Things to do in Paternoster

  • Visit the Cape Columbine Lighthouse (open Monday – Friday 10am to 3pm) & Cape Columbine Nature Reserve for walks along the rocky stretch of coastline – 022 752 2705
  • The Paternoster Art Route is a platform that was created to showcase our local artists’ talent and work. Visitors can meet the artists and view their art at the Art Shed located at the Paternoster Crayfish Wharf – 022 752 2616
  • Contact Healing Touch Mobile Spa for a massage in the comfort of your own room here at Oystercatchers’ Haven – Marissa 062 131 5904
  • Enjoy a Beach Buggy Ride with Deon, an accredited tour guide, and experience a different side of Paternoster – 072 402 1829
  • Pack a backpack and take the sunscreen for a long beach walk towards the Groot Paternoster Nature Reserve, aproximately 7kms – Langstrand
  • Kayak around the bay to spot some dolphins, seals and whales along with penguins, cormorants and sea gulls up close. Experienced guide with double sit on Epic Kayaks, all safety gear and paddles supplied. Trips are weather depending and leave early morning – Danie 083 795 4198 or
  • Horse riding on the beach, for both beginners and experienced riders. All rides are weather permitting. Booking is essential and should be made at least 24 hours in advance – Ronel 082 748 5596 or
  • Go to the spa at Paternoster Dunes / Abalone House
  • Sandpiper Yacht charters – Based at the Port Owen Marina in Velddrif. Booking is essential – Laetitia 079 613 4615
  • Visit Bokkom Laan in Velddrif and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Berg River’s abundant bird life and see the age old tradition of making bokkoms (dried fish).
  • Visit Simply Bee Honey Farm in Hopefield for a wide variety of honey and beeswax products.
  • Visit Evita Bezuidenhout Museum in Darling a South African anti-apartheid icon.
  • Drive through Langebaan on to the West Coast National Park especially during Flower Season for a spectacular wild flower display unlike any other.
  • Visit Grootte Post Wine Farm on the way back to Cape Town and taste their delicious varieties of wines.
  • Glass Bead Making classes with recycled and ancient sea glass shards picked up along the beach – Delyse 082 570 8334 or fleurdelyse@icloud
  • Visit iKwaThu Koisan Village on the way back to Cape Town for an interesting guided tour thought a traditional and working Koisan village
  • Drive to Jacobsbaai via Vredenburg on the way to Saldanha.
  • Buy anything at the general dealer at the Paternoster Trading Post
  • Work with local artist Uro Erichsen and create your own Intuitive Artwork – 071 226 3785
  • Shop at the West Coast Mall
  • Visit the West Coast Fossil Park on the way to Hopefield
  • Deep-sea Fishing – Hardy 084 551 0109
  • Take a day drive to Riebeeck Kasteel and visit their beautiful shops and lovely caf├ęs
  • Visit the Paternoster Brewery for some locally brewed craft beers – open daily from 11:00 – 17:00 except for Mondays –
  • Book an informative Hike with tour guide and local, Bruce, and hike in and around Paternoster, spot tortoises and birds – 082 488 0680

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