Gansbaai, Gansbaai view

Find natural beauty in Gansbaai

Gansbaai comprises of 4 suburbs: De Kelders, Perlemoenbaai, Kleinbaai & Franskraal. It offers unique outdoor activities and natural beauty; a mosaic of different habitats.

After just more than 1.5 hours’ drive along panoramic views from Cape Town International Airport, the Greater Gansbaai welcomes you.

Here you will enjoy Southern Right Whale watching between June & December, splashing their tails or cruising along gracefully. Also, experience the famous Great White Shark cage diving. These attractions are world-renowned and entice visitors from all over to the shores of this beautiful town.

Explore numerous open caves along the coastline, where remains of stone-age people were found. If you prefer the open air to a cave then a visit to the Danger Point Lighthouse is a must! Here you will climb its many steps and once on top you will be rewarded for your effort with breathtaking 360 degree views of the ocean.

Our area is surrounded by sandy beaches, rocky outcrops, exquisite fynbos, and undisturbed indigenous landscapes. Experience beautiful hiking trails, fishing boat pleasure cruises, thrilling quad bike tours, golf, and swimming, or go on a beer, wine, and cheese tasting adventure at one of the great restaurants, coffee shops, or pubs.

A wide variety of accommodation ranging from luxurious 5-star lodges, homely guesthouses, B&B's or self-catering and campsites, are available to ensure you have a pleasant stay.

At the active harbour the catch of the day really means the catch of the day!

At sunset, while breathing in the champagne air, enjoy spectacular sunsets & mountain views overlooking the ocean.

The Greater Gansbaai area invites you to come back for more.