Paternoster is a simple fishing village ideal for escaping from the bustle of the city. The town is famous for it's white-walled, green-roofed houses. Paternoster is also a good place to sample the local seafood; fish like snoek, west coast lobster and mussels.

Activities and sightseeing

Cape Columbine Nature Reserve

The reserve covers a rocky stretch of coastline. Huge boulders crouch around little bays.

Spring flowers

In spring, the West Coast is covered in a bright tapestry of wild flowers. It is a colourful and uplifting sight.

Whale and dolphin watching

Whales and dolphins visit this coastline for ten months of the year.