Mossel Bay - Out & About

St Blaize Hiking Trail Mossel Bay

The Starting Point is at Bat's Cave and ends in Dana Bay. The distance is 15 km one way. The duration 4 hrs. Rating is average, high cliffs on one side. No permit needed, but children must be accompanied by an adult.
Cape St Blaize Hiking Trail features coastal views with towering cliffs and rocks and a number of bays and coves.

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St Blaize Lighthouse Mossel Bay

St Blaize Lighthouse Mossel Bay is open for tours throughout the year. 10:00am to 3:00pm The use of light beacons or fires to guide ships dates back to 600 BC. Fires were used on Robben Island before Greenpoint Lighthouse was erected in 1824. St Blaize lighthouse was commissioned in l864. Today all lighthouses along the coasts of South Africa are fully automated, except for only two manned lighthouses, of which St Blaize is one, still operating at dangerous spots.

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Koumanshoek Trail Mossel Bay

Koumanshoek Trail Mossel Bay is a Circular route.
Starting point: A stile next to a green gate opposite the picnic table in Robinson Pass.
End: The top of the Robinson Pass or back at the start.
Distance / Duration: 16,5 km / 7 hours.
Rating: Average.
Permit: None. Features include fynbos and small animals. Beautiful river trail with rich birdlife. Stunning coastal scenery, whale and dolphin watching.

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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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Cape Saint Blaize Tidal Pool

Cape Saint Blaize Tidal Pool is a natuaral tidal pool situated at the point. To the right is a stunnig veiw of the caves and the Cape Saint Blaize Lighthouse. Bring a picnic basket, blanket and let the children have a swim or just come for that perfect sundowner.

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The Cape St Blaize Cave Mossel Bay

People have long since found shelter in this cave: Artefacts found here date back eighty thousand years.Also known as Bat's Cave this name was given by occupation of the area when thousands of bats still lived there.The roof of the Cave is over 10m high, it is 12m deep and 22 metres wide at its mouth. This is a superb lookout point.

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Skurwe Bankies Fishing Spot Mossel Bay

Skurwe Bankies(Regs van Hawe, Langs Viking Fishing) Haai, Geelstert en Elf kan daar gevang word

*Daar is 'n Pomphuis met "Rodholders" op die Tralies waarop 'n Hengelaar kan staan en hengel.
*Hou 'n spaar visstok byderhand met 'n Blink Lepel op, vir die Geelsterte wat elke nou en dan verbyswem.
*'n goeie lyn om daar te gebruik is Double X Hi Abrasion Hi Visibility .52mm of .55mm met
'n "wind on Leader" van minimum 1.33mm.
*Goeie tyd is om vis te vang is Skemer tot vroegoggend.
*Gebruik 'n Bonniekop of Makriel en "Slide" die aas uit.

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Tackle Shack - Mosselbay

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Garden Route Art Galleries and Artists

Art Gallery, Local Artists, Art Exhibitions, art society's, Art lessons & Classes, Artwork, art supplies and Art shops.

Variety of Art Galleries, artists, art shops and tutors giving lessons & classes in the Garden Route - Mossel Bay, Great Brak, Hartenbos, George, Wilderness, Sedgefield, Knysna, Plettenberg Bay

Adventures@sea Chartered Boat Trips Mossel Bay

Various Chartered Boat Trips - Seal Island, Sunset Cruise, Educational Tours, Private Functions, Weddings, Year End, etc.

1- Wave rider boot -Neem mense uit op die boot vir seeritte.
2- Die Sevenseas is n luukse Catamaran met plek vir 65 mense. Hy doen ritte om robbe eieland en Die Punt en ook Sunset Cruises. Hy kan gebruik word vir enige funsies, troues partytjies of konferensies, Sondag buffet etes ens.

Various trips:

1- Seven Seas Adventures:Takes up to 65 passengers, Licensed bar on board, On board Toilet facilities,
Seating top & bottom deck, Family, Child & Retiree friendly

Seal Island - Hourly trips
Sunset Cruise - 2 Hour trip around Mossel Bay coast line

Enjoy a beautiful sunset cruise & enjoy the romance of sailing together into a golden sunset!

Speak to us today and let us guide you towards the cruise of a lifetime

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Cape Saint Blaize Surfing Spot

In the Mossel Bay area the most popular surfing sports are at Cape Saint Blaize and Die Bakkie. Situated at the Point, Inner Pool is the playground for most locals. It has a great peeling, consistent top-to-bottom wave, or hotdog wave, which means you can pull about any saucy maneuver on it.
Young and old thrive here, from the competitive rising stars, to the legends of Mossel Bay.
Works best: 3-5ft – Pushing tide – SW winds

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The Maritime Museum Mossel Bay

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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Old Post Office Tree

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

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Mossel Bay Harbour

Mossel Bay Harbour is situated halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth and is the smallest of the commercial harbours along the South African coast. Today Mossel Bay is an active harbour catering for the local fishing industry. An increasing number of ships for the emerging oil industry call at Mossel Bay. In keeping with this industry a full diving service is available for underwater inspection, hull cleaning, salvage etc.

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"Die Punt" Fishing spot in Mosselbaai

* Die Spot is by "Die Punt" in Mosselbaai en is redelik veilig vir kinders ook.
* Kan Elf, Kabeljou, Mosselkraker, Geelstert, Galjoen, Leervis en Kolstert daar vang.
* Daar was al Bonito vanaf die punt gevang.
* Omdat daar baie Rotse is, is dit beter om met kunsaas te hengel.(Of gebruik 'n baie ligte Sinkerstrop.)
* Gebruik Blink Lepels en "Dropshot" kunsaas om Kabeljou, Geelstert, Leervis en Elf te vang.
* Gebruik Rapala's of Halco Laser Pro's om Bonito te vang.
* Gebruik Rooiaas of Rooi Krap vir Mosselkraker en Rooiaas of Mossels vir Kolstert en Galjoen.
* "Slide" met Lewendige Aas vir Kabeljou, Leervis en Elf.

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The Barn Mossel Bay

The Barn in Mossel Bay provides live entertainment in Mossel Bay. Situated just 10 minutes from Mossel Bay on the Herbertsdale road, The Venue, now known as The Barn, Mossel Bay has been in operation for the past 14 years and is well known and loved by locals and visitors alike and has hosted most of South Africa’s top artists and performers.

With a capacity of 220 for live music events or plays and up to 150 people for weddings and functions where a sit down meal is served, it is the ideal venue to host your event.

View Pinnacle Point Mansion - Luxury Holiday Home

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