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Looking Forward to a Summer in Gansbaai

Posted on Tue August 3, 2021.

With spring in the air and summer on the horizon, Gansbaai should be your destination of choice.  Whether it is a weekend break or a good week’s holiday, this  interesting coastal town has something to offer everyone.

Summer in Gansbaai is an experience not to be missed.  From great accommodation to authentic restaurants and a vibrant atmosphere, spending time here will provide you with lots of memories.

The upcoming Funky Fynbos Festival on the 12th to the 14th of September heralds the start of the festivities for the warmer months.  Gansbaai will be action-packed and raring to go in celebration of all things energetic and exciting.

If there is one thing that most people enjoy about summer it is being outdoors.  This area offers so much to see and do; the list is endless.  Not all holidays are about keeping busy every second of the day and Gansbaai offers a happy medium between great adrenalin activities and clean white beaches to relax on.

There is no shortage of places to stay in Gansbaai and the Overberg region, it is overflowing with Bed and Breakfasts, Guest Houses and Self-catering units.  Each one is unique in its own way and offers excellent facilities to their guests.

Summer provides awe and splendour watching the southern right whales; they arrive to calf and mate in June and usually leave in late December.   Whale watching can be done from the land or by boat; the whales can get so close that either can provide you with great views.

If it is not the accommodation, beaches, whales or the beautiful surrounds of Gansbaai that will attract you, perhaps it would be getting up close and personal with a Great White Shark that would be the draw-card.

The waters around Gansbaai are teeming with these magnificent beasts all year round and visitors may go cage diving, offered  by  a number of excellent companies.   This epic adventure is not for the faint-hearted.

All-in-all Gansbaai has a lot to offer tourists and summer is the perfect time to experience it all.