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Muizenberg

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Type: Beaches
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Though the beach is still popular, the elegant splendor that once graced this seaside resort community barely shows through the paved-over streets,... more » Owner description: Though the beach is still popular, the elegant splendor that once graced this seaside resort community barely shows through the paved-over streets, fast-food eateries and shopping centers. « less
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Excellent for surf beginners, awesome beach and landscapes, a train takes you from CT. There are some nice restaurants also and people are nice and willing to help you. I remember I had an accident and everyone was very worried! Thanks for that

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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87 reviews 87 reviews
67 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

muizenburg is an interesting town/suburb and also the beginning of a great beach that goes all the way to gordons bay. on the beach you can learn how to surf buy volunteers in a project with the goal of helping children from disadvantage communities

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Frankfurt, Germany
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Muizenberg is one of the best surfing spots in Cape Town. The beach is expansive, with white sand, rock pools, and great waves. Muizenberg beach has a laid-back, relaxed vibe, and it's popular with surfers of all abilities. You can learn to surf with the assistance of instructors at the Surf Shack, or tackle the waves yourself if you have... More

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Cape Town
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121 reviews 121 reviews
62 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Took a Sunday afternoon drive to Muizenberg. This venue is very convenient to get to from the southern suburbs of Cape Town. The multi colour houses is epically Cape Town. The beach shore was a bit dirty. The newly renovated buildings make the place look more than a coat of fresh paint compared to how Muizenberg looked previously. There is... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

Muizenberg is an amazing laidback surfspot, which is good for beginners and intermediates. It is nice to see the coloured houses but I wouldn't travel there just to see them. The beach is quite safe and there are shark watchers around. I went here almost every week while I was in Cape town and would love to come back +... More

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

To sit and watch the waves are beautiful. Colourful little changing rooms on the beach. And also nice to watch the young girls who are taught to do surfing.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Went to the beach a couple of times and my 2 boys had a surf lesson there too. They had a brilliant time and the boys loved the surf Will be sure to return to Muizenberg beach when we are back in Cape Town

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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102 reviews 102 reviews
91 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Each time we drive through the town of Muizenberg, my eyes get stuck on the beautiful train station clock. Although the colored wood houses look beautiful, the beach is just too crowded to dare go there. A train track runs right next to the beach and that is way cool indeed. Of course the sound of the train won't contribute... More

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Chintsa, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Popped in for a quick surf: water was warm, surfers quite friendly and great waves to learn on. Not sure if the town has much else to offer if you're not a surfer - beach was lovely but very crowded and didn't spot many places I would have gone out of my way to explore. The kind of place to... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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143 reviews 143 reviews
44 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Pleasant seaside town which fell into a bit of disrepair in the 1980s & 1990s. Squatters moved in & lots of the properties were deserted & subsequently damaged. But like everything else Muizenberg is now on the "up" with lots of new restaurants & coffee shops as well as a Fri organic market popping up. Give it 5 to 10... More

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