Visit Mossel Bay - Best of Mossel Bay

Beach holidays are always the best option when it comes to planning a vacation. It is an ideal getaway from a hectic routine. Indulge in the calm and serenity of the mystic waters of Mossel Bay. Plan a holiday to this South African beauty.

A South African beach paradise is how most people refer to the city of Mossel Bay. The coastal town boasts of sandy beaches surrounded by the water of the Indian Ocean. The harbor town lies on the Garden Route in the Western Cape Province of South Africa and was once recognized across the globe for the world’s largest gas-to-oil refinery. The city today, is home to an array of exciting activities like whale watching, golfing, hiking, surfing, swimming and more. The glamorous city is a good blend of lush green stretches and sky blue waters bordered with golden sand.

Mossel Bay has contributed largely to South African tourism. So if South Africa is your next holiday destination, Mossel Bay is a must visit of course.

Mossel Bay Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Mossel Bay tips for your visit

  • It rains throughout the year here. Carry a rain gear on you visit.
  • The most convenient mode of transport in the city is taxi or car.
  • Carry a pair of good shoes suitable for hiking.
  • Watch for warning signs while on the beach.

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Facts and Stats for Mossel Bay*

  • Mossel Bay: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Mossel Bay for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Mossel Bay.

    • Burglary and Theft 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 78.13 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 31.25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Mossel Bay - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 45.96 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 42.09 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 64.81 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.08 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 48.71 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Mossel Bay

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mossel Bay

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.37 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.04 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45.9 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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