A kite surfing instructor visiting the country from the Netherlands was found floating face down in the mouth of the Langebaan Lagoon on Tuesday.
The 39-year-old man from Rijssen in the Netherlands was visiting the country for the second time in two years.
His body was taken into the care of the Police and the Forensic Pathology Services and Police have opened an inquest docket.
Family abroad are being assisted by the Dutch Consulate.
The cause of death is unknown.
National Sea Rescue Institute said they could not release his name on Wednesday morning.