Things to do

Things to do in and around Rooi Els.

Rooi Els is a registered Conservancy in the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom.
This is the place to enjoy breathtaking natural beauty and what Nature has to offer.
Activities include birding, whale watching (June – December), swimming, surfing, walking, hiking, collecting rock mussels,
fishing and crayfishing (in season and with a permit).

Then there is just relaxing, drinking in the marvellous views, and star-gazing at night. No commercial activities are provided in the village.

For that you will have to venture out a little further into the surrounding area.

Heading East

Pringle Bay: Charming village, art route, restaurants, swimming beach, hikes

Betty’s Bay: Harold Porter Botanical gardens, Stony Point penguin colony, hiking trails, walks, beaches

Kleinmond: Town with Harbour Road shops and restaurants, supermarket, golf, tennis, hiking, river rafting, wild horses, luxury spa

Bot River: Wine farms

Clarence Drive: voted one of the most scenic coastal drives in the world and a dramatic start to the famous Cape Whale Route

Kogel Bay: Surfing hotspot, stunning beach and picnic spot

Gordon’s Bay: Yacht basin, swimming beaches, quirky shops, second-hand bookshop, restaurants, scenic whale route walk, supermarkets

Strand: Swimming, shopping, golf

Somerset West: Cheetah farm, historic wine farms, golf, shopping mall, strawberry farm.

Heading West

Wonderlings B&B

A perfect place to perch between the sea and the mountains, while you watch the world go by.

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