Struisbaai accommodation self catering, bed and breakfast and guest houses

Struisbaai accommodation establishments, situated just 8km before the southernmost tip of Africa at Cape Agulhas and 34km from Bredasdorp, offer visitors a variety of Struisbaai self catering accommodation holiday houses, cottages, guest houses and bed and breakfast venues. Struisbaai is renowned for its 14km stretch of pure white sandy beach and crystal clear water with its brilliant colour, stretching all the way to the holiday town of Arniston / Waenhuiskrans.

Struisbaai accommodation

Struisbaai South Africa

Visiting Cape Agulhas

Struisbaai Visitors Guide

Contact Us Details:
Main Road
Struisbaai
7285
Western Cape
South Africa
Telephone: 028 435 7476
Cellphone: 073 618 6389
E-mail: info@gotostruisbaai.co.za

Struisbaai Activities and Things to Do for Visitors to the Village

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Struisbaai, South Africa, is a quiet, relaxed little town. You can walk on the long stretch of beach collecting shells as well as do some whale watching. These beautiful creatures come here from June until early December every year, where they will calf or mate. Boat based whale tours, from Gansbaai, can be enjoyed. Angling can be done from the harbour or the beach. Struisbaai is a haven for nature lovers, and there are some lovely hiking trails in the nature reserves that can be walked through the fynbos and dunes while catching a glimpse of the many birds that frequent this area. You can also climb up inside the Agulhas lighthouse and enjoy the panoramic view. There is a fascinating museum here as well. Struisbaai Bed and Breakfast venues have brochures on all activities to be found in the area.

Walk along Struisbaai Beach. Struisbaai has the longest stretch of continuous beach in the Southern Hemisphere which makes for a great walk. As you come into Struisbaai and just opposite the Municipality turn left. Go down the road for 200m and you will see a large parking lot and a largish building saying Nostra Restaurant. The beach is right there. Walk along the beach to the East for 14 km.

Visit the charming little Struisbaai Harbour. It is a small quaint little harbour with small fishing vessels dotted here and there. The harbour was originally built in 1959 and enlarged in 1990. It serves local fishing boats, known as 'chukkies' as well as ski boats for the flock of visitors that come to the town during the holiday season When you come into Struisbaai, Carry on past the Shopping Centre; through the four way stop street and go on for +- 1 km until you see the sign to the harbour.

Visit the De Hoop Nature and Marine Reserve. This area boasts seven different eco-systems. Take your mountain bike and enjoy the abundance of wildlife, fynbos and birdlife. One can also go to Koppie Alleen and see the largest concentration of Southern Right Whales along the South African coast from this look out point when they come to calf from July to November. It is considered to be one of the best land-based whale watching look-out points in the world. For more information contact the De Hoop Nature and Marine Reserve at +27 (0) 28 542 1253.

Hike the De Hoop Whale Trail. This is the ultimate hiking experience. The 5 day, 54 km Whale Trail meanders through the spectacular De Hoop Nature Reserve with it's diverse fynbos vegetation, magnificent dunes and whale-watching opportunities. At night, during the whale season, one can hear the whales bellowing in the waters below. Reservations are essential. Contact +27 (0) 21 425 5020.

Go fishing at the De Mond Nature Reserve. Here one can also explore the mouth of the Heuningnes River. This magnificent estuary is teeming with rare bird species like the Giant Tern, the Black Oystercatcher and the Damara Tern. For angling permits and more info contact the De Mond Nature Reserve at +27 (0) 21 659 3500.

Go Board Sailing and Kite flying along Struisbaai Beach or charter a boat and go fishing.