shops galore, Billabong, Quicksilver, Surfer Girl and much more.
Kite and Wind surfing
Tours, lessons and rentals available through Island Vibe. Summer
wind conditions are perfect for pros, while the protected lagoons
are ideal for complete novices.
Bay is one of the top ten surfing destinations in the world, so to have
a surf museum in this surf driven town was always a must. The museum is
about the history of surfing and paying tribute to the many surfing
pioneers and legends that have developed the sport over a span of
several years. This is not only about the people and personalities but
also about the evolution of the actual surfboard from wooden boards to
the ultra light foam and glass fiber surfboards that exist today.
leave J-bay without experiencing the perfect wave!
Beach has the right kind of waves for beginner surfers to learn on.
There are no rocks and there are always decent sandbanks close to
the shore, which means that beginners never have to venture deep out
into the ocean to catch waves. It is rarely so flat in JíBay that
novice surfers cannot catch small foamies (broken waves), which is
all you are after when learning how to surf.
the sensation of galloping across a wind-swept beach, with pure
horsepower beneath you and open space stretching kilometres into the
distance. The trail winds 13km through natural vegetation, providing
one with ample opportunity to spot a variety of bird species,
tortoises, dassies and plant life. If riders are fortunate enough to
follow the trail during the seagull breeding period, the sight of
undulating dunes is surreally broken by the graceful seabirds
circling protectively over their grey-speckled fledglings.
Kragga Kamma Game Park
coastal forest and grassland is home to vast herds of African game,
including White Rhino, Buffalo, Cheetah, Giraffe, Zebra, Nyala,
Bontebok, Lechwe and many more species. All the animals roam freely,
unrestricted in natural surroundings. This owner operated animal
friendly park, where no hunting or other disturbance of the game is
permitted, means that you always get close up views and great photo
Shell museum, located in the Center of town, displays a huge
collection of shells. This collection was started by Charlotte
Kritzinger, a local shell collecting spinster in 1945, who pursued
the hobby till her death in the late 1960ís. Acting upon an
advertisement in the local paper the Municipality she bought the
collection and opened the old Shell museum in the library in the
1970ís. In 1986 a curatrixes was appointed and the collection
received further boost with the addition of 350 species of mostly
deepwater and rare Shells.
you can stand , you can Sandboard ! Exciting fun on the beach! They have
skilled instructors to teach you how to sandboard. They also have boards
for hire. We don't have that much snow in South Africa but we have
plenty of sand piled up in majestic places along the beaches. Come and
experience some thrilling fun on the sand!
be taken from town through the historically 'coloured' areas and on
into the African townships, a shameful legacy of our apartheid
years. Visit trading areas, a school and small craft centre,
providing insights into the realities and challenges of
post-apartheid South Africa.
Mexican is the perfect place to relax, have dinner, enjoy the music
and have some drinks. Itís situated next to Info Office in the
centre of Jeffreys Bay.