Welcome to Whale Watchers Inn,
Witsand, South Africa
Witsand - The Whale Nursery
of South Africa
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Whale Watchers Inn is your
perfect half-way stop between Cape Town and Knysna while travelling down
South Africa’s glorious Garden Route.
Situated in Witsand, Whale Watchers
Inn is located approximately 100 meters from the beach at San Sebastian
Bay, which is well-known as “The Whale Nursery of South Africa.”
The Inn is also within easy walking distance of the mouth of the mighty
About Whale Watchers Inn:
Johnny and Clair Pienaar
started the guesthouse back in 1996, together with their housekeeper Emily,
and they all continue to welcome you to this beautiful location.
Inn is a 3 star guesthouse offering both Bed & Breakfast as well as
serviced, self-catering family units, which also have the added option
of a full country breakfast.
There are five comfortable
en-suite double rooms available on a bed & breakfast basis, four of
which are sea-facing and the other has a courtyard view. All rooms
offer TV’s with DSTV decoder and smart card, fridges and tea/coffee making
facilities and Whale Watchers Inn also offers free WiFi Internet facilities
to guests. The five family units offer self-catering facilities and are
fully equipped and serviced daily.
A further bonus is that wheelchair
friendly accommodation is also available. View all our accommodation
- FI INTERNET FACILITIES AVAILABLE TO OUR GUESTS
Who is welcome?
Whale Watchers Inn welcomes
both the young and older tourists to come and enjoy real old fashioned
hospitality. Here you can escape the pressures of our modern daily
life and enjoy an atmosphere where even the smallest details of your comfort
Families can enjoy their
precious holiday moments together, as children are most welcome. The quiet
of the garden is available for guests to relax and enjoy a braai (barbeque)
and children can play safely.
More about Witsand/Port Beaufort
Witsand is a quaint fishing
village, located at San Sebastian Bay, right at the mouth of the mighty
Breede River, home to the Big Cob. This small village is 300 kilometres
from Cape Town along the Garden Route.
During your stay at Whale
Watchers Inn you have the opportunity of whale watching from the comfort
of your guesthouse balcony. Witsand offers excellent land-based whale
watching and seeing a whale for the first time is an incredible experience.
Watch as the magnificent
15 metre creature waves its massive tail and then hurls itself clear of
the water in a breach - an amazing experience indeed.
Other activities in Witsand
include swimming, kite-surfing, boating and fishing on the Breede River,
bird watching, sight-seeing day trips and more. Read about the various
fun and exciting activities here.