Markets, museums and theatres
|Market||What, where and when||Contact info|
|Harkerville Market||Saturday Farmer’s Market. Situated on the N2, 11 km past Plettenberg Bay towards Knysna. Saturdays from 8am till noon with about 100 stalls, not only lovely food stalls but also beautiful original art and creative crafts,original jewellery, woodwork, clothes, and so much more to choose from including breakfast and teas.||Tel: +27 44 533 0724
Cell: +27 84 510 9939
|Deep Forest Craft Market||This indoor & outdoor market sells local crafts at the Waterfront Knysna Quays. Open 7 days a week.||Tel: +27 44 382 0955|
|Wild Oats Market||Over 60 stalls of the finest local farm produce, homebakes, plants and flowers, outdoor breakfast and live music – no matter what the weather does. Open all year round every Saturday morning till noon in Sedgefield||Tel: +27 44 883 1177
Cell: +27 82 376 5020
|Fisanthoek Farmers market||Just off the N2 at Harkerville between Plettenberg Bay and Knysna, this market sells local farm products, arts and crafts, wattle furniture, indigenous plants, and home baked goods. Open weekdays from 7am to 7pm.||Tel: +27 44 532 7560|
|Museums||What, where and when||Contact info|
|Porcupine Ceramics||Selection of ceramics on display. Relatively expensive but very original.||
Monkeyland Rd, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
+27 44 534 8910
|Old Gaol and Art Gallery||Formerly a gaol, this museum highlights the Thesen family, one of the founding fathers of Knysna. Also information on the Knysna forest elephants and the Coelacanth, a fish that has been living since the dinosaur era. Also an art gallery.||In the center of Knysna, just off the N2.
Queen Street, Knysna 6571.
Tel: +27 44 302 6320
No entry fee, tea garden on site
|The Motorcycle Room||A nostalgic collection of over 100 motorcycles ranging from the 1950’s to the modern era.||The Parking Shed, Thesen Island, Knysna 6570
Cell: +27 79 497 4723
|Knysna Art Gallery||The Knysna Art and Craft Society’s exhibition space for local artists, with exhibits changing every two weeks. Situated at the Old Gaol, Main Street, Knysna. Open Mondays to Fridays from 9am to 4.30pm, Saturdays from 9am to 1pm||Tel: +27 44 382 7124
Tel: +27 44 382 5846
Fax: +27 44 382 6530
|Outeniqua Transport Museum||Large collection of locomotives, train memorabilia and cars.
The collection spans the history of soutth african trains and there is a vast private collection of cars on display.
|Open from 10am till 17.00.
2 Mission Road | George, George 6530, South Africa
Tel: +27 44 801 8289
|Bartolomeu Dias Museum||Garden and exhibition covering the history of the arrival of Dias to South Africa including a replica of Diaz’s original ship.
Includes a small aquarium with a large shell collection.
Market Street, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa
Tel: +27 44 691 1067
|George Museum||Exhibits recreate the lifestyle of early woodcutters and contain information on indigenous woods. Courtney Street, George. Open Mondays to Fridays from 9am to 4.30pm, Saturdays from 10am to 12.30pm||Tel: +27 44 873 5343.
Fax: +27 44 874 0354
|Great Brak River Museum||The local history museum concentrates on the town’s founding pioneers, the Searle family. 2 Amy Searle Street, Great Brak River. Open Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm and on Saturdays from 9.30am till noon.||Tel: +27 44 620 3338
Fax : +27 44 620 3176
|Theatre||What, where and when||Contact info|
|The Barnyard Theatre||Arrive well before curtain up, bring your own picnic basket supper to enjoy around heavy wooden tables in this barn theatre. Soft drinks and wine available, catering on request||The Crags; Barnyard/Hog Hollow turnoff off the N2, just 15 km from Nature’s Valley.
Doors open at 6.45pm and show starts at 8pm.
Tel:+27 44 533 2593
Cell: +27 82 9731246
|Umthombo Theatre Group||The Lhlengethi (Dolphin) Park is a community-build open-air theatre in the heart of the Qolweni Community just outside Plettenberg Bay.||Performances every Thursday at 16.30 or on request. Meet at Ocean Blue Adventure Shop or Central Beach 15 minutes before departure time.
Ocean Blue Adventures
For further events in Plettenberg Bay see Plett-tourism