Gansbaai

Overview

This coastal town has in recent years developed into an exciting natural outdoor destination for foreign and local tourists offering a very relaxed and laid back experience. Return to basics with friendly locals and experience the wild, untouched beauty of the surrounding area.

De Kelders offer majestic and rugged cliff tops and coastline and just a short distance away you can enjoy the miles of pristine beaches at Pearly Beach. This section of coast is full of fascinating marine life, beautiful fynbos and even forests.

Gansbaai has turned into one of South Africa’s premier adventure destinations offering fantastic whale watching experiences as well as close encounters with the ocean’s foremost predator, Great White Sharks, in the form of the very popular shark cage diving. The area also offers fantastic angling, either deep sea or from shore, some beautiful hiking trails amongst the endemic fynbos, forests and shorelines. Mountain biking is also very popular and offers trails for beginners and advanced bikers alike. There are many local restaurants to choose from, offering great local fare and wine as well as many great accommodation options to choose from while you visit.

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