Day trips in and around Mossel Bay

1. Day: Mossel Bay » Duration 5–6 hours

Visit the Diaz museum and afterwards go by boat to the seal island – In the afternoon you can enjoy coffee and cake at Cafe Fynbos, including odds and sodds shop – Then visit the Point and the lighthouse and go for walk on the St. Blaize Trail, from where you can watch the whales and dolphins – Maps and directions available from Pia.

2. Day: Garden Route Excursion » Duration 6–7 hours

Drive from Mossel Bay to George to the Slave tree and the famous steam train museum – Then proceed east to Wilderness to Map of Africa and starting point of the paraglider – then take the 7 Passes Road or Old Road to Knysna – In Knysna you can visit the Water front, Oyster Company and the Heads – On your way back to Mossel Bay you stop in Great Brak River.

3. Day: Oudtshoorn Excursion » Duration 7–8 hours

From Mossel Bay you take the Robinson Pass to Oudtshoorn where you can visit one of the Ostrich Farms – Afterwards visit the Cango Caves, the biggest caves in South Africa – Then a stopover with winetasting and lunch at the Karusa winery – In fair weather we recommend you to drive up the Swartberg pass, from where you will have a magnificent view over the semi-desert and Little Karoo – Back to George over the Outeniqua Pass – Continue your travel to Little Brak River.

4. Day: Safari Park » Duration 6–7 hours

In the morning you can take a walk on the beautiful beach of Dana Bay – Then stop over in the Afrikaansmuseum in Hartenbos or wine tasting at Cool Bay Wine Cellar in Little Brak River – Afterwards you drive to the Game Park Botlierskop – Sightseeing in a Jeep with a Ranger – you will see 4 of the BIG 5.

5. Day: Aloe Vera farms» Duration 3–4 hours

In the morning you go to Vleesbaai – Take a walk along the coastline in the nature reserve of Fransmanshoek – Visit the little coastal village of Gouritsmond – Then drive to Albertinia and visit one of the Aloe Vera Farms to relax and have lunch – Take the way back to Mossel Bay.

Additional recommendations:

1 day: Whale Watching
1 day: St. Blaize Trail: Hiking Trail on the steep coast from Mossel Bay to Dana Bay – approx. 15 km (5–6 walking hours)
1 day: White Shark Cage Diving: In the area of Mossel Bay resides the biggest White Shark. We call the seal island the «McDonalds» for the sharks.
1 day: Relaxation on the beach or our pool

Maps and Explanations you will get from Pia. With pleasure we will organize all entrys, trips and booking restaurants.



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