Jeffreys Bay

Jeffreys Bay, Eastern Cape, Accommodation, Activities,, South Africa

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A Guide to Accommodation, ActivitiesRestaurants & Businesses in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa


Jeffreys Bay is situated near the tip of southern Africa in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa.  It is the gateway to the beautiful Garden Route – between Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha) and Cape Town.  Jeffreys Bay provides travellers with an ideal base from which to explore the enchanting east coast of the country.

Fondly referred to as J’Bay by locals and loyal visitors, Jeffreys Bay has long stretches of sandy beaches, lapped by the warm waves of the Indian Ocean.  Best known for its spectacular surfing spots, which includes Kitchen Windows, Surfers Point and Supertubes, this town is internationally acclaimed as being one of the world’s top ten surf spots.  Host to several national and international surfing competitions throughout the year, J'Bay is a prime holiday destination.

The Shell Festival is another highlight enjoyed by tourists and locals alike. This part of the coast is famous for its delicate array of shells.  A visit to the Shell Museum is worthwhile to experience some of the diversity of shells gathered from the South African coastline.

The activities section of this directory provides a comprehensive list of all that is provided in and around Jeffreys Bay, while the events section keeps you informed of the exciting happenings!

Accommodation in Jeffreys Bay

Accommodation options are in abundance in J'Bay, with anything from Backpackers and Bed & Breakfasts to Guest Houses and self-catering apartments and houses.  See the accommodation directory for an extensive list of advertisers.

Businesses in Jeffreys Bay

Jeffreys Bay has a thriving business community and provides a wide range of goods and services to its residents and holiday makers.  There are many restaurants available with wonderfully varied choices, from Greek to Mexican, to completely organic.  See the Restaurants section for more information and Businesses for select advertisers.  

Top 10 family attractions in Jeffreys Bay

  • Beaches: With its world-renowned surf breaks and golden sands, Jeffreys Bay's beaches are perfect for a day of sun, sand, and sea. Families can relax, build sandcastles, or partake in water sports activities like swimming and bodyboarding.


  • Dolphin and Whale Watching: Embark on a thrilling adventure with your family to witness the majestic marine life off the coast of Jeffreys Bay. Dolphin and whale watching tours offer the chance to see these magnificent creatures up close in their natural habitat.


  • Nature Reserves: Explore the diverse flora and fauna of Jeffreys Bay by visiting one of its nearby nature reserves. Take a leisurely stroll or a guided hike through lush landscapes, spotting indigenous plants and wildlife along the way.


  • Shell Museum: Delve into the fascinating world of shells at the Shell Museum, where visitors can marvel at an extensive collection of shells from around the globe. Learn about marine life and the importance of conservation in an engaging and educational environment.


  • Surfing Lessons: For adventurous families, Jeffreys Bay is the perfect place to catch a wave. Sign up for surfing lessons with experienced instructors and learn the basics of riding the waves together as a family.


  • Horseback Riding: Experience the beauty of Jeffreys Bay's landscape on horseback. Guided horseback riding tours allow families to explore scenic trails and pristine beaches while bonding with these gentle creatures.


  • Cultural Experiences: Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Jeffreys Bay by visiting local markets, art galleries, and cultural centers. Discover traditional crafts, music, and cuisine while gaining insight into the town's vibrant community.


  • Hiking Trails: Embark on a family-friendly hike along Jeffreys Bay's picturesque trails, offering breathtaking views of the coastline and surrounding countryside. Pack a picnic and spend a day reconnecting with nature amidst stunning scenery.


  • Adventure Parks: Thrill-seeking families can visit adventure parks in Jeffreys Bay, offering a variety of adrenaline-pumping activities such as ziplining, paintball, and obstacle courses. Test your limits and create lasting memories together.


  • Sunset Picnics: End the day on a magical note with a sunset picnic on Jeffreys Bay's tranquil beaches. Watch the sun dip below the horizon as you enjoy a delicious meal with your loved ones, creating memories that will last a lifetime.


Jeffreys Bay Info

Jeffreys Bay is showcased in the Cape Town to Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha)‚Äč SA Info Magazine range, as depicted in the video below.  The magazine is also available as an Ezine copy.

For more information on this publication and others, please visit


Read more on Jeffreys Bay in our Article Section, particularly on Surfing in Jeffreys.


Jeffreys Bay information



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