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Address: Cape Town Central 7872, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 790 7278
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Enclosed by ocean, mountains and wine farms, the former fishing village...

Enclosed by ocean, mountains and wine farms, the former fishing village offers a country affair with some adventure thrown in.

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Get out to Hout...

Hout Bay is a lovely seaside village with lots to do...the beach can be windy, but is a sweet curve of sand with small waves lapping the sand...several markets on Saturdays, all... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Somerset west
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very nice harbour to visit for a sea food meal at one of the restaurants, but before doing that, do a boat trip out to seal island and take in the magnificent views of Chapman Peak Drive from the sea

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hout Bay is a lovely seaside village with lots to do...the beach can be windy, but is a sweet curve of sand with small waves lapping the sand...several markets on Saturdays, all worth a visit.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The market, Mariner's Warf Restaurant., The Dunes restaurant, the Lookout Restaurant and The World of Birds are all a must to be enjoyed.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Totally worth it!! Awesome experience, and if you love fresh sea food do visit the sailor restaurant in Houts Bay!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For a very special trip, make sure you allow time to do the magnificent drive via Chapman's Peak for fabulous views, and then return to CT via the Ou Kaapse pass that takes you to Constantia. Great fish restaurants of course.

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Thank Odile C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice beach to see the waves crash on the boulders. It is close to Camps Bay Beach. It is a wonderful spot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Drive around this bay and enjoy the views from every angle. Imagine having a home here and working in Capetown.

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Thank Whyland1
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great excursion to see seals in the harbour, enjoy a great beach and eat a tasty fish and chips. You can get there with the blue line of the tourist bus.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We always make an effort to visit picturesque Hout Bay. The drive there is exhilarating and very beautiful. The beach is clean although animals are allowed there. The must do's: Mariner's wharf restaurant and the Big Bay market. If you are lucky you could catch some of the locals feeding seals fish from their lips! Small donations accepted of course.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

drove through Hout Bay on way back from Cape Point. Amazing drive into bay, lovely beach - worth a visit

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