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Activities in Mossel Bay and its surrounding area

Mossel Bay and its surrounding area offers all sorts of activities. Enjoy your holiday!

Sea and Sand:

  • Santos Beach, Hartenbos Beach, De Bakke Beach and Kleinbrak Beach – Mossel Bay’s four Blue Flag beaches are perfect for sunbathing, swimming and long beach walks
  • Surfing – Llewellyn Whittaker from “Waves S’cool’ of Surfing” would love to share his experience with you, both beginners and professionals are welcome
  • Romonza Boat Trips – Hourly tours around Seal Island or boat-based whale watching with qualified whale guides on every trips, sunset and private cruises
  • Shark Cage Diving – Watch the fascinating great white shark in its natural environment from above and under water
  • Billeon Sand Boarding – Score the longest ride in South Africa on the Dragon Dune
  • Deep Sea Fishing – “Go Fish” is your partner for all about fish and fishing
  • Diving and Snorkelling – “Electrodive” offers a big variety of spear fishing trips, boat charters, boat-based snorkel trips, equipment rental, diving classes and much more
Botlierskop Private Game Reserve

Game Viewing:

  • Botlierskop Private Game Reserve – Just 20 minutes drive from Avenues Guesthouse, situated in spectacular mountains with 26 different species of wildife and perfect for day visitors, guided 4×4 game drives, horseback safaris, bush walks, Spa treatments and much more.
  • Zorgfontein – Walk alongside Africa’s most majestic preditor, the lion. The close interaction with lions strengthens mutual respect and extends understanding and feelings for conservation. It is fully supervised and professionally managed by an experienced team. The lions are unrestricted and roam free as you join them on a walk through riverine vegetation and African Bush. The walks, strictly controlled by guides, are nice and quite comfortable, and you walk slowly so that you can see how the animals interact and play.

Golf:

  • Mossel Bay Golf Course – About 5 minutes drive from Avenues Guesthouse. «You see the sea from every tee» – and with a little luck a small herd of Springboks. The Club has a long tradition and offers friendly atmosphere and an excellent restaurant. 18 hole, par 72
  • Pinnacle Point Beach & Golf Resort – One of the most spectacular Golf Courses in South Africa, created by Darren Clark and Peter Matkovich. A must for Golf enthusiasts, but don’t choose a windy day! 18 hole, par 72

Museums & Culture:

  • Dias Museum Complex – A fascinating journey through a colourful past: The Post Office Tree, Maritime Museum, Shell Museum & Aquarium, Culture Museum, The Granary, Munrohoek Cottages, The Muslim Graves, The Spring, Padrao Cross and a well-maintained indigenous garden. Send a specially franked card from the world’s oldest post office!
  • Craft Art Work Shop – Enjoy a magnificent display of locally made art and crafts, embroidery, leatherwork, jewellery, beadwork, papier-mâché, pewter work, candles and so much more.
  • Point of Human Origin – The caves at Pinnacle Point have revealed the earliest evidence for modern human behaviour. This short, rugged stretch of South African coastline is not only breathtakingly spectacular, it is also home to some of the most significant archaeological discoveries ever made regarding the origins of all people alive on earth today.
St Blaize Trail - Mossel Bay

Hiking:

  • Cape St. Blaize Hiking Trail – Less than 300 m from Avenues Guesthouse. The 13,5 km long trail follows the 30 m contour above the ocean with breathtaking views. It starts at the Point in Mossel Bay and ends at Dana Bay. The trail can be walked in either direction or in different parts. Reasonable fitness is required.

And also in and around Mossel Bay … just naming a few:

  • Horse & Pony Riding, Horse Card Rides
  • Model Shipyard
  • Skydiving and Paragliding
  • Abseiling and Rock Climbing
  • Aloe Ferox Factories
  • Indoor Mini Golf and Jungle Gym
  • Casino, Cinema and Theatre
  • Shopping Centres
  • St. Blaize Lighthouse and Cave
  • 4×4 and Quad Bike Tours
  • Wine Tasting
  • Spas, Gyms and Beauty Salons