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Mossel Bay

n Cnr Church and Market sts; www.visitmosselbay.co.za

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t The lifesize replica of Bartolomeu Dias’s ship, displayed in Mossel Bay

One of the main attractions in the seaside town of Mossel Bay, situated 397 km (246 miles) east of Cape Town, is the interesting museum complex and the historic centre, both overlooking the harbour.

Seafaring history is the subject at the Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex. Established in 1988, the complex celebrates the 500th anniversary of Dias’s historic landfall; the Portuguese explorer dropped anchor off the South African coast ...

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