Things to Do in St Helena Bay

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Shelley Point Golf Course

Shelley Point Golf Course

Golf Courses in Shelley Point (7.3 km from St Helena Bay)

Wonderful 9-hole links golf course in the middle of the peninsula where you have seaviews from all, except one hole.

Stompneusbaai

Stompneusbaai

Beaches in St Helena Bay (5.3 km from St Helena Bay)

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 Bay

Shelley Bay

Beaches in Shelley Point (7.5 km from St Helena Bay)

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...

Things to do near St Helena Bay

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

Houseboat at Kraalbaai, West Coast National Park

West Coast National Park

Game Reserve in West Coast National Park (50.3 km from St Helena Bay)

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...

Tollies River and Boat Cruises

Tollies River and Boat Cruises

Popular Attractions in Velddrif (17.9 km from St Helena Bay)

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.

Cape Columbine Lighthouse

Cape Columbine Lighthouse

Popular Attractions in Paternoster (19.7 km from St Helena Bay)

Trip up the spiral staircase of Cape Columbine Lighthouse and gaze at jaw-dropping views of the formidable Britannia reef and Atlantic Ocean. Fortress-like and spectacularly situated on a windswept headland, Cape Columbine Lighthouse is usually the first lighthouse sighted by ships coming from South America and Europe. The prominent rocky point...

Langebaan Country Estate

Langebaan Country Estate

Golf Courses in Langebaan (35.8 km from St Helena Bay)

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...

West Coast Fossil Park

West Coast Fossil Park

Galleries and Museums in Langebaan (24.7 km from St Helena Bay)

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...

Shelley Point Golf Course

Shelley Point Golf Course

Golf Courses in Shelley Point (7.3 km from St Helena Bay)

Wonderful 9-hole links golf course in the middle of the peninsula where you have seaviews from all, except one hole.

Shelley Bay

Shelley Bay

Beaches in Shelley Point (7.5 km from St Helena Bay)

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...

Britannia Bay Beach

Britannia Bay Beach

Beaches in Britannia Bay (10 km from St Helena Bay)

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.

Drikus Horse Trails

Drikus Horse Trails

Popular Attractions in Paternoster (14.7 km from St Helena Bay)

Come and enjoy the beauty of the West Coast on horseback with Drikus Horse Trails. There are various horse trails upon request, both for experienced and novice riders. From '1 hour' trips to weekend party trips, you'll find something that will suite your needs. Stabling and camps are provided for visiting horses.

Paternoster Beach

Paternoster Beach

Beaches in Paternoster (15 km from St Helena Bay)

If you’ve ever been to Paternoster, the standout will be the endless stretch of deserted white sandy beach. Think spectacular sunsets, succulent West Coast seafood, brightly painted wooden boats and friendly fishermen. Paternoster happily remains an easygoing fishing village where you can buy freshly caught crayfish from locals off the boat. It’s...

West Coast Shopping Mall

West Coast Shopping Mall

Shopping Malls in Vredenburg (18.8 km from St Helena Bay)

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.

Bokkom Laan

Bokkom Laan

Popular Attractions in Velddrif (19.2 km from St Helena Bay)

Wander along the oldest road in Velddrif where time seems to stand still. Watch the tide come in while the local fisherman ply their trade in the age old way. Sip a cocktail at one of the restaurants or amble along and buy a piece of West Coast art from the local art gallery.

Bluewater Bay

Bluewater Bay

Beaches in Bluewater Bay (27.2 km from St Helena Bay)

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.

Jacobs Bay Beach

Jacobs Bay Beach

Beaches in Jacobs Bay (28.6 km from St Helena Bay)

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.

Tietiesbaai

Tietiesbaai

Beaches in Saldanha (31.2 km from St Helena Bay)

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.