28 Things To Do in Gansbaai

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Gansbaai Extreme Sports

Shark Cage Diving With Extreme Scene

Come to the Shark Capital of the World and meet the Great White Sharks! Cage Diving with these magnificent creatures is an exhilarating experienced and an opportunity not to be missed. Meet us in Gansbaai for a ... more

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7 days a week, weather dependant.
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Gansbaai Extreme Sports

Swim with Sharks

The definition of an opportunity of a lifetime? An opportunity that at most with present itself once in a person's entire lifespan. The definition of an experience of a lifetime? An exposure so vivid that ... more

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Gansbaai Cruises / Extreme Sports / Living Museums / Sports & Leisure

Visit the White Shark Embassy

Sea of the free and the home of the brave. Citizens of the world are welcome at the headquarters of the deep; the White Shark Embassy. The widely accepted official residence of the legendary tooth and tail of ... more

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Gansbaai Cafés & Eateries / Casual Dining

Dine at Grootbos

Executive chef, Duane Lewis, heads the restaurant at Grootbos, situated a few kilometers from Gansbaai, up. The menu is inspired by fresh and seasonal ingredients, including fresh fish sourced directly from the ... more

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Please enquire - Bookings are essential.

Gansbaai Cafés & Eateries / Fine Dining

Dine at Benguela

Benguela is a fine dining restaurant located in the small fishing village of Gansbaai. Receiving rave reviews from tourists and locals, Benguela shines in its position as a fine eatery in the Overberg region. The ... more

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Gansbaai Lighthouses

Danger Point Lighthouse

It took roughly forty years after a major shipwreck on the coast at Gansbaai with a great loss of lives, for a lighthouse to finally emerge in 1895. A memorial plaque is on one of the walls of the lighthouse, in ... more

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Monday to Friday from 10h00 to 15h00.
May to September - By reservation only.
October to April from 10h00 to 15h00.

Kleinbaai Extreme Sports

Great White Shark Experience

In South Africa, we are privileged to have access to great white sharks… if you know where to go, and when. The general public, too, can enjoy great white sharks face-to-face. Observing and diving with these ... more

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Please request.

Gansbaai Museums

Strandveld Museum

The Strandveld Museum is situated in Frikkiesbaai, Franskraal 5km south of Gansbaai. The quaint building dates back to the 1860s where it was originally used as a retreat by managers of Dyer Island and their ... more

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Monday to Saturday from 10h00 to 12h00 and from 15h00 to 16h30.

De Kelders Beaches & Pools

Franskraal Beach

Cameras and binoculars at the ready everyone, Franskraal Beach is not only beautiful but is a popular birding hotspot and you are bound to see some interesting species in the area. Climb among the rocks and ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.

De Kelders Beaches & Pools

Stanfords Bay

Stanfords Bay in De Kelders is a protected cove popular for fishing and swimming. Anglers can be seen amongst the rocks baiting their hooks and casting their lines with a good chance of reeling in a great catch ... more

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Daylight hours.

Gansbaai Beaches & Pools / Monuments

Klipgat Caves

Gansbaai in the Western Cape is not only popular as a shark cage diving destination; it is also home to the historically relevant Klipgat Caves. These caves were once home to ancient humankind. In fact, the ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.

Gansbaai Cafés & Eateries / Casual Dining

BBlonds Restaurant

BBlonds Restaurant is nestled within the scenic seaside town of Gansbaai in the Western Cape. Its ideal positioning allows the chef to take advantage of the fresh seafood and fish that is so readily available ... more

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Gansbaai Casual Dining / Cafés & Eateries

Blue Goose Restaurant

The Blue Goose Restaurant showcases excellent South African beef and lamb, seafood fresh from the local boats, and popular South African wines that have won a number of awards around the world. It is situated in ... more

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Gansbaai Cafés & Eateries / Casual Dining

Ciro’s Restaurant

Ciro’s continues to be one of Gansbaai’s favourite spots for lunch and dinner, having established an outstanding reputation for itself over the last decade of its existence. Ciro’s Restaurant is known for its fresh ... more

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Monday to Sunday from 11h00 to 14hoo and 17h00 until late.

Gansbaai Cafés & Eateries / Casual Dining

De Seemans Taphuis

De Seemans Taphuis is perched idyllically above Gansbaai Harbour so that patrons are able to take in the unrivalled views, all the action of the working fishing harbour, and the vistas that extend across Walker ... more

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Gansbaai as a destination

If you are considering visiting Gansbaai or have already booked your Gansbaai accommodation, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in Gansbaai and come back and submit your Gansbaai review or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

Also in the neighbourhood

Baardskeerdersbos, Barrydale, Bettys Bay, Botrivier, Caledon, Cape Agulhas, De Hoop, De Kelders, Elgin, Franskraal, Grabouw, Greyton, Heidelberg, Hermanus, Kleinbaai, Kleinmond, Malgas, Onrus, Pearly Beach, Pringle Bay, Riviersonderend, Rooi Els, Sandbaai, Stanford, Suiderstrand, Suurbraak, Swellendam, Vermont, Villiersdorp, Witsand

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