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Sandboarding And Penguins All In Betty’s Bay

Sunny seaside…

Betty’s Bay lies along the rugged Western Cape coastline. This small town is dotted with houses set amongst the large sand dunes, rugged mountain outcrops and restless ocean. Go sandboarding, visit the penguins or go hiking in Betty’s Bay!

Betty’s Bay is one of the towns that form part of the Cape Floral Kingdom and the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve. With a vast array of fynbos and wetland plants, Betty’s Bay is a sight to behold.

With so much on your doorstep Betty’s Bay offers the most in outdoor activities.

SandboardingMaster your balance and take hold of your wits! Sandboarding at the Silversands Dunes is a popular activity for families, youngsters, and adrenaline junkies. It is easy to get the hang of. There are many tour operators in the Overberg that offer day trips to the dunes. Those wanting to try it for themselves can hire equipment and purchase permits through Jackazz Eco-Adventures centrally located in town.

Visit the Stony Point Penguin Colony, only one of three main land-based colonies in South Africa! There you can view them Penguinsfrom an elevated deck so as not to disturb them.

Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens was purchased in 1938 to preserve the natural beauty of the area.  There are amazing walking trails, including a hike to the Disakloof waterfall. Guests can also stop for a light lunch at the restaurant within the gardens.

The nearby Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve offers exquisite trails for mountain bikers and hikers. Permits can be Betty's Bay Beachpurchased at the Oudebosch office within the reserve.

For water babies, the Palmiet River is the place to be. There are a number of tour operators in the area all offering either tubing, white water rafting and canoeing. These activities are suitable for any skill level.

Enjoy the beach! Stroll, surf, and swim.


For any more information please contact: +27(0)28 271 5138.


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