About Yzerfontein

Yzerfontein, one of the West Coast’s most precious jewels. This quaint, untouched fishing village is an urban conservancy where man and nature live in harmony. It boasts the 16 Mile Beach, the longest uninterrupted beach on the South African coastline, with a spectacular view all the way to Table Mountain. Situated within close proximity of Darling, !Khwa ttu San Culture & Educational Centre, West Coast National Park and the West Coast Fossil Park, it’s the perfect choice for a quick getaway. Endangered African Black Oyster catchers roost on the rocks above the high water mark and between July and January whales and dolphins frolic in the bay. The annual Yzerfontein Festival & Events and Snoek Classic, as well as the Galjoen Derby are highlights during holiday season.

If you are a birdwatcher or appreciate wild flowers and fynbos. Whether you’re searching for a peaceful stretch of beach to cast your fishing line or an idyllic spot to tie the knot, Yzerfontein caters for a variety of tastes and preferences. The close-knit community welcomes visitors with open arms and work hard all year round to preserve the natural beauty of their surrounds. Then Yzerfontein is the place to visit