Visit Witsand Beach

Beaches & Pools in or near Witsand, Cape Overberg in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Things To Do in WitsandVisit Witsand Beach

Beaches & Pools

Where? Witsand, Cape Overberg, Western Cape

When? Daylight hours

How much? Free

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Witsand, in Western Cape

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 particularly white because underground water leaches the red iron oxide coating from the sand, leaving it with the crisp white finish.

Situated at the mouth of the Breede River you’ll find this beach packed over the December school holidays, this is also when you’ll find lifeguards on the beach. The beach is clean and well maintained and really a pleasure to relax on. The location also allows for a multitude of activities from fishing and boating to snorkelling and windsurfing. You’ll also be pleased to know that this is a safe swimming beach.

The whale watching is so special here and has been nicknamed South Africa’s whale nursery because it has one of the most magnificent land-based whale viewing points. The area is abundant with birdlife and plant life so while you’re exploring one of the many rock pools on the beach see what else you can find.

Access to Witsand Beach is on the N2 road from either Cape Town or from Mossel Bay.

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Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Witsand

The Breede River Lodge

Hotel / Self Catering

The Breede River Lodge

Discover Cape charm on a rare stretch of paradise! From our open leisure deck overlooking our quaint private harbor with ... more

Whale View Cottage

Self Catering

Whale View Cottage

Whale View Cottage is situated along the southern coast right next to the beach with a stunning view over the ocean. This ... more

The Whale View

Self Catering

The Whale View

The Whale View is a 3 star graded self catering house in the tranquil town of Witsand. Sleeping up to 14 people (12 in ... more

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