In the 'hood, Doringbaai as a destination

Further up the West Coast even than Lamberts Bay and Elands Bay, Doringbaai lies just south of Strandfontein and Papendorp, deep in the heart of 'gone fishing' land where time slows virtually to a crawl, and the sea and the sky become your daily barometers. Doringbaai is essentially a little fishing village that used to be known as Thornbay. It's well known as a bay where the Southern Right ... cont.

Kusweg 4, Doringbaai, 8151, Cape West Coast, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to Thornbay Accommodation

From Cape Town:
Travel along the N7 to Klawer then turn off towards Vredendal - Lutzville - Doringbaai or the coastal route, route 27 via Veldrift - Elandsbaai - Lamberts Bay - Doringbaai

The shorter route is the coastal route R27 however there is a gravel toll road between Lambertsbay & Doringbaai which is about 30km.

Amenities in the area

  • Bars and/or Nightlife (0.1 km)
  • Grocery Store (0.1 km)
  • Post Office (0.1 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (0.1 km)
  • Laundromat (7 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (35 km)
  • Shopping Mall (55 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Cycling paths
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Fishing
  • Game viewing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Hang- / paragliding
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kayaking / surf ski
  • Kite surfing
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Quad biking
  • River cruises
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Whale watching
  • Wind surfing
  • Wine tasting

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