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Address: Strandloper Street, Paternoster, Saldanha Bay Municipality 7381, South Africa
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Paternoster Beach

It's a wide beach located in Paternoster. It was not busy as we were the only ones on the beach at the time. Great for walks any time of day.

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a wide beach located in Paternoster. It was not busy as we were the only ones on the beach at the time. Great for walks any time of day.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the blue waters of the Cape peninsula but a wide expanse of sand for people and their kids and canine kids. The beach extends well beyond high tide so no matter the tides you can have a bit of beach to yourself. Appears to be good for beach-coming too.

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Carbondale, CO
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful beach walks along a very pretty sandy beach. Tidal pools, beach sunsets and largely unpopulated stretch of seaside.

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St. Helena Bay, South Africa
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32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Paternoster beach is beautiful, broad and long - an amazingstretch of coastline to take your family and dogs to. The best part of this beach is not in-front of the houses though, but further north towards and along the nature reserve. It is great for running and walking. It is also more quiet and private.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We had a couple of good long walks during the weekend we spent in Paternoster. The beach is clean, and at low tide the sand is nice and hard for walking and mountain biking. Had a lovely cycle one morning - 15 kms there and back on the beach.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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236 reviews
133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The town of Paternoster retains it's traditional aesthetic, the beach while shorter than nearby Langebaan is well kept and offers great walks, watching the fishermen bring in the catch and enjoy the views. can be windy.

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Thank Sarah S
Cape Town, South Africa
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We walked up and down this beautiful beach, the sea was icy, but fresh. Lovely sand and a magnificent wind-free day

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Thank melanie u
Johannesburg, South Africa
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243 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This is a gorgeous sandy beach but it has two big negatives. The water is freezing cold, and people are driving their cars, with braais and boat trailers right on the beach. I prefer my beaches car-free.

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Thank PHR67
Hartford, UK
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The beach is easy to access and long enough for a reasonable stroll. All types of shells can be found on and below the high tide limit.

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Thank Richard G
Munich
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The main, northern bay is long and broad. Cars drive on the hard sand, which looks more like a cement/sand mixture than a "white beach". And because of plenty of sharp mussel shells, sandals are recommended. The more southern beach is a bit smaller but cleaner; and without cars. More to the south there's a lot of kelp on the... More 

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Thank hnuecke

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