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The Oystercatcher

17 Reviews
Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

This self catering beach house is perched on the magnificent cliffs of De Kelders in the shark diving and whale watching hub of Gansbaai....
This self catering beach house is perched on the magnificent cliffs of De Kelders in the shark diving and whale watching hub of Gansbaai. De Kelders is renowned for some of the best land based whale watching in the world during August to November. The whales come so close to the cliff edge that you will hear them breathing inside the house! The house is located in the second row from beachfront with ocean views and within a short walking distance of the pristine Walker Bay nature/marine reserve with white sandy beaches and large open caves of archaeological interest. Six people are accommodated in three bedrooms, each with crisp white linen. The roome have queen size, double and two single beds respectively. There are two bathrooms, one with a shower and the other with a bath. All linen and towels are provided. A built in braai on the patio, large colour TV with full DSTV, cosy fireplace, and double lock-up garages further ensures a comfortable stay. The kitchen is fully equipped with microwave, conventional oven, fridge/freezer and all other utensils. There is a games room with table tennis. A beautiful hiking trail in front of the house winds along the rugged, fynbos lined cliffs overlooking the ocean. Visit nearby Kleinbaai Harbour (10km away) to participate in great white shark cage diving, boat based whale watching or pleasure cruises to the seal colony at Dyer Island. We are situated 180km from Cape Town, 40km from Hermanus and 5km from Gansbaai Town where fresh line fish is always available at the active harbour. Please note that no smoking inside house, or pets are allowed.
from R1050

Whalesong Lodge

4 Reviews
Sleeps 10 in 5 rooms

Whalesong Lodge is a small and intimate guest house perched on top of the rugged De Kelders Cliffs, overlooking the picturesque Walker Bay....
Whalesong Lodge is a small and intimate guest house perched on top of the rugged De Kelders Cliffs, overlooking the picturesque Walker Bay. Whalesong Lodge is an ideal base to spend a number of days exploring the area. It is a paradise for whale watching, shark cage diving or just leisurely walks along the coast.

The five spacious bedrooms are stylish and offer sea views and small private balconies. The en-suite bathrooms have underfloor heating, separate baths and showers. The comfortable open-plan lounge and dining room leads out onto a wooden deck. There is a cosy fireplace and a good selection of South African red wines. The wooden deck leads to a small swimming pool and guests can also swim at the beach nearby.

A short drive will take you to a number of sandy beaches. De Kelders is in the Overberg region on the Cape southwest coast, only two hours from Cape Town. The quaint fishing village of Gansbaai is world renowned for its great white sharks. With Gansbaai’s fishing harbour only minutes away, there is an ample supply of fresh seafood.
from R2300

Kleinzee Oceanfront Guest House

23 Reviews
Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

Oceanfront, affordable luxury in the best area for land-based whale watching. Kleinzee is set on...
Oceanfront, affordable luxury in the best area for land-based whale watching. Kleinzee is set on the cliffs of De Kelders where the southern right whale calve each spring. Peaceful and private, an ideal retreat for lovers of the great outdoors. The house is built in the Cape Dutch-farmhouse style with some of the walls consisting of stone sourced locally to add warmth and character.

Enjoy a hearty breakfast on the balcony overlooking the ocean with award-winning local cheese and preserves. Sample local wines while watching the sun set over the ocean from your private whale-viewing deck.

There are two oceanfront suites with direct access to a seaside hiking trail and whale watching decks with panoramic ocean and mountain views. Concertina doors open the rooms completely to the ocean. The rooms are luxuriously appointed with private access, underfloor heating and satellite TVs. Beds are king size with luxurious linen, down duvets and fluffy pillows to whisk you off to dreamland. The spacious bathrooms are en-suite with Victorian baths and pebble-floor showers. A heated splash pool in the sheltered courtyard is an ideal remedy for those hot summer days.

A convenient five-minute drive takes you to Gansbaai Town, known as the Big 2 town for it's great white shark cage diving industry and spectacular whale watching. Kleinbaai Harbour, where shark cage diving and whale watching vessels depart, is a mere 10 minutes' drive away.

Hike to the nearby Walker Bay Nature Reserve with its own sheltered swimming bay and caves of archaeological interest. Explore the rugged coastline via kayak, go for cave tours one minutes' walk away or simply relax on your own private deck.

De Kelders is approximately 180 km drive from Cape Town International Airport and 40 km drive from Hermanus. A shuttle service from the airport to Hermanus with car hire in Hermanus is available.

