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Velddrif Day Travel Itineraries

Welcome to Velddrif, a tranquil fishing village where the sea and river meet. A birder’s mecca, fish abound and peace and quiet for your mind. Accommodation and Restaurants info are available at Velddrif Tourism office.


Tel: 022 783 1821

1 Day Visit to Velddrif

Activity                                                                                                       Description

BokkomlaanVisit this historic street where they make Bokkoms (dry, salted fish) the same way as 200 years ago. Bokkomlaan with its tranquil view of the Bergrivier attracts
many birders and photographers. Enjoy delicious food at a variety of eateries to choose from. Feast your eyes on art painted by local artists. Tel: 022 783 1821
Boat TripsExperience the inhabitants of the Wetlands on the Bergrivier with an ideal birding trip. Take a late afternoon cruise and enjoy the beautiful sunset. You are welcome to bring your own refreshments. Tollie’s River Cruises – 079 763 6966, Cracklin’ Rosie Tours – 071 897 9611 / 073 627 4908
Knot Xtreme – 083 439 1030
SA Fisheries MuseumThe SA Fisheries Museum is situated in Laaiplek. Meet Felicity Ströhfeldt for a guided tour and information
regarding the History of Laaiplek and Velddrif’s fishing
industry. Tel: 022 783 2531
Khoi San SaltNatural unrefined salt, mined 5km north from Velddrif on the Dwarskersbos road. Visit their showroom for a variety of salts to buy. Tel: 022 783 1520

2 Days Visit to Velddrif

Bokkom Tasting      Visit Bokkomlaan for an Bokkom tasting experience. Contact Saralize to book – 083 225 8184
Kokerboom KaasCheese Artisan, David Malan, makes cheese from his home. If you are a cheese lover, this is a definite must do. Book a tasting in advance. David – 082 563 4640 Carolyn – 082 572 1822  
Gin TastingPoetic License Distillery – A small batch distillery making big, bold gin on the West Coast in South Africa, chin chin!
+27 (0)22 125 0568
Bergrivier Golf ClubTry your luck for a hole in one on the 2nd tee. Tel: 022 783 0535
Rocherpan Nature ReserveBird hides, picnic spot, braai area, accommodation………. This is a seasonal wetland which is dry between March and June, with a marine sanctuary for endangered coastal birds. A popular attraction is the whales that migrate into the bay between July and December
Klein Tafelberg 4×4For the more adrenaline driven tourists. 4×4 Routes especially for you. Entry by 4×4 only. Stephen Burger – 082 558 4575  

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