Kleinzee Oceanfront Guesthouse - Gansbaai Bed & Breakfast Cape Whale Coast

Kleinzee Oceanfront Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast at 59 Cliff Street, De Kelders, Gansbaai, 7220, Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About Kleinzee Oceanfront Guesthouse

Oceanfront. Affordable luxury. In the best area for land based whale watching.

Set on the cliffs of De Kelders where the Southern Right Whale calves each spring. See and hear the whales from your bed. Peaceful and private, an ideal retreat for lovers of the great outdoors. Built in the Cape Dutch farmhouse style with some of the walls consisting of stone sourced locally to add warmth and character.

Enjoy a hearty breakfast on the balcony overlooking the ocean with award winning local cheeses and preserves. Sample local wines while watching the sun set over the ocean from your private whale viewing deck.


There are two ocean facing suites with direct access to a sea side hiking trail and balau whale watching decks with superb ocean and mountain views. Concertina doors open the rooms completely to the ocean. The rooms are luxuriously appointed with private access, under floor heating and satellite TV.

Beds are king size with luxurious linen, down duvets and fluffy pillows to whisk you off to dreamland. The spacious bathrooms are en-suite with underfloor heating, victorian baths and pebble floor showers. The honeymoon suite has its own lounge. Its bathroom is open plan with a large bathtub and sea view shower.

A heated splash pool in the sheltered courtyard is an ideal remedy for those hot summer days.

Attractions and Activities

A convenient 5 min drive takes you to Gansbaai Town, known as the big two town for itís Great White Shark cage diving industry and spectacular whale watching. Kleinbaai harbour where shark cage diving and whale watching vessels depart is a mere 10 mins drive.

Hike to the nearby Walker Bay nature reserve with its own sheltered swimming bay and caves of archaeological interest. Explore the rugged coast line via sea-kayak, go for cave tours (1 mins walk away) or simply relax on your own private deck. De Kelders is approximately 180 kmís drive from Cape Town airport and 40 kmís drive from Hermanus. A shuttle service from the airport to Hermanus with car hire in Hermanus is available.

Surrounded by Fynbos, pristine country side, award winning wine and cheese farms and many other hidden treasures, you will be inspired and rejuvenated by the tranquillity of nature.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Underfloor heating

On Site

  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Tour assistance

Accreditations (as claimed by Kleinzee Oceanfront Guesthouse)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -34.553241666666665
Longitude: 19.367199999333334

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 147km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Listed on SA-Venues.com
November 2007 - 19 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Kleinzee Oceanfront Guest House, will most certainly recommend it to friends and family, and would love to return...

Ingrid Crowther, Cape Town

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