8 Things To Do in Witsand

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Witsand Cruises / Fishing / Sports & Leisure

Sea Cruises & Fishing Trips

A visit to The Breede River Lodge in Witsand wouldn’t be complete without guests taking advantage of the wonderful fishing and boating facilities, and ideal conditions for kite surfing, traditional surfing, and ... more

WHEN?
Booking is required.

Witsand Beaches & Pools

Visit Witsand Beach

Witsand Beach is an awesome spot for whale watching and this Blue Flag beach (2013) with the 4km stretch of incredibly white beach sand (hence the name) is a favourite holiday destination. The sand here is ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours

De Hoop Hiking Trails

De Hoop Vlei Trail

When visiting the beautiful De Hoop Nature Reserve spend some time exploring the De Hoop Vlei Trail which is 19km long and is an excellent example of a highly productive ecosystem. It is also a Ramsar site of ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.
Distance: 19km

Witsand Whale Watching

Whale Watching from Witsand to Cape Agulhas

Better known as The Whale Nursery of the South African Coast, Witsand is situated at the mouth of the Breede River. Its unspoilt beaches and peaceful coastal town attracts many whale seekers from all around the ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.

Swellendam Scenic Drives / Sight Seeing

Self Drive Swellendam to Witsand

Route: Swellendam, Bontebok National Park, De Hoop, Malgas, Witsand Description: the rolling countryside of the Duineveld (west of the Breede River) and Ruggensveld (south of Riviersonderendberg and east of the ... more

WHEN?
Best during daylight hours.

Witsand Sports & Leisure / Water Sports

Pili Pili Adventure Centre

The Breede River offers water-lovers the very best of it, all within some of the prettiest countryside of South Africa. This river is calm, with inviting banks along which families can picnic or braai, camp, or ... more

WHEN?
Please enquire.

Witsand Cafés & Eateries / Bistros & Pubs

Swirling Estuary Restaurant

The thatched restaurant, with its homely atmosphere invites you to come and enjoy its excellent dining facilities with the pleasure of a well stocked wine cellar. We are rated three star, but would like to feel ... more

Witsand 4x4 Trails

Ostrich Eco 4x4 Trail

The self drive Ostrich Eco 4x4 Trail is located near the popular holiday town of Witsand. The route is 13km, a difficulty grading of 1 to three and takes between three and five hours to complete. You will ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.
Distance: 13km Time: +/- 3-5 hours.

Also see 306 Things To Do in Cape Overberg

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

WHEN?
7 days a week, weather dependant.
Booking is essential.

Hermanus Sports & Leisure / Water Sports

Walker Bay Sea Kayaking

The coastline of the Western Cape is not only beautiful, but also an adventurer’s hotspot as it is home to a number of exciting watersports activities and attractions. Walker Bay, neighbour to the famous shark cage ... more

WHEN?
Departure Times:

November to April: 08h00, 10h30 and 13h00.

May to October: 09h00, 11h30 and 14h00.

Struisbaai Casual Dining / Cafés & Eateries

Struisbaai Sea Shack

There are few places as romantically enticing as the western coastline of South Africa. Charming little fishing villages lie sleepily on white sands, while some of the best seafood in the world is brought in on ... more

WHEN?
Weather permitting the restaurant's opening hours are:
Wednesday to Saturday from 10h00 to 17h00
Sunday from 10h00 to 16h00.
In School holidays everyday from 10h00 to 21h00.

Hermanus Sports & Leisure / Family Entertainment / Water Sports

Stand Up Paddle Boarding Hermanus

A relatively new craze to hit South Africa, stand-up paddle boarding, better known as SUP-ing, is popular for how easy and quick it is to learn. More than this, it is a fabulous way to keep active, enjoy the ... more

WHEN?
Please enquire.

Pringle Bay Family Entertainment / Art Galleries

Lynette Morris-Hale Pottery Studio

Whether you are an experienced ceramicist or a first-time dabbler in all things clay, Lynette Morris-Hale’s pottery classes are an excellent way to spend a day. Lynette has won awards for her beautiful pieces, and ... more

WHEN?
By appointment only.