Surrounded by fynbos, pristine countryside, award-winning wine and cheese farms and many other hidden treasures, you will be inspired and rejuvenated by the tranquility of nature.
from R1400

De Kelders Private House

Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

De Kelders Private House has a spirit of quiet kindness, thoughtful generosity and relaxed ease where there is space for both lively...
De Kelders Private House has a spirit of quiet kindness, thoughtful generosity and relaxed ease where there is space for both lively conversation and rejuvenating silence.

Travellers to the De Kelders Private House are well looked after. The guest rooms have high ceilings, ample light and ventilation; they offer complete privacy. The large and spacious garden is a 10-year creation of Overberg flora which was planted with privacy being the keyword. The salt-water pool is a welcome escape from the summer heat. The open terrace is secluded and offers the perfect hideaway for reading, drinks and a South African braai.

The ocean is 200 steps away, where guests can meander on trails and watch the spectacular sunsets over Walker Bay. Guests might see whales in season. We offer simple meals prepared by the hosts, served with local boutique estate wines. We make our beds with Egyptian white percale cotton linen and guests can sleep with the sounds of the whales. Then awaken refreshed to the smell of a country breakfast and brewed coffee.
from R2380

Proche De La Mer

Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

Proche De La Mer offers couples or small groups a tranquil getaway in the seaside village of De Kelders. It is a great choice for guests...
Proche De La Mer offers couples or small groups a tranquil getaway in the seaside village of De Kelders. It is a great choice for guests visiting this scenic part of the Western Cape.

The apartment has a comfortable downstairs living area with a sleeper couch for two children. The open-plan upstairs section consists of another living area and a well-equipped kitchen. The en-suite bedroom leads out onto a patio with an outside dining area and braai facilities.

The beach is just a short walk away and provides the ideal setting to take advantage of the balmy weather. Guests can spend hours of fun in the sun before returning to the cool comfort of the apartment. Relax on the balcony while appreciating stunning sea views.
from R750
Crayfish Lodge Sea & Country Guest House is a beautiful 5 Star guest house designed to let you...
Crayfish Lodge Sea & Country Guest House is a beautiful 5 Star guest house designed to let you marvel at the sound of the whales, discover this pristine coastal area and simply relax.

The lodge offers two Panorama Suites and three Atlantic Garden Rooms, each with its own private patio with magnificent sea views. The suites overlook Walker Bay and are equipped with spacious bathrooms offering spa baths and showers. The Garden Rooms have direct access to the heated swimming pool and sandy beach.

We want our guests to feel at home by using our generous lounge area, the seaview veranda and the pool deck to soak up the sun. Guests can join us for morning gym sessions and we will also book your table at one of the nice restaurants nearby. Children over the age of 16 years are welcome. The area offers wonderful opportunities for water sport enthusiasts.

The Big 5 are available in Gansbaai with the Big 6 and Big 7. Do not miss a boat trip to see the whales and sharks, as well as much more of our indigenous sea life species such as penguins, seals, cormorants, giant petrels and seagulls.
from R2400

65onCliff

Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

Featuring some of the Cape Whale Coast’s finest views across Walker Bay to the Kleinrivier Mountains, this De Kelders guest house is less...
Featuring some of the Cape Whale Coast’s finest views across Walker Bay to the Kleinrivier Mountains, this De Kelders guest house is less than two hours from Cape Town and great for any east coast adventure.

This modern luxury guesthouse is personal and private with only four guests bedrooms, all sea facing with an unmatched level of service.

The guesthouse has been well-positioned to take full advantage of the views, best enjoyed while you start your day off with a cup of coffee or tea on your own sea-facing balcony or enjoy a relaxing breakfast on the deck or in our comfortable dining area.

Whether you intend to relax and recharge your batteries or are looking for activities to fill your day, the area has something for everyone. From hiking through the Fynbos of Fernkloof Nature Reserve to enjoying some of the world’s best great white shark cage diving, De Kelders is a great place to while away a few days.
from R1700

Cliff Lodge

4 Reviews
Sleeps 10 in 5 rooms

Cliff Lodge is an award-winning, seafront guest house with breathtaking panoramic views over Walker Bay.

The luxurious...
Cliff Lodge is an award-winning, seafront guest house with breathtaking panoramic views over Walker Bay.

The luxurious en-suite bedrooms have sea views, satellite televisions and patios. The comfortable guest lounge, all-weather conservatory and seafront deck have unbeatable ocean views; perfect for whale watching.

