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Address: Cape Town Central 7872, South Africa
Phone Number: 0217907278
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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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Amazing place

Clean ans safe, They have a local that has a seal that he feeds. Can get up close and touch the seal, while it is a while animal it is amazing to be so close to such giants... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Empangeni, South Africa
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Empangeni, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Clean ans safe, They have a local that has a seal that he feeds. Can get up close and touch the seal, while it is a while animal it is amazing to be so close to such giants. Feeding the seagulls by the cannons was fun. The view is amazing, definitely a place to stop at. The sand is clean... More 

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Malvern, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a gorgeous town! We wandered around the town for 1-2 hours during our Cape tour, and then had the opportunity to view it from across the bay as we traveled South to the Cape. Beautiful location, very scenic, friendly people, tons of street vendors.

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Fremont, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

take the coastal highway and sop and various viewpoints, enjoy the coastal scenery and visit some vineyards. Stop at whale watching locations such as Hermanus.

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Thank Allrelative
Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed out drive around Hout Bay and seeing the leopard watching over the bay. It was lovely. I would recommend seeing this area, and the little quaint towns around the bay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent the day in hout Bay eating typical fish And chips. We watched the locals feeding fish to The seals.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place was recommended by a friend. Even with stopping for a coffee we struggled to fill an hour and did not feel safe. Been once won't be going back

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The best way to get here, the easiest, is to take City Sightseeing hop on hop off bus. Very pretty views, landscape. We did not go to the Seal Island but perhaps next time. It is pleasant just to stroll and look around and take in all the naturl beauty. Many people seem to come here to fish.

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Edenvale, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Scenic location and worth a visit. We always get some fish at the wharf - inexpensive, but fresh and tasty. Possibly not a destination on it's own, but a good stop on a trip around the coast.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Travelled here on the hop on hop off bus and was glad we got off here. Well worth a visit and a walk along the front. Not commercialised but a good choice of eateries and a few souvenir stalls. You can also go from here to seal island but allow more time

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Clifton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I biked from Seapoint to Camps Bay (rentals for 60 rand for an hour) than hopped on a bus to Hout Bay. Wasn't disappointed.

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