Attractions in Mossel Bay

This picturesque town is situated between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, roughly  in the middle of the Garden Route region, referred to by many as the “Eden” of South Africa. Mossel Bay is a typical harbour town and offers a diverse range of attractions suited for everyone. DIAZ beach is a popular place to learn to surf and surf schools use it daily.  There is also a SCUBA dive centre ( ) where you can sign up for a course or if you are already qualified, go for some dives on our shallow reefs. Across the road from Diaz Beach Haven you will find the Diaz Water Park (including a waterslide feature), Mini Golf and Heated Pool. These facilities are open in peak season only.  In addition, we have a cocktail bar on the beach where you can enjoy sundowners.

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Diaz Beach in Mossel Bay


    SCUBA Diving in Mossel Bay

    Learn to Surf in Mossel Bay

Downtown Mossel Bay

The town has so much to offer its visitors.  One of the benefits visitors mention most is that they can easily walk through the town area and around the well-known Point area.  This is a true way to experience the CBD of Mossel Bay.  You will pass, inter alia, curio shops, restaurants, surfing spots, coffee shops, gift shops and many other shopping opportunities. A visit to the Point area is not only a popular activity, but it offers the visitor some most spectacular views and demonstrates some of the beauty of our town – a must for families.

Our restaurants  have unique themes and foods to try.  There is something for everyone.

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Restaurant Name Type Distance Contact
Ponto’s Grill & Carvery 5 km 044 690 5574
Kingfisher Seafood, Sushi, Meat 5 km 044 690 6390
Delfino’s Pasta / Pizza 5 km 044 690 5247
Villa Pont South African Food 4.5 km 044 691 1923
Route 57 South African Food 4.5 km 044 691 0057
Kaai4 Traditional SA food 4 km 079 980 3981
Patricks Irish Sportsbar 4.5 km 044 691 0077
The Gannet Seafood, Shushi 4 km 044 691 1885
The Red Lobster Seafood 2 km 044 695 3039
Cattle Baron Steakhouse 2 km 044 695 0417
Transkaroo Traditional SA food 22 km 044 620 4163
Ocean Basket Seafood 5 km 044 690 3535
Sea Gypsy Seafood 4 km 044 690 5496

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Adventure Activities in Mossel Bay

The adventure activities  in Mossel Bay is just awesome.  Mossel Bay will blow you away with Great White Shark Cage Diving, SCUBA diving on our shallow reefs, Skydiving, Sea Kayaking, Trail Running & Hiking, Mountain Biking, Sandboarding, 4×4 Trips, Safari Game Drives, Seal Island Boat Trips, Whale Watching ( in season ), and many many more. Book or visit Mossel Bay attractions

    Shark Cage Diving in Mossel Bay

    Whale Watching in Mossel Bay

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Golfing in the Area

Golfing at Pinnacle Point

Mossel Bay has 2 spectacular golf courses.  The  Mossel Bay Golf Course is located at the very top of Mossel Bay, some 5 km from Diaz Beach Haven.  Here you can see the sea from every tee.  This is also their slogan.  It is a challenging course overlooking fynbos vegetation and the Indian ocean.  The Mossel Bay Golf Course is also the home of world famous golfers such as , Louis Oosthuizen and Lee-Anne Pace.  Also fairly new, is a spectacular course called Pinnacle Point Golf Course ( overlooking huge cliffs and Indian ocean ) some 10 km from Diaz Beach Haven, and recently received a reward  as one of the world’s top 10 new golf courses.  The Garden Route, in particular, is also known as the golf mecca of South Africa and include several championship courses, view all our Garden Route golf courses.

Family Activities

Mossel Bay is not only about adventure, golf and the ocean.  In the Mossel Bay area, you can also experience some game drives at nearby reserves.  The nearest reserve is less than 15 km from our establishment.

Game Safaris in Mossel Bay
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Attractions in Mossel Bay Distance Away Contact
White Shark Cage Diving 5 km 082 4552438
Romonza Boat Trips 5 km 082 701 9031
Sunset Cruises & Wave Rider 5 km 082 297 7165
Mossel Bay Golf Club 5 km 044 691 2379
Pinnacle Point Golf Club 5 km 044 093 3438
Sailing / Yachting 5 km 044 690 7100
Diaz Museum 5 km 044 691 1067
The Lighthouse 5 km 044 690 3015
The Barn ( Music & Bands ) 15 km 044 698 1022
Pinnacle Point Heritage Site 13 km 044 691 0051
St Blaize Caves 5 km Visits Open
Indalu Elephant Farm 25 km 082 990 3831
Percheron Horses 25 km 044 631 0093
Botlierskop Game Farm 14 km 044 696 6055
Gondwana Game Reserve 24 km 044 889 0287
Garden Route Casino 9 km 044 693 2800
Mossel Bay Down town by foot 5 km 073 240 7898
Cape St Blaize Hiking Trail 5 km 044 691 2202
Deep sea fishing & angling 5 km 072 255 5313
Adventures Edge Scuba diving 5 km 082 561 1259
Electrodive Scuba diving 5 km 073 818 6557
Kayaking ( River & Ocean ) 5 km 073 818 6557
Diaz Express ( Journey on rail ) 5 km 082 450 7778