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Boat Cruises
We have a variety of cruises available for your enjoyment. You can enjoy boat cruises around the bay. Discover abundant bird and marine life - including penguins, whales and dolphins. Explore the upper reaches of the Kromme River on a comfortable motor launch.Take an hour-long trip and sip a soothing drink as you experience our 'Little Venice' aboard a comfortable cruiser. Stop over at Stony Boma River Camp for a picnic or barbecue. After lunch, relax or go hiking, canoeing, fishing or birding on the river.
 
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Bungee Jumping
It's 1...2...3...bungee! This is the world's Highest Commercial Bungee Jump at 216m! You probabaly won't want to try anything much higher. A must-do for any true daredevil. Common side effects are post bungee grin and post bungee adrenaline high that unfortunately only lasts a few days. Should you wish to stay at Tsitsikamma for your Bungee Jump we can organise accommodation for you.
 
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Game Reserves
Various Game Reserves in and around the Eastern Cape, including the Cheetah breeding Camp; See View Lion Park; Shamwari; Kariega; Lalibela or Kwandwe Game Reserves; Baviaanskloof Wilderness area; Addo Elephant National Park or Schotia Safaris. Enjoy wildlife at Seaview Game & Lion Park with 40 species of African animals to view, including lions, jackals, lynx, crocodiles, giraffe, zebra, baboons, monkeys, wildebeest and many others. All great attractions within 1 hours' drive from St Francis Bay.
 
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Forest Canopy Tours
Ever wanted to know what birds feel like? Come close while on a forest canopy tour. The Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour is a unique eco-wilderness adventure that takes place in the magnificent Tsitsikamma indigenous rainforest. The first of its kind in Africa, the canopy tour involves traversing from one platform to another along a steel cable suspended up to 30 meters above the forest floor. Most platforms are located in giant Outeniqua Yellowwood trees. The scenery and bird life is spectacular and professional guides provide interesting facts about the forest ecology during the 2 and half to 3 hours.
 
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Walks & Safaris
A veriaty of Walk's and Safari's can be found in and around the Eastern Cape. Experience Knysna forest alongside our African elephants, A guided nature walk through fynbos, valley and stunning indigenous and exotic forest. Touch and feed the gentle giants. Armed with gum boots, head lights and nets, you head out onto the reserve in search of frog hot spots. On the frogging safari, frogs will be identified, listed and safely returned to the water.
 
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Birds of Eden / Monkeyland
Birds of eden. is the Garden Route's very own world os class free flight bird sanctuary. The largest free-flight aviary in the world. Safaris conducted by experienced game rangers where you can expect to see many species of monkeys and a large variety of forest-dwelling birds. Like Monkeyland, the popular primate sanctuary next-door, Birds of Eden boasts its own canopy walk, while shorter than the 128m bridge at Monkeyland, it hangs above the clouds. Monkeyland opened its doors to the public on the 6th of April 1998. Our unique primate sanctuary is currently the top eco-tourism attraction on the Garden Route and for very sound and sunny reasons.
 
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Penguin Rescue & Rehabilitation
"Penguins are fascinating creatures, intriguing scientists and tourists alike. Whether offering us the mystery and beauty of a 300-metre dive or entertaining us with comic clumsiness on land, these charismatic creatures delight the eye and captivate the heart." - Phil Hockey 2001
 
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Seal Point Lighthouse
Seal Point lighthouse is situated approximately 30 km from Humansdorp and 100 km from port Elizabeth and is home to the tallest masonry building, standing 27.75 meters high. The focal plane is 36 meters above sea level and the light has a range of 28 sea miles.
 
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Scenic Flights
A scenic flight day trip is an absolute must. There are a few charter flight companies in South Africa which offer day trips between some of the country's top destinations and choosing to fly instead of drive will give you the opportunity to cover a large area in a relatively short period of time. One of the best options is a scenic flight over Plettenberg Bay to the Knysna Heads. This relatively short trip is incredibly scenic and provides passengers with a bird's eye view of some of the Garden Route's most scenic coastline.
 
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Heritage Centre
The Heritage Centre situated at Granny's Pool at the bottom of Harbour Road is considered the ecological and historical centre of the Village. The building was originally the National Sea Rescue Institute base and is now the home of the St Francis Kromme Trust - Heritage Eco Centre.
 
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St Francis Yachting Industry
Tag yachts have been assisting the industry Seta (Merseta Metal/ Engineering Related Sector Education Training Authority) with developing an industry training curriculum. As mentioned in previous newsletters, we are one of the few, if not the only boat yard in the country with an ongoing compulsory training program. With this in mind, Merseta contacted us to assist in developing this curriculum. Many other industry players were involved and subject matter varied from basic laminating right through to infusion, electrical systems, plumbing, fairing, painting and design. To me, this is a very exciting development as I can remember pursuing this very cause about 12 years ago!
 

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