History of Keurboomstrand

Province: Western Cape
Garden Route
Coordinates:34°00′S 23°27′E
Area:9.75 km2
Municipality: Bitou

Keurboomstrand near Plettenberg bay is a popular resort town named after the local Keurboom tree which grows there. The Keurboom river runs close by.
There are Bushmen artifacts that were found at the Matjes River Rock Shelter which date back to the Neolithic period 11,000 years ago
The ship Silo Goncalo carrying explorers from Portugal was wrecked nearby in 1630. The men were marooned there for eight months, this was the first European settlement in South Africa.

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Useful Numbers

  • Municipality – 044 501 3000
  • Police: 044 501 1900
  • Traffic department:044 501 3240 / 3251
  • Fire: 044 533 5000
  • Water: 044 501 3174/5 or 086 124 8686
  • Electricity:044 501 3000
  • Ambulance: 10177
  • Post office;044 533 1260
  • Library:New Horizons Public Library-044 501 3128
  • Closest hospital; Mediclinic Plettenberg Bay- 044 501 5100
  • Pharmacy;Robberg Pharmacy-044 501 4630
  • SPCA:PAWS Plett Animal Welfare Service-083 287 9917                                                    [/vc_column_text]
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