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Welcome to Gordon's Bay

Heart of the Cape. Ideal seaside holiday destination

Gorgeous Bay

This is why. (Copyright Charmaine Bailey

Magnificent Sunsets

Breathtaking views over False Bay

Secret Places

Taken from Rooiels (Copyright Juanita Wilson)

Clarence Drive

Most spectaculair Whale Route Drive

km from Cape Town

Things To Do in 40km

Ways to see a Sunset

Places to Stay

Gordon’s Bay - Heart of the Cape!

Gordon’s Bay is centrally located close to Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Hermanus. Heart of the Cape, at least 40 things to do within 40km!

Exploring the Cape and you don’t like packing and unpacking every day to see another destination?

Gordon’s Bay is the gorgeous bay to stay and visit all major attractions from one place, all in a one hour drive.

Gordon’s Bay News

Introducing the Harbour2Harbour Swim POWERED BY KFC, presented by Orca Join us for an unforgettable aquatic adventure in the breathtaking coastal...

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Navy Heritage Gala

Navy Heritage Gala

The South African Naval College will be hosting an evening of wonderful music and fine food for their formal Heritage Gala Evening on Friday, the 29th of September at the Strand Town Hall.

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SA Naval College Open Day

SA Naval College Open Day

The South African Naval College in Gordons Bay will be hosting an open day on the 16th of September 2023, beginning with a Heritage themed parade starting promptly at 08h00, attracting visitors from around the Helderberg and surrounding areas.

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“Best City in the World”

“Best City in the World”

We have wonderful news! South African Tourism recently had a double triumph at the ‘2023 Telegraph Travel Awards’, walking away with the ‘Best Country’ destination award and Cape Town received the destination award for ‘Best City in the World’. South African’s hearts can swell with pride!

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What’s New? Our Tourism Office

What’s New? Our Tourism Office

There is wonderful news to share with everyone! We are very excited to announce that the Gordon’s Bay Tourism Office is undergoing a substantial makeover. We will be hosting an opening event as soon as the renovations are complete, so keep an eye out for your invitation! We’re also busy prepping our retail space and this will be ready for our holiday season.

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Gordon’s Bay is Gorgeous Bay

Gordon’s Bay offers sunny, white sandy beaches lined with quaint seaside restaurants or shady milk-wood trees. It has an authentic, relaxing South African atmosphere and the most spectacular sunsets!

South Africa, recognized internationally as a “Favored Golf Destination” where Gordon’s Bay, with two 18 hole Championship Courses within a 15 minute drive, five more within 30 minutes, and a further seventeen more within one hour, can confidently lay claim to being the place to stay to play golf in the Western Cape!

Are you searching for a central location close to Cape Town – a guest house close to the Wine Farms, or a Bed and Breakfast close to the Garden Route or holiday accommodation on the Whale Route – where you can be based close to Cape Town airport, yet you can also be close to the sea and nature reserves?