The quaint West Coast village of Velddrif is situated at the mouth of the Berg River, about 160km from Cape Town. An idyllic holiday town, the property for sale in Velddrif ranges from luxurious houses on the Marina basin to apartments overlooking the Berg River.

The distinct villages of Port Owen, Laaiplek and Dwarskersbos form part of the Velddrif municipal area with a marina surrounded on three sides by the Great Berg River. Famous for the abundance of bird-life found in the area, residents can enjoy spotting over 350 different sea, land and river birds. Velddrif is also renowned for the bokkom industry, in fact, bokkoms are still traditionally hand-dried in the in the historic Bokkom avenue. With a wide variety of recreational offerings, including arts and crafts, golf, fishing, sailing and so much more, this delightful town will have you feeling right at home. Take a look at the property for sale below and discover more about living here. 

Explore Velddrif



The natural landscape of Velddriff offers beautiful walks and hikes in stunning surroundings, leaving nature lovers’ right at home. There’s an abundance of birdlife, including Flamingos, Pelicans and African Fish Eagles, while The Rocherpan Nature Reserve is 23km north of Velddrif and is home to many birds, colourful wildflowers and other wildlife.



Hiking trails, 4x4 routes, quad bike routes and horse-riding are offered at various adventure centres in the nearby towns of Langebaan, Paternoster and Saldanha.

Dining out

Dining out

Velddrif is the ideal spot for seafood. Die Vishuis provides an authentic West Coast menu as well as a breath taking view, while Die Vaaitjie Restaurant offers its patrons dishes of delicious Austrian cuisine.



Visit the Cape Columbine Lighthouse in the nearby town of Paternoster and gaze down at the stunning views of the Britannia reef and Atlantic Ocean or enjoy a sunset, child friendly cruise along the Berg River. 

Living in Velddrif

Areas near to Velddrif

Darling, Langebaan, Shelley Point, Yzerfontein,


There’s a small a selection of schools located in the nearby towns of Vredenburg and St Helena Bay. These include Vredenburg High School, Noordhoek Primary School, Weston Secondary School, Velddrif High School, Eden Primary School and Steenberg’s Primary School.


The Life West Coast Private Hospital in Vredenburg is just a 20 minute drive away while there are two well stocked pharmacies located in Velddrif and three general practitioners. 


The West Coast Mall in Vredenburg has over 70 outlets, including a Checkers, a Woolworths, various banks and department stores. Additionally, there are a variety of small arts and crafts shops in Velddrif.


The Cape Town International Airport is approximately an hour and 30 minute drive from Velddrif. The town is very central and is a perfect base from which to explore the West Coast.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius