Bars in Gansbaai
Aside from the picturesque views and the opportunity to see whales breaching, there are a handful of things to do Gansbaai just ready to be explored. Don’t be fooled by, what seems to be a small, sleepy, seaside town. The residents here have been known to party up a storm, in and out of season, bringing to the surface a particularly vibrant nightlife in Gansbaai. So, whether you’re relocating or you’re coming for a longer holiday, ensure to pack your dancing shoes!
Keeping in line with the thriving tourism industry here, the owners of the bars ensure to stay as local as possible in their offerings. From craft beer on tap from neighbourhood brewers, locally-sourced food items for the menu and inspired décor from the surrounding area, these quirky establishments offer a proudly Gansbaai nightlife experience for anyone who visits. Best of all, you have your pick of entertainment. From live, local music, televised sports events or even a few rounds of pool, you can find it here.
Each of these establishments are evidence of hard-work, perseverance and pride from their owners, who ensure to only hire the friendliest and most trustworthy staff members from the surrounding communities. This means, when you choose to support a Gansbaai bar, you’re supporting the town as well. With awesome ocean views and high-quality facilities, you can even hire these establishments out for your next event. The interesting décor, friendly patrons and possible live entertainment can all revolve around your celebration. Let’s be honest, is there an even more convenient spot to throw a party than a fully-functioning, kitted-out bar?
The Cape Whale Coast is an area in the Western Cape that forms part of the Overberg region. Made up of a collection of towns, namely; Gansbaai, Kleinmond, Hangklip, Hermanus and Stanford. Due to the annual whale activity in the bays, these towns are extremely popular tourist destinations, for both local and international travellers.
So, if you do decide to visit one of these Gansbaai bars, why not make an entire weekend of it? There’s a host of accommodation available here, to ensure that you, your guests or your family have a comfortable night’s rest, after a good ol session at the pub.
Situated on the R43 via the N2, Gansbaai is only 165kms away from Cape Town, making it the ideal destination for a day trip or weekend away. Those looking to visit from outside of the Western Cape can do so by flying into Cape Town International Airport and simply hiring a car or utilising one of the many bus services or independent transport operators who stop here.