The village itself stretches along the edge of a natural bay,
protected from the Indian Ocean by outer reefs and islands. These
reefs provide the perfect place for snorkelling, scuba diving,
surfing and wave sailing. There are also many shipwrecks for the
experienced scuba diver to explore. Visitors surf, swim and
body board. Most equipment is for hire in the village.
ocean on the west, to the east of the village are endless kilometres
of white sand dunes. From here, you can get a panoramic view over he
village and surround farmland, sand hills, coastline, out to the
islands in the Indian Ocean. These dunes are also very popular
for sand boarding, dune buggies, motorbikes and 4WD.
If wildlife is
more your thing, there is an abundance of marine life, there are sea
lions on Lancelin Island, with many of
the islands offering sanctuary to the bird population, as well as
dolphins that frequent the bay and beyond. There is also several
good nature walks that skirt the coastline.
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