Things to Do in Gamtoos Mouth

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Gamtoos River Mouth

Gamtoos River Mouth

Beaches in Gamtoos Mouth (2.5 km from Gamtoos Mouth)

At the mouth of the Gamtoos River lies a stunning beach with a huge stretch of soft white sand, perfect for lengthy strolls. The scenic lagoon and river offer safe swimming, boating and canoeing.

Things to do near Gamtoos Mouth

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

Addo Elephant National Park

Game Reserve in Addo Elephant National Park (94.4 km from Gamtoos Mouth)

About an hour's drive from Port Elizabeth, Addo is a small farming town that's best known for its proximity to the Greater Addo Elephant National Park, which is South Africa's first 'Big Seven' reserve. As well as the usual Big Five - rhino, lion, elephant, leopard and buffalo, the park, which extends to the sea and some offshore islands, also...

African Dawn

African Dawn

Animal Parks in Thornhill (7.3 km from Gamtoos Mouth)

African Dawn is set in a tranquil valley. This beautiful bird and wildlife sanctuary features an endangered cat breeding program and rehabilitation centre. The on-site restaurant offers good meals. Open daily 09:00 - 17:00.

Papiesfontein Beach Horse Rides

Papiesfontein Beach Horse Rides

Nature Reserves in Jeffreys Bay (12.1 km from Gamtoos Mouth)

Enjoy clip clopping along untouched beaches and through indigenous vegetation with well-schooled horses and experienced guides. All rides start on the farm Papiesfontein between the Gamtoos and Kabeljous Rivers, 10 km from Jeffreys Bay. The 13 km trail leads over pretty dunes to the river mouth and a long stretch of beach – perfect for an...

Jaybay Sandboarding

Jaybay Sandboarding

Popular Attractions in Jeffreys Bay (15 km from Gamtoos Mouth)

So you’re visiting J-Bay and can’t surf or skate? Why not try sandboarding. Skilled instructors will be on hand to teach you the basics and in no time you’ll be flying down the dunes.

JBay Wind

JBay Wind

Popular Attractions in Jeffreys Bay (15.1 km from Gamtoos Mouth)

Learn the basics of kite boarding in Jeffreys Bay and St Francis Bay. Keen learners from all over the world come here to experience the perfect waves and adrenalin rush. Dedicated and skilled instructors teach beginners the techniques in no time at all.

JBay Dive School

JBay Dive School

Popular Attractions in Jeffreys Bay (15.7 km from Gamtoos Mouth)

Explore reefs teeming with soft coral, ragged tooth sharks, fishes, dolphins and whales. JBay Dive School offers Scuba diving courses, dive charters, dive equipment, sales and air fills. The school can be found on the main beach next to launch site (opposite Training Edge Gym).

Bubble Blasters Dive School

Bubble Blasters Dive School

Popular Attractions in Jeffreys Bay (15.7 km from Gamtoos Mouth)

Enter a whole new wonderful world – under the sea with Steve Potts’s dive charter and Scuba diving school. You’ll be in good hands; Steve has more than 4000 dives and is one of CMAS-ISA's top instructors. Courses include 1 Star, 2 Star, 3 Star, Dive Masters, Nitrox, Advanced Nitrox, Rescue, O2 Administration, Night Diver, Wreck Diver, 2 Star...

Supertubes and Dolphin Beach

Supertubes and Dolphin Beach

Beaches in Jeffreys Bay (15.7 km from Gamtoos Mouth)

Dolphin Beach is home to the legendary surfing spot Supertubes, known as the best wave in Africa and one of the top five right-hand breaks in the world. And it’s also home to Billabong Pro, now a qualifying series. Achieving Blue Flag status, the beautiful wide sandy beach is very popular with families and holidaymakers. The Jeffrey’s Bay Shell...

Learn 2 Surf Jeffreys Bay

Learn 2 Surf Jeffreys Bay

Popular Attractions in Central Jeffreys Bay (17.6 km from Gamtoos Mouth)

If you wanted to learn to surf back in the day, you’d have to find a board and figure it out for yourself. If you were very lucky, a buddy or a longsuffering boyfriend would give you a few tips before disappearing quickly behind the backline. Then you’d be all alone, battling with the surf break and swallowing lots of seawater. Now there are...

Jeffreys Bay Surf Museum

Jeffreys Bay Surf Museum

Galleries and Museums in Jeffreys Bay (17.7 km from Gamtoos Mouth)

Only a surfer truly knows the feeling! If you’re in ‘J-Bay’ to catch the tubes or even if you’ve never tried surfing, the Quicksilver Store on De Gama Road is worth a visit. It is home to the highly informative Jeffrey’s Bay Surf Museum which tells the story of how surfing started in J-Bay and how the town has developed over the past 50...

Van Staden's Wild Flower Reserve

Van Staden's Wild Flower Reserve

Nature Reserves in Port Elizabeth (18.4 km from Gamtoos Mouth)

Van Staden's Wild Flower Reserve was established in 1951 and is situated 40 km from Port Elizabeth. It is one of the top places to see lowland fynbos, flowering proteas and a variety of other endemic fynbos. Visitors can see a large variety of vegetation in the various habitats of the escarpment. There is an abundance of succulents, ericas,...

Van Stadens Beach

Van Stadens Beach

Beaches in Blue Horizon Bay (18.5 km from Gamtoos Mouth)

Van Stadens Beach lies at the mouth of the Van Stadens River and has a wonderful lagoon for swimming, fishing and paddleboats. Tall dunes offer some fun sand boarding. The river is suitable for small boats to navigate upstream to the gorge. Lifeguards are on duty over the peak holiday season.

The Wild Fig Farm

The Wild Fig Farm

Popular Attractions in Jeffreys Bay (20.1 km from Gamtoos Mouth)

Mashie golf course, Ganzo Restaurant and Petting Farm. Enjoy delicious food and wine around the fireplace.

AdventureNow

AdventureNow

Popular Attractions in Jeffreys Bay (20.1 km from Gamtoos Mouth)

At the AdventureNow kiosk you can book all the activities you plan to do in and around Jeffreys Bay and Addo Elephant Park. Transport to and from these activities can also be booked at the kiosk including Jeffreys Bay Airport Shuttles. These shuttles are equipped with surf board racks to transport surf travellers between Jeffreys Bay and Port...

Funky Frogs

Funky Frogs

Fun Parks in Jeffreys Bay (20.1 km from Gamtoos Mouth)

Funky Frogs is a play centre situated in Fountains Mall. There’s so much for your pipsqueak to do – the Island Jumping Castle, various jungle gyms, scooter track and a variety of educational toys. Grab a coffee and relax while watching your little one having fun or escape to shop unencumbered or enjoy a quiet meal at one of the surrounding...