George Pets and Aquatics

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Buffalo Bay Beach

Buffalo Bay Beach is about half way between Knysna & Sedgefield. Offers unspoiled seaside scenery, safe swimming and superb surfing conditions. Dolphins are frequently spotted and Southern Right whales visit this section of the Cape coast annually between May & November. Here you'll see some of the highest vegetated sand dunes in the world.
This is a stunning beach in a small bay. Safe for swimming and there are life gaurds in season. Very popular for fishing off the rocks,surfing, paddle skiing, kite surfing and has a jetty.

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The Maritime Museum Mossel Bay

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The building as originally erected in 1901 to serve as a grain and sawmill. It has now been adapted to serve as a unique Maritime Museum. A life-sized replica of Bartolomeu Dias’s caravel is on display together with all aspects of the maritime history of the early Portuguese, Dutch and English navigators.

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The Shell Museum

This structure was erected in 1902. The building was also used as a furniture factory and garage for motor repairs. The building is still in a very good state of repair and the solid wooden pillars render a special atmosphere to this edifice.
On the lower level the “touch tank” and aquarium enables visitors and school groups to actively learn about sea life and the creatures along South Africa’s shoreline. A “man and mollusc” exhibition portrays the history of the use of shells by man.

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Old Post Office Tree

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The Old Post Office Tree in Mossel Bay at the Dias Museum is a 500 year old Milk wood Tree, where you can still post a your letter in the first 'post office' in South Africa.

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Victoria Bay Beach

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9km east of George on the N2 to Knysna. This little cove is world renowned for surfing, especially during winter. Great for fishing, swimming and has a tidle pool.

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St. Mark's Cathedral

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St. Mark's Cathedral was designed Sophia Grey, the bishop's wife. It contains beautifully stained glass windows and affords George its city status. (View by special arrangement)

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The Old Oak Slave Tree

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The Old Oak Slave Tree in George, is a ancient English oak in front of the Old Library. It is one of the original trees planted by landrost Van Kervel when he laid out George Town in 1811, and is the largest specimen in the southern hemisphere. Known as the 'slave tree" because of the old chain embedded in the tree trunkand the old lock attached to it. The lock dates from 1890 and were used to secure the roller of the tennis courts. This is a national monument

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George Museum

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George Museum is the theme of the flourishing timber industry where old timber tools, implements, a yellow-wood woodcutter's cottage and an outdoor selection of labeled indigenous trees are on display. The fairy painting by Ruby Reeves, large collection of mechanical instruments and massive printing presses are fascinating.
Open Weekdays 09:00 - 16:45
Saturdays 09:00 - 12:30

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Island Lake Slipway Wilderness

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The Island Lake Slipway is situated between Wilderness and Rondevlei on the Rondevlei back roads. It is part of Wilderness National Park and is thus not only a slipway but a haven for birdwatching and other interesting indigenous plant and animal life. Activities include rowing,fishing, and other boat-related activities. Permits are required for boats and are available from Wilderness National Park offices.

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NSRI Wilderness

NSRI - Wilderness (The National Sea Rescue Institute) is a non-profit organisation that saves lives on South African waters.
This is station 23 in Wilderness.
Statcom: Hennie Niehaus
Craft: Spirit of Rotary 100 (5.5m), Serendipity (4.2m), Swart Tobie (4.2m), Discovery Rescue Runner 1
Needs: The rescue base needs to be varnished

Wave Watch

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