Port Nolloth was established as a small-vessel harbour & railway junction in 1854 for the copper mining industry.
In 1925 diamonds were discovered 6 miles south of Port Nolloth. In the 1960′s gem quality diamonds were uncovered on the bottom of the ocean.
Port Nolloth is the crayfishing centre as well as a holiday destination on the Diamond Coast.
South of Port Nolloth is McDougall’s Bay – a cluster of seaside cottages, houses and camping sites. It is a popular boating and fishing spot.
Imagine fishing trawlers etched against spectacular sunsets, clean beaches, calm seas, good line-fishing and plenty fresh crayfish…..