Greater Mossel Bay – Estuaries
About the Birding
Estuaries – Apart from Gouritsmond, the 3 other estuaries that provide good birding opportunities are Hartenbos, Kleinbrak and Grootbrak estuaries, which are accessed from the N2 between Mossel Bay and George. Birding for waders and coastal birds at these estuaries can be fantastic, depending on the season, water levels, river mouth status (open/close), time of day and human activity.
About the Birding Site
The Greater Mossel Bay is situated on the far western half of the Garden Route. The various habitats within the greater Mossel Bay area makes for a rich birding experience. The aforementioned habitats include Coastal waters, Estuaries & Freshwater bodies, Farmlands & Agulhas plains, Forest & Forest edge, and Fynbos.
Other Related Information
Recommended accommodation nearby:
There is a good variety of accommodation available in the Greater Mossel Bay area.
Local guide information:
No BirdLife South Africa Birder Friendly tour operators in the area.
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