Attractions in and near Mossel Bay
Bartolomeu Dias Museum
The Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex is the second biggest provincial museum affiliated to the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport in South Africa. It is located at Mossel Bay
Cape St Blaize Lighthouse
Built in 1864, Cape St Blaize Lighthouse was one of the only two lighthouses manned 24 hours daily on the South African Coastline. Until the late 1970s a clockwork system turned the lens and required a lighthouse keeper to wind it up every three hours.
The Shark Lab
The Shark Lab has a small aquarium, mainly focused on swimming with sharks to promote that all sharks do not attack humans. We also have a few tropical coral tanks with the Trigger species from around the world and an open tank with the friendliest octopus.
The ATKV-Hartenbos Museum of the Great Trek documents the Voortrekkers - the Boers (Dutch farmers) who famously moved en-masse from the Cape in 1838 in search of land away from the stranglehold of Colonial rule
Garden Route Casino
Garden Route Casino Hotel and Spa is a stylish up-market accommodation and conference establishment, graded four Star by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA).
Diaz Water Park
Diaz Water Park is a fantastic family attraction located at the Diaz Hotel. The water park has various super tubes as well as a heated pool, offering fun for all ages.
Romonza Boat Trips
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).
Point of Human Origins
Experience the awe of standing at the Point of Human Origins. Visit world renowned archaeological site with earliest evidence for modern human behaviour.
St Blaize Hiking Trail
The St. Blaize Trail is a popular 13.5 km (6 hour) hike that follows the 30 metre contour along the cliffs westwards from the Cape St. Blaize Lighthouse.