Bluewater Bay in particular has become increasingly upmarket not least because of its popularity amongst water sports’ enthusiasts who head here to swim, surf, fish and parasail. There is great benefit and a special quality to living right next to the Swartkops River and salt pans that are home to simply hundreds of water birds.
The unspoiled, indigenous valley bush veldt and river estuary surrounding Bluewater Bay & environs provide the Flamingo & Aloe Trails. The bush as is abundant in flora including a variety of fauna, flora and bird species.
Bluewater Bay also boasts 40 km's of unspoiled pristine coastline, walking trails that provide immediate relaxation and a way to get away from it all, and frequent dolphin & whale visits during the season.
Bluewater Bay has the added benefit of being close to the Sundays River which is a favourite amongst the locals for kayaking and canoeing. Bluewater Bay is also the gateway to the Addo Elephant National Park, the only reserve that offers The Big Seven viewing (the big 5 plus whales and sharks). The Garden Route and the Coega Development Zone (Eastern Cape Industrial Hub) are also in close proximity to Bluewater Bay..
The cycle way, which extends from St Georges' Beach, past Wells Estate and Bluewater Bay, ending at the Swartkops River Mouth allows recreational cyclists to travel along the coastline of Nelson Mandela Bay from St Georges’ Beach to Summerstrand.