Are you a fitness enthusiast who enjoys the thrill of competing? Well, you’ll be pleased to know that there are several organised Gansbaai sport events and things to do throughout the year. Furthermore, the options are varied and cater to many different types of activities and pastimes. These competitions and tournaments not only offer world-class facilities, judges and athletes of many denominations, but you’re also placed in the heart of some of the most beautiful landscapes and surroundings that the magnificent Cape Overberg has to offer visitors and residents alike.
This growing town in the Western Cape is both peaceful and yet manages to be a hub of activity in and out of season. There are a wide range of things to do in Gansbaai, including marathons along the coastline or countryside, horse riding and mountain biking as well as surfing or scuba diving. It’s almost impossible to get bored in this seaside settlement with the menu of sports on offer. Any outdoor adventure can be found when you’ve got something you’re passionate about to do in nature. Not to mention that those who enjoy longer runs and rides will marvel at the panoramic views of the Overberg beaches, farms and even mountain passes.
Additionally, each of the towns in the Cape Whale Coast region host their own sports events throughout the year, making the area a vibrant and festive place. Gansbaai sports events are fully equipped to deal with the influx of visitors and residents who would like to spectate matches or games. Not to mention professionals teams are always treated to the warmest of country style welcomes when they are in town for tournaments or competitions. From world-class accommodation and deliciously quirky restaurants to convenience stores and curio shops, competitors and spectators can make a mini-holiday out of their visit to the amazing town of Gansbaai.
For competitors from outside of the Western Cape, consider flying into Cape Town International Airport. From there, you can either hire a car or catch a lift with a friend. For teams that are travelling together, consider utilising one of the many major bus liners or independent transport tour operators that include Gansbaai on their list of stops. There are several convenient ways to ensure that you can enjoy the wonderful sports opportunities in this charming and pristine coastal town. You surely won’t be disappointed with your time here, from fishing to catching a rugby match, there’s something for everyone.