There are numerous walking & hiking trails along the coastline and Sandriver. Some lasting less then an hour to a half or full day hike. On offer are magnificent walks along the coastline The views are spectacular as one looks over the bay towards the mountains in the distance.The rocky coastline is magnificent and home to the Cape Clawless Otter. For the more adventurous there is the Chokka Trail – A slack packing hike for four days all around the coastline.
PORT ST FRANCIS: HARBOUR OF ST FRANCIS BAY
Port St Francis is waiting to be discovered when you next visit one of the Eastern Cape’s best kept secrets.
Port St Francis, a working harbour is home to a large fleet of squid, hake and pilchard vessels with more moorings filled by charter boats, deep sea fishing boats and yachts from all over the world are surrounded by residential penthouses and apartments in a Mediterranean building style. A business centre with offices, restaurants and other retail outlets finishes the picture.
CAPE ST FRANCIS LIGHTHOUSE
Seal Point lighthouse is situated approximately 30 km from Humansdorp and 100 km from Port Elizabeth and is home to the tallest masonry building, standing 27.75 meters high. The focal plane is 36 meters above sea level and the light has a range of 28 sea miles.
Joseph Flack, a civil Engineer and architect who was employed by the Cape Colonial Government at the time was instrumental in building this majestic building. He was also involved in building Robben Island
WATER SPORTS AND LEISURE AT ST FRANCIS BAY
For the more adventurous and energetic, sailing, windsurfing, waterskiing, paddling, horse-riding, cycling, quad biking and hiking are great options. If you prefer to ‘do-it-yourself’ we have canoes and a canal boat for hire. Perhaps we can pack a picnic basket for you to enjoy while you explore the magnificent scenery up the Kromme River and our extensive waterways at your leisure
RELAXING AT ST FRANCIS BAY
For those who just wish to relax ‘at home’ you can enjoy a good book while sipping a long, cool drink on our private beach, or watch the children building sandcastles and frolicking in the warm canal water.
To make the most of your stay, why not book a round of golf on one of our fantastic golf courses, St Francis Links and St Francis Bay. Both courses are well manicured and ensure a most pleasurable golfing experience. We have a 2 seater ride-on golf cart for hire.
For more information visit: St Francis Links | St Francis Bay Golf