Top things to do in Paternoster in 2022

Paternoster is a quiet fisherman’s village situated on the West Coast of South Africa. It’s peace and quiet gives it a certain charm but it also offers exciting activities for the whole family to do when visiting. Here is our top things to do in Paternoster in 2022!

Eat Sushi at De Seekat

De Seekat restaurant is located at the Paternoster Waterfront – formerly the Crayfish Wharf. It has a stunning view and some of the best seafood to be found in Paternoster. It really shines with it’s Sushi. There is nothing better to do for lunch on a hot summers day in Paternoster than drinking an ice cold glass of Sauvignon Blanc and eating the best Sushi of your life at De Seekat.

For reservations contact Eddie on 072 343 9793 – DO make a reservation as they are VERY popular. They open at 11:30AM. Please mention you are from Tietiesdraai Guest House.

Shop at one of the many local shops

Paternoster has a small number of shops where you will find everything from snacks, spices, sauces, clothes and arts and crafts. Take 2 hours and stroll through the main road and stop off at every little shop.

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See a show at Die Koelkamers

Die Koelkamers located at the Paternoster Waterfront is the local theater in Paternoster. It’s just over a year old but features top notch live acts ranging from stand up comedy to musical spectaculars.

Check their line up and book at

Eat breakfast at Cathy’s Kitchen

Cathy’s Kitchen – run by folks from the Paternoster Project NPC – is the perfect stop for a quick breakfast, lunch or sun downers. The menu is limited but covers everyone’s tastes

No need to reserve. Just show up and tell Leon you are from Tietiesdraai Guest House.

Take a YIMA STAND-UP E-BIKE Sundowner Tour


What better way to spoil your loved one than with a Yima Stand-up E-Bike sundowner and romantic picnic or a special occasion for that special person or child. Explore the beauty of Paternoster on a Yima Standup E-Bike. Between the November 2021 and February 2022 we will be doing special sundowner trips. This will include either a salt or sweet picnic basket with champagne. Non-alcoholic also available. The tour starts from the Jislaaikit Activity Centre, Hotel Square, Paternoster and will take you on a tour through the town and surrounding areas. You will then enter the Cape Columbine Nature reserve for a breathtaking tour that will include Tietiesbaai. You will be joined by a qualified tour guide. This tour will last for between 90 – 120 minutes.

They are located next to Paternoster Hotel at Jislaaikit.
Phone Mike on 074 283 5474
Or book here: BOOK

Take a powered bicycle trip with Wow eBikes

Wow eBikes offers you a way to see the breathtaking beauty of Paternoster from a bicycle that is powered by an electric motor. They are designed for the whole family.

They are located at the Paternoster Waterfront.

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Take a guided tour with Stofpad Toere

Stofpad Toere takes you on a guided tour to all the sights and sounds of Paternoster on a 1959 Austen truck. They serve snacks and lunches on the way. Take it ease, sit back and enjoy your sightseeing trip with Stofpad Toere.

Book with Henk or Bees on 071 674 9528 and mention you are from Tietiesdraai Guest House!

Go for a beer tasting at The Paternoster Brewery

Paternoster brewery is the perfect stop for a refreshing beer on a hot summers day. They also do beer tastings allowing you to sample all the locally produced beers.

You can contact them and find more info here: or phone 063 952 3383

Go for a drink at The Panty Bar

The Panty Bar is located at the Paternoster Hotel. It is infamous – you will have to go there to see why. Go for a drink or have lunch at the Paternoster Hotel. They are located in the main road in Paternoster.

Contact them on 022 752 2703 at the Paternoster Hotel in the center of town.

Check out the art galleries at the Paternoster Waterfront

The Paternoster Waterfront boasts many art galleries from a range of artists including painting, leather, sculpture and pottery.

Find it all at the Paternoster Waterfront.

Visit the lighthouse at Cape Columbine

The Cape Columbine lighthouse is visible from Paternoster and about 2km outside Paternoster on the way to Tietiesbaai, situated in the Cape Columbine Nature Reserve.

Contact them on 022 752 2705.

Take a horseride with Drikus Horse Trails

See Paternoster from one of the best vantage points – the back of a horse via Drikus Horse Trails.

Contact them on 082 748 5596 or E-mail:

Braai on the beach at Tietiesbaai

Tietiesbaai is located in the Cape Columbine Nature Reserve. Here you have built braais on the beach – no better views – ablution blocks for campers and more! Did I mention it’s also super cheap to enter ?

Just show up at the gate. +- R30 per person entry.

Venture out on the ocean with Kayak Paternoster

Take a leisurly trip in your own kayak with Kayak Paternoster. Explore the bays of the West coast from an amazing vantage point. They are situated at the Crayfish Wharf

Contact them on 083 795 4198

Visit the Paternoster Shell Shop

The Paternoster Shell Shop has hundreds on objects and keepsakes made from the shells collected on the West coast beaches. Find them at The Paternoster Hotel.

Contact them on 022 752 2703. Situated next to the Paternoster hotel.

Visit the Toy Museum

The Toy museum – The Rob Dunn Collection – is situated at the Paternoster Waterfront. Go see all you favourite toys from your childhood perfectly preserved. You might even be able to buy a piece or two!

Situated at the Crayfish Wharf – Entrance is free
Open most days

Pamper yourself at Patertjie Beautique & Day Spa

Patertjie Beautique & Day Spa – located in St. Augustine Road in Paternoster – has everything you will need for a relaxation and pampering session. They offer massages and rejuvenation sessions.

Contact them on 072 752 1736

Taste some wine at the Paternoster Wine & Tasting Lounge

The Paternoster Wine & Tasting Lounge is a stunning new feature in Paternoster. It stocks some of the best South African red and white wines as well as bubbly! They also serve cold platters if you fancy a nibble with your wine.

Contact them on 061 540 9530

Eat fish & chips at The Fryers Delight

The Fryers Delight is situated at the fish market in Seeduiker street. They cook up many kinds of seafood – from lobsters, crayfish burgers, calamary and of course, fish and chips.

Contact them on 072 024 4165 and do mention Tietiesdraai sent you!