Tea tasting at !Khwa ttu

Herbal Tea Tasting & San Language Session. Come and join the !Khwa ttu Team for a herbal tea tasting and San language session. San and other indigenous people have always understood the plants around them were so much more than simply pretty flowers or a tasty snack. 12,000 years ago, we were all hunter-gatherers. Re-discover […]

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San Guided Tours

The San guided tour at !Khwa ttu is a fascinating insight into the culture, heritage, knowledge, skills and contemporary life of the San. Each of our superb San Guided Tours is different, but all are designed to engage the body and senses, as much as the mind. They demonstrate the skills and knowledge of the […]

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Spot the tractor at low tide

Have you seen the tractor at low tide, sunken into the sand? The locals will tell you the story of what happened. Located where Kelp Street ends on the beach.

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Order a picnic basket

Order Picnic baskets with fresh local produce and wines from Vivianas.

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Sunsets

Enjoy the sunsets from the Main Beach, Schaap Island and Harbor area – create private moments and jump at all the opportunities to take amazing pictures of you and your loved ones in Yzerfontein to send around the globe.

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Yzerfontein Parkrun

Yzerfontein Parkrun every Saturday at 8 am at Living Colour. Join us for a run or walk and a special PARKRUN BREAKFAST MENU AT the Living Colour Restaurant –  all between Darling and Yzerfontein in the Wolwefontein area. Contact person for more information: Phillippa Wood at 071 901 2532.

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16 Mile Beach Challenge

Take on the longest sand beach in the country – book the 16 Mile Beach Challenge for your group. The 16 Mile Beach Challenge in slack pack format between Yzerfontein and Langebaan, offers a unique experience of the West Coast over the stretch of 1 night and 1 day with the option of a 2nd […]

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Horse Riding on the 16 Mile Beach

Horse riding on the 16 Mile Beach (kids over 6 years welcome). Option 1: Families and 1st time riders – R 300 per person, per hour. Option 2: 2-hour beach ride – R 575 per person (until 31 July 2021) or R 760 per person (1 August to 31 December 2021). General details: Maximum weight […]

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Yzerfontein Labyrinth

The Bewarea Labyrinth is the perfect spot for a panoramic view of the southern edge of Yzerfontein overlooking Pearl Bay and Dassen Island. This labyrinth was created by the Yzerfontein Conservancy and can be located on the corner of Dassen Island Drive and Atlantic Drive. Dassen Island was the first of South Africa’s inshore islands […]

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Archaeological Site

An archaeological site can be viewed at the entrance to the harbour – people have been staying in our area for millions of years.

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Whale Expedition SA

Whale Expedition SA (Southern Right Charters) Even the whales choose Yzerfontein. Be on the lookout for Southern Right and Humpback whales who frequent the area for most of the year. Email: info@whaleexpedition.co.za Phone: 082 353 0550 Website: www.whaleexpedition.co.za Price: From R4950 Click here for more information.

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Birds of Our Area

Watch out for the endangered Oyster-catcher and drive towards the ‘Soutpanne’ where Pelicans and Flamingos gather.

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Fishermen in Yzerfontein

The fishermen leave Yzerfontein harbour early morning – even before sunrise and sell on their return fresh fish. Ask for the phone numbers of Hanno, Jerry, Justin, Gerhard and quite a few more; or buy your freshly frozen fish at Dassen Seafoods in Park Street.

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Schaap Island Trial

Schaap Eiland Hiking Trail skirts the edge of the village of Yzerfontein. Approximately two kilometres long, it starts from the main beach and runs in a southerly direction towards the harbour. On the trail many indigenous coastal bird species may be encountered. One of the most important is the once endangered Black Oystercatcher with its […]

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