Formerly known as Vlermuisklip (“Bat Rock”), Lutzville is especially known for its quality wine, the lovely beach and sea and the magnificent wild flowers from late July to September. Lutzville and Koekenaap lie about 35 km from the beach, which offers many angling and crayfishing opportunities.

Adventure And Sport

Outdoor Activities: Angling, bird-watching, river cruises, canoeing, camping and hiking are some of the activities offered by the area.

Archaeology And Palaeontology

San Rock Art: The San Rock art site near Lutzville is close to the town. The paintings are protected by an overhanging rock.


Lutzville Wine Cellars: Lutzville Wine Cellars invite visitors to taste some of the local wines They also sell wine and souvenirs.

Fauna And Flora

Seal Island: Seal Island lies just off the coast, some 30 km from Lutzville. In addition to the seals, whales can also be seen off the coast from June to November.

History And Architecture

Sishen-Saldanha Railway Bridge: This railway bridge over the Olifants River is a unique construction and is well worth a visit.

Vlermuisklip: (“Bat Rock”), the distinctive rock that gave the town its earlier name, is a national monument and makes a nice photograph.

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