Great Brak River
General Information on Great Brak River
Great Brak River (Groot Brak Rivier) is situated on the Southern coast of the Western Cape in South Africa. Lying on the Garden Route between Mossel Bay and George the beautiful and unspoilt holiday town of Great Brak River offers holiday makers safe swimming conditions and true tranquillity. The rivers around Great Brak are rich in marine life making this a perfect area for the keen fisherman!
The name Great Brak River came about because of the brackish water of the brak rivers. The mouth is divided into two sandy strips of lagoon that surround a small island known as "Die Eiland". A single lane bridge links the mainland and the island which is well know for its timber holiday homes. This charming little island has become a refuge for many seeking solitude and has a number of holiday cottages and homes that have been in some of the families for generations!
Activities in the Great Brak area include the Great Brak River Museum, a circular route, outlining the history and culture that exists through the town. The calm that can be experienced along the banks of the river has led to this little town being the perfect destination for those wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. If you need total relaxation, explore the beaches from Glentana to Little Brak River.
Sport activities in Great Brak include fishing, tennis, squash, bowls and cycling. You may practice your golf at Dolphins Creek Golf Estate and at De Kaap Driving Range. Popular events include the Grootbrak Grabadoo great for mountain bikers.
Accommodation in Great Brak includes camping and mostly self-catering houses with some guesthouses. The accommodation section has a list of advertisers for the area.
More about Groot Brak can be found in the range of SA Info Magazines and online.
|Great Brak River Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||+27(0)44 620 2550|
|Address:||De Dekke R102 Great Brak River