Bird Watching

Donkieskraal offers a haven for bird watching enthusiasts with is wide variety of birds. Keep an eye out for the Fairy Flycatchers and the Verraux’s Eagles.



Xamarin golf club is a challenging 9 hole course situated just outside Lamberts Bay. Contact Number: 083 250 4706


Lamberts Bay

Lamberts Bay, situated roughly 40km from Donkieskraal, is a typical West Coast fishing village with a beautiful coast line and white beaches. A day visit to this town is definitely worth your while even if it is just to visit one of their quaint restaurants, the museum, Bird Island or to take one of the boat cruises.

Donkieskraal is central to some of the best 4×4 routes in the area.
For other activities in the immediate vicinity, please contact our local Tourism information offices: —
Clanwilliam: 027 482 2024
Lamberts Bay: 027 432 1000


MUISBOSSKERM Open Air Seafood Restaurant – Lambert’s Bay

Voted one of the “Top Ten Sea Views to Dine For” by National Geographic

For a seafood experience of a lifetime, unique to the West Coast, pay a visit to Muisbosskerm.

What started off as a hobby to entertain family and friends – soon turned into a business. 1986 The Muisbosskerm opened it’s “doors” to the world.

For reservations call 027 432 1017 or e-mail


Fryer’s Cove Wines – Doringbay

In 1999, the first vines of Fryer’s Cove were planted amongst beach vegetation. This area, which is eight hundred and twenty meters from shore and about twenty meters above sea level, is sought after for its ideal climate which translates into the prominently unique flavour and character of Fryer’s Cove wine.

Fryer’s Cove wines have already made their way onto the must-have list of wine connoisseurs, with the addition of the Doringbay ‘waterfront’, it has also become a must-do for culture- and eco-conscious travellers the world over.

DoringBay harbour now hosts the only ocean level wine cellar and tasting locale that we know of in Africa, and perhaps the world.

The Wine Cellar and Tasting Room in Doring Bay – now open daily from Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 17:00 and Saturdays from 10:00 to 17:00.

Phone us at +27 (0)27 213 2312 or +27 (0)27 215 1092

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