Hermanus Art Galleries

Studio G Hermanus

Studio G is an established platform for emerging artists and those who have been in the creative industry for years. It promises visitors a unique array of pieces that can be observed, analysed, appreciated and, ... more

WHEN?
Please enquire

Stanford Wine Tours & Tasting / Wheelchair Friendly / Breweries

Birkenhead Brewery

As the first brewing estate in the Southern Hemisphere, we run a small but growing micro brewery situated in the Western Cape of South Africa. We have much to offer, not only to the beer enthusiast, but to those ... more

WHEN?
Brewery Tours from Wednesday to Friday at 11h00 and 15h00.

Hermanus Whale Watching

Hermanus Whale Tour

Join Gary Flynn of Cape Discovery Tours for a full day of Whale Watching. Cape Town Discovery is an owner managed tour operation with a distinctly "hands on", personable approach and would take great pleasure in ... more

WHEN?
By arrangement from July through to November.

Bettys Bay Parks & Gardens / Wheelchair Friendly

Visit the Harold Porter Botanical Garden

Frolic in fynbos (native 'fine leafed' bush); 190.5 ha of natural fynbos and 10 ha of cultivated fynbos flower from Cape coastline to mountain hump at the Harold Porter National Botanical Garden. Beach dunes ... more

WHEN?
Weekdays from 08h00 to 16h30
Wweekends and public holidays from 08h00 to 17h00.

Greyton Farm Stalls & Markets / Cafés & Eateries / Wheelchair Friendly

Greyton Market

Every Saturday morning at ten, Greyton's Market Square is abuzz with activity, where people flock to buy the freshest home produce of all descriptions. This market is famous for its products which range from ... more

WHEN?
Saturdays from 10h00 to 12h00

Bredasdorp Museums

Bredasdorp Shipwreck Museum

The Bredasdorp Museum is primarily a maritime Museum whose primary theme is "Shipwrecks along the dangerous Southern Cape coast and their influence on the development of the Strandveld". There have been ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Friday from 09h00 to 16h45.
Saturday from 09h00 to 14h45.
Sunday from 10h30 to 12h30.

Stanford Horse Riding

Guided Horse Trails in Stanford

We offer are rides ranging from 1 hour to three days. Being based in Stanford, gives access to the Kleinrivier mountains, the river, the coastline, dune and fynbos eco-systems. Horses used are South African ... more

WHEN?
By arrangement.

Stanford Cruises

Cruise up the Klein River in Stanford

Come and enjoy yourself and relax on a wonderful cruise up the Klein River. Come enjoy the birds, the tranquility and be mesmerized as our beautiful Klein River Mountains change colour while the sun sets over our ... more

WHEN?
Our season runs from 1 September until 31 May, each year. We operate seven days a week for the duration of this period. Three trips a day, departing at 10h00; 14h00 and 18h00.

Hermanus Whale Watching

See the Whale Show at the Whale Museum

The Whale Show is an audiovisual presentation shown daily at the Whale Museum in Hermanus. Noel Ashton, using his paintings and scientific illustrations, will take you below the surface and bring you face to ... more

WHEN?
The Whale Shows runs daily at 10h00, 12h00 and 15h00.

Stanford Extreme Sports

Quad Bike Tour at Mosaic Sanctuary

Learn about magnificent flora, birds, mammals, and lagoon wetlands on a guided quad bike tour. Ride along the edge of the lagoon or up to high points on Mosaic Sanctuary with 360 degree views of the ocean, lagoon, ... more

WHEN?
By arrangement

Witsand as a destination

If you are considering visiting Witsand or have already booked your Witsand 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 Witsand and come back and submit your Witsand 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, Gansbaai, Grabouw, Greyton, Heidelberg, Hermanus, Kleinbaai, Kleinmond, Malgas, Onrus, Pearly Beach, Pringle Bay, Riviersonderend, Rooi Els, Sandbaai, Stanford, Suiderstrand, Suurbraak, Swellendam, Vermont, Villiersdorp

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