6 must-do holiday activities in Langebaan

Posted by Anita Froneman on 19 October 2020

The West Coast has been compared to the likes of Greece, owing to the light blue water surrounding the quiet fishing villages and white houses engulfed in bougainvillea. Langebaan in particular, is not short of things to do.

‘This area is celebrated for its hospitable people and unspoiled wild beauty. The white sand beaches and clear waters of the Langebaan Lagoon offer plenty of adventure activities. The protected waters and consistent southeasterly breezes are known around the world as a sailing, windsurfing and kitesurfing mecca,’ writes Dirty Boots Adventure Guide.

Take a look at these fun activities for your next West Coast breakaway.

1. Kayaking

Take to the water in a kayak and explore the pristine Langebaan Lagoon or the icy ocean on a sunny day.

Cost: R150 p/hour, unguided

Try: Gravity Adventures

2. Kiteboarding

Langebaan is a kiteboarder’s paradise. Experience the thrill of being propelled by Mother Nature and catching a few waves on the open ocean.

Cost: From R1,350 for a three-hour lesson

Try: Cape Sport Centre

3. Diving

Discover the magical world under the sea. The West Coast offers exquisite diving with shipwrecks, rock formations, seals and more.

Cost: R850 for a ‘Try Scuba’ course

Try: Langebaan Divers 

4. Chartered boating

Why not make a day of it by packing a braai, swimming wear and your fishing gear? Rent a boat and while away the hours in the classic South African sunshine.

Cost: On request/depending on type of trip

Try: Dream Charters

5. Quad biking

Rev it up for a day in the dirt. Quad biking is a favourite for families or anyone just wanting to get out and have fun.

Cost: On request

Try: Club Mykonos

6. Horse riding

The only way to better a sunset on the beach is by enjoying it on horseback. Spend a relaxing day strolling on the sand next to crashing waves.

Cost: From R350

Try: Paternoster Horse Trails 


Also read:

7 thrilling outdoor adventures in South Africa

Picture: Unsplash

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