10 Family Winter Activities in Mossel Bay

1.Billeon Sand Boarding 

The 320m Dragon Dune is the longest sand boarding dune in South Africa. Smooth and exhilarating, with spectacular views and regular sightings of whales and dolphins. Suitable for all levels and ages, individuals and groups.


2.Blasters Family Entertainment centre 

A new concept in Entertainment, creating a safe and secure environment for children and adults of all ages to relax and have fun. A restaurant with live music in Mossel Bay, mini golf, paintless paint ball, padded jungle gyms and battle ball.

Blasters mossel bay

3.Diaz express 

All aboard the Diaz Express, a fun rail experience for the whole family run on the existing Transnet rail network in the Garden Route region of South Africa, between the seaside resorts of Great Brak River and Mossel Bay.

Diaz Express

4.Fanta Sea @ The Point 

Fun and games for the whole family. Putt-putt, trampolines, water balls, skate park, etc. On-site restaurant offering waffles, pancakes and real Italian ice cream.

Fanta Sea

5.Outeniqua Moon Percheron Stud 

Step out of your door and into a beautiful world of mountains, birds and horses, with fabulous carriage drives; riding; hiking and mountain bike trails on the farm and in the area.


6.Park run 

Free 5 km fun run or fun walk alongside the beach every Saturday at 8:00 a.m. Children, parents and grandparents welcome!


7.The shark lab 

Intimate aquarium and research facility designed to introduce you to the wonders of Africa’s sharks. Aquarists conduct one-on-one tours: meet resident sharks, view research experiments in progress. Lectures and shark dissections for groups by arrangement. (English, Afrikaans, Xhosa, Italian.)

Great white shark


The Oystercatcher, the Hunter-Gatherer and the Cape St Blaize trail are one of the many popular hiking trails found along the Garden Route. These hikes are also likely to offer whale-watching and dolphin-spotting opportunities.

St-Blaize trail in Mossel Bay

9.Ocean and water sports

Sail, Kayak or go deep sea fishing off the beautiful shorelines. Bay Lodge accommodation in Mossel Bay will be sure to help you organise these activities.

Child Beach

10.Whale watching 

Romonza offers Seal Island Trips (all year round), Eco Ocean Trips (all year round), Sunset Cruises (November to April) and Boat Based Whale Watching with permit (July to October).

Whale Mossel Bay

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