Jake Elkington.  Credit Ian Thurtell
Jake Elkington. Credit Ian Thurtell

The Point

Beaches in Mossel Bay (8.7 km from Hartenbos)

The Point is a happening, vibey beach and dramatic rocky point within central Mossel Bay. Here you can stroll for 3 kilometers along a walkway across the rocky coastline or venture on the 15 kilometer long St Blaize hiking trail to Dana Bay. Kids enjoy the sandy play areas and small tidal pool on the beach. There’s also a long, natural tidal pool…

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Beaches in Diaz Beach (3.9 km from Hartenbos)

Dias Beach is a long 3-km stretch of beautiful sands, part of the many beaches located in and around the Mossel Bay area. The beach is safe for swimming and there are ablution facilities, a social area and even a caravan park nearby.

Diaz Beach Water World

Popular Attractions in Diaz Beach (2.9 km from Hartenbos)

Diaz Beach Water World is part of the Diaz Beach Hotel & Resort, offering a totally fun experience for young and old. This is a great place to take the kids, and if you’re in need of some cooling during the summer heat, then Diaz Beach Water World may be the best alternative to the beach.

Learn 2 Surf Mossel Bay

Popular Attractions in Diaz Beach (3.6 km from Hartenbos)

If you wanted to learn to surf back in the day, you’d have to find a board and figure it out for yourself. If you were very lucky, a buddy or a longsuffering boyfriend would give you a few tips before disappearing quickly behind the backline. Then you’d be all alone, battling with the surf break and swallowing lots of seawater. Now there are…

Little Brak Beach

Beaches in Little Brak (5.8 km from Hartenbos)

The lovely Little Brak Beach and Little Brak River mouth are both just 6 km from Mossel Bay. The golden sandy beach is immaculate and perfect for long romantic strolls. The river is great for water sports such as water skiing, canoeing, boating and fishing. During the winter months the coastline is a prime spot for whale watching.

Santos Beach

Beaches in Mossel Bay (6.7 km from Hartenbos)

Santos Beach is a newcomer to the Blue Flag programme. Located in Mossel Bay. Look for the sign on the George road. Ideally located close to a number of fine restaurants and local attractions, Santos beach is a wide, sandy beach with very safe bathing conditions ideal for families. Visit the local museums and the famous Post Office…

Rheebok Beach

Beaches in Reebok (8.5 km from Hartenbos)

Rheebok Beach is one of many stunning, clean beaches along the Garden Route offering a tidal pool and safe swimming. Lifesavers are on duty during the December and January holidays to ensure that beachgoers are safe. From July through to November visitors can spot magnificent Southern Right Whales. Dolphins and seals can frequently be seen…