Things to do in Paternoster
Artisanal Leather Workshops
+27 82 853 9472 or
Beach Buggy Ride
EXPLORE the surrounding area with an adventurous ride with local aficionado
Deon Cell: 072 402 1829
Birding & Photography Trips
Philip Conradie: +27 82 797 8011 or
Cape Columbine Lighthouse - open
Mon to Fri (excluding public holidays) 10am – 3pm
Contact: Hardy +27 84 551 0109
TRY the tasty home-made Chicken pies, Ciabatta bread and daily deli meals from THE PATERNOSTER EXPRESS; Tel: 022 752 2627,
Also great for any necessities like toothpaste, ice and milk.
TREAT yourself to a well-deserved massage or facial at PATERNOSTER DUNES BEAUTY CLINIC;
Tel: +27 22 752 2217
RIDE a horse along the beautiful Lang Strand Beach with Ronel at RONEL HORSE TRAILS.
Cell: 082 748 5596
ROMANCE the heck out of your love and sip a sundowner on BEKBAAI BEACH while you watch the Sunset over the rocks & ocean. NB Take your camera!
STRETCH & BREATHE it all out with our local Yoga instructor
Shirley Tel: 074 874 2221
PACK a picnic and walk along LANGSTRAND beach all the way to the Groot Paternoster Nature Reserve approximately 7km (one way). If you are lucky you will spot the Dolphins frolicking and go early because sunrise is spectacular from this vantage point!
KAYAKING & E-BIKES - PADDLE out between the rocks to see visiting seabirds, penguins & Paternoster from a different angle with DANIE – 083 795 4198
BUY anything from nails, fishing gear, scrummy samosas & curry mussels to flip flops at general dealer THE TRADING POST on the right-hand side of the main road.
COLLECT Sea Glass and take a Flamework class to make a memorable piece of Jewellery at FLEUR DELYSE GLASS STUDIO - Bead-making classes
Contact: Delyse +27 82 570 8334
BE BEAUTIFUL with a fresh hair-do or a snazzy cut & blow at Le Notre Pere with Hennie; Tel: 083 295 6181
PICK-UP some enticing-sounding Black Fig & Black Pepper or Orange & Ginger Jam and pretty pink sheepskin sleepers to take home for Granny at JEM & PANTOFFELS
Tel: 082 783 1808
CREATE a unique leather item yourself at a MATTAT LEATHER WORKSHOP held at Jem & Pantoffels email:
SHOP at many of the quirky and quaint village stores and look for pretty things.
PANTINA BAZAAR & MANEKI all located at the Crayfish Wharf
BROWSE and admire art and pottery from local and other artists at
STONEFISH STUDIO & GALLERY and AT BOTHA ART GALLERY, also both located along the main road through the village.
DESIGN and get therapeutically creative while making your own platter with PAM BREYTENBACH POTTERY STUDIO – 082 870 6122
GET ENERGISED and hike through CAPE COLUMBINE NATURE RESERVE, an especially beautiful time is in spring (Aug & Sept) during the breath-taking West Coast Flower Season.
WATCH the Rugby or just people watch at the local and legendary watering hole THE PANTY BAR at THE PATERNOSTER HOTEL. Meet locals and gawk at the interesting ahem…displays.
Worth a visit
- 6km - Columbine Lighthouse & Nature Reserve – (022) 752 2705
- 17km - Vredenburg/Saldanha Golf Course - +27 22 715 3003
- 28km - Bird Island Nature Reserve in the mouth of Saldanha Bay (Cape Nature) - +27 21 659 3500
- 29km - West Coast Fossil Park - +27 22 766 1606
- 35km - Bokkom Industry in Velddrift - +27 22 783 1144
- 37km - Berg River Estuary - +27 22 783 1821
- 39km - Thali-Thali Game Lodge - +27 22 766 1626
- 49km - West Coast National Park - +27 22 772 2144
- 62km - Rocherpan Nature Reserve - +27 21 483 0190
- 106km - Verlorenvlei - +27 22 962 1650
- 150km - Bird Island in Lamberts Bay (Cape Nature) - +27 21 659 3500