Strandfontein is a small sea side village situated at the mouth of the Olifants River. Strandfontein (‘beach fountain’) has evolved from being a small rural beach resort to a bustling tourist hub, especially during the wild flower season (late July to September). And during the South African summer when the town is a favourite with locals as a weekend or holiday destination. During the summer months, a daily attraction close to the beach are the harbour porpoises (tornyn) frolicking in the waves. They are quite an entertaining bunch, keeping the surfers and swimmers amused. The long white sandy beach at Strandfontein stretches for kilometres and the clear blue sea is a magnet for anglers due to the abundance of crayfish and mussels found in these waters. (please note that a license is required!) Besides the excellent fishing at Strandfontein, there is a wide variety of water-sports activities available. A safe tidal pool and playground will keep children entertained for hours and there is a slipway for rubber boats.

  • Mountainbiking
  • Hiking
  • 4×4
  • harbour porpoise watching
  • Surfing/Bodyboarding/ Skimboarding/kayaking
  • Supertube
  • Fishing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Diving for Lobster; mussels (License required!)

  • Golf (Lutzville & Vredendal)
  • Kayaking on the Olifantsriver
  • Visit Boutique Wineries
  • Visit museums and succulent nursery (Van Rhynsdorp)

  •  Various artists performing
  • Touch Rugby competition
  • Miss Touchies
  • New Years Eve dance
  • Beach Services