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Is it safe to camp at Tietiesbaai?
It is dangerous there and there is absolutely no security or patrolmen in the camp. We were always under the impression that with Tietiesbaai being a nature reserve, it should be safe. But alas.
Why is it called Tietiesbaai?
The reserve takes its name from the local lighthouse, which is in turn named after a British ship that was wrecked nearby in 1829. A sweetener at Sea Shack in Soldaten Bay are the decorations by acclaimed artist Theo Kleynhans.
Where is Cape Columbine?
Cape Columbine Nature Reserve is on the West Coast near the fishing village, Paternoster. It is the furthest westerly destination in the Western Cape. The reserve covers an area of 263ha along the rocky stretch of coastline….
|17° 51′ 56” E 32° 49′ 2” S
Can you fish in Paternoster?
Paternoster is one of the oldest fishing towns along the West Coast, a place of whitewashed houses, fishing boats, beaches and crayfish. Visitors come here for the tang of sea air, the sound of breakers, and the romance of long walks on the beach.
Are there sharks in Paternoster?
Just 30km from Paternoster, The West Coast Fossil Park intrigues visitors with its collection of mega-tooth shark, sabre-tooth cat, giant ostrich, African bear, and elephant fossils.
Is Paternoster worth visiting?
Sandy white beaches, white-washed cottages, fynbos, and colourful fishing boats abound. The village of Paternoster, on the West Coast, is a sun-beaten world of charm and tranquility. It is also one of the oldest and most popular destinations on the West Coast.
Can you drink Paternoster water?
In the major cities and towns and most game reserves, tap water is purified and 100% safe to drink.
Can I drink the tap water in South Africa?
Drinking water in South Africa is safe to drink and cook with when taken from taps in urban areas. Not all tap water in rural areas is safe for consumption, so it is advised you take precautions if necessary.
Can I drink Cape Town water?
Yes. Tap and bottled water are readily available throughout the city. It is also perfectly safe to drink tap water in Cape Town – the water is rated as being of a top global standard.
Why choose Tietiesbaai campsite?
With it`s distinct rugged West Coast Edge, the campsite at Tietiesbaai provides a diverse range of campgrounds to suit the tastes of every oudoorsman, even if cold shower and no electricity are par for the cource.
How do I get to Tietiesbaai?
Tietiesbaai is along the West Coast of South Africa about two and a half hours outside of Cape Town. To get to it you drive through the sleepy fishing village of Paternoster before entering the nature reserve. Travelling along a dirt road hugging the brilliant coast, you arrive at Tietiesbaai rest camp where you can pitch a tent on the beach.
Where is the Tietiesbaai nature reserve?
Tietiesbaai is along the West Coast of South Africa about two and a half hours outside of Cape Town. To get to it you drive through the sleepy fishing village of Paternoster before entering the nature reserve.