Local information about Paternoster

Cape Columbine

The last manned lighthouse built on the South African coast Cape Columbine, a majestic headland on the Cape’s West coast, is a mere two-hour drive from Cape Town. It is situated in the Tietiesbaai nature Reserve, almost 5 km from the picturesque little fishing village of Paternoster. Paternoster is well…

History of Paternoster

This picturesque fishing town, 15km north-west of Vredenburg, is one of the oldest coastal towns along the West Coast and is famous for its crayfish. There are many white-washed fishermen's cottages dotted along a long, white beach. In the town some of the atmosphere of a fishing community of a…

Restaurants in Paternoster

The Voorstrandt Restaurant is situated in a 60 year old quaint red and green tin house, right on the white sandy beach with panoramic views of the sand, sea and sky. Meals are served from 10am to 10pm. Enjoy an idilic sunset whilst watching whales play in the bay. At…

The Lisboa wrecked on Soldiers Reef – Paternoster

Wreck Diving Visit the Graveyard of the ships. The coast is littered with the wrecks of the ships that have sunk. Local diving will take you on a wreck dive and give you the history of each wreck on our coast. The Lisboa The Lisboa was a Portuguese twin screw…

Things to do in Paternoster

Things to do in Paternoster A list of things one could do.... Long walks on beaches  Magical sunsets  Visit the pottery studio of Gerhard van den Heever  Traditional Boat Fishing or deep sea ski boat fishing can be done on prior arrangement. Crayfish trips can be arranged as well as diving…