The Western Cape of South Africa has many attractions. This is where the ocean meets the Mountain and along the coastline there are numerous fisherman’s Villages well worth exploring. One of those villages is Gansbaai. Come and explore all the beautiful Gansbaai has to offer.
Gaansbaai is one of the top destinations in South Africa to go shark cage diving. This is mostly due to the dens population great white sharks that can he found here. This experience is not for the faint hearted and the sharks can also be experience from the confines of the boat. Cage diving with these magnificent creatures is not an opportunity to be missed and you will remember it for a long time to come. The special thing about doing it in Gansbaai is that you are guaranteed to see the Great Whites as there is such an abundance of them here.
When in Gansbaai you should without a doubt book yourself a dinner at Grootbos Restaurant. This is a dining experience like no other. This restaurant gives you the unique experience to fine dine within the confines of the stunning cape fynbos whilst looking out on the beautiful Walker Bay. The main attraction is the menu. The chef, Duane Lewis, uses only the freshest locally sourced ingredients to deliver incredible set menus that will make your mouth water!
Another stunning restaurant to have a mouth-watering fine dining experience in is Benguela, situated in the heart of the town. Pair their amazing meals with the best wines the Cape has to offer and you will not be sorry. The deserts have received some very impressive reviews and are definitely the chef’s speciality.
The Danger Point Lighthouse is a must see when in Gansbaai. It took the loss of several lives before a Lighthouse was finally erected in 1895. This beautiful Lighthouse also holds significant sorrow as it also serves as s memorial sight for those whose lives have been lost. There is a whopping 7 wrecks scattered on the rocks beneath the lighthouse which makes it quite clear why it was called “Danger Point”.
Do not miss out on all the excitement and history the beautiful Gansbaai has to offer.