The Fun Things To-Do List!
Spending a morning or afternoon kayaking on the tranquil waters just off the Paternoster Beach is wonderfully relaxing. The sounds of the water slowly lapping against your kayak and the rhythmic movement of the kayak allows you to rejuvenate your mind and body.
For the lovers of performing and fine arts, “Die Koelkamers” theatre is an excellent idea to spend your Saturday night in Paternoster. Grab an early dinner before enjoying a show in the intimate setting. With regular weekend shows and art exhibitions all year round, you have the opportunity to sit back and relax with a glass of wine while watching some of South Africa’s most incredible artists. Find out more about upcoming shows and events here!
Hiking is an amazing way to clear your mind while exploring the natural environment. The nearby Cape Columbine Nature Reserve offers superb hiking trails and boasts one of the last manned lighthouses in South Africa. Although the scenery is beautiful all year round, Paternoster and the reserve transform into a breathtaking carpet of wildflowers in August and September.
South Africa is one of the world’s best destinations for kiteboarding. When the southwest winds are blowing, Paternoster is a great place to get your gear out as there is a perfect left and right break on the bay.
Paternoster is a great place to windsurf thanks to the wonderful smooth and clean waves. The beach is long which allows you to drift along and your only major concern would be carrying your equipment back to your starting point.
Pottery classes are a wonderful wat to get hands-on while learning a new skill. The Stonefish Gallery next door to the hotel offers pottery classes on request as well as pottery workshops. If you are interested in a pottery class, please let us know and we will advise of the most up-to-date class schedules.
One of the best ways to explore the quiet streets of the sleepy fishing village of Paternoster and the surrounding areas is on two wheels. Here you can enjoy the whitewashed houses and small-town charm of this iconic South African fishing village as you zoom through on your e-bike.
For beer-lovers, there is no better way to spend an afternoon or evening than at a craft beer tasting. In Paternoster, we are lucky to be blessed with the Paternoster Brewery that constantly tickles our taste buds with their delicious, high-quality beers. Book your beer tasting experience today!
Horse Riding On The Beach
Imagine the sea breeze caressing your skin, the sound of the waves kissing the sand, and the gentle sway of your horse as you slowly cross the beach. Sounds pretty amazing right? Horseback riding is one of the many activities you can do in Paternoster and a sunset ride is one of the best ways to end the day. Book your West Coast Beach Rides here!
Experienced scuba divers can take the plunge in the chilly waters near Paternoster to view a variety of Pacific marine life including fish and seals. Don’t forget to come warm up with us after a great day in the water at the Paternoster Hotel’s own Panty Bar.
Mountain biking through unspoiled nature surrounding Paternoster is a thrilling experience. With access to a number of nearby mountain biking trails, Paternoster Hotel is ideally located for a few days spent exploring the nearby terrain.