Pasir Ris in Malay means "beach bolt-rope", simply implying a narrow beach. It is geographically divided into three regions, namely Loyang (East) Central and Elias (West). Due to its proximity to the sea, it has several recreation facilities and has a keenly preserved mangrove forest with boardwalks to allow visitors get closer to the inhabitants. The full length of the park is around 6.6 km/4.1 mi long.
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Kayaking in Hermanus, Overberg, Western Cape South Africa
Hermanus in Walker Bay in the Overberg region offers an absolutely amazing kayaking experience. You get to paddle a few meters from the largest animals of all, the Southern Right Whales, giving you an awe-inspiring connection to nature!!
Paddle across shimmering waters as you enjoy spectacular mountain views, sea cliffs and marine life. Difficulty level here is graded easy and the paddling area is a 5 km/3.1 mi long, lasting two whole hours.
Since the paddling is done on a Marine Reserve, it is prohibited by law to get closer than 300 m/984 ft close to these gigantic mammals. That said, ii implies that even if the animal comes close to you, you need to paddle away.
Kayaking is also weather dependent and in case of strong and big swell conditions, it is not possible to perform kayaking. No experience is needed to attempt this amazing adventure.
Relevant activites based in South Africa
This 2-3 hour adventure is the most popular adventure activity where you can experience the best that Tsitsikamma offers! If you are keen to explore deeper into the Storms River Gorge, and experience the deep, long, quiet pools with ancient forests and deep caves then the kayak and lilo trip is for you!