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The Ocean Breeze Hotel’s location in the Helderberg region is one of our biggest draw cards. With a wide variety of activities to entertain everyone from the tranquil nature lover, to the thrill chasing adventurer & fun-filled family excursions. Our front of house team are available to you at all times to help you plan the ultimate holiday.

Family Fun

Things to do for the family in Strand, Western Cape, South Africa


A short 5 minute drive or 20 minute beach walk from the hotel doors. So many fun activities for the kids to do. Activities for kids include supertubes, speed slides, kiddies pools, kids sandpit, kiddies climbing wall, mini action sport, kiddies double speed slide, zip-line, jungle gyms… and even Jacuzzi’s for Mom and dad!

Address:195 Beach Rd, Strand, 7140
Trading Hours: Mon: Closed; Tues-Fri: 12:00-18:00; Sat-Sun: 09:00-18:00
Phone: 021 854 4702

Cheetah Outreach

Seeing these majestic cats is a true privilege and lifelong memory, this family experience is just a stones throw away from the Ocean Breeze Hotel. Cheetah Outreach is an education and community-based programme created to raise awareness of the plight of the cheetah and to campaign for its survival.Cheetah Outreach is open 7 days a week. It truly is an unforgettable adventure for adults & kids alike with one on one encounters daily from 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm. Address: De Beers Ave, Firgrove, Cape Town, 7110 Trading Hours:Mon- Sun: 10:00-17:00 Phone: 082 872 4007

Wiesenhof Adventure Park

A full day of summer entertainment ahead for the whole family. Wiesenhof Adventure park is the place to be with a full water park operating through summer, with the trampoline park and pump track open to the public year round. Kids can have a fun filled day in the sun swimming, sliding and all things wet! You can also braai onsite and picnic spots are ideal. Address: R44, Stellenbosch Trading Hours:Mon-Wed: Closed; Thurs-Fri: 13:00-18:00; Sat-Sun: 10:00-18:00 Phone: 065 820 2737

Monkey Town

Situated at the base of the iconic Sir Lowry’s Pass in Somerset West this wild family adventure is a short 10 min drive from the hotel.There are more than 250 primates and 26 different exotic species of monkeys and apes. Monkey Town is not just a primate centre but also a wildlife centre with over 700 animals in total to admire. Visitors to the well-designed enclosure at Monkey Town observe the monkeys from caged walkways allowing the monkeys to roam freely on the outside.

Address: Mondeor Rd, Somerset West, Cape Town, 7130
Trading Hours:Mon-Sun: 08:00-17:00
Phone: 021 858 1060

Out in Nature

Things to do for the nature lover in Strand, Western Cape, South Africa

Golfers Heaven

With a wide variety of spectacular golf courses & training facilities, the Ocean Breeze Hotel is perfectly situated for a Golfing weekend away. With selection of greens to tee offer from there is the perfect day out to flex your handicap. There is even the state-of-the-art virtual golfing centre for rainy days. If you require assistance booking your tee-off time please contact our reception who will be glad to assist.

Nature Walks & Hikes

The unique beauty of the Helderberg region cannot be overstated, with the seamless marriage of the idyllic warm waters of the False Bay seascape and the impressively lush Helderberg Mountain ranges the area is a nature lovers refuge. From the rewarding hikes in the Helderberg Nature Reserve to seemingly endless beach walks with indescribable sunrises and sunsets. It is a feast for the senses. Our reception staff are available to provide you with directions and additional info

  • Strand Beach (opp Ocean Breeze Hotel)
  • Helderberg Nature Reserve:
  • Suikerbekkie Park
  • Helderberg West Peak
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Wild Waters

The Capetonian Summer season is amongst the most hottest destinations in the world. Fortunately we have many options to cool down thanks to our close proximity to Strand Beach, Gordons Bay and other fun filled water activities. Whether it be a quick walk across the road for a Surf Lesson, open water Scuba courses, tranquil sunrise Kayaking or a jet ski rental, there is something to suit everyones speed. Feel free to contact our reception for further recommendations

Wine and Dine

Restaurants and Wine farms near Strand, Western Cape, South Africa

Lourensford Wine Farm

One of the world’s most beautiful wine estates we offer a visual feast across 4 000 hectares of forest, fynbos, fruit orchards and vineyards, which rise up the slopes of the Helderberg Mountains, caressed by breezes off the Atlantic Ocean. The only thing that rivals its beauty is it’s diverse range of activities and high quality wines. With daily Wine Tasting, weekly family Food Markets, Clay Pigeon Shooting, indoor & outdoor Yoga at the Life Retreat Studio, Artjamming Studio, multiple Restaurants and simply exquisitely Curated Gardens. The Wine farm, which is a short 15 min drive from the hotel, is an absolute must during your stay with us simply reach out to our dedicated front of house staff for direction or further info on the activities during your stay.

Address: Lourensford Wine Estate, Lourensford Ave, Somerset West, 7130
Phone: 021 847 2333

Cavalli Estate

With award- winning wine, cuisine, design, architecture, indigenous gardens and art, Cavalli Estate has quickly become a recognised South African lifestyle brand. Stretched across 100 Hectares in the prestigious Helderberg region of Stellenbosch, South Africa, the estate boasts 26 hectares of vineyards, 10 hectares of indigenous fynbos gardens, a contemporary restaurant, wine-tasting facility, retail contemporary art gallery, luxury boutique and a world class equestrian facility. If you would like to book a iconic wine tasting afternoon or an unforgettable lunch overlooking the dam and valley below simply call our reception for assistance.

Address: R44 Highway (Strand Road), Somerset West
Phone: 021 855 3218


One of the oldest Wine Farms in South Africa, the homestead has been in existence for over 320 years, with a transparent acknowledgement of it’s rich and complex History and path of innovation. Visited by Many members of the British Royal Family, American Presidents & Nelson Mandela himself, the estate boasts incredible gardens to be enjoyed as a leisurely afternoon walk, a phenomenal picnic destination or a panoramic view from the wine tasting room or either of the impressive estate restaurants, Stables or Cafe Fleur. The estate is renowned for installing creative and mouth watering pop-up concepts during the summer months so keep a look out or ask our reception for more info

Lourensford Road, Somerset West, Cape Town, 7130
Phone: 021 847 2100

Eikendal Estate

Situated in the “Golden Triangle” of wine growing, Eikendal vineyards flourish in a mountain and maritime microclimate exclusive to the Helderberg region and ideal for the production of quality wine. Eikendal blends modern viticulture with Old World winemaking and the result is truly exceptional wines just 10 mins away from the hotel. The rolling lawn and ample outdoor seating at the acclaimed Cucina di Giovanni’s authentic Italian fare, with fantastic pizzas and more traditional dishes is it the perfect family Wine Farm outing. Our front of house staff are on standby to assist you with a booking. Address: R44 Highway (Strand Road), Somerset West Phone: 021 855 14 22 Web: