Whilst Paternoster is known for its relaxing and off-the-beat character,
...it also offers many activities and places of interest nearby.
Well known for its crayfish, white beaches and charm, the main road of Paternoster is lined with
fantastic restaurants, art galleries and speciality shops. About 90 minutes’ drive from Cape Town
(on the R27) and 15km North West of Vredenburg, Paternoster epitomizes an authentic and traditional
West Coast lifestyle. Surrounded by Fynbos, wheat fields in winter and wild flowers in spring. With
the Cape Columbine Nature Reserve, bird life, whale and dolphin watching and the magnificent flowers
during spring, Paternoster is a true feast for the eyes.
Linhof Boutique Guest House is situated next to the Columbine Nature Reserve where you will
discover an abundance of indigenous fauna and flora. The reserve also boast the last manned
lighthouse in South Africa.
Indulge in one of Paternosters fine restaurants.
The village also offers activities such as kayaking, fishing and horse riding.
Beyond Paternoster lies many other interesting places and activities. Only a 30 minutes’ drive
away, Langebaan, boasts the West Coast National Park and the lagoon offering many activities
such as kite-surfing, sailing and fishing just to name a few.
Be intrigued by all the interesting facts and historical wonders at the West Coast Fossil Park
on route to Hopefield.
Visit one of the many estates in the surrounding area for some wine tasting.
Visit the surrounding nature reserves and further up in the Namaqualand for the spring flower
season that will leave you in awe of its splendour (Aug/Sept)