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Witkrans guidebook

Michelle

Witkrans guidebook

Places to Visit & things to do
Great value for money and large portions. Lots of meat and chips (not much in the way of salad) Can highly recommend steaks and ribs. Breakfasts are also seriously large so take a friend along!
Marietjies Pub & Grill
Great value for money and large portions. Lots of meat and chips (not much in the way of salad) Can highly recommend steaks and ribs. Breakfasts are also seriously large so take a friend along!
Good value for money at a great location in Gansbaai Harbor. Very popular with the locals so make sure to book ahead.
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The Boathouse Restaurant and Pub
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Good value for money at a great location in Gansbaai Harbor. Very popular with the locals so make sure to book ahead.
Local roasted and brewed coffee. Best coffee in town! The owners wife is a baker and her daily cakes and treats are also on offer!
Gansbaai Coffee Company
15 Fabriek St
Local roasted and brewed coffee. Best coffee in town! The owners wife is a baker and her daily cakes and treats are also on offer!
Best spot to go to in Whale Season! You can sit on the balcony whilst enjoying food and watch the whales right in front of you. Even if no whales a great spot to visit as Gales cooking fantastic - highly recommended for lunches and cakes!
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Coffee On The Rocks
81 Cliff St
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Best spot to go to in Whale Season! You can sit on the balcony whilst enjoying food and watch the whales right in front of you. Even if no whales a great spot to visit as Gales cooking fantastic - highly recommended for lunches and cakes!
Platbos is down the road from Witkrans and a beautiful indegenous forest where you can enjoy walks. There is an honesty box at the entrance - take a picnic along and enjoy some time here! A definate must do!
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Platbos Indigenous Forest
8 4th Ave
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Platbos is down the road from Witkrans and a beautiful indegenous forest where you can enjoy walks. There is an honesty box at the entrance - take a picnic along and enjoy some time here! A definate must do!
Down the road from Witkrans where you take the Flower Valley turn off. Great nature trail into the mountains where you get to experience views of Walker Bay.
Quad Explore Nature Trails
Down the road from Witkrans where you take the Flower Valley turn off. Great nature trail into the mountains where you get to experience views of Walker Bay.
Fat bike trips on the unspoilt dunes of Walker Bay.
Fatbike Tours
61 Ingang St
Fat bike trips on the unspoilt dunes of Walker Bay.
A must for horse lovers. Riding horses on the beach at Pearly Beach. Owner run and fantastic experience
Gansbaai and Pearly Beach Horse Trails
A must for horse lovers. Riding horses on the beach at Pearly Beach. Owner run and fantastic experience
Visit the Klipgat caves
Klipgat Caves
Visit the Klipgat caves
Penguin and seabird sanctuary - free entry and an NGO doing amazing work.
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African Penguin and Seabird Sanctuary - Gansbaai
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Penguin and seabird sanctuary - free entry and an NGO doing amazing work.
Best whale watching boat to go out on with knowledable marine guides on board.
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Whale Watching · Dyer Island Cruises™
5 Geelbek St
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Best whale watching boat to go out on with knowledable marine guides on board.
Best shark watching boat to go out on with knowledable marine guides on board.
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Shark Cage Dive · Marine Dynamics™
5 Geelbek St
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Best shark watching boat to go out on with knowledable marine guides on board.
Neighborhoods
Uilkraal is a special valley situated behind Grootbos Private Nature Reserve and in the heart of The Walker Bay Fynbos Conservancy. Far enough away in nature for peace and quiet but close enough to the shops in Gansbaai and Stanford and also not far from the beaches.
Uilenkraal
Uilkraal is a special valley situated behind Grootbos Private Nature Reserve and in the heart of The Walker Bay Fynbos Conservancy. Far enough away in nature for peace and quiet but close enough to the shops in Gansbaai and Stanford and also not far from the beaches.
Gansbaai is a 15 minute drive from Witkrans where you find a lovely big Spar as well as an OK and various other shops.
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Gansbaai
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Gansbaai is a 15 minute drive from Witkrans where you find a lovely big Spar as well as an OK and various other shops.
Stanford is a quaint town with a small OK shop and a few quaint restaraunts. Also a lovely river to paddle on and various boats trips from here.
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Stanford
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Stanford is a quaint town with a small OK shop and a few quaint restaraunts. Also a lovely river to paddle on and various boats trips from here.
A quaint town down the road from Witkrans with Maritietjies Pub and Grill being a must visit for the biggest breakfast on offer. Also a few artists in this town to visit.
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Baardskeerdersbos
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A quaint town down the road from Witkrans with Maritietjies Pub and Grill being a must visit for the biggest breakfast on offer. Also a few artists in this town to visit.
Just a bit further along the road from Baardskeerdesbos is Elim, a beautiful quaint old mission village with a visit to the church and old mill being a must.
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Elim
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Just a bit further along the road from Baardskeerdesbos is Elim, a beautiful quaint old mission village with a visit to the church and old mill being a must.
Activities
African Horse Trails does horse riding trips in the area. They also do overnight trips and use Witkrans as one of their preferrred overnight stops. We love having their horses to stay in our paddock and the kids enjoy feeding them carrots when they are here.
African Horse Company - Stanford
African Horse Trails does horse riding trips in the area. They also do overnight trips and use Witkrans as one of their preferrred overnight stops. We love having their horses to stay in our paddock and the kids enjoy feeding them carrots when they are here.
Day walks just up the road from Witkrans
Flower Valley Conservation Trust
Day walks just up the road from Witkrans
Local Beaches
A lovely safe beach to visit with kids. Lots of rock pools as well as a safe swimming beach. Also lovely grass patch to sit on and play ball games.
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De Kelders
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A lovely safe beach to visit with kids. Lots of rock pools as well as a safe swimming beach. Also lovely grass patch to sit on and play ball games.
A lovely beach that you can take long walks on, swim and also walk to the Uilenkraalsmond Lagoon which is great fun to swim in. Be sure to stop at the OK minimark on your way back from the beach for the best icecreams in town.
Franskraal
A lovely beach that you can take long walks on, swim and also walk to the Uilenkraalsmond Lagoon which is great fun to swim in. Be sure to stop at the OK minimark on your way back from the beach for the best icecreams in town.
Food scene
Very yummy home made icecream
Don Gelato
23 Queen Victoria St
Very yummy home made icecream
A great stop for food and delicious milkshakes - can get quite crazy in holiday season though
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Ou Meul Stanford
268 Daneel St
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A great stop for food and delicious milkshakes - can get quite crazy in holiday season though