Bredasdorp in the Overberg on the Cape Whale Coast

A typical rural town with a large farming community known predominantly for farming with Merino sheep and wheat. Bredasdorp offers a fabulous day trip with several little speciality shops with pottery, antiques and local delicacies on offer.

Not to be missed is the renowned Shipwreck Museum which is the only one of its kind in South Africa. The museum showcases an extensive collection of artifacts and furniture from ships wrecked along the coast.

Audrey Blignault who was born in Bredasdorp has a room especially dedicated to her fine history as one of South Africa’s most prominent writers.

What To See
  • Kapula Candles
    Famous for its more than 1000 candle designs
  • Antique Warehouse
  • Craft Corner
  • Heuningberg Nature Reserve
    For short hikes - a must for birders.
  • Julian Keyser Ceramics
  • Klippen Coffee and Gift Shop
  • Paleishuis
  • Pandoras Box
  • Shipwreck Museum - Bredasdorp