Activities available in the Betty’s Bay area
Animal and nature lovers
Betty’s Bay is well known for Harold Porter Botanical Gardens. Enjoy scenic walks up to the waterfall and admire the many species including aloes, protea’s, restio’s and erica’s.
It falls within the Kogelelberg Biosphere, internationally recognized by UNESCO with almost 2000 different species of plants.
Stony Point boasts a large colony of Jackass Penguins which can be viewed in their natural habitat
Stony Point is also home to a colony of all 4 species of comorants found in the region.
Bird watching including the rare Black Oyster catcher. Peregrines, Cape gannets, Rockjumpers and colorful orange-breasted sunbirds
Land based viewing of Southern Right Whales ( May to November) and sightings of dolphins and seals.
Catch a glimpse of the wild horses on Bot River Estuary
Leisure and Sports
Walk, swim and picnic on beautiful, unspoilt beaches
Numerous hikes and trails in Kogelberg
Sandboarding on Silversands Dunes
River rafting down Palmiet River
Scuba diving and snorkeling
Fishing, white steenbras, geelbek and kob can be caught in the area.
Fly fishing in Elgin
Crayfishing in season
Surfing, Main Beach is a popular spot
Golf courses at Arabella, Erinvale and Kleinmond (9 holes)
Cage diving to see Great White sharks in Gansbaai
Culture and Entertainment
Do a day visit (180 km) to Cape Agulus ( the southern most tip of Africa)
Visit the remains of the old whaling station
View paintings, sculptures and other crafts at the local art gallery.
Brewery tour at Birkenhead in Stanford
A variety of coffee shops, pubs, restaurants and pizzeria’s
Visit the nearby towns of Genadendal, Greyton and Stanford.