What to do in Jeffreys Bay

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Jeffreys Bay: The Must-Do Activities

Jeffreys Bay: What to do when you get there?

Jeffreys Bay, is a tranquil coastal town in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, nestled between the magnificent mountains of the Baviaanskloof mountain range and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean.

Located only an hour’s drive from the city of Port Elizabeth, JBay – as it is affectionately known by locals and lovers of the destination, is the perfect spot for great surf, seafood, sandboarding, hiking, kayaking and wildlife-watching.

Jeffreys Bay's Beaches

This destination is known for its world-class beaches, boasting the beautiful white sand Paradise Beach, an overlooked tourist-free spot which definitely lives up to its name and Dolphin Beach, the area’s prestigious Blue Flag beach, the perfect place for some family fun.

This seaside destination, on the edge of the Indian Ocean, serves up some great fresh and delicious seafood, with world-famous calamari on menus all over town. With great surf and opportunities for sandboarding in the dunes and fat biking along the coastline, Jeffreys Bay is a great choice for both family holidays and adventure activity trips.

Land-based Activities

Head out of Jeffreys Bay and get back to nature, with opportunities for hiking, mountain biking and wildlife-watching in the surrounding national parks. Addo Elephant National Park, an hour and a half’s drive north east, is a popular spot for families to enjoy some elephant-watching in an expansive wildlife conservation park - also home to zebras, lions and endangered black rhinos. For some peace and quiet, visit the Groendal Wilderness Area, just north east of Jeffreys Bay, and hike through rugged untouched landscapes, past the KwaZunga river, and in amongst beautiful local flora and fauna.

Jeffreys Bay is a great destination for lovers of surf, sun, sea and sand(boarding). A tranquil city, with world-class surf and around an hour’s drive to the nearby city of Port Elizabeth if you’re wanting a day out in the big city. This destination is also the perfect spot for adventure activities and outdoor sports, being a great place to hike, fat bike and mountain bike - with a variety of nature reserves and wilderness parks right on the doorstep.

Jeffreys Bay: All our activities

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Surfing

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Rianca L., South Africa — 28/12/2022
5/5
It was undescribably fun! I enjoyed every second and laughed everytime I fell off the board (this was my first lesson). All of the steps and tips given were simple yet effective. Our safety was first priority, whereafter our experience (i.e., how much fun we were having) was very important.
Manuel H., Germany — 04/01/2019
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Quite and peaceful spot for kayaking - ideal to see some birds, fish and also some bigger game
Wessel V., South Africa — 14/01/2023
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Family fun
Ruan P., South Africa — 25/12/2022
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Awesome experience
Mzikayifani M., South Africa — 17/11/2020
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Sandboarding was fun with the kids

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