Activities & Attractions

Stilbaai and surrounds offer something for every age and taste (and weather!):

  • For the Water Sports lovers Still Bay offers a range of activities, many of which revolves around the Goukou River mouth. The river is navigable for approximately 15 km inland which makes for various great fishing spots. Furthermore kayaking, canoeing, water skiing. Also sailing and puttering around in an inflatable boat with a small engine can be enjoyed on the river. As well as other activities such as swimming, paddling, surfing, windsurfing, sand surfing, as well as scuba diving and deep sea fishing are very popular.
  • For the Nature lovers Stilbaai and surrounds offer great walking and hiking trails and exiting bird watching areas. Also whale watching in the whaling season (July to November) as well as game drives.
  • For the more academically inclined there are the ancient fish traps, wafra as well as the shell middens to explore.There is the museum were you can enjoy artefacts and findings from Blombos caves and the history of Stilbaai & Jongensfontein. You might like to visit the ‘Tuin op die Brak’ and attend the feeding of the eels. Or you might like to do some cheese and wine tasting or some locally distilled gin tasting.
  •  For those interested in more formal sport such as golf or bowls. Stilbaai offers a golf course with a magnificent sea view at most of the holes. As well as a bowling green with a view which blows your breath away. And probably interfere with your concentration as well! Also sports facilities like jukskei and tennis.
  •  Then there are mountain bike trails and 4×4 trails for those adrenaline junkies…
  • For those rainy or seriously windy days Stilbaai offers lots of shopping opportunities.  Coupled with lots of eating/dining opportunities as well as night life opportunities.
  •  Of course Stilbaai has the infrastructure and professional knowledge to handle any medical services and emergencies.  Such as vets, doctors, dentists and pharmacies as well as the super assistance of the very capable staff of the NSRI.

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