Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Game Reserve in West Coast National Park (48.1 km from Paternoster)
The West Coast National Park stretches from Yzerfontein up to the edge of Langebaan and surrounds most of the enormous Langebaan Lagoon. Just a one-hour drive north of Cape Town lies this watersports junkie’s paradise offering awesome kayaking, snorkelling and some of the best windsurfing and kite surfing on the planet.During summer, migratory...
Bluewater Bay (22.2 km from Paternoster)
Bluewater Bay is a beautiful stretch of beach that is great for swimming, fishing and surfing. In peak season the beach is patrolled by life guards, and there is a kids playground and ablution facilities available.
Velddrif (31.4 km from Paternoster)
Tollies River & Boat Cruises in Velddrif offer fun and exciting cruises for all.
Enjoy splendid sunset cruises and bird-watching cruises - just bring your snacks and refreshments along and you'll be treated to an unforgettable experience. This activity is child friendly with high safety standards.
Langebaan (34.3 km from Paternoster)
Langebaan Country Estate features a beautiful 18-hole golf course, set amongst the splendid natural surroundings of Langebaan, teeming with flowers and wildlife.
This Gary Player inspired course will provide a good challenge to players of all skill levels. The clubhouse is open to visitors, members and residents alike, and boats lovely facilities...
Langebaan (34.6 km from Paternoster)
Langebaan’s main beach is long, wide, white and sandy, providing an amazing launch spot for numerous lagoon-based watersports.
This family friendly, safe beach is right in the centre of Langebaan and is easily accessible. The main road leading to Langebaan Beach is conveniently lined with shops and restaurants.
Galleries and Museums
Langebaan (29.3 km from Paternoster)
Five million years ago the Cape’s West Coast was very different from what it is today. A wide range of animals (now extinct) lived in riverine forests, wooded savannah, and ocean as well as on offshore islands.
Phosphate mining operations at Langebaanweg uncovered one of the richest fossil sites in the world.
Over the past 40 years bones of 200...
Langebaan (34.8 km from Paternoster)
Langebaan Lagoon is a salt-water body of water which has been the main attraction for visitors and residents of Langebaan alike.
It's soft white sands make for excellent swimming and water sports of many varieties. On a windless day, put your kayak to water, or see the day breaking on a stand-up paddle board. Welcome the wind with a kite,...
Shelley Point (14.3 km from Paternoster)
Wonderful 9-hole links golf course in the middle of the peninsula where you have seaviews from all, except one hole.
Britannia Bay (11.2 km from Paternoster)
This beautiful beach boasts magical scenery and a typical Cape West Coast feel, with a pristine stretch of whit sand, tiny shell-strewn nooks, and beautifully etched rocky areas. Swimming and diving is very popular here.
St Helena Bay (13.3 km from Paternoster)
This quaint little bay is situated between St Helena Bay and Shelley Point. Quite a few fisheries can be found here, hence its name. Beautiful views and a relaxed atmosphere, as well as some educational insight into the fishing industry can be enjoyed here.
Shelley Point (14.6 km from Paternoster)
Three gorgeous beaches surround the peninsula of Shelley Point, each with their own unique characteristics. On the western side is Britannia Bay Beach, an unspoiled 5 km stretch of white sand.
Tucked away on the northern side is the protected Shelley Bay Beach, named for the fusion of sand, beach pebbles and shells. Stompneus Bay Beach is on the...
Vredenburg (16 km from Paternoster)
For far too long have shoppers from the West Coast been forced to leave the coast in search of choice and beauty in foreign towns! The unnecessary travel will now be a thing of the past because the West Coast finally has a retail offering with all the major brands under one roof which is featured in Weskus Mall.
Jacobs Bay (18.3 km from Paternoster)
This beautiful unspoilt beach in Jacobs Bay still retains the typical, warm West Coast holiday village feel. The sandy shores are perfect for long walks and the Atlantic waters ideal for water sports and swimming, albeit quite icy.
Saldanha (24.6 km from Paternoster)
Tietiesbaai is a beautiful, unspoilt beach set in the popular Cape Columbine Nature Reserve. It is the western-most beach on the Western Cape and is perfect for campig families and groups. The last manually controlled and first lighthouse to be seen by ships coming from Europe, can be found here.
Saldanha (24.9 km from Paternoster)
Oliphantskop Horse Trails offers a lovely 2-hour eco route for horse riders in the Saldanha Nature Reserve.
Starting at the Saldanha military base, riders will follow a route taking them into the nature reserve. The route is strictly for advanced riders only, and a minimum of 2 years riding experience is required.
You can enjoy the ride on your...