Activities

Night Attractions in Jeffreys Bay
Jeffreys Bay offers the following Night Attractions all within easy reach of Bay Cove Inn…
Try dining out at one of these recommended restaurants in our town or try one of the many night clubs in the area.

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Located in central Jeffrey’s Bay, The Mexican is the result of a lifelong dream for owners Michelle and Warren. Actively supported by family members Naomi and Ken,

De Viswijf emerged from an old fish factory building, as a result of the foresight of owners Suzette and Ernie Blignault who saw the potential in the neglected building for a successful restaurant.

Die Walskipper restaurant is situated on Clapton’s Beach between Jeffreys Bay and Aston Bay where “locals” and visitors can enjoy a mouth-watering array of seafood together with other South African dishes cooked to perfection on the coals.

Day Attractions in Jeffreys Bay
The Jeffrey’s Bay Shell Museum houses an impressive and beautiful collection of local shells gathered on the beaches of Jeffrey’s Bay, as well as shells from other countries.

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Visitors are welcome to collect shells which are varied and plentiful and enjoy the world famous Billabong Surfing competition held at Supertubes annually in July, is a mere 900m walk along our beach.

There are a number of small nature reserves in the area, such as the Kabeljous Estuary and Nature Reserve, which is a walk-about reserve with a safe beach for swimming and excellent fishing opportunities as well as bird watching and small animals.

Water sports in around Jeffreys Bay: surfing, scuba diving, swimming, snorkelling, boat trips, fishing, sailing, canoeing and body surfing.

There are a number of other activities to do whilst staying in Jeffreys Bay. These include: mountain bike rides, beach horse rides, a 9-hole golf course, a shark aquarium, river cruises, quad biking and hiking trails.

The Noorsekloof Nature Reserve is a 28.7 hectare reserve stretching up to Wavecrest, small buck and many birds can be seen along the 3 km trail running alongside the stream.

Then there is the Seekoei River Nature Reserve which is on the Seekoei River estuary. It is a bird watchers paradise, as the hide overlooks the Seekoei River where there is an abundance of water fowl.

No trip to Jeffreys Bay would be complete without enjoying the incredible wildlife viewing. Wake up aboard the good ship Bay Cove Inn and within an hour or so you can be at either Addo, Shamwari Game Reserve, Lallibella or one of the numerous game farms in our area.

Surfing Attractions in Jeffreys Bay
This area is the soul of surfing in South Africa. A land of aloes, dolphins, perfect points and classic reefs.

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Albatross is the last stop in a long line of sections along the point at J Bay and within easy walking distance of Bay Cove Inn. Also when in Jeffreys Bay don’t forget to stop at our famous surfing museum at Quick silver shop based in Da Gama street, where you may be lucky enough to meet Bruce Gold – the living legend of J-Bay surfing.

Jeffreys Bay is also home to the shoppers paradise – the Billabong factory shop

Family Attractions in Jeffreys Bay
Bay Cove Inn is perfectly situated for the family with fine beaches situated 150m from our ship.

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During September our annual Shell festival held with numerous family events planned, enquire at Bay Cove Inn for a full schedule closer to the time for more details.

Further outside our town is the small village of Cape St Francis where families can spend the day viewing this historical landmark at Seal Point in Cape St Francis and the Ajubatus Coffee Shop and home of the Penguin Rescue Centre.

Papiesfontein Beach Horse Rides are also available along the indigenous coastal vegetation and pristine beaches, enjoy riding our well-schooled, good-natured horses. Follow the 13 km trail over picturesque dunes to the river mouth from where the 6km stretch of coastline is yours to take your horse for a thrilling gallop.