A visit to Laaiplek fishing harbour

A visit to Laaiplek fishing harbour
A visit to Laaiplek fishing harbour

Laaiplek's fishing harbour is just a couple of km from Atlantic Sunsets. Its name derived from its function - a place where one can offload the catch of the day on the pier. The quayside is a colourful collection of fishing vessels, most of them old-fashioned, brightly painted wooden boats, making it a fascinating place to visit. Laaiplek's harbour

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Tortoise sightings

Tortoise sightings
Tortoise sightings

This area is home to Angulate tortoises. Sadly the numbers seem to be dwindling, but when you come and stay at Atlantic Sunsets look out for one of these crossing the road or browsing in an undeveloped property. Although the Angulate tortoise is commonly kept as a garden pet in South Africa, this species is classified as a "Protected Wild Animal" a

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