False Bay Adventures

False Bay in Cape Town is an adventurers playground, there are at least 20 different outdoor adventure activities to choose from. These include the obvious ones such as boat trips, kayaking, surfing and whale watching.  Did you know you can also go shark cage diving, snorkeling and coasteering in the Bay.  The great thing about Cape Town is that if the Atlantic ocean side is rough and miserable then the False Bay side is a great alternative.  For the first time scuba diver there are…

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Adventures in False Bay
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False Bay in Cape Town is an adventurers playground, there are at least 20 different outdoor adventure activities to choose from. These include the obvious ones such as boat trips, kayaking, surfing and whale watching.  Did you know you can also go shark cage diving, snorkeling and coasteering in the Bay.  The great thing about Cape Town is that if the Atlantic ocean side is rough and miserable then the False Bay side is a great alternative.  For the first time scuba diver there are some awesome safe dive sites to choose from and great wreck dives also try snorkeling in some of the protected bays but remember to pack a wetsuit. 

The name False Bay arose in the early years when the sailors often confused False Bay with Table Bay.  Remember there were no GPS’s in those times and Hangklip was often mistaken for Cape Point so easy to get it wrong.  The bay is surrounded by magnificent scenery and still hosts much marine life making for great fishing and pelagic bird trips

So when you are next in Cape Town don’t forget to spend some time on the warm side of the peninsula and try one or two of the exciting outdoor adventure activities available in False Bay.  On this page you will find a comprehensive list of those activities.

False Bay Adventures

Action Shooting

Action Shooting in False Bay. This activity will cause a rush of adrenaline and is perfect for groups of friends, bachelor parties, and a teambuilding activity.

Adventure Biking

Adventure Biking in False Bay - Guided Motorbike Tours. Feeling the call to head for open spaces and freedom? An adventure biking holiday in False Bay...

Bicycle Tours

Bicycle Tours in False Bay. Cycling is a fantastic activity for those that want to explore the sights and sounds of False Bay but don’t like the idea of spending...

Boat Charters

Boat Charters in False Bay - Boat Trips, Sunset Cruises, Whale Watching, and more. False Bay, with almost 3000km of coastline, is as much a feast for the...

Boat Trips

Boat Trips in False Bay. A boat trip or private charter is an excellent way to enjoy panoramic views and to get up close and personal with a variety of aquatic life.

Clay Pigeon Shooting

Clay Pigeon Shooting in False Bay. Packages for company team building events, birthdays (teen and adult), and bachelor/bachelorette parties are offered...

Coasteering

Coasteering in False Bay. Adventures. Coasteering is all about exploring the coastline.  This is an awesome new outdoor adventure activity on the False Bay...

Croc Surfing

Croc surfing in False Bay - Adventures. Not more fun can be had in the waves than with the new water activity in Cape Town called croc surfing, nothing to do with...

Cycle Tours

Cycle Tours in False Bay - Cycling holidays, city tours, mountain biking and more. False Bay is criss-crossed by roads. Some go through the city...

Deep Sea Fishing

Deep-Sea Fishing in False Bay. Coming to False Bay, fishing might be the very last thing on your mind - after all, there are so many things to do...

Fishing

Fishing in False Bay. I am no guru when it comes to fishing but have spent enough time behind a rod next to the sea, lagoons, rivers, and trout ponds...

Game Fishing

Game Fishing or sport fishing in False Bay. The smack of salt in the air, ocean all around and land not in sight is the domain of fishermen in search of game fish...

Helicopter Flights

Helicopter Flights in False Bay offers a wealth of destinations that are just begging to be explored from the air! Scenic flights are the ideal way to...

Kayaking

Kayaking in False Bay. This can be broken down into a few different categories: Sea kayaking and White Water kayaking. A kayak is a boat...

Shark Cage Diving

Great white sharks can grow up to 8 meters long. These powerful apex predators have patrolled our oceans since the beginning of time and near a tiny spit of land called Seal Island in False Bay you have the opportunity for a face to face encounter with these denizens of the deep. If you are lucky you...

Snorkeling

Snorkelling in False Bay - Fun Things To Do. A snorkelling safari is not the kind of safari that comes to mind when you think of False Bay, but it should! Firstly, snorkelling is a fabulous family adventure. Unlike diving which requires arduous training, snorkelling has a low barrier to entry.

Target Shooting

Target Shooting in False Bay. The act of firing with rifles, shotguns, or even crossbows at a stationary target. Learn to become an excellent marksman.

Water Bikes

Cape Town's False Bay, known for its white, sandy beaches and warmer Indian Ocean water, is also the site for one of the city's more unusual activities: waterbiking. This water-based activity will have you sitting astride a bicycle that sits on top of two buoyant pontoons. You do not need any...