"where serenity and security greet you in the birds' callings"

Bokkom Laan 

Rocherpan Nature Reserve 

 West Coast National Park

Wander along the oldest road in Velddrif where time seems to stand still. Watch the tide come in while the local fisherman ply their trade in the age old way. Sip a cocktail at one of the restaurants or amble along and buy a piece of West Coast art from the local art gallery.   Rocherpan is a coastal nature reserve teeming with rare birds and colourful wildflowers located 25km north of Velddrif on the Cape West Coast. Here you can hike and mountain-bike amid tranquil natural scenes or picnic on the shores.   
087 087 4177

 In the West Coast National Park you will see thousands of seabirds roosting on sheltered islands, pristine golden beaches stretching into the distance and salt marshes filled with migrant waders from the northern hemisphere.  

Gate Time 1 april to 31 August: 7:00 - 18:00
1 September to 31 March:  7:00 - 19:00
022 772 2144


 River & Boat Cruises

West Coast Fossil Park

 SA Fisheries Museum

Tollies River & Boat Cruises in Velddrif offer fun and exciting activities for all. Just bring your snacks and refreshments along for unforgettable experiences like and splendid sunset cruises and bird-watching trips.

This activity is child friendly with high safety standardsVisit the West Coast Fossil Park close to Langebaan, Western Cape, South Africa to see the fossils of bears, sabre-tooth cats, short-necked giraffes and the many other exotic animals which inhabited the west coast area some 5 million years ago.

The South African Fisheries Museum Velddrif shows off the colourful history of the fishing industry along this coast with multi-media presentaions and personally guided tours of this informative facility.


Restaurants in Velddrif


The Eigebraai

Sunset Seafood and Steak Restaurant

 Die Vishuis Restaurant

The Eigebraai is perched on the banks of the Berg River offering views and the local bird life. The a la carte menu focuses on seafood and on Sundays a set menu is served. The restaurant also caters for functions. 

Trading hours: Monday to Friday – 7:30 am to 9:30 pm; Sundays – 8:00 am to 2:30 pm.

Sunset Seafood and Steak Restaurant is on an enviable spot in Laaiplek, Velddrift. Placed right on the water’s edge, views are unbelievably breathtaking and enhances your dining experience. The menu is South African based and offers seafood and grills. The atmosphere is relaxed and casual. 

Trading hours: 
Monday to Sunday, from 8 am to 10 pm. 

 Die Vishuis Restaurant is situated on the bank of the Berg River, in the West Coast town of Velddrif. This restaurant was once a real 'vishuis' where the fisherman used to salt the harders in big tanks. What remains of those days are the sea shells in the original sand walls, portions of which have been uncovered.  

022 783 1116

022 783 2763





Die Emmertjie

Die Vaatjie Restaurant


A cosy coffee shop well located in the main street of Laaiplek. Serves fresh home baked cakes with a variety of light lunches. Breakfasts are just delicious at affordable pricing. Whilst there browse the adjoining rooms for arts and crafts. Worthwhile stop over when visiting the West Coast area and the venue is easily identifiable by the painted murals done by the owner artist.

Tue - Fri  09:00 - 16:00

Sat  09:00 - 13:30

065 816 3669

A unique find in Velddrift! This Austrian restaurant is found in Port Owen and despite its fairly small size, offers its patrons dishes of unbelievable taste. The eisbein is widely known and the full 1.2 kg of meat a feat to eat. Try authentic Austrian dishes such as rostie and spetzle. The pub has a big screen TV and sports fans will not be disappointed. 


022 783 1183 

 022 783 0613



Medical Facilities

Pharmacy 400 Doctor 3.3km Hospital 25.2km

Port Owen


West Coast



Things to do