Platbos

Platbos
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Platbos, a unique and ancient indigenous forest offers: A Forest Trail for Bird & Tree Enthusiasts. Also: Tented Accommodation, Workshops, Labyrinth, Tree Nursery, the African Tree Essences & the Reforestation Project.

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Sleep Beneath the Forest Canopy

Immerse yourself in the forest: restore your soul and reconnect with the Earth’s rhythms. In the evenings, sit around the camp fire and listen for the owls and the deep bark of the bush buck. At dawn, awaken to birdsong and the sun’s first rays of pink and gold upon the tree trunks.

Accommodation Notes

  • Solar lanterns and candles are provided; please bring along extra flashlights.
  • Wood is provided for the ‘donkey boiler’, extra braai and fire wood may be purchased at Platbos – R20 per bag – please collect from the Reception kiosk and leave your money in the honesty box. No wood may be cut or collected from the indigenous Platbos Forest.
  • Please bring along your own fire-lighters / blitz.
  • Please bring along a Cooler Box and Ice Trays (re-freeze your ice bricks and ice trays in the communal freezer).
  • Platbos Forest is off-grid; this means no electrical plug points or fridge (but as already stated, there is use of the communal freezer).
  • While the water at the cottage is fine for boiling and using in food preparation, you might like to bring along your own drinking water.
  • Please do not use ‘Doom-type’ pesticide sprays, etc, but DO bring along insect repellent during the summer months for mosquitoes.
  • Please respect the peace and tranquility of the forest and keep noise levels down; no loud music, etc.
  • Cellphone receptivity varies in the forest and Vodacom receives better reception.
  • Platbos is a wilderness area; please treat all aspects of it with the utmost respect.

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