ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES IN AND AROUND PATERNOSTER
Drikus Horse Riding: on the Paternoster Beach and country side
The Colombine Nature Reserve with the well known “Tietiesbaai” offers beautiful wildflowers during August and September. Whales and Dolphins also visit these water ten months of the year.
Langebaan Lagoon: is a natural wonderland steeped in history and home to more than a third of SA’s salt marshes and 40% of our sandveld. The waters teem with fish, large and small, and among the most popular pastimes are deep-sea and fresh-water fishing expeditions.
Golf: There’s an 18-hole course, with grass greens, at the Langebaan Country Club.
Langebaan is only 41.7 km from Paternoster.
West Coast National Park: It’s well worth taking a leisurely drive or cycle ride through the park, where you could see tortoises, zebra, gemsbok, wildebeest and ostrich among other wildlife. From August to October, the park is a riot of colour when wild flowers of every hue cover hill and valley. The West Coast National Park is only 15.8 km from Paternoster.
Fossil Park: Fourteen hectares of fossil-rich land, 10 kilometres outside Langebaan, where you can see the fossilised remains of early animals, such as lion-sized sabre-toothed cats and three-toed horses. Only 15.8 km from Paternoster
Whale-watching: From June to November, especially to see the Southern Right Whales who mate and calve here.
Take a whale-watching trip from Saldanha. Only 29.9 km from Paternoster