Gordons Bay and Clarens Drive

Gordon’s Bay is a two harbour seaside town tucked between the ocean and the Hottentots Holland mountains. Look for the enormous GB marked on the mountain in white stones, it’s hard to miss.

Located on the West Coast Way Cape Way Route

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West Coast Way is South Africa’s road trip with the most twists. Explore a unique collection of 101 road trip stops along themed routes by planning a self-drive trip or guided tour for a nature and adventure-filled Cape West Coast vacation. The new West Coast Way “basket” of free routes on offer include the West Coast Way Tractor Route, the West Coast Way Berg Route, the West Coast Way Foodie Route, the West Coast Way Cultural Route, the West Coast Way Wild Route – as well as the newly launched Cape Way Route – all of which are designed to showcase the many attractions and activities that are already on offer on the Cape West Coast and inland areas – but may be unknown to many.

For more information on West Coast Way, the other routes on offer, and the list of 101 Things to Do on the West Coast visit westcoastway.co.za or call West Coast Way on 0861 321 777. Connect with West Coast Way on Facebook and Twitter at WestCoastWaySA.

Find Gordons Bay and Clarens Drive on the West Coast Way Cape Way Route

Less than 50km from Cape Town, Gordons Bay is the perfect beach location but also offering easy access to the Winelands, the city and the magnificent drive into the start of the Overberg.

Shops and restaurants are plentiful, boating, sailing and all watersports are catered for, and the pier and smaller rocky beaches are filled with fishermen. Fresh fish is always readily available.

From Gordon’s Bay a drive along the alternate route to Hermanus, the coastal heart of the Overberg, is something not to be missed. Clarence Drive regularly features as one of the most spectacular scenic drives in the world. The well maintained road hugs dramatic mountains as it snakes in and out of bays and coves providing almost continuous views of the ocean as weaves around the mountain mimicking the shape of the coast. There are viewing points along the road that offer ample space to park and enjoy the view and a few spots have grassy sections or benches for picnics. This road takes you through the Kogelberg Biosphere, an area of astounding floral importance and natural beauty, as well as through or past the towns of Rooiels, Pringle Bay and on the Betty’s Bay and Kleinmond, all worth stopping at and part of the new Cape Way routes.

Gordons Bay and Clarens Drive are located on the West Coast Way Cape Way Route

Open 7 Days a week
Distance from Cape Town: 57km
Where: N2
Contact: +27 (0)82 929 9583 | [email protected]

Road-Trip-Southern-Africa-West-Coast-Way-Routes

West Coast Way is South Africa’s road trip with the most twists. Explore a unique collection of 101 road trip stops along themed routes by planning a self-drive trip or guided tour for a nature and adventure-filled Cape West Coast vacation. The new West Coast Way “basket” of free routes on offer include the West Coast Way Tractor Route, the West Coast Way Berg Route, the West Coast Way Foodie Route, the West Coast Way Cultural Route, the West Coast Way Wild Route – as well as the newly launched Cape Way Route – all of which are designed to showcase the many attractions and activities that are already on offer on the Cape West Coast and inland areas – but may be unknown to many.

For more information on West Coast Way, the other routes on offer, and the list of 101 Things to Do on the West Coast visit westcoastway.co.za or call West Coast Way on 0861 321 777. Connect with West Coast Way on Facebook and Twitter at WestCoastWaySA.

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