The unpretentious, picturesque seaside village of Lambert's Bay lies up the West Coast, 280 kilometres north of Cape Town. The coastal town has been proclaimed 'the Diamond of the West Coast' because of its white beaches, wildlife and lobsters. Although primarily a fishing town it has become a significant tourist attraction on the West Coast due to its moderate all-year climate.
Discover the rich history of the early inhabitants of the West Coast at Steenbokfontein caves where the oldest known examples of parietal art (wall paintings) in South Africa was found.
Discover "The Diamond of the West Coast" with a walk through history of Lambert’s Bay. We'll take a trip down memory lane in the Sandveld Museum and a look at the oldest buildings in town.
A fun day of exploring the Namaqua Wine Route. Our day starts off in Lambert's Bay where we'll journey through the rural towns of Graafwater, Klawer, Spruitdrift, Vredendal, Lutzville, Strandfontein and Doornbay.
Lamberts Bay is known as the Diamond of the West Coast and the crayfish mecca of South Africa. This gem of a seaside village owes its origin to humble beginnings as a fishing village and has become one of the major tourist attractions on the West Coast.
Bird Island Nature Reserve in Lambert’s Bay is a bird-lover’s paradise. The tiny 3ha island is located just 100m’s offshore from Lambert’s Bay and is one of the six sites world-wide where Cape gannets breed and is an important roosting and breeding site.
For two months a year the West Coast erupts in a riot of colours thanks to the arrival of the Namaqualand daisies. Don't miss out on this unique window to see a sight as memorable as the lavender fields of Provence and the tulip fields in the Netherlands.
Lobster or “kreef” as we know it here, must be the epitome of wealth and indulgence for any South African who heads towards the coast for his/her annual leave! Enjoy a truly local experience during the Cape's crayfish season.