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Witsand

Witsand is situated on the Southern coast of the Western Cape Province of South Africa.WitsandWitsand is situated on the Southern coast of the Western Cape Province of South Africa.Witsand is situated on the Southern coast of the Western Cape Province of South Africa.Witsand is situated on the Southern coast of the Western Cape Province of South Africa.Witsand is situated on the Southern coast of the Western Cape Province of South Africa.Witsand is situated on the Southern coast of the Western Cape Province of South Africa.Witsand is situated on the Southern coast of the Western Cape Province of South Africa.Witsand is situated on the Southern coast of the Western Cape Province of South Africa.
Witsand is situated on the Southern coast of the Western Cape Province of South Africa.WitsandWitsand is situated on the Southern coast of the Western Cape Province of South Africa.Witsand is situated on the Southern coast of the Western Cape Province of South Africa.Witsand is situated on the Southern coast of the Western Cape Province of South Africa.Witsand is situated on the Southern coast of the Western Cape Province of South Africa.Witsand is situated on the Southern coast of the Western Cape Province of South Africa.Witsand is situated on the Southern coast of the Western Cape Province of South Africa.Witsand is situated on the Southern coast of the Western Cape Province of South Africa.

 

Geography and History

Witsand is situated on the Southern coast of the Western Cape Province of South Africa.  Witsand is well - known as the “Whale Nursery of South Africa” and is a popular, tranquil seaside resort town with unspoilt beaches and a small harbour.  Witsand is situated at the mouth of the Breede River, 300km from Cape Town along the Garden Route, making it the perfect halfway stop between Cape Town and Knysna.  Take the turnoff just outside Heidelberg on the N2 and drive 37km along a tarred road to the town of Witsand.

 

Activities

Being the “Whale Nursery of South Africa”, Witsand offers fantastic whale watching opportunities! This area has the largest concentration of Southern Right whales to be found in a single bay -  every year between July and November.  Witsand boasts the first Whale Watching Tower on the Garden Route. Land based whale watching is also great with over a 100 whales in the bay in one day, sometimes as close as 100 metres from the shore!

Other activities in Witsand include the fishing along the Breede River as well as rock fishing along the beach.

Water sports such as swimming, surfing, windsurfing, river cruises, canoeing, sailing, spear-fishing, snorkelling and skiing can all be enjoyed. Water-skiing on the Breede River is allowed beyond the 5D-mark, where the Slang River flows into the Breede River, towards Malgas.

 

Accommodation

Good quality accommodation in the way of Guest Houses, Cottages and Self-Catering can be found in Witsand.

 

Restaurants

There are some fine restaurants where visitors can enjoy a tasty meal or catch of the day!

 

INFANTA is a small holiday resort and fishing village situated on the western side of the Breede River. Access to Infanta is along a gravel road that turns off the N2 just west of Swellendam. There is a slipway for launching powerboats at Infanta and a rocky shoreline with good diving and angling spots. Witsand is accessible via crossing the Breede River by your own boat / canoe or via the Malgas pont.

Activities in and around Infanta include: Bird watching along the Breede River , where the majestic Fish Eagle, the Osprey, Fish Owl, Kingfisher, Oyster Catcher, the Blue Crane and an amazing variety of other birds can be seen. Fishing is of course one of the most popular activities. Sought-after species of fish such as Cob, Spotted Grunter and Garrick are caught in significant numbers.

Infanta offers a selection of accommodation such as lodges, guest houses and self-catering.

 

Witsand Tourism Office Information
Web address: http://www.witsand.com/
Telephone: Tel: +27 (0)28 537 1010
E-mail: wact@telkomsa.net
Address: Address: Sands Supermarket complex / P.O. Box 46, WITSAND, 6666
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