Day Trip To Elands Bay – 25 km from Draaihoek Lodge

Picture of Elands Bay on the West Coast of South Africa

Savour the Sandveld and Sandveld West Coast with a stroll through the small towns in it’s heartland. The towns of Elands Bay, Redelinghuys and Leipoldtville are testament to the pioneering fishing- and farming communities responsible for establishing thriving agricultural and marine industries in the area. West Coast architecture and rural comings and goings on view.

For the exact location of these towns, check out our printable West Coast map.

When walking about in these towns, we recommend you visit:

  • The Slip @ the Elands Bay harbour
  • Art Gallery in Redelinghuys
  • Ruins of Klaarfontein homestead en route to Redelinghuys
  • Die Rissiepit in Leipoldtville
  • Leipoldtville Museum

Restaurants

Limited selection of eateries, but authentic fare on offer .

  • Elands Bay Hotel (022 972 1640)
  • Dorpskombuis (Redelinghuys) (022 962 1746)
  • Warthog Restaurant & Pub (Leipoldtville 027 412 2116)

A Daytrip around towns

  • Sandberg Private Nature Reserve (083 235 4717)
  • Smitsvlei Protea Farm (027 422 1084)
  • The Verlorenvlei

Interest Specific Attractions

  • Sandveld 4×4 Route (022 962 1609)
  • Klein Tafelberg 4×4 Route (022 962 1716)
  • Jakkalskloof 4×4 Route (082 413 2011)
  • Kayaking (022 962 1684)
  • Mountain Biking (022 962 1650)
  • Hiking Trails (022 962 1650)

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