There are an ample amount of things to do in Jeffrey’s bay, let’s get around first.
Getting Around Town
Wondering how to get around in Jeffreys Bay? We have a few options available for you…
JBay Cabs: 083 6111 003
Cab Service: 072 521 1757 / 073 533 3570
Day Trips, Tours and Airport Shuttles
Alan Tours: 072 358 4634
Blunden: 041 581 0411
Lifetime Adventures: 072 365 3882 / 081 793 1065
Car Rental Companies
Avis: 086 111 3748 / 042 296 0331
Budget: 086 101 6622
Europcar: 083 553 9407
Hertz: 086 160 0136
Need to check your flights?
Mango: 086 100 1234
Kulula: 086 158 5852
Flysafair: 087 135 1351
SAA: 086 135 9722 / 086 160 6606
BA: 011 441 8600
To be active…
Jeffreys Bay and surrounds have plenty to entertain and delight with…
Wavecrest Surf School
Tel: 073 509 0400
Daily Lessons: 10am (also 07:30am and 2pm by prior arrangement)
Duration of Lesson: 2 hours What’s Included: Board and Wetsuit
Private intermediate and advanced lessons also available
Tel: 082 507 8887
Learn to kitesurf and windsurf in Jeffreys Bay.
Open from 08h00 till 16h00.
Wacky Wipe Outs Sandboarding
Tel: 042 293 1890 / 083 661 5393
Great fun for the whole family. Sandboarding trips are run daily. All equipment provided. Transfers available. Children welcome. Duration: 2 hours
Papiesfontein Beach Horse Rides
Tel: 079 299 8080
Saddle up for a scenic 15km trail on horseback. The circular trail winds through spectacular landscapes, and leads you over picturesque dunes at the Gamtoos River mouth to the beach. From here, the 6km stretch of coastline is yours to splash through the waves, or take your horse for a thrilling gallop. Bookings essential.
We are fortunate to be situated in an area that offers a diverse range of golf courses. Whether you’re looking to play next to the ocean or go inland for a more mountain infused setting, we have it all. Here are a few golf courses to have a look at:
St Francis Links: https://www.stfrancislinks.com
St Francis Bay Golf Club: http://stfrancisgolf.co.za
Hankey Golf Club
Zwartenbosch Golf Club (Humansdorp): http://www.zwartenbosch.com
Jeffreys Bay Golf Club: http://www.jbaygolf.co.za
Jeffreys Bay Bike Park
Tel: 078 925 6812
The mountain bike park is situated just outside Jeffreys Bay, near Port Elizabeth, and is the perfect place to enjoy the outdoors with friends and family. They cater for all levels of riders, and have also made provision for non-riders with walking trails and coffee shop, as well as a play area and jungle gym for children. SUMMER (Oct to Apr) – 7am to 4pm | WINTER (May to Sept) – 9am to 4pm
Dolphin Beach Entertainment (Supertube)
Tel: 082 445 4014
Lose your grip at Jeffreys Bay’s Famous Fun Park. Situated on the main beach with wacky putt-putt obstacles that stand between you and golfing immortality and a raging… heated… waterslide to thrill you to the core and soak you to the bone.
Tel: 072 755 5125 / 073 130 0689
Explore the spectacular underwater world of soft coral reefs, ragged tooth sharks, fish, dolphins, whales and shipwrecks. If you haven’t tried scuba diving yet, Scuba diving courses are available with the local diving schools.
African Dawn Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary
Tel: 042 286 0710 / 083 270 3397
They host the largest aviary in the Eastern Cape as well as other beautiful spacious aviaries and animal enclosures. Spend a relaxing day at African Dawn and immerse yourself in the tranquil surroundings of the park. Open 7 days a week from 9pm – 5 pm.
Tel: 042 293 0155 / 076 278 6651
Learn to Stand Up Paddle in Jbay’s world renowned perfect waves, Daily Lessons, Rentals, Tours and Custom training sessions are their specialty. Bookings essential.
Featherfoot Horse Trails
Tel: 072 396 6848
Enjoy a magnificent ride meandering through the Kabeljouws nature reserve and look out for bird life, including flamingos, spoonbills and even fish eagles. Pass through indigenous Fynbos, doing a river crossing and finally enjoying an exhilarating gallop around a quiet stretch of beach. Bookings essential.
Shatara Fishing Charters
Tel: 083 419 0188
Deep sea fishing and adventure cruises. Launch to sea from Port St Francis. Bottom fishing and gamefish like yellowtail, kob and cape salmon. Bookings essential.
Tel: 042 293 1945
Jeffreys Bay has always been known for its beautiful shells so it stands to reason that the town should have a Shell Museum. The more than 600 shells from species all over the world makes it one of the largest shell collections in South Africa Local shells and shell craft can be purchased just outside the museum from the shell shops and stalls.
Bingo Royale Casino
Tel: 042 293 0270
Even in Jeffreys Bay the sun doesn’t always shine and the wind sometimes blows – time for over 18s to try their luck at electronic Bingo located in the Fountains Mall. Open from 9am in the morning till late on weekdays, and from 10am till late on Sundays.
The Jbay Surf Museum
Tel: 084 240 1741
The museum is also about remembering the history of surfing and paying tribute to the many surfing pioneers and legends that have developed the sport over a span of several years. This is not only about the people and personalities but also about the evolution of the actual surfboard from wooden boards to the ultra light foam and glass fibre surfboards that exist today. The museum is located in the Quicksilver shop on Da Gama Road.
