Welcome to Yzerfontein

Experience our town’s picturesque choice of accommodation, explore the unique retail shops and taste our delicious local dishes from our top restaurants. Take an Adventure and discover Things to do in and around Yzerfontein.

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Explore the ultimate West Coast Town with her 16 Mile Beach, the longest uninterrupted beach on the South African Coastline. Discover the beauty of the Urban Conservancy situated close to the Darling Wine Route and borders the West Coast National Park.

Attractions

Yzerfontein Tourism Bureau

The whitewashed and thatched “Vishuis” (Fish House) is the oldest building in Yzerfontein and is now home to the Yzerfontein Information Office. Yzerfontein Tourism Bureau’s main mission is to provide the visitor/tourist with information about the best...

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Yzerfontein Fish Market

The Yzerfontein Fish Market can be found alongside the main road. Fishermen angle from the beach and rocks, collect mussels, with the small-craft harbour allowing for the launch of boats and jet skis. Permits and licences are available from the Municipal...

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The Historic Lime Furnaces / Kilns

The Historic Lime Furnaces / Kilns - Our own National Monuments. The two lime kilns on the way to Yzerfontein were only built in the 1940's by a builder from the Milnerton area based on the drawings of the original kilns used by van Riebeeck's men. They...

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Die Swemgat

Almost at the end of Dassen Island Drive is a little hidden oasis the locals call Die Swemgat. This Rock Tidal pool is very popular due to its crystal clear water and secluded unspoilt location. Pack in the bathers and the sunscreen and enjoy a relaxing...

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The Bewarea Labyrinth

The Bewarea Labyrinth was created by the Yzerfontein Conservancy and can be located on the corner of Dassen island drive and Atlantic drive. The perfect spot for a panoramic view of the Southern Edge of Yzerfontein overlooking Pearl Bay and Dassen Island....

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Schaap Eiland / Pearl Bay Beach

Schaap Eiland is a little peninsula which is cut off from the mainland during high tide. Have a rest on one of the wooden benches erected for this purpose and enjoy the sea, the peace, the whales and the view of Dassen Island nine kilometers away in the...

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The Lookout (Main Road)

This Lookout Point delivers the best panoramic view of the Harbour and The 16 Mile Beach. This Lookout Point delivers the best panoramic view of the Harbour and The 16 Mile Beach stretching all the way to the West Coast National Park. Dassies, (also called...

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Yzerfontein Harbour

Yzerfontein Harbour is a good place to sit and watch the fishing boats returning with their catch for the day. It is also a good vantage point to look for whales. The Local NSRI Station is situated in the Harbour. This magnificent NSRI station includes...

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16 Mile Beach: Main Beach

Yzerfontein boasts South Africa's longest stretch of beach. 16 Mile Beach, which runs from Yzerfontein‘s Main Beach in the South, all the way up to the start of the West Coast National Park in the North. 16 Mile beach offers whale watching from September...

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Accommodation

Yzerfontein Accommodation

Yzerfontein Accommodation provides the largest selection of accommodation options in Yzerfontein. Choose from the largest selection of rooms, self-catering apartments, flats, houses, and ideal establishments for your stay in Yzerfontein. We have Pet Friendly and Wheelchair Friendly units.

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Dune Rose Luxury Beach Villa

Dune Rose Luxury Beach Villa is the ideal break away that can accommodate 8 people, friends or family. Dune Rose is a 1 hour drive from Cape Town on the West Coast Road. The house is only 2 meters away from the beach, 3 km from the local shops and 4 km from surrounding beaches and restaurants.

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Strandkombuis Bed & Breakfast

Our B&B is flanked by the 16 Mile Beach on one side and the Yzerfontein saltpans on the other You will find the lovely rustic Strandkombuis B&B situated outside Yzerfontein. The B&B has a variety of rooms – this includes a Honeymoon suite, single, double,...

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Yzerfontein Caravan Park

The Yzerfontein Caravan Park is situated 50m from the beach and has 121 well tended sites. All sites have braai places, water and 10 amp electricity supply. It's lovely to pitch a tent or park your caravan. The Caravan Park has lawn covered stands and neat...

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Restaurants

Meeurots Restaurant

Meeurots Restaurant offers a simple, and traditional menu. You can choose your steak 18 different ways, from fillet escargot or “carpetbagger” (topped with mussels, bacon and snails in a garlic sauce), to a massive 800 grams of rump or sirloin.

