Die Plaat

Beaches & Pools / Family Entertainment / Fishing / Whale Watching in or near Stanford, Cape Overberg in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Things To Do in StanfordDie Plaat

Beaches & Pools Family Entertainment Fishing Whale Watching Cape Overberg Cape Whale Coast

Where? 15km's out of Stanford, Cape Overberg

When? Best during daylight hours on a lovely sunny day!

How much? Free

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Stanford, in Western Cape

Die Plaat is a private-ish beach, 15km's out of the main village of Stanford, which can be reached by a gravel and sand road. It can only be reached by 4x4 or beach buggy, as it is preceded by kilometres of sand. Pristine and untouched, with pure white sand and crazy dunes for boarding, Die Plaat is well worth the drive.

Due to its hidden location, Die Plaat is an excellent fishing spot. Remember to pack plenty of food & drink, as it is completely isolated, or order a picnic with a seriously gourmet Italian flavour from Graze slow food café in Stanford, by calling 082 491 8317.

Schools of dolphin can often be seen frolicking in the waves, while they feed on fish. It’s also perfect for whale watching during the ‘whale season’, which usually starts in June and carries through to December.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Stanford

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