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Mossel Bay

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A popular stopover on South Africa's famous Garden Route, Mossel Bay charms tourists with its picturesque sandy shore that stretches along the Indian Ocean, and its pleasant, mild climate. Whether you're looking for excitement and adventure, or a quiet family vacation, you'll find plenty of things to do in Mossel Bay, including water sports, mountain biking, and whale watching. The town doesn't lack in entertainment, shopping venues, and cultural attractions, boasting museums and archaeological sites containing some of the earliest evidence of modern human habitation. Mossel Bay is in Western Cape. When using our South Africa trip itinerary planner to make an itinerary online, Mossel Bay holidays come together around your tastes, interests, and requirements, with us taking care of the logistics.
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Where to stay in Mossel Bay

You can find virtually every style of accommodations in Mossel Bay, with hotels and guesthouses lining the sandy shore and dotting the scenic countryside. Whether you're looking for a cozy bed and breakfast, a backpacker-style dorm, youth hostel, or rental property, you'll find it in Mossel Bay. Private game reserves also provide lodgings to travelers, while spacious resorts offer a variety of accommodation types, including chalets, campsites, and caravan (RV) parks.
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