Cliff Lodge is relaxed and informal with careful attention to detail and personal service. Enjoy a walk to the secluded beach, swim in the ocean and the splash pool or simply relax and watch the sun set over the sea. This intimate lodge is in unspoilt nature and is the ideal place to unwind and relax.
from R2200

The Bay Lodge

1 Review
Sleeps 9 in 4 rooms

A warm welcome awaits you at this friendly B&B with its relaxed, homely atmosphere. We offer cosy, comfortable rooms with sea and mountain...
A warm welcome awaits you at this friendly B&B with its relaxed, homely atmosphere. We offer cosy, comfortable rooms with sea and mountain views, including the beautiful Walker Bay with its magnificent scenery and breathtaking sunsets.

We are within walking distance of a devine little secluded beach called Standfords Cove in De Kelders, which is situated approximately 3 km from Gansbaai; known as the great white ahark captial.

View the whales during season - from June to December - from our own balconies.

Gansbaai is called The Big 2 Town, namely for the great white shark and the whales. Boat-based whale watching and great white shark excursions can be arranged. Enjoy a walk through the fynbos and along the rocks and cliffs of our rugged coastline.

Experience a very local feeling at a pub and grill within walking distance of the B&B.
from R900

Sea Star Lodge

5 Reviews
Sleeps 10 in 5 rooms

Seas Star Lodge is located directly on the bay facing the Atlantic Ocean and the coastline of Hermanus. Luxury ambiance meets genuine...
Seas Star Lodge is located directly on the bay facing the Atlantic Ocean and the coastline of Hermanus. Luxury ambiance meets genuine warmth here and you can experience the wonders of nature in their full glory.

If you are looking for adrenalin and decide to go on a shark cage diving trip to discover the great white sharks or if you decide to savour the local wines at the estates in the nearby Stanford Valley, our friendly staff would be glad to assist you with information and make your stay an unforgettable and enjoyable experience.

A hiking trail passes by in front of the lodge and takes you to the Walker Bay Nature Reserve where 13 km of untouched sandy beaches invite you to picnic and enjoy the most stunning sunsets. The trail sidles along the high cliffs of De Kelders where you have the worldwide best possibilities for land-based whale watching between July and December.

The modern and spacious design of the lodge provides breathtaking sea views. The African arts blend in perfectly with the modern design and create a unique luxury atmosphere.
from R1300

Villa the Cherry

1 Review
Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

Villa the Cherry is a luxury 5-star seafront retreat and an architectural delight that is featured in many international magazines. It is...
Villa the Cherry is a luxury 5-star seafront retreat and an architectural delight that is featured in many international magazines. It is located right on the cliff with nothing but a natural garden between the house and the Atlantic Ocean with its perfect white beaches. It is quiet, safe, private and peaceful; it must be the best place in the world to see whales from your armchair because De Kelders is the place where whales frolic and give birth to their babies.

The designer villa has easy access to the village of Gansbaai for supplies, including many excellent restaurants, golf courses and wine farms to visit. The village is also famous for great white shark viewing. There are three bedrooms making the unit ideal for six adults. The sun sets right in front of the property and provides a daily spectacle. The living room leads onto a spacious deck with its own private pool and stunning sea views.

Please note that this property can only be booked for a minimum of 7 days.
from R2785

The Roundhouse B & B

3 Reviews
Sleeps 28 in 8 rooms

The 4 star Roundhouse B &B is situated in De Kelders, prime whale-watching area. The Roundhouse is a three-storey round building with a...
The 4 star Roundhouse B &B is situated in De Kelders, prime whale-watching area. The Roundhouse is a three-storey round building with a thatched roof. The house has a very modern African feel to it and every care has been taken to assure your complete relaxation and comfort.

The house has features such as a big projector-screen television in the bar area and wireless hot spot Internet connectivity throughout the house. The suites, which each consists of a bedroom, a living room and a bathroom, have all the little extras such as microwaves, toasters, coffee and tea-making facilities, minibars, TVs, DVD players, stereos, hairdryers, sewing kits, first aid kits, toiletries and more.

Our breakfast menu includes delicious meals such as a full English breakfast, pancakes, health breakfast and the ever-popular continental. We do room service every day and offer laundry services as well.

The owners of The Roundhouse are also the owners of the local tourist centre in Gansbaai itself, called The Great White Adventure Centre. This means that we can professionally and easily assist you in booking any type of activity during your stay here.

