Surfing Lessons

Yessss! Now this is all about surfin’ dude. Jeffreys Bay is a surfer’s paradise, grab your board and get out there!! If you are new to the sport, fear not, at Cristal Cove you can have a professional surf instructor show you the ropes – and he even almost guarantees you will stand up on the board. All equipment provided.

No experience needed!





Horse Riding

 A 13km circular horse trail through indigenous coastal vegetation, over picturesque dunes and alongside the Gamtoos river mouth. Once on the beach you are free to gallop your horse through 6km of isolated beach, or take a slow stroll and enjoy this beautiful piece of unspoiled paradise. All equipment provided.

No experience needed!




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Custom Wild Life Safari Tours

Hop into our roomy and comfortable chauffer driven bundu-bashing automobile (awesome car equipped for adventure chasing and wild life finding) and get yourself ready for some serious wild life spying. With a selection of safari parks for you to choose from, Cristal Cove will give you and African experience of a life time. It’s a sure thing you will see the BIG 5 plus way more!




Day Trips (minimum of 4 people)
Safari tours: to various safari parksTsitsikamma Falls Adventures
Surf adventure:
in the unlikely event that there are no waves in Jeffreys Bay, a knowledgeable surf rat who goes by the name of “Wave Finder” will take you to other spots bound to have some waves.
Nature walks: enjoy a guided walk through some of the most beautiful unspoilt nature reserves and estuaries
Tsitsikamma falls: where you can check out the Monkey Land and Birds of Eden, try your hand at bungee jumping or just go and see this amazing place through the eyes of a local.
(Day trips include a light lunch and refreshments.)




Sand Boarding

Jeffreys Bay’s dunes are perfect for this adrenalin junkie sport. Racing down sublime dunes will blow your hair back one way or another. All equipment provided. No experience needed.






Fishing and Deep Sea Fishing

Before becoming the surfing Mecca of Africa, Jeffreys Bay was a fishing villiage. There is excellent fishing all year round. Surf fishing along beaches from Gamtoos River Mouth to Kabeljous Mouth. Rock fishing from Kabeljous to Paradise Beach. Deep sea fishing can be booked at Cristal Cove.






Visit the Penguins

Hop on over to Cape St Francis to where the lighthouse is and right next door you’ll find The Penguin Sanctuary. You’ll get a chance to interact with our indigenous penguins and find out more about these fascinating creatures – don’t forget you camera for this one!





08_MarkJohnson_JBay2013Whale and Dolphin Watching

Wow! What a breath taking awe-inspiring sight. Dolphins playing in the waves with unbridled enthusiasm, diving and breaching for their audience who stand watching with stars in their eyes and ear to ear smiles. Every year between May and December the migrating whales make their way to Hermanus to give birth, and whales can be seen breeching almost daily during this season.




For those interested in the history and culture of this town there are a few museums for you to explore

Shell museum: over 600 shells, the largest collection in the country covering species from all over the world.
Surf museum: where you can view the history of surfing in Jeffreys Bay. Definitely worth a visit if surfing is your passion
The light house: The Cape St Francis light house, built in 1878 is the tallest Masonry tower in south African coast.