Tour guides in Betty's Bay
If you live in Cape Town, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the quiet seaside village of Betty’s Bay. As a frequent holiday spot for farmers and city dwellers alike, this little town boasts exciting opportunity and much-needed quiet time for those who need it most. Most importantly, as its less than 100kms away from the Mother City, it’s just a matter of jumping in your car and hitting the open road.
Friends, family and solo travellers alike can easily reap the benefits of this coastal escape. Whether you’re coming for the weekend, a prolonged trip or simply having a day-time excursion, why not make the most of it by enlisting the services of one of the many Betty’s Bay tour guides here.
With Stony Point, the penguin colonies and the old whaling station, all within the town limits, you can sit back, relax and take in the scenes – without missing a beat. This seaside village has a rich history of runaway slaves, bandits and criminals, all of which can be learnt on one of these exciting tours.
Should you wish to plan a holiday longer than a daytrip, there’s several accommodation options available in Betty’s Bay to appease your tastes and wallet. From online room or home rentals and self-catering chalets, to beach facing guest houses, there’s something for everyone here.
The environment here has a rugged and wild appeal to it. As part of the Kogelberg biosphere, this area was the first UNESCO biosphere declared in South Africa. With frequent sightings of baboons and other wild animals, a guided tour is the ideal solution to see it all.
Situated on the R44 off the N2 highway, the town is easily accessible from both Cape Town and the rest of the Overberg region. As a frequent holiday spot especially during high season, travelling here requires minimal planning as it’s just a short drive away from the CBD. You can find several businesses in Betty’s Bay and in the neighbouring towns, including grocery and liquor stores, small clothing outlets and gift or curio shops.
Betty’s Bay makes the perfect home-base, ideal for travelling in and around the neighbouring towns. Close-by, you can find the likes of Rooi Else, Pringle Bay, Kleinmond, Gordon’s Bay and Hermanus, all under 50kms away.