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Clifton Beaches

Victoria Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Type: Beaches
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Traveler Description: Clifton has 4 beaches, each of which is a little beach on its own, separated by boulders.  Fourth beach is the most common one.  Although the setting... more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Very nice area. Nice beach. Peace and quiet. We just passed by because the tour did not include it, but its very lovely place.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Clifton beaches are 4 beaches separated by large boulders. I have only been to 2, 3 and 4; the last one being my favourite. All are nice and sandy but the waters were freezing cold. I have been told by the locals that the westcoast waters are usually cold because of the currents from the south. But regardless, the beaches... More

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Newport Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Recommend a tour of the beach drive. I booked a tour with Thompsons and very glad I did. Traveling solo. I was joined by three couples from different parts of the world Fun! Our tour guide was a native SoAfrican and had a wealth of information. Our tour included a boat trip to Seal Island, lunch stop and viewing the... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Clifton 4th beach is my favorite beach to go to on a sunny day. White sand and blue waters with the mountain in the back. Best beach by far!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Beautiful beaches,clear waters and sand. If you are a fan of the sea i guess you could swim but its ice cold! Not so full during this time but always be weary of your personal belongings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Clifton beache is wonderful, great place, lots of bars and good food & wines. Meet lovely peple from Capetown, the so called "Black Diamands".

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Hamburg
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

In front the wonderful Clifton beach and the wild ocean. Behind wonderful contemporary villas. Fine sandy beach, only few salesmen of icecream, sunglasses, hats or whatever... compared to other beaches. Water is freezy... but swimming possible. If you want to stay longer, you need a wetsuit.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Picturesque. Blue waters, stunning views. A beach not to be missed. Cool water. Clean beach. One of the most famous beaches in Cape Town

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Stop off here on the Red/Blue bus. Plenty to look around in the sea front town and the beaches are lovely. If you have kids this would be a great place to let them play in the sand and water, and maybe an ice-cream.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I am a regular on the beach and have travelled to europe and lived in the USA and have seen very few beaches that compare. There are 4 beaches, each with its own atmosphere. The beach requires a "little" hike as it is below the road. 4th beach, because it has the fewest stairs, tend to be the family beach.... More

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