Known as the Southernmost Tip of Africa, L’Agulhas this coastal village and holiday resort is situated next to the town of Struisbaai and about 30 kilometres south of the regional centre of Bredasdorp.
Agulhas National Park is located at the official meeting place of the Atlantic and Indian oceans and is a place of rugged beauty with rich cultural and natural heritage. The stone cairn and The Iconic Map of Africa Monument marks the point where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet. Cape Agulhas Lighthouse was the third lighthouse to be built and is the second oldest still operating in South Africa.
The coastal settlement of Struisbaai is an old fishing village which for many years sported a beautiful natural harbour. Some development has taken place since then, but Struisbaai is still relatively untouched by the rigours of over-development. Many fishermen still reside in this settlement, but it is now known better for its leisure activities, which include fishing, horse-riding, hiking, paintball, quad biking, and diving.
Other top attractions in the town include the colourful, bustling Struisbaai Harbour where visitors can see the traditional fisherman bring in their daily catch and buy fresh fish. Also, not to be missed, is the resident stingray Parrie making an appearance.