A selection of awesome things to do in Mossel Bay.

About Mossel Bay

 Mossel Bay is a harbour town on the Garden Route in South Africa’s Western Cape Province. Mossel Bay lies halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, close to the towns of Swellendam, Oudtshoorn, Plettenberg Bay and Knysna on the Garden Route. It’s known for the wide Santos Beach and the 19th-century Cape St. Blaize Lighthouse, which offers bay views.

The Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex includes the Maritime Museum, the Shell Museum and botanical gardens. A replica of the ship that Bartolomeu Dias arrived in, can be seen here. The Post Office Tree, a milkwood tree in the complex, has been used as a mail collection point since the 1500s. 

Mossel Bay’s human history can – as local archaeological deposits have revealed – be traced back more than 164,000 years. An interesting tour to the Point of Human Origin at Pinnacle Point goes into detail on this and is a Provincial Heritage Site.

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Mossel Bay has the second mildest all-year-round climate in the world with the only north-facing beach in Southern Africa. 


2 Nights Fancourt Stay


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Experience a full day excursion visiting a few main attractions of Mossel Bay, a visit to the Garden Route Game Lodge as well as House of Aloes.

Mossel Bay activities

These are a few activities / things to do in and around Mossel Bay. Guided excursions to any of these outings in Mossel Bay can be arranged. Let us know which activities you would be interested in when sending us an enquiry and we can do all the bookings for you – creating your ultimate itinerary. Which means, you have one phone call and one payment to make, and we do the rest.

Other activities along the Garden Route

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