From Lambert’s Bay to Doring (“thorn”) Bay the road hugs the shore line.
This village has a Lobster Processing Plant.
Whales can be viewed in season and a attractive Lighthouse serves as a beacon for fisherman.
Before the town was established, the bay was used as an anchorage on the sea trading route. Provisions that were off loaded from the boats was transported to Van Rhyn’s dorp by Camels.
The Roman Catholic Church was founded by the well known Father Klein.
8 km further North is Strandfontein. This Holiday Village is situated in the Olifants River Valley of the Cape West Coast.
Strandfontein has become one of the main holiday resorts in South Africa.
The Southern Right Whales swim close to the shore in the protective bay during the calving season. Unspoiled white sandy beaches, a tidal pool, Mediterranean climate with hot & dry summers and moderate winters. An Ideal Holiday Destination.