Velddrif is a pleasant resort town at the marshy mouth of the Berg River, and is popular with anglers and bird enthusiasts. Its gorgeous beaches are situated along St Helena Bay and form part of the MTN Whale Route.

Adventure And Sport

Water-sport: Many anglers have made Velddrif their annual retreat from the rat race. There are also many other different water activities, such as canoeing and boat trips.


Bokkem Factories: A visit to one of the bokkem factories will enable visitors to see how this West Coast delicacy is processed. The factories also sell this small dried salted fish to visitors directly.

Fauna And Flora

Rocher Pan Nature Reserve: The Rocher Pan Nature Reserve is primarily a bird sanctuary. The pan teems with migrant wading birds, of which the pink flamingo is the most spectacular.

Whales: The beaches in the area are a popular viewing spot during the whale season (June to November).

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