In the 'hood, Gansbaai as a destination

The unpretentious village of Gansbaai - named after a flock of wild Egyptian geese that are alleged to have congregated at the freshwater fountain next to the harbour - has a large reputation. Both Southern Right Whales and Great White Sharks frequent the Atlantic waters of the Danger Point Peninsula and are a major draw card for the town. Situated between the towns of Hermanus and Pearly ... cont.

Grootbos Road, Gansbaai, Cape Whale Coast, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

From Cape Town
Take the N2 from Cape Town, past the Airport to Somerset West. Either follow the N2 over Sir Lowry’s Pass turning on to the R43 after the Houhoek Pass, or take the R44 along the coast and turn onto the R43 to Hermanus. Drive through Hermanus, Grootbos is situated 13km past Stanford on the R43.

From the Garden Route
The N2 brings you west past Swellendam and Riviersonderend. 10km past Riviersonderend turn on to the R326 to Stanford. At Stanford turn left on to the R43. Grootbos is situated 13 km from Stanford on the R43.

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  • Bars and/or Nightlife (25 km)
  • Car Hire (25 km)
  • Shopping Mall (25 km)
  • Airport (160 km)

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  • Caving
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  • Galleries / museums
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  • Horse riding
  • Shark cage dives
  • Swimming
  • Township tours
  • Whale watching
  • Wine tasting

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