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Strandkombuis Restaurant

Strandkombuis is a seafood and pizza restaurant nestled between the saltpans and 16 Mile Beach Go for a lazy stroll next to the Atlantic Ocean as your food is being prepared, or enjoy a slow glass of wine while watching the birdlife from our tented...

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Yzervark Bistro

Yzervark Bistro and Iron Pig pub bring a casual relaxed West Coast atmosphere and experience Yzervark Bistro brings a casual relaxed West Coast atmosphere focusing on home cooked meals. With a different menu every day of the week such as Steak n Rib...

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Rosemead Artisan

Good coffee, simple & fresh food on the breakfast/lunch menu, focused on world class bakery produce at Rosemead Artisan - Bakery and Café With more than 5 years’ experience in bread baking in the old European traditions and more than 10 years’ experience...

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Wild Flour Coffee Shop

Wild Flour Coffee Shop and Restaurant is set in a modern ‘Cape Bungalow’ vernacular style in the ever popular coastal town of Yzerfontein on the West Coast. The team of friendly and cordial waitresses welcome you warm-heartedly into their living space...

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Retail

Blikaspaai Decor and Gift Shop

Blikaspaai Décor and Gift Shop located in Yzerfontein at the Villa Fontana Shopping Village. Blikaspaai opened in 2014. We stock handmade ceramics, crochet items and unique gifts for every occasion. Carve your own biltong, taste our homemade preserves and...

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Interior Images

Interior Images was founded by Milani Dearlove in 2008. We are a family operated business and strive only for the best quality and service for our clients. We are based in Yzerfontein and our services expand to the greater West Coast, Swartland and Cape...

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I Love Yzer

I Love Yzer is an events, publishing, marketing and brand management company, based in Yzerfontein. Established in 2013, our aim is to promote Yzerfontein, Darling & the West Coast as a tourism destination to support our local events and businesses.

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The West Coast Explorers Club

The West Coast Explorers Club Official Activity Guide & Route Map is the perfect way for exploring the top sites, navigate and discover all Yzerfontein has to offer– it‘s like talking to a local. The West Coast Explorers Club aims to promote our beautiful...

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Community

Yzerfontein Fish Market

The Yzerfontein Fish Market can be found alongside the main road. Fishermen angle from the beach and rocks, collect mussels, with the small-craft harbour allowing for the launch of boats and jet skis. Permits and licences are available from the Municipal...

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Yzerfontein Buurtwag / Neigbourhood Watch

The Yzerfontein Neighbourhood Watch Vision is to help the community live a life of well-being in a safe environment. Voluntary contribution of R120 per year. Membership is open to anyone who lives in the area of operation or has direct business or interest...

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Yzerfontein Tennis Courts

Yzerfontein has two municipal tennis courts located next to the caravan park entrance. Tennis is a well loved sport among South Africans. These well maintained tennis courts are part of the Yzerfontein Sports and Recreation Club. Bookings can be made by...

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Yzerfontein Community Hall

Yzerfontein Community Hall is a public location where members of the community tend to gather for group activities, social support, public information and festive activities. Yzerfontein Community Hall hosts various events throughout the year. Dit and Dat...

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Yzerfontein Bowling Club

Yzerfontein Bowling Club offers a range of activities and welcomes residents and visitors alike to participate in these events. Yzerfontein Bowling Club play bowls on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, as well as Saturday mornings. Carol Jordaan at 072...

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NG Church Yzerfontein

The Yzerfontein community church is known as the NGK Darling, but also branch out to Yzerfontein on the West Coast. NG Church Darling & Yzerfontein Church hall is available for functions and other events. Please contact the church office for more...

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National Sea Rescue Institute Yzerfontein

NSRI Yzerfontein - Sea Rescue is the charity that saves lives on South African waters Yzerfontein NSRI is based in the harbour. NSRI Rescue Stations are disciplined, along with the exhilaration of going to sea on a high speed rescue boat and the excitement...

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Hiking / Flower Trails

Schaap Island Hiking Trail

Schaap Island Hiking Trail skirts the edge of the village of Yzerfontein. Approximately two kilometres long, it starts from the Main Beach – or Sixteen Mile Beach as it is also known – and then runs in a southerly direction, that is, towards the harbour....

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