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Keurbooms River Ferries

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Address: N 2 at Keurboom Creek, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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+27 83 254 3551
08:30 - 17:00
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Relaxing with the family

We booked the 11h00 time slot and it took 2h30 to complete. Russel supplied the group with plenty of information wrt the area, fauna and flora. The boat cruise was very relaxing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Martin N
Bellville, South Africa
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Bellville, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the 11h00 time slot and it took 2h30 to complete. Russel supplied the group with plenty of information wrt the area, fauna and flora. The boat cruise was very relaxing in a perfect setting. What a blast.

Thank Martin N
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An incredible day out on the lagoon. Rent the little speedboat for three hours and cruise up slowly enjoying the towering green hills and Forrest type retrain. Stop on the sandy banks and make use of the braai areas or just have a picnic and swim in the warm water! Excellent day out for friends. Take a cooler box and... More 

Thank Keegan L
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433 reviews
189 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a river cruise and lunch on this boat and enjoyed the informative commentary. The beaches along the way are only accessible from the river and are lovely places for families to stop and enjoy a barbecue or swim. We saw two types of Kingfisher on the trip and found it very peaceful.

1 Thank SteMar247
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

It's a must to see, our guide Russell was very knowledgable and made the trip very interesting and pointed out the birds and about the forest Such a beautiful place,the boat can only go so far, but was worth it. Part of the Keurboom reserve Take a pick nick Would do it again

Thank Darka M
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67 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Never knew how beautiful and long this river is. Need to spend more time more often. We enjoyed the cruise and all the valuable information. Loved the fact that we could have our own drinks and snacks. A very nice swim and the fish nibbling at the toes is quite an experience.

Thank suyenneb
Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

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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202 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

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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12 reviews
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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50 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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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265 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
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;-)

1 Thank hannostamm

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