Mossel BaySouth Africa

M ossel Bay is a picturesque town in the Garden Route bordered by beautiful beaches.

​It's an excellent spot for whale watching and other eco-tourism activities, like boat trips and shark cage diving. It was here that Portuguese explorer Bartholomeu Diaz arrived on 3 Feb 1488.

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  • Protea Hotel Mossel Bay
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Protea Hotel Mossel Bay

The stone walls and Mediterranean-style out-buildings belie the fact that the main building is one of the oldest in Mossel Bay and forms part of the Dias Museum Complex. Previously The Old Post Office Tree Manor Hotel, Protea Hotel Mossel Bay, situated five minutes’ walk from beach.

The hotel is bookable exclusively for GUESTS in/during international transit and is not accessible to domestic travellers.
6 hour and 12-24 hour rates are bookable online.
For stays more than 6 and less than 12 hours,please contact the hotel directly to book the additional hours.

Please include your check in and check out times in the comments section of your reservation enquiries.

Telephone Number: +27113901160


Mossel Bay

Mossel Bay South Africa

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The Diaz museum complex marks the spot of the historical landing of Diaz and also contains the famous Post Office Tree. This five hundred-year-old National Monument is found below an equally ancient milkwood tree, where seafarers of old would leave their post in an old boot.

The Maritime Museum houses a replica of the caravel on which Diaz arrived as well as a map of Mossel Bay produced by Dutch sailor Cornelius de Houtman in 1595. The museum is in the Old Saw Mill Building and chronicles the maritime history of the African continent. A worthwhile visit should be made to the lighthouse, which is a small walk away. You can also see a truly impressive range of seashells at the shell museum.

Gaze at magnificent San rock paintings, which can be seen in the Khoi-San Cave. There is also a replica of a Khoi village inside St Blaize Cave which is a must-see.

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