Betty’s Bay, situated approximately one and a half hour outside Cape Town and along the incredibly beautiful Clarens Drive. Although, not as popular as Chapmans Peak Drive, Clarens Drive should not be underestimated. It offers some of the most beautiful views of the False Bay coast and links up numerous smaller towns such as Rooi Els, Pringle Bay and more. Considered part of the Overberg region Betty’s Bay is part of Cape Floral Kingdom and Kogelberg Biosphere. Home to Harold Porter Botanical Gardens, where visitors get to explore the majestic gardens first-hand. Betty’s Bay is also home to the Stony Point Penguin Colony. Like Boulders Beach, Stony Point offers a safe haven to the endangered African Penguin, otherwise known as the Jack Ass Penguin as the sound it makes resembles that of a donkey.
Betty’s bay Sandboarding forms part of Cape Town Sandboarding and is a must do adventure when visiting Cape Town and The Overberg region. With some of the highest commercial dunes in Africa, you can experience the thrill of gliding down with the smell of the ocean in air and the wind in your hair. First timers can sit on the board if they prefer until they get the hang of it. What is certain is that fun will be had by all, young or old and makes this the perfect adventure for all ages. Sandboarding in Betty’s Bay is the perfect adventure for those making a day of it, or even those on their way to either Cape Town or the Overberg region. Why not pop in for a light lunch at Harold Porters, before exploring the award-winning gardens, visit the Penguins and then experience the thrill of racing down the sand dunes.