There are so many options that come to mind when contemplating weekend activities up the West Coast, that sometimes it can be hard to decide what to spend your precious free time on. I have listed below the options that can easily be enjoyed nearby or at Sea Shack.
with nature’s elements and bring along your surfboard, diving gear, hiking boots, bicycle or fishing rod. Take advantage of the energetic Atlantic ocean, several wonderful beaches and dirt tracks nearby.
by booking local is lekker activities in nearby Paternoster including horse riding, dune buggy rides and kayaking.
some great West Coast tourist attractions within a 45 minutes drive including the fishing village of Paternoster, Bokkom Laan in Velddrif, Langebaan Lagoon, The West Coast National Park, The West Coast Fossil Park, Jacobsbaai, Saldanha Bay & Piketberg. Further information on nearby Tourism related events and attractions can be found at The Saldanha Bay Tourism office at the fish market on the main beach in Paternoster
and go shopping for unique art & sculpture at Stone Fish Studio & Gallery. For uniquely West Coast mementos, casual wear and homemade snacks browse in Jem & Pantoffels, Oep ve Koep, The Trading Post, Junk & Disorderly and Dune Gift shop all situated in Paternoster.
yourself with a great meal in Paternoster . The village has a well-earned reputation as a foodie haven. The selection has something to suit everyone’s budget and taste. On the Rocks for fresh take-away fish en tjips, The Paternoster Hotel has everything from Crayfish (in season) to Burgers, Blikkie Pizzeria offers some of the best pizzas and views on the West Coast, Voorstrandt the iconic red roofed family restaurant on the main beach, De Seekat for delectable Sushi & Tapas, The Square Spoon for good quality & tasty family fare, The Noisy Oyster for delightful quirky ambience and great food, Gaaitjie Salt Water Restaurant for the special taste of locally inspired cuisine, Oep ve Koep Bistro with inspiring local chef & culinary storyteller Kobus van Der Merwe and Reuben’s at the 5 star Abalone Guest House is the brand of the South African masterchef judge and top chef Reuben Riffel and is a stylish eatery. Booking for restaurants is essential.
if you need an internet fix there is Wi-Fi and delicious Origin coffee to be had at Stone Fish Studio & Gallery.
around the fire at our welcoming Sea Shack Boma and braai with your family & friends. In Paternoster you can visit the infamous Panty Bar at the Paternoster Hotel for a sociable local atmosphere. They also have a TV for catching the Rugby.
and spoil yourself by visiting the spa at The Dunes Guesthouse for a massage or facial or get your hair done at the local hairdresser Hennie at Le Notre Pere in the Village. Booking in advance is essential.
along the many paths, dunes, rock pools and boulders of the wild west coastline exploring the beautiful Cape Columbine Nature Reserve. Include a visit to the Cape Columbine Lighthouse and the picturesque bay of nearby Tietiesbaai.