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About The Breede River Resort and Fishing Lodge

The hotel’s private harbour is right in front of you. Now step from your balcony right onto the jetty. Watch the arriving fishing boats, enjoying a refreshment in our cozy lounge or at our fully licensed bar or our A la’ Carte Restaurant. This is not a dream it is reality at our beautiful Lodge.

Imagine the delight of stepping out of your bed onto your private balcony, gazing at the unspoilt splendor of the Breede River and Indian Ocean. We are situated just off the garden route in Witsand known as the Whale Nursery of South Africa. This is where a large group of Southern Right Whales arriver annually to calf, during season you can view up to over a hundred whales in the bay.

The hotel endeavors to cater both for the local family traveler and the international traveler who would like to see a part of the real South Africa. We arrange conferences, weddings, special functions and other forms of personal catering. The hotel has a practical well equipped conference/special function room that seats up to 30 persons, and a large venue room seating up to 60 delegates. There is a variety of top class accommodation at the hotel with various options from a fully serviced hotel room to a fully self-catering unit. All accommodation comes with colour televisions and a variety of satellite channels.

Activities: We are situated in an area rich in its historical past and hugely conscious of its natural heritage and eco-sensitive surroundings.

We offer a wide range of excursion activities from wine routes, 4x4 eco trails, historical tours and visits to surrounding game farms, the De Hoop nature reserve, various “fynbos and protea” dune and coastal floral reserves. The Lodge not only has its own private harbor but also has boats to hire with or without experienced skippers available for fishing trips as well as various scenic cruises. The river, sea and coastal fishing are still excellent in this area. You will find it hard to be bored while staying with us in relative pampered luxury with so much to see and do.


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

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Reviews for The Breede River Resort and Fishing Lodge

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Bjorn Dahlman
22 January 2018

I do not like the full view into the bathroomNo WiFi in the apartment

Mike Twigg
28 September 2017

We were a little unhappy at the unit we received as I had specially asked to be away from any noise if possible and as I realise that renovations can take place we were placed right in the middle of the activity? the view was also poor as we looked smack bang into the back of the reception area. I believe it could be a very nice place if one could stay a little higher up and futher away from reception.

Farid Mohamed
11 September 2017

Great location.Bedding and bed was ok nothing special. Why does a person have to request extra blankets? It should be in the cupboard.Being woken up at 6.00am on Sunday morning by a generator was unpleasant.Electricity goes off every morning so in self catering it becomes uncomfortable.Other then that it was ok will be great when the construction is completed.

Graham Steyn
21 August 2017

Delivered as promised. Clean, comfortable and we'll equipped! Will go again.

Georgina Kareklas
16 August 2017

We loved the hotel room with a view, the lovely service and the vibey restaurant with great service too. The only thing that needed improvement was the vending machine which needed some more snacks for us hungry guests with midnight snack munchies

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The Breede River Resort and Fishing Lodge Map

The Breede River Resort and Fishing Lodge is 2km from the centre of Witsand , the nearest airport 178.1km (George Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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Witsand Beach

(1 km from Witsand)

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Witsand Beach is one of the best-kept secrets of the Overberg. Lying at the mouth of the Breede River, it offers excellent prospects for boating and walking. During winter and spring, Witsand is one of the best places on the South African...

De Hoop Coastal Trail

(32.6 km from Witsand)

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Infanta Beach to Moddergat River Hike

(3.3 km from Witsand)

Starting at the Infanta slipway, the Infanta to Moddergat route offers an interesting hike along the beach and riverside. Walk past Kontiki and then along the riverbank until you reach the slipway at Moddergat.

De Hoop Vlei Trail

(32.6 km from Witsand)

The De Hoop Vlei Trail is a circular route starting near the reserve office. The 15 km walk is well sign posted and can be cut shorter by using two jeep tracks. A large number and variety of resident and migratory bird species can be seen around the...