Located in the Western Cape on the Atlantic Ocean and overlooking Walkers Bay is the fishing village of Gansbaai. Nice and remote from the hustle and bustle of the city, so relax and return to nature during walks along the coast.

From the cliffs and caves of the Cellars to the pearly white beaches of Pearly Beach, you will find beautiful places on the coast with breathtaking views of the ocean. It is at this place where the giants of the Earth, the whales, play their game. Every year many whales come to Walkers Bay for a few months to mate and a year later they return to give birth.

From the land you also have a view of Dyer Island where a penguin colony and numerous other sea birds live. Next to Dyer Island you will find Geyser Rock Island and a colony of no less than 30,000 Cape fur seals. The space between the islands is a paradise for the Great White Shark that attracts large numbers of visitors from all over the world here every year.

When you leave the beach and go into the mountains, you lose the feeling of time watching the beautiful fynbos. A vegetation that is unique in the world and only occurs in South Africa. Around 1500 different plants require attention and admiration. You can take a tractor ride through the fynbos area so that you can get all your information quickly and easily.

From Gansbaai you can book boat trips or shark cage diving excursions or easily take a day trip to Hermanus, Stanford and Cape Agulhas.

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