For the shark diving clients we would suggest that you book this with us in advance. Our shark diving clients gets 10-percent off the standard rate when booked through us. When coming to Gansbaai be sure to experience the hospitality of The Roundhouse B & B.
from R700

The Lookout at Whale Cove

7 Reviews
Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

The Lookout at Whale Cove is a beautifully appointed self-catering apartment located directly on the seafront with magnificent views.
The Lookout at Whale Cove is a beautifully appointed self-catering apartment located directly on the seafront with magnificent views.

The apartment comprises three bedrooms, a lounge, a dining room, a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge, a freezer, a microwave, a dishwasher and a stove; two bathrooms, one guest toilet and a large balcony with outdoor furniture and barbecue facilities. We provide secure parking, al bed linen and bath amenities. We can service the unit daily at an extra cost.
from R1550

Haus Giotto

4 Reviews
Sleeps 10 in 3 rooms

Haus Giotto is a small and intimate 4-Star B&B nestled in the quiet village of De Kelders. The area is famous for southern right whales,...
Haus Giotto is a small and intimate 4-Star B&B nestled in the quiet village of De Kelders. The area is famous for southern right whales, great white sharks, sunny shores and pristine natural beauty.

The three en-suite units are complete with kitchenettes, balconies with sea vies, TVs, DVD players and Wi-Fi Internet access. They are ideally suited for longer stays. We also offer a family unit consisting of two separate rooms with en-suite bathrooms.

The house is located a mere three minutes' walk from the ocean where you can explore the caves, rock pools, fynbos and walk along the cliff paths to view the whales. We believe that unwinding while on holiday is so important. Park your car on arrival and do not get into it again until you leave.
from R680

Grootbos Nature Reserve

1 Review
Sleeps 58 in 18 rooms

160 Kilometres from Cape Town on the way to the Garden Route lies the Grootbos Nature Reserve, with over 1700 hectares of nature as we were...
160 Kilometres from Cape Town on the way to the Garden Route lies the Grootbos Nature Reserve, with over 1700 hectares of nature as we were intended to experience it. Nestling in the fynbos-clad hills above Walker Bay with breathtaking views of dunes, sea and the distant Cape of Good Hope.

Here nature will enchant you at every turn. Experience some of the world's richest flora, the mystical milkwood forest, the fascinating fauna and marine life that enthralls. An overwhelming feeling of peace and tranquility will imbue you with renewed zest for life.

Enjoy the many trails that thread themselves through the fynbos and coastal forest, which provides shelter to a variety of smaller animals such as bush buck, porcupine, grey duiker and lynx. Whether your stay is a brief or extended one, we know that Grootbos will provide you with a lifetime of unforgettable and magnificent memories.
from R10340

Whale Sanctuary Lodge

2 Reviews
Sleeps 12 in 6 rooms

Whale Sanctuary Lodge is located at De Kelders, opposite Hermanus on the Whale Coast. It is a truly unique destination where once can...
Whale Sanctuary Lodge is located at De Kelders, opposite Hermanus on the Whale Coast. It is a truly unique destination where once can escape the world and experience life as it is meant to be lived.

Comprising only six private en-suite rooms, this modern, but homely lodge is a sanctuary from the frenetic pace of daily life. Built virtually on the Walker Bay shoreline, every room at the Whale Sanctuary Lodge offers breathtaking sea views and unsurpassed luxury.

Sophistication of exquisite marble and granite finishes blends seamlessly with the deep browns and blacks of rich leather furnishings and earthy tones of traditional African décor. Every room at the Whale Sanctuary Lodge is a unique experience in style and serenity.

Each room offers a king-size bed, an exquisite and private en-suite bathroom, a flat-screen TV with all DStv channels; wardrobes with more than enough storage space and an elegant wine fridge to keep your drinks or snacks chilled to perfection.

Here the sound of the sea is your alarm clock, carried to you each day by a crisp ocean breeze. Even the whales cannot resist this place and flock in their droves to spend the winter months basking in the calm, clear waters as they welcome their young into the world.
from R1250

Whale Huys

Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

Whale Huys is a multi-level thatched-roof house, perched on the edge of Walker Bay. The modern house offers comfortable accommodation ideal...
Whale Huys is a multi-level thatched-roof house, perched on the edge of Walker Bay. The modern house offers comfortable accommodation ideal for eight adults, and has panoramic views of the unspoiled fynbos coastline.

The eight guests are accommodated on four luxurious bedrooms, each with direct access to a private balcony. The main level has an open-plan dining and living area with a fireplace and a fully equipped kitchen. There is a large flat-screen TV in the living room with a DVD player. There is a second smaller kitchen on the lower pool level with large sliding doors opening up towards the swimming pool. There are various sitting areas on both the main level and pool level.

