A splendid world of beaches, glistening lagoons and wilderness areas, Mossel Bay is a fabulous holiday destination at the start of the Garden Route, travelling from Cape Town.To add to its scenic endowment, Mossel Bay boasts terrific weather. The sunny-day average is a sweet 320 and the climate is mild. For the benefit of sightseers, 80% of Mossel Bay’s rainfall happens during the night.
There are 4 Blue Flag beaches at Mossel Bay. Beach and water sports there are aplenty, so make good use of some of those sunny days to enjoy Mossel Bay’s fabulous beaches.
Seafood is a high point in Mossel Bay, with oysters reigning supreme. So prepare to enjoy a seafood extravaganza.
Adrenalin-junkies and outdoorsy people are catered for in Mossel Bay, with abseiling, scuba diving, shark-cage diving, sandboarding, sailing, the Oyster Catcher Trail, whale and dolphin watching, quad biking and mountain biking available.
Wildlife and wilderness experiences are also there for the taking, with several safari lodges offering Big 5 experiences. The Mossel Bay area is a good place for Cape fynbos, which beautifies large expanses of the landscape, especially in the Outeniqua Mountains and around Albertinia and Boggomsbaai.
WHERE TO STAY IN MOSSEL BAY
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