Contact Details

Tel:
044 691 2839

Fax:
086 697 5901

Lynette:
072 466 0133

Natalie:
072 925 8862

E-Mail:
info@sea-shells.co.za

Things to do in Mossel Bay and the Garden Route area.
There are various things to do in Mossel Bay and the Garden Route. Click on a link below to see what activities are available.
       
Day Activities      
SCUBA Diving Mossel Bay with Adventures Edge
SCUBA dive one of Mossel Bay's spectacular dive sites in and out of the bay. From shallow 5 meter shore entry reefs to beautiful reefs outside the bay on 25 meters by boat. Rays, Sharks, Turtles, Nudibranches and loads of different fish species. Beautiful coral all over.
Shark feeding with Electrodive
"Come and enjoy an exlusive sharkfeed dive with 3 different shyshark species or a 2 hour snorkel trip from our boat.
For more info and go to www.electrodive.co.za
Great White Cage with Shark Africa
Great White Shark Cage Diving can be done in Mossel Bay. Mossel Bay and Seal Island is known for it's large Sharks and this makes it a great location to view these majestic and magnificent creatures that we know so little about. Come and enjoy your day with a boat trip to Seal Island and doing some brave cage diving. No qualification needed.
Game Drives at Botlierskop Private Game Reseve
You can see Africa's Big Five at Botlierskop, a 15 minute drive from Mossel Bay Sea Shells! .Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Lion and Leopard can bee seen. Various option from Nature Walks to Quad Bike Adventures to full Game Driving. Botlierskop also has it's own buffet restaurant and serves Breakfast, Lunch and Supper.
Wine Tasting
Wine Tasting can be done on various routes in the Garden Route and Mossel Bay area. Ask your hosts Jan and Lynette for details on the different options available. Calitzdorp, a hour's drive away, is well known for it's Port.
Bungy Jumping with Face Adrenalin
Bungy Jumping for the adrenalin rush seekers!! Gouritz Bridge is a 35km scenic drive from Mossel Bay and has a 65 meter jump. Bridge Swining can also be done here. A 2 hour drive through the beautiful Garden Route will take you to the Bloukrans Bungy site, the highest commercial bungy in the world with a masive 218 meters fall and 8 second free fall!
Helicopter Flips
Mossel Bay is a beautiful country, offering some of the most beautiful scenery, landscapes and sights in the world. Undoubtedly there could be few better ways to observe these marvels, than from high up in the sky. Helicopter flights and flips in Mossel Bay allow you the joys of a bird’s eye-view of the beauty that Mossel Bay has to offer. A scenic flight offers the opportunity to view a vast area in a relatively short space of time.
Boat Trips & Fishing
Boat trips to Mossel Bay's Seal Island can be taken hourly from the harbor. Romantic sunset cruises can also be done every evening when the weather permits it. The Cape Fur Seal, Sharks, Dolphins and in season Whales can be seen from the boat. This is a fun and educating trip viewing not only the animals, but also to see Mossel Bay from another angle. Deep sea fishing can also be done and there are several operators that operate daily from the harbor.
Whales & Dolphins
Dolphins are common in the area and can almost be seen daily from our shore and boat trip operators. Whales can also be spotted in season time ( July - August ) when the come to our bay to breed in the shallows. Amazing Orcas ( Killer Whales ) have been reported in our bay and it seems they are coming deeper in to the bay every year!
Golf
Mossel Bay and the Garden Route is the best golfing area in South Africa. We have a lot of famouse courses, all of them a stone's throw away. In Mossel Bay, you have Mossel Bay Golf course, and the World Famous Pinnacle Point. A 30 min drive away, waits the most beautiful course in South Africa namely, Fancourt Golf Course. The is also Ernie Els's Oubaai Golf Course and George Golf Course. In Knysna you have Pezula and Simola as well as Knysna Golf Course.
Museum

Inside the Maritime Museum is a shop where postcards, stamps, books, souvenirs and small gifts can be bought. If you would like a tour guide to accompany you, it needs to be arranged prior to your visit. If a tour group would like to visit the museum before or after business hours, this must be arranged with reception prior to your visit. In the grounds of the Dias Museum Complex are four mountain tortoises, ducks and two museum cats. In the Granary there are conference facilities available for 48 people or if used in cinema style, seating for up to 100 people. Catering can be arranged. Mail from the shoe is collected twice a day by the Post Office. Whales can be observed from the museum grounds during June to November

