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Fees van die Ganse, Western Cape   28th June to 30th June 2013

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Gansbaai Sports Grounds
Main Road,
Gansbaai, 7220, Western Cape

Fees van die Ganse 2013

Western Cape Festivals

Gansbaai Accommodation

The annual “Fees van die Ganse” (festival of the geese) attracts more than 10 000 visitors to Gansbaai in the Cape Overberg, South Africa. The Festival celebrates the origins of Gansbaai, and remembers the wild geese that flocked to the freshwater spring located in the present day harbour.

The festival takes place at the Gansbaai Sports Grounds and features live music, a procession early on Saturday morning through the streets of Gansbaai with the famous “Kaapse Klopse", boat trips to Dyer Island, a 4x4 adventure up Franskraal mountain, golf competion, several food and craft stalls, local soccer teams competing and a walk through the Masakhane community - truly something for everybody in the family.

The festival starts on the morning of Friday 28th June with the Fynbos Show, stalls, a tea garden, beer tent and performances by local artisits.In the evening there will be a fashion Show and a performance by Freddie Nest.

You can even take a helicopter ride over the beautiful Walker Bay or if you are in the mood to just sit back and relax you can enjoy a beer in the tent at the harbour and watch the fishing boats return with their days catch.

Events on Saturday 29th June
  • Mountain Bike Ride – various routes to suit all riders
  • A two-ball American Scramble Golf Tournament
  • 4x4 Obstacle Challenge
  • Festival Hike
  • Four-leg fishing competition
  • On the sports grounds there will be sheep-dog demonstrations, go-cart race and live entertainment

Contact Information
Gansbaai Tourism Bureau: +27 (0) 28 384 1439