The pool level has a braai area, a salt-water Infinity pool overlooking the ocean, and an outdoor shower. Balconies run across the length of the villa at both the main level and the upper level. In season guests can enjoy whale and dolphin spotting.
from R3800

Walkerview Apartments

6 Reviews
Sleeps 10 in 3 rooms

Walkerview Apartments is situated in the little village of De Kelders, which is located just north of Gansbaai. Accommodation is offered...
Walkerview Apartments is situated in the little village of De Kelders, which is located just north of Gansbaai. Accommodation is offered in a choice of three comfortably furnished apartments including a bachelor and two two-bedroom units.

The two-bedroom apartments are furnished with comfortable double beds and each has a private bathroom with a shower. The kitchens are fully equipped and guests can relax in the comfortable lounges, which are equipped with TVs. Dining areas are also provided.

The Bachelor Apartment is furnished with two single beds and has a bathroom with a shower only. The kitchenette is equipped with a fridge and a microwave and guests also have a dining area with a lounge equipped with a TV. Cutlery and crockery are provided in all the self-catering units for guests' convenience.

The units are situated just a short walk of 500 m from the small secluded beach, as well as a bakery and a restaurant, and a short drive will get you to Gansbaai. De Kelders is known as the home of the southern right whale and some of the best land-based whale watching can be done from the rocks.

Various natural caves can also be seen containing stalactites and stalagmites, and crystal clear pools set in the floor with cool water perfect for swimming. The Walker Bay Nature Reserve is worth a visit as it is home to Klipgat Cave and offers a 7 km trail, the Klipgat Trail. Travellers can also enjoy a picnic, swimming, hiking or fishing in the reserve.
from R520

Umnenge Lodge & Charters

3 Reviews
Sleeps 6 in 2 rooms

Umnenge Lodge is a child friendly African guest house on the cliffs of De Kelders near Gansbaai. Umnenge is a member of Guest House...
Umnenge Lodge is a child friendly African guest house on the cliffs of De Kelders near Gansbaai. Umnenge is a member of Guest House Accommodation of South Africa. It features a lounge, a bar and two rooms which are capable of accommodating adults and children when required. All rooms have sea views, balconies and en-suite bathrooms with both baths and showers. The rooms and bathrooms also have underfloor heating and DStv.

You can expect to see whales frolicking in season as well as other wildlife as we are only 100 m from the Walker Bay Nature Reserve. Locally available is a variety of outings and places of interest such as the whales, great white sharks and boat-based fishing, cave exploring, hiking trails through the nature reserve and many more.
from R1100

Villa Ocean Crest Guesthouse

Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

Nestled between Hermanus and Gaansbaai, Villa Ocean Crest Guesthouse and Bed and Breakfast offers a...
Nestled between Hermanus and Gaansbaai, Villa Ocean Crest Guesthouse and Bed and Breakfast offers a relaxing seaside stay in the coastal village of De Kelders.

This rustic guest house has two comfortably furnished rooms, of which both have twin beds and en-suite bathrooms.

Guests can start their day off with a light breakfast served at 8h00 before exploring what this charming town has to offer. Activities include a variety of water sports, and also viewing the southern right whales which migrate to this area.

The house is conveniently located to allow guests to visit Cape Agulhas and Walker Bay Nature Reserve, making this an ideal base to explore the area from.
from R650

De Kelders South Africa

De Kelders  Accommodation
De Kelders is a small village adjacent to Gansbaai, only half an hour’s drive from Hermanus. This small fishing town remains relatively isolated from the majority of the tourism in the area, although it is rather famous for its quality seafood. De Kelders is also renowned for a series of underground caves, which draw myriad visitors keen to explore the mesmerising stalactites, stalagmites and clear pools that characterise them. In the nearby Walker Bay Nature Reserve is Klipgat Cave, where Stone Age man is believed to have resided about 70,000 years ago. Visitors can hike through the small 1,000 hectare reserve, which boasts 17 kilometres of coastline and a beautiful beach called Die Plaat. The Klipgat Trail is a 7 kilometre hiking trail which takes in the Gansbaai harbour, the Klipgat cave and some rare limestone fynbos. A few species of small buck can also be spotted in the park. Southern Right Whales also frequent the nearby Walker Bay between July and November, and can be seen extremely close to shore.
De Kelders is a small village adjacent to Gansbaai, only half an hour’s drive from Hermanus. This small fishing town remains relatively isolated from the majority of the tourism in the area, although it is rather famous for its quality seafood.... Read more
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