Destinations Mossel Bay

Mossel Bay

About the area

With its pristine beaches and stunning natural surroundings, it’s no wonder that Mossel Bay is a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. Located on the Cape St Blaize peninsula and with the Outeniqua Mountains as a backdrop, this laid-back seaside town ticks all the boxes for a memorable holiday. Mossel Bay boasts 5 blue flag beaches perfect for soaking up the sun, attractive waves to tempt surfers, shipwrecks in its warm Indian Ocean waters for scuba divers to explore, plus a whole lot more.


Visit Point of Human Origins, a world renowned archaeological site with evidence of early human behaviour.
Check out the Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex to learn about Portuguese explorers in South Africa.
Walk the Oyster Catcher Trail, which passes along beaches and through spots of aromatic fynbos.
Take an ocean cruise to see the great white shark in its natural environment.
Whizz through the air for over 1000 meters on the longest over-ocean zipline on earth.

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