Evening Activities  
Cango Wildlife Ranch
We invite you and the whole family to pay us a visit and explore the facts and fiction surrounding crocodiles, view elegant cheetahs and giggle at the antics of our Bengal tiger cubs. For the adventurous we offer face to face encounters with wildlife in our Natural Encounters programe where you can touch a cheetah, enjoy the closeness of a tiger cub, wrap yourself in a python and even dive with Nile crocodiles.
Cango Caves
29km from Oudtshoorn, at the head of the picturesque Cango Valley, lies the spectacular underground wonder of the Klein Karoo - the Cango Caves. Situated in a limestone ridge parallel to the well known Swartberg Mountains, you will find the finest dripstone caverns, with their vast halls and towering formations. Cango Caves is the only show cave in Africa which offers a choice of Standard (easy) or Adventure Tours. All tours are lead by experienced, knowledgeable and accredited Caves Guides.
Restaurants & Dining
Mossel Bay has a big variety of restaurants available to you. Sea Gypsy has extremely good seafood. Other restaurants include Spur, Dros, The Pavillion, Pampoen and Admirals, the Casino's restaurant, All the fast food franchises and many more.
Garden Route Casino
The Garden Route Casino, situated in one of the most beautiful locations in South Africa, is surrounded by so many leisure options that visitors are spoilt for choice. The seaside town of Mossel Bay on the Garden Route basks on a sun washed peninsula. The town, which is just off the N2 highway halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, overlooks the warm waters of the Indian Ocean and boasts 24 kilometers of unspoilt beaches including two north-facing beaches.
Movies
Movies can be watched at the mall. Afterwards a nice treat at the Milky Lane might be in order. The venue overlooks the whole Mossel Bay area and believe me, this iis a stunning view during the day, at night time it is amazing to look over Mossel Bay and the whole bay with all the lights!
Pubs & Clubs
Mossel Bay has a very wide variety of Pubs and clubs. Catering for everyone, Mossel Bay has dance clubs, Irish Pubs, Tapas pubs, a cuban cigar bar / pub where light meals are served. A 20 minute away drive is the famous De Dekke Restaurant and Ladies Bar, which is well knows for it's "langarm" dancing and great vibe all year round.
Winter Activities  
Restaurants & Dining
Mossel Bay has a big variety of restaurants available to you. Sea Gypsy has extremely good seafood. Other restaurants include Spur, Dros, The Pavillion, Pampoen and Admirals, the Casino's restaurant, All the fast food franchises and many more.
Cango Wildlife Ranch
We invite you and the whole family to pay us a visit and explore the facts and fiction surrounding crocodiles, view elegant cheetahs and giggle at the antics of our Bengal tiger cubs. For the adventurous we offer face to face encounters with wildlife in our Natural Encounters programe where you can touch a cheetah, enjoy the closeness of a tiger cub, wrap yourself in a python and even dive with Nile crocodiles.
Cango Caves
29km from Oudtshoorn, at the head of the picturesque Cango Valley, lies the spectacular underground wonder of the Klein Karoo - the Cango Caves. Situated in a limestone ridge parallel to the well known Swartberg Mountains, you will find the finest dripstone caverns, with their vast halls and towering formations. Cango Caves is the only show cave in Africa which offers a choice of Standard (easy) or Adventure Tours. All tours are lead by experienced, knowledgeable and accredited Caves Guides.
Garden Route Casino
The Garden Route Casino, situated in one of the most beautiful locations in South Africa, is surrounded by so many leisure options that visitors are spoilt for choice. The seaside town of Mossel Bay on the Garden Route basks on a sun washed peninsula. The town, which is just off the N2 highway halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, overlooks the warm waters of the Indian Ocean and boasts 24 kilometers of unspoilt beaches including two north-facing beaches.
Movies
Movies can be watched at the mall. Afterwards a nice treat at the Milky Lane might be in order. The venue overlooks the whole Mossel Bay area and believe me, this iis a stunning view during the day, at night time it is amazing to look over Mossel Bay and the whole bay with all the lights!
Pubs & Clubs
Mossel Bay has a very wide variety of Pubs and clubs. Catering for everyone, Mossel Bay has dance clubs, Irish Pubs, Tapas pubs, a cuban cigar bar / pub where light meals are served. A 20 minute away drive is the famous De Dekke Restaurant and Ladies Bar, which is well knows for it's "langarm" dancing and great vibe all year round.
Game Drives at Botlierskop Private Game Reseve
You can see Africa's Big Five at Botlierskop, a 15 minute drive from Mossel Bay Sea Shells! .Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Lion and Leopard can bee seen. Various option from Nature Walks to Quad Bike Adventures to full Game Driving. Botlierskop also has it's own buffet restaurant and serves Breakfast, Lunch and Supper.
Wine Tasting
Wine Tasting can be done on various routes in the Garden Route and Mossel Bay area. Ask your hosts Jan and Lynette for details on the different options available. Calitzdorp, a hour's drive away, is well known for it's Port.
Whales & Dolphins
Dolphins are common in the area and can almost be seen daily from our shore and boat trip operators. Whales can also be spotted in season time ( July - August ) when the come to our bay to breed in the shallows. Amazing Orcas ( Killer Whales ) have been reported in our bay and it seems they are coming deeper in to the bay every year!
Golf
Mossel Bay and the Garden Route is the best golfing area in South Africa. We have a lot of famouse courses, all of them a stone's throw away. In Mossel Bay, you have Mossel Bay Golf course, and the World Famous Pinnacle Point. A 30 min drive away, waits the most beautiful course in South Africa namely, Fancourt Golf Course. The is also Ernie Els's Oubaai Golf Course and George Golf Course. In Knysna you have Pezula and Simola as well as Knysna Golf Course.
Museum

