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Bay - Home to the perfect wave! With its unique combination of beautiful
beaches, endless summers, abundant shells, white gold (calamari) and
relaxed lifestyle, its no wonder this town has become world renown.
Temperatures are moderate all year round along
the coast with rain scattered throughout the year. The summers are warm
with a very temperate humidity level. Winters are mild and pleasant, and
it is significant that water sports are practised year-round.
An International attraction is the
Billabong Surfing Festival in July
each year when surfers from all over the world come to enjoy these
flawless formations of rolling surf.
The Jeffrey's Bay Shell Museum
houses an impressive
and beautiful collection of local shells gathered on the beaches of
Jeffrey's Bay, as well as shells from other countries.
There are a
number of small nature reserves in the area, such as the Kabeljous Estuary
Nature Reserve, which is a walk-about reserve with a safe beach for
swimming and excellent fishing opportunities as well as bird watching and
The Noorsekloof Nature Reserve is a 28.7 hectare reserve
stretching up to Wavecrest, small buck and many birds can be seen along
the 3 km trail running alongside the stream.
Then there is the
River Nature Reserve which is on the Seekoei River estuary. It is a bird
watchers paradise, as the hide overlooks the Seekoei River where there is
an abundance of water fowl.
The safe beaches are perfect for
bathing and all water sports, making it a popular weekend getaway and
welcome to collect shells which are varied and plentiful.