Happily Ever After
one year in….
The ever vibrant Chris and Jenny Axelson set out on their exiting journey as man and wife together exactly one year ago, and this is where it all started…
Although their wedding ceremony was… Continue reading
Beach Weddings to Live For
An Exciting New Venue
As the recent facelift of the Milkwood Manor parking area draws to a close, and a superior seaside beach wedding venue is born, the world famous Lookout Beach is transformed into… Continue reading
Come see the Whales and Dolphins!
Yes! It’s that time of year again when the gentle giants visit the shores of the Southern Cape and we crane our necks to see the whales splash, wag, wave and blow.
South Africa… Continue reading
Monkeyland, located about 30km from Milkwood Manor is a lovely family outing in the Plettenberg Bay area. Monkeyland is the world’s first free-roaming multi-species primate sanctuary and offers visitors the opportunity to view a variety of primate species. Monkeyland is… Continue reading
Environmentally Friendly Earthworm Success…
To go green can refer to many different ways you can choose more environmentally friendly behaviors over those that are less environmentally friendly. Going green can mean baby steps, where you gradually replace a few things… Continue reading
The sandy shore is not a hospitable place: nothing is stable and nothing grows there. All food on the sandy shore has to be imported, and is either washed in by the waves or blown in by the… Continue reading
Nelson’s Bay Cave
Leaving their mark on the history of the region have been an intriguing mix of Middle Stone Age man, indigenous Khoi people, ostrich Feather Barons, woodcutters, farmers, gold-diggers, merchants, sailors, craftsmen, ordinary folk even intrepid explorers… Continue reading
A visit to Storm’s River mouth is like unwrapping a present. Driving down the winding road into the park, surrounded by indigenous forest on either side, you can hear the crashing waves and smell the sea. Suddenly, there… Continue reading
It’s that time of the month again where we experience a glorious full moon rising from behind the Tsitsikamma Mountains and witness the sea pushing its water further and higher up the beach as the moon affects the tides.
The quaint little town of Knysna lies 32km west of Plettenberg Bay. At about a 30 minute drive time, its an excellent day trip from Plett and Milkwood Manor. Along the road to Knysna, you will find a… Continue reading
In Plettenberg Bay, as days grow shorter, the skies at sunset glow with the most spectacular hues, blooming with pinks, reds and oranges.
Why are autumn and winter sunsets more vivid than any other time of the year?
First, a… Continue reading
Ever heard a seal snore?
An unexpected guest visited Milkwood Manor on Easter Friday and had everybody astir. The reason for this impromptu visit from a Cape Fur Seal evoked all kinds of speculation. Perhaps it was looking for a… Continue reading
Seaside Wedding at Milkwood Manor
The Garden Route has always been a popular wedding destination and Plettenberg Bay weddings are often centred around a beach-themed wedding. Milkwood Manor’s waterfront location, accommodation and on-site restaurant, Lemon Grass offer a unique and… Continue reading
Robberg Peninsula for hiking and sightseeing.
Plettenberg Bay and the Garden Route are well known for its scenic natural beauty. The combination of forest, river and mountain, beach, lagoon and ocean offer some unforgettable walks and hikes and Robberg Peninsula… Continue reading