Inside the Maritime Museum is a shop where postcards, stamps, books, souvenirs and small gifts can be bought. If you would like a tour guide to accompany you, it needs to be arranged prior to your visit. If a tour group would like to visit the museum before or after business hours, this must be arranged with reception prior to your visit. In the grounds of the Dias Museum Complex are four mountain tortoises, ducks and two museum cats. In the Granary there are conference facilities available for 48 people or if used in cinema style, seating for up to 100 people. Catering can be arranged. Mail from the shoe is collected twice a day by the Post Office. Whales can be observed from the museum grounds during June to November

During Rainy Days  
Cango Wildlife Ranch
We invite you and the whole family to pay us a visit and explore the facts and fiction surrounding crocodiles, view elegant cheetahs and giggle at the antics of our Bengal tiger cubs. For the adventurous we offer face to face encounters with wildlife in our Natural Encounters programe where you can touch a cheetah, enjoy the closeness of a tiger cub, wrap yourself in a python and even dive with Nile crocodiles.
Cango Caves
29km from Oudtshoorn, at the head of the picturesque Cango Valley, lies the spectacular underground wonder of the Klein Karoo - the Cango Caves. Situated in a limestone ridge parallel to the well known Swartberg Mountains, you will find the finest dripstone caverns, with their vast halls and towering formations. Cango Caves is the only show cave in Africa which offers a choice of Standard (easy) or Adventure Tours. All tours are lead by experienced, knowledgeable and accredited Caves Guides.
Restaurants & Dining
Mossel Bay has a big variety of restaurants available to you. Sea Gypsy has extremely good seafood. Other restaurants include Spur, Dros, The Pavillion, Pampoen and Admirals, the Casino's restaurant, All the fast food franchises and many more.
Garden Route Casino
The Garden Route Casino, situated in one of the most beautiful locations in South Africa, is surrounded by so many leisure options that visitors are spoilt for choice. The seaside town of Mossel Bay on the Garden Route basks on a sun washed peninsula. The town, which is just off the N2 highway halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, overlooks the warm waters of the Indian Ocean and boasts 24 kilometers of unspoilt beaches including two north-facing beaches.
Movies
Movies can be watched at the mall. Afterwards a nice treat at the Milky Lane might be in order. The venue overlooks the whole Mossel Bay area and believe me, this iis a stunning view during the day, at night time it is amazing to look over Mossel Bay and the whole bay with all the lights!
Pubs & Clubs
Mossel Bay has a very wide variety of Pubs and clubs. Catering for everyone, Mossel Bay has dance clubs, Irish Pubs, Tapas pubs, a cuban cigar bar / pub where light meals are served. A 20 minute away drive is the famous De Dekke Restaurant and Ladies Bar, which is well knows for it's "langarm" dancing and great vibe all year round.
Museum

Inside the Maritime Museum is a shop where postcards, stamps, books, souvenirs and small gifts can be bought. If you would like a tour guide to accompany you, it needs to be arranged prior to your visit. If a tour group would like to visit the museum before or after business hours, this must be arranged with reception prior to your visit. In the grounds of the Dias Museum Complex are four mountain tortoises, ducks and two museum cats. In the Granary there are conference facilities available for 48 people or if used in cinema style, seating for up to 100 people. Catering can be arranged. Mail from the shoe is collected twice a day by the Post Office. Whales can be observed from the museum grounds during June to November

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