Our in-house travel centre has all the info on trips and services to match every visitor and their every mood. You might run out of time, but never out of things to do in this idyllic destination.
Head for the sun-bleached beaches, explore marvellous rock pools and spot some splashing dolphins or even a shy whale. The balmy Indian Ocean is ideal for snorkelling, scuba or reef diving. Expert instructors will ease you into a water wonder world. For a bigger boost, grab a board and paddle out into the most consistent waves along the S.A. coast. The abundance of breaks always promises epic surfing to keep you stoked!
Appreciate the scenic splendour of our famous coastline in a style that befits the magnificent views, and take a sunset cruise around Seal Island. It is breathtakingly beautiful and an awesome, memorable experience.
Come face to face with the ocean’s most fascinating predator in a shark cage dive. To see the legendary – almost mythical - Great White shark in its natural habitat is a heart-thumping thrill in the extreme. Get a unique insight in the mysteries of the deep from the professional, dedicated crew.
A richness of wildlife can be admired at renowned nature reserves in our area. Take guided bush walks or an elephant back ride to see a variety of game and experience nature in its exquisite tranquillity. For a bird’s eye view, a helicopter flight offers an exhilarating vantage point!
Meet artists and crafters at a wealth of colourful galleries, studios and shops. Inspired by the natural treasures and indulgent atmosphere of our town, they produce outstanding work. Expect curios, souvenirs and artefacts of first class quality and delightful creativity.
The heritage of Mossel Bay is evident in its finely preserved historical architecture and internationally acclaimed pre-historic archaeological sites, the priceless museum collections, and the pride and loyalty of its residents. Take a stroll and listen, look, feel, taste, touch . . . . and stay.
Oudtshoorn is situated in the Klein Karoo 87 kilometres from the large coastal town of Mossel Bay.
The Cango Caves: One of the worlds great natural wonders, sculptured by nature through the ages. The Ostriches: Amidst the 400 ostrich farms surrounding the town, 3 have distinguished themselves worthy to be named " show farms". Crocodile and Cheetah Farm: A highly successful breeding station of this threatened species. The Klein Karoo National Arts festival: An Annual gathering in March/April, of more than 100 000 lovers of the various arts, for a week of dancing, films, cabaret, classical music, comedy, contemporary music, open air concerts, plays, literary art & poetry
Lying in the foothills of the Outeniqua Mountains in a region of incomparable beauty, Wilderness is an attractive holiday resort with beautiful beaches and numerous vantage points from which to watch the whales and dolphins. Wilderness is 57km from Mossel Bay. Excellent viewpoints is the Map of Africa with breathtaking scenery of forests, lakes, mountains and coastline. Woodville Big Tree, over 800 years old, creates shaded areas with its massive branches, making it a great picnic spot. Take a stroll along the boardwalk which is part of the Pied Kingfisher Trail
Knysna is 113km from Mossel Bay. Knysna is nestles between the impressive Outeniqua Mountains and the Indian Ocean, with the world-renowned forests encircling it like a protective mantle. The 21 ha estuary is protected from the sea by the monolithic sandstone "Heads" - silent sentinels down the centuries of the rich history of this unique part of "paradise of earth". Featherbed Nature Reserve, a unique 150 ha private Nature Reserve, encompasses the whole of the Western Head of Knysna and is one of South Africa's Natural Heritage Sites