The Jbay Surf Village (Billabong)
Tel: End of Da Gama Road
The Surfing Village stocks the world’s most famous brands at factory prices. A few of the brands for sale here are; Billabong, Quick Silver, Roxy, RVCA, Rip Curl, Lizzard and many more. Local stores also offer handmade leather products and shoes; art and curios collectables and more.
Tel: 042 200 2900
The Mall offers convenience shopping and provides top brands from both the local and international markets. Home to more than 100 stores ranging from nationals and anchor tenants, Edgar’s, Woolworths, Game and Pick ‘n Pay, to specialty stores, restaurants and an open air market place.
Open Mon-Fri 9am – 6pm, Sat 9am – 5pm and Sun 9am – 2pm
Ride the J-Bay Buccaneer
Tel: 083 456 0143 / 083 336 7895
The Duckie is powered by a 50cc Yamaha racing motor. The ride is great fun for all ages. 45 minutes ride – outings are subject to prevailing sea & wind. We take 3 people per trip from main beach (dolphin beach) to “supertubes”, Tubes, Point & Albatross, traveling along the back line we pull right into the surf break and view the waves and surfers before heading back to shore. Bookings essential. Starting Times – WINTER: 8:00 AM | SUMMER: 7:00AM
Tel: 042 281 1836 / 076 473 9541
Stormsriver Adventures is a professional adventure and activity company based in Stormsriver Village in the heart of the Tsitsikamma Forest. Your experience starts at our adventure centre where one can choose between the worlds renowned Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours, Tsitsikamma Woodcutters Journey and Guided Hikes.
Tsitsikamma Falls Adventures
Tel: 042 280 3770 / 086 524 4924
Situated 8km from the Storms River Bridge on the N2, Tsitsikamma Falls Adventure Park offers spectacular Zipline adventure slides across the Kruis River. The eight slides, of which the longest is 211m, zigzag along cables across the river gorge, as high as 50m above the water in some places.
Tel: 073 130 0689
Untouched Adventures is located inside Tsitsikamma National Park . Adventure experiences suitable for the whole family including their most popular activity – the 2-3 hour Kayak and Lilo trip. They also offer guided scuba dives inside the Marine Protected Area.
Kouga Day Trips
Tel: 082 490 6340
They show you the splendour of our region, some tours/trips are to Addo Elephant National Park; Baviaanskloof; Monkeyland, Birds of Eden and Jukani; St Francis and Port StFrancis; Stroms River Mouth and Bloukrans Bungy, Van Standens Wild Flower Reserve, Loerie and Hankey; and also Volkswagen Factory Tour for the car enthusiast.
Jeffrey’s Bay and surrounds Hiking Trails
Cape St Francis Trail – Located in Cape St Francis
Kabeljous Nature Reserve – Starts from the R102 just across the bridge on the northern side of the Kabeljous River or from the picnic area at the Kabeljous Estuary.
Noorsekloof Nature Reserve – Starts at the entrance to Kloof in Eland Street and ends in Dogwood Circle
Seekoei Nature Reserve – Between Aston Bay and Paradise Beach
Tortoise Trail – 5km from Jeffrey’s Bay
Tsitsikamma – Otter Trail | Dolphin Trail | Day Trails/Short Hikes
Relaxation, beauty and health…
Aqua Spa has long been associated with excellence in skin/spa treatments, and with our unparalleled range of products you can enjoy the best treatment in the world. From the most luxurious facials, relaxing massages to aromatherapy, stress relieving and detoxifying treatments. This is the time to relax, restore and rejuvenate.
Trading Hrs: Tue – Fri: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm | Saturday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm | Monday & Sunday: Close
Address: 14 Dr B B Keet Road, Jeffreys Bay
Tel: 042 296 2583
The Hair Workshop & Beauté
Visit the comfortable, landmark corner building and step into a comfort zone. Relax with your favourite magazine and refreshments whilst being pampered. Your Hair, face, hands and feet are in for a good time! Trading Hrs: Mon – Fri: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm | Saturday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | Sunday: Close
Address: 24 De Reyger str, 6330 Jeffrey’s Bay
Tel: 042 2931844
Skindeep Health and Beauty
Find Skin Clinics, Beauty Salons & Beauty & Nail Technicians in JBay for facials, manicures, pedicures, body sculpting and firming, slimming treatments, spa therapies, massage therapies and other professional beauty treatments in Jeffreys Bay.
Trading Hrs: Mon – Fri 07:00 am – 07:00 pm, Sat 07:00 am – 03:00 pm & Sunday: Close
Address: 17 Oosterland Street
Tel: 042 293 1825
Edge Fitness Gym
Edge Fitness in Jeffrey’s bay is located right on the main beach and has a stunning view of one of SA’s most famous surfing spots. The double story building means you get a stunning view of the beach and ocean from your cardio bike or the aerobics studio.
Address: 50 Diaz Road, Jeffreys Bay
Tel: 042 2931342
Pilates Visitor Classes
Intelligent exercise – profound results. Full body fitness experience. Core Strength Felxibility Mobility – Liz Head as instructor.
Address: 32 Blackwood Road, Jeffreys Bay
Tel: 083 336 7895
If you have any questions regarding any of the activities or places listed above, please don’t hesitate to contact reception.
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