African Oceans Manor on the Beach is close to top activities including Elephant rides or a picnic with tame Elephant, shark diving, game drives, and superb golf courses. Hiking, boating and the Outeniqua Choo Tjoe train are also sought after attractions along the beautiful Garden Route, on a Mossel Bay holiday.
Mossel Bay is popular year round due to its lovely climate. Outdoor pursuits flourish in the warm summer months, and the mild winter is perfect for relaxing, wining and dining and picturesque walks in nature. The town has a fascinating history, an excellent museum complex and a unique beach with a completely natural play area for young and old alike.
Visitors on a Mossel Bay holiday between June and November are sure to spot Southern Right Whales frolicking in the sea during their mating and calving season. This Garden Route guest house is right on the edge of the Indian Ocean, from where guests can watch sea birds, Dolphins and Whales.
Activities in the area
Beach or back pack picnics available on request for guests at African Oceans Manor on the Beach.
- Hiking and day walks
- Game drives
- Seal Island boat trips and whale watching
- Canoeing on the Breede River
- Dias Museum / Shell Museum and Aquarium
- Outeniqua Choo Tjoe scenic train rides
- Elephant picnics and Elephant rides
- 4x4 courses and trails
- Scuba diving, abseiling, spear fishing and free diving
- Bungy jumping
- Great White shark cage diving
George – one of the oldest towns in South Africa, with road, air and rail links to all the important centres in the country. George is an outstanding golf destination where visitors are spoiled for choice. There are also plenty of interesting country attractions and fun things to do like strawberry picking. The town is a hub for education and medical facilities on the Garden Route.
Knysna – is a popular lakeside Garden Route destination due to its great leisure facilities, scenic beauty and exciting dining. There is a vibrant café culture and eclectic shopping. Visitors can enjoy authentic brewery tours, seafood, cosy pubs and festivals with activities for everyone including history buffs, sports and outdoor enthusiasts, kids of all ages and those after a rejuvenating spa holiday.
Oudtshoorn – this historic town in the Klein Karoo has long been known for its Ostrich Farms and the incredible Cango Caves complex, it is also home to a Cheetah sanctuary where visitors can interact with hand-reared members of this endangered species. There is a reptile park with rare snakes and crocodile pools. The Klein Karoo Arts Festival is held every March / April.