Perfect Family Holiday
Activities in Velddrif, Port Owen, Laaiplek and Dwarskersbos.
Bokkomlaan: Come see how bokkoms (Velddrif biltong) are made. Stop and chat with the local fishermen about this delicacy; they are happy to share the process if asked. Berg River Estuary: 210 bird species of which 25 are nationally important, as well as 5 Red Data species are to be found here. Salt Pans: Visit the salt factory and find out what a Baumemetre is and how salt is washed, as the harvesting of salt is a huge part of this town. Visit during mid-July for the end of the Berg River Canoe Marathon. This grueling marathon takes place over the span of 4 days, starting in Paarl and ending at the Carinus Bridge.
Experience Local Vibes
Add these local activities to your holiday bucket list.
Flowers: Why not take a day or two exploring the wonderful plant life on offer on the West Coast. SA Fisheries Museum: It nostalgically interweaving fishing from the past to the present along the West Coast. West Coast Cuisine: Experience mussel pots, grilled Harders, Snoek, Crayfish, freshly baked bread, and delicious jams at the various restaurants. Fishing: Safe access to both the river and the ocean. Fishing enthusiasts can spend virtually 24 hours a day on the water trying to catch that big one.