De Kelders B&B Western Cape

Accommodation South Africa

You’ve come to the right place. De Kelders B&B gives the area’s claim to fame as the best land-based whale watching in the world a whole new meaning. De Kelders B&B is superbly situated on the shores of Walker Bay where you can bear witness to the Southern Right Whales who migrate here each year to calve and nurse their young. They are frequently known to meander along the edges of the kelp beds literally metres from the rocks! Take time out and stroll to the water’s edge to get a closer look at host resident seal colony frolicking in the kelp beds or simply relax comfortably on your private viewing deck and sip cocktails whilst enjoying a spectacular sunset as you take in the unmatched tranquillity afforded by the protected Fynbos surroundings of the Klipgat Nature Reserve.

De Kelders B & B is superbly situated on the seafront with protected fynbos surroundings allowing an uninterrupted view of Walkerbay, where spectacular sunsets reflect upon the water and alight the mountains beyond. Unmatched tranquility provides the visitor with excellent land-based whale-watching, a small seal colony always visible beyond the kelp, rock-rabbits, mongooses, tortoises, birds and even a nightly visit from a porcupine. The rooms on the 1 st floor were designed, build for and named after host children. Each room has its own warm character and the sea view from the two double rooms, James and Elmien is magnificent, offering whale watching from bed! Elmien now has a sliding door, leading to a comfortable private balcony with uninterrupted views that is undescribable The twin bed room, Daleen, faces the nature reserve and fynbos garden. All with quality en-suite bathrooms and have both baths and showers with modern tiles and fixtures Guests share a lounge with coffee, tea and snack facilities and large wooden deck overlooking Walkerbay.
The new Whale room is situated on the ground floor. The view over Walkerbay is unsurpassed, even from the bathroom and shower It has access to the 1 st floor and also direct access to the car park and sea. The whale room has its own coffee and tea making facilities including a bar fridge, microwave and prepbowl. The sliding door leads to a Garden Patio where Porcupines can sometimes on a moonlit night be seen. Weather-permitting, the delectable breakfast is served on the deck.

Activities: Gansbaai, translated as Goose Bay, is a quaint and picturesque fisherman’s village less than 5 minutes from De Kelders B&B. It is the starting point for whale, dolphin and Great White Shark expeditions and boasts a modern selection of eateries and shops.
The Southern Right Whale: De Kelders is undisputedly the best shore based whale watching spot in the world. See the whales from the deck, from your bedroom, metres from the rocks, from the hiking trail and if you really want to see them from close by, then take a boat trip.
Southern Right whale up close: The Great White Shark: Gansbaai has the world's largest concentration of the Great White Sharks. See this magnificent predator at close quarters from the safety of a boat or from a cage in the water. Great White up close
Southern Right Dyer Island Marine Reserve: A visit to the reserve is an unforgettable experience. And educational adventure where you will see the African Penguin and numerous other seabirds as well as the endangered Black Oyster Cracker. A large seal colony lives on Geyer Rock and is a wonderful sight to see.

De Kelders B&B De Kelders, Western Cape, South Africa De Kelders B&B De Kelders, Western Cape, South Africa De Kelders B&B De Kelders, Western Cape, South Africa

Rates per room per night, specials, seasons, meals, children policy: on request

Single person
Whale room
Sea facing double en-suite (James)
Ditto (With private balcony)
Fynbos view twin en-suite (Daleen)
Self catering for 6 people (room 2,3 & 4)
Self catering for 8 people (room 1 - 4)

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