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Keurbooms River Ferries

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Address: N 2 at Keurboom Creek, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 83 254 3551
08:30 - 17:00
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Absolutely brilliant

We are avid birders, so for us this trip was a must. The guide was really knowledgeable, explaining all about the flora and fauna and rock formations. He made a point of stopping... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Dianne W
Norwich, England, United Kingdom

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are avid birders, so for us this trip was a must. The guide was really knowledgeable, explaining all about the flora and fauna and rock formations. He made a point of stopping to show us birds, and we had the luck to see a giant kingfisher. It is well worth a visit. If you are getting off the boat... More 

Thank Dianne W
Limoges, France
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187 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just loved this trip up the Keurbooms River. Part of the Keurbooms reserve the forest is undisturbed and indigenous - fascinating trees, llanas and stratified rock. No vehicles allowed so this is one of the only ways to see it - and it just takes you out of the modern world and into nature. Our pilot and guide was... More 

Thank alexandramachray
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We took my parents to go on one of these ferries when they came down to visit and it was absolutely amazing!!! The guide is extremely informative and has a wide general knowledge. You can take your own drinks and snacks with you and it is a very social vibe. Would definitely recommend this to anyone in the area!!!

Thank NicoleBurger
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Take a trip up the Keurbooms river in this open ferry. You will see Sea Eagles flying overhead, colourful Knysna Lourie's (if you're lucky), Pied Kingfishers and Blue Kingfishers, and a variety of other birds. Take your swimming costume, because when you reach Whiskey Creek at the furthest point on the river, you will definitely want to go for a... More 

Thank Elizabeth C
Siem Reap, Cambodia
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252 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Russell is a fantastic guide and knows everything there is to know about this river. The cruise itself is very pleasant and we did see quite a few birds including Giant and Half-collared Kingfishers. Plenty of ice-cold beer on sale, too;-)

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Durbanville, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

I had not been up the Keurbooms for a couple of years but we decided to take a trip recently. You can hire a boat or take a ferry (with guide). We hired a boat and took a slow trip up this lovely river. The scenery is beautiful and there are several sandy beaches along the way where one can... More 

Thank georgestof
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Wow! This is a MUST! We came here renting a small boat you can drive yourself without any licence. Went along the river to a nice spot for a picnic and a swim. Lovely scenery so beautiful with birds chirping all over.

Thank Rofti
St Austell
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Russell is so knowledgeable with the river and wildlife, had a wonderful time with a picnic, swim. Brilliant

Thank BridgetStAustell
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

A brilliant guide, very knowledgable, good sense of humour. Saw some different bird life on the cruise down the river and back. Given a lot of information about the geology of the area. If we had been prepared we could have had a swim in the river at one of the sandy beach areas.

Thank Yhgittens
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

We spent a Sunday meandering up the Keurboom's river with Russel our river guide.It is a 2 hour trip and is a very interesting look at the natural attractions of a riverine estuary.Russel is knowledgable about the animal and plant life,as well as the rock formations.It's not all boring natural history though,you get to picnic at Whiskey Creek,at the top... More 

Thank Lynne R

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