Gansbay Attractions & Adventure Activities


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Gansbaai Backpackers is situated in the heart of the Cape Overberg, and allows for easy access to the many activities on the Whale Coast.
Gnasbaai Backpackers is situated in the heart of the Cape Overberg and allows for easy access to the many activities on the Whale Coast. Gansbaai is a peaceful and safe old fishing village on Walker Bay which is known worldwide as the Capital of the Great White Shark. Gansbaai is also considered to offer the best boat and land based Whale Watching. Home to the Big 2, Great White Sharks and Southern Right Whales and this beautiful region has much to offer backpacking visitors.

Gansbaai and the neighbouring Hermanus and Stanford feature a large amount of Attractions and Adventure Activities:
  • Caged Shark Diving
  • Land or Boat based Whale Watching Tours
  • Birkenhead Brewery Tour and Beer Tasting
  • Gansbaai Harbour and Fish Factory Tours
  • Raka Wine Estate and Wine Tasting
  • Klipgat Caves - Underground limestone carved by the Indian Ocean
  • Scuba Diving Course
  • Danger Point Lighthouse
  • Stanford Cove and Pearly Beach - excellent tanning and swimming beaches.
  • Bredasdorp Shipwreck Museum

  • Gansbaai Restaurants offer a variety of fine fare with GANSBAAI SALOON Pub & Grill being a firm favourite amongst the locals.

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