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  • Excellent38%
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21 Jun 2018
“Popular public swimming pools with fantastic views”
19 May 2018
“Ok - has seen better days but worth a visit”
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Lower Beach Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 434 3341
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

Entrance fee is nominal, the pools are clean and they range from olympic sized pool to a large paddling pool for toddlers. There are lawns and trees where you can enjoy a picnic. Next to the pools is the Pavilion with outside tables with spectacular...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jean R
Reviewed 19 May 2018

I suspect the complex hasn't been refurbed/updated for some time therefore it is a little tired in some respects. It is only R23 to go in with seniors free. There are 4 pools - all outdoor and bordering the sea - one long (main) one,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This is a fab pool with a great view and amazing scenery ! You have three great pools one paddling pool for the little ones. Then the next stage up pool, as an adult comes up to your waist. You are left with the main...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ross G
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Fantastic pools but poorly managed . Only 23 Rand . But WHY WHY WHY no lanes in the 50 m pool . So difficult to get in a rhythm when people swim across widthways all the time . Especially at weekend when it is really...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank tim200005UK
Reviewed 18 January 2018

During the week (especially when school is in session) it is wonderful with not too many people. The pool is clean and wonderfully refreshing. With a water temp of 24 degrees, bliss. The views are beautiful. Due to the severe drought, obviously the grass etc....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank AnnOlivier
Reviewed 28 December 2017

It costs just 23 rand so consequently is insanely busy. I went because i wanted to do some swimming as exercise however this was impossible for two reasons. 1. there is not laned area of the pool meaning it would have been slalom. 2 there...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank PencilVP
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This is the best swimming experience you can get in Cape Town. The 50m salt-water pool right alongside the ocean gives you an unforgettable swimming experience. Just don't expect too much of the rest of the facilities.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank robr590
Reviewed 27 September 2017

take your costume and leave the beach, these pools are so clean and the pride of Sea Point beach front, you can also hire bikes on the promenade and there is lots to do but take a swim, the pools are so amazing, staff are...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Adrienne M
Reviewed 28 May 2017

It's the setting that makes the Sea Point Swimming Pool one of my favourite places on the planet: Nestled in between Sea Point on the one side and the Atlantic Ocean (AO) on the other (the swimming pools are literally on the edge of the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Christiaan_Slabbert
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The location of the Sea Point pool is in itself remarkable, right on the edge of geological formations that are millions of years old. Although showing its age a bit, the pools are a delight - olympic sized main pool and specialised pools for diving...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank NevilleO
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7 June 2018|
Response from Ross G | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was ! They do put a sign up saying the temp for the day !
Sybil F
24 June 2017|
Response from HarryMouton | Reviewed this property |
It is not heated - so unless you use a wetsuite, probably a bit cold in July