Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route is 40 minutes from Knysna, another popular destination. This stretch of coastline is a top South African holiday attraction with endless exciting things to do and see.
Hog Hollow is the perfect base for exploring fabulous countryside around Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route. After a busy day, guests can return to their suite amidst 9 acres of indigenous forest.
This area around the Matjies River Gorge was previously a Wattle plantation; this invasive plant is now controlled and monitored by the owners of Hog Hollow who aim to ensure the return of indigenous trees and fynbos. The owners are passionate about their environment and seek to uplift the local community through employment and various initiatives. Lodge staff are drawn from the local people; they have undergone a high level of training and become leaders in their communities.
Take the N2 towards Port Elizabeth, passing (among others) the towns of Swellendam, Mossel Bay, George, Wilderness, Sedgefield, Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. About 18km (11 miles) after Plettenberg Bay, there is a brown Road's Department information sign saying HOG HOLLOW / BARNYARD. Take the turn-off on the right at the sign. It is a tarred road called ASKOP Road. The lodge is 1.3km (less than a mile) further along this road on the left.
Take the N2 towards Cape Town, passing (among others) the towns of Jeffrey's Bay, Humansdorp and St Francis' Bay and the Storms River Bridge Petroport. Once past the Tsitsikamma Toll Road, it is approximately 17km (11 miles) from Hog Hollow Country Lodge. There is a brown Road's Department information sign saying HOG HOLLOW / BARNYARD. Take the turn-off on the left at the sign. It is a tarred road called ASKOP Road. The lodge is 1.3km (less than a mile) further along this road on the left.
There are direct scheduled flights from Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban to George and Port Elizabeth. Hog Hollow to George Airport - 130km (81 miles) Hog Hollow to Port Elizabeth Airport - 214km (133 miles)