pristine coastline is ideal for relaxing walks and enjoying the scenic ocean views.

  2. Keurbooms River Nature Reserve: Explore the natural beauty of this reserve, where you can take boat cruises, canoeing trips, or simply hike along the riverbanks to observe the diverse birdlife and lush vegetation.

  3. Bird Watching: The area around Keurboomstrand is a haven for birdwatchers. The Keurbooms River estuary and surrounding wetlands are home to a variety of bird species, including kingfishers, herons, and fish eagles.

  4. Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary: Visit this nearby sanctuary, which offers guided tours to see free-roaming primates in a natural forest setting. It's an educational and fun experience for all ages.

  5. Elephant Sanctuary: Experience close encounters with elephants at this sanctuary, where you can learn about these magnificent animals, take part in feeding sessions, and even enjoy an elephant-back ride.

  6. Tsitsikamma National Park: A short drive away, this park offers dramatic coastal scenery, lush forests, and a range of outdoor activities such as hiking, zip-lining, and canopy tours. The Storms River Mouth is a highlight, featuring suspension bridges and breathtaking views.

  7. Robberg Nature Reserve: Located near Plettenberg Bay, this reserve offers stunning hiking trails with panoramic ocean views, seal colonies, and opportunities for whale watching during the migration season.

  8. Plettenberg Bay: Visit the nearby town of Plettenberg Bay, known for its beautiful beaches, vibrant nightlife, and excellent restaurants. The town also offers various water sports and marine tours, including dolphin and whale watching trips.

  9. Nature’s Valley: A serene and secluded spot within the Tsitsikamma National Park, Nature’s Valley offers pristine beaches, hiking trails, and a tranquil lagoon, perfect for kayaking and picnicking.

  10. Wine Tasting at Local Estates: Explore the wine estates in the area, such as Newstead Lund Family Vineyards and Bramon Wine Estate, where you can enjoy tastings of local wines paired with delicious food amidst scenic vineyard settings.

Keurboomstrand and its surroundings provide a rich array of activities and attractions, making it a perfect destination for nature lovers, adventure seekers, and those looking to relax and enjoy the beauty of the Garden Route.

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