Jeffreys Bay Travel Guide

Description

Jeffreys Bay, or J-Bay among surfers, is famous for one of the world’s top surfing spots – Supertubes. It’s hollow, fast, and extremely long. Riding this perfect wave accompanied by dolphins is the dream of every young or silver surfer. On rare big wave days, legendary Boneyards can deliver a one-kilometre ride all the way to the Point.

Cruising along J-Bay's main drag, you could easily believe you’ve landed on Planet Surf. This beach paradise on the Sunshine Coast delivers perfect waves and seemingly endless summers. During winter, surfers from around the globe migrate to this small town in the Eastern Cape for the epic surfing conditions. It gets really busy over school holidays and when the popular Billabong Pro surfing contest is underway.

Jeffreys Bay is perfect for family holidays and chilled weekend getaways for stressed urbanites. The vibrant town has numerous restaurants, surf shops, a thriving craft industry, small Shark Aquarium, Shell Museum and even an interesting Surf Museum. Hip and happening Pepper Street offers numerous restaurants, pubs, ATMs, liquor stores, grocery stores, surf shops and is a quick walk from Supertubes. And there’s more to this town than excellent surfing and body boarding – the kite surfing, windsurfing, sailing, snorkeling, scuba diving and fishing are great too.

Surrounded by estuaries, rivers and nature reserves, Jeffreys Bay offers fantastic birding and wildlife viewing. Look out for large schools of dolphins and seasonal whales. Action junkies can work off excess energy by sand boarding, quad biking, paragliding, bungee jumping or horse riding on the beach. Addo Elephant National Park, the Baviaanskloof and Tsitsikamma in the Garden Route National Park are just a short drive away. If you've got kids, take them to African Dawn Wildlife Sanctuary for close encounters with cheetah and other wild animals and birds.

Photos: www.danielgoodman.co.za.

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Accommodation near Jeffreys Bay

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

Surf Point 6
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from R590
1 night, 2 adults

Surf Point 6

Sleeps 6 Wavescrest (Jeffreys Bay) Self-catering in Wavescrest (Jeffreys Bay)

This is a beautiful self-catering unit situated in a secure complex, in Jeffreys Bay, only a short w...

from R800
1 night, 2 adults

African Perfection 1

Sleeps 20 Jeffreys Bay Guest House in Jeffreys Bay

African Perfection 1 is situated right on the beachfront at Supertubes, providing stunning views ove...

from R850
1 night, 2 adults

1272 Marina Martinique

Sleeps 4 Marina Martinique Self-catering in Marina Martinique

This is a beautiful self-catering house situated in Marina Martinique, a charming showcase of man-ma...

from R2,750
1 night, 2 adults

Main Beach Villa, Jeffreys Bay

Sleeps 8 Central Jeffreys Bay Self-catering in Central Jeffreys Bay

This is a self-catering townhouse located in Main Beach, in Jeffreys Bay. Situated a short walking d...

from R500
1 night, 2 adults

Jeffreysbay Beach House

Sleeps 10 Kabeljous Guest House in Kabeljous

Your search for the perfect accommodation is over, come and discover the best accommodation Jeffrey’...

from R500
1 night, 2 adults

Seester Strandhuis

Sleeps 10 Central Jeffreys Bay Self-catering in Central Jeffreys Bay

Seester Strandhuis offers fully equipped, self-catering apartments on the sea front of Jeffreys Bay....

from R640
1 night, 2 adults

Marina Martinique Bed & Breakfast

Sleeps 11 Marina Martinique Bed and Breakfast in Marina Martinique

Marina Martinique B & B is situated on an island in the Marina Martinique. A waterfront haven with C...

from R1,220
1 night, 2 adults

Mandyville Hotel

Sleeps 32 Jeffreys Bay Hotel in Jeffreys Bay

The Mandyville Hotel is located in the small coastal town of Jeffreys Bay, inviting guests to a luxu...

Watersideliving - Claptons Beach 13
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from R1,090
1 night, 2 adults

Watersideliving - Claptons Beach 13

Sleeps 6 Marina Martinique Self-catering in Marina Martinique

This three-bedroom unit is comfortably furnished and has an open-plan kitchen and living area that l...

Madiolyn
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from R750
1 night, 2 adults

Madiolyn

Sleeps 65 Jeffreys Bay Self-catering in Jeffreys Bay

At Madiolyn we believe that luxury does not necessarily have to come with a price but with convenien...