Noordhoek Beach

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Noordhoek Beach
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Manya B
Cape Town Central, South Africa447 contributions
A wonderfully long, white sanded beach. Lovely to see the horses going for out-rides there too. The water is pretty cold though
Written August 1, 2022
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holidayRH
South Africa1,100 contributions
Family
Review of Noordhoek beach on the Chapman's peak drive.
Stretched white sandy beach as far as the eye can see.
Absolutely breathtakingly beautiful.
Horse riding can be enjoyed in the beach.
Just take a stroll and enjoy the views and beach air.
Continue your journey on the Famous Chapman's peak drive to take in cliffs and date devil drops.
Written December 25, 2021
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Joe P
Pretoria, South Africa217 contributions
This is a windy beach at times and therefore great for kite surfing and other wind related activities. Great for long walks and ample space to maintain social distancing. However, not all visitors keep their dogs on a leash and free roaming dogs can be a challenge at times.
Written December 18, 2020
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Andrew B
Lincoln, UK12,117 contributions
There is a large well maintained car park which is looked after by car guards which is a positive in my view. On the boardwalk walk to the beach there are some very basic toilets but no catering /cafe facilities at all. However there are two security warning signs which should and really must put you on guard whilst on the beach

This is an absolutely lovely beach either walking on it or viewing it from the Chapman's Peak Drive lay by (on the left leaving Noordhoek) looking down along the length of the beach with views of Kommetjie in the distance. The pull in does give truly fantastic views. There are some great photo opps round to the right when you go on the beach - rocks and crashing waves etc whereas to the left there is the huge expanse of white sand.

Really you have to exercise common sense and intuition where you go on Noordhoek beach - it isn't difficult to spot locals with dogs and I wouldn't walk anywhere without people nearby. Walking towards the shipwreck in my opinion would be unwise as miscreants have been known to appear from the sand dunes in this generally isolated area.

In summary this stunningly beautiful beach is definitely worth a visit but don't stray too far unless the area is well populated - rely on your instinct.
Written February 26, 2020
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Rachael
Stedham, UK46 contributions
Freezing cold water so don’t think about swimming, some brave souls go in with wetsuits. Don’t go too far towards the east end nearbthe wreck as slightly less safe. But a gorgeous walk when not too windy. The sand is stunningly white and often features in magazine photoshoots
Written February 24, 2020
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KimJ
80 contributions
Couples
Beautiful beach for a stroll. Tranquil. Wonderful to watch people and dogs.
The ONLY negative is guiding your feet through the dog faeces ... The locals don't pick up after their dogs. (witnessed this a few times and nearly stepped in it too).
Written February 23, 2020
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MAM14FEB2015
Durban, South Africa4 contributions
Yesterday at mid day we were attacked by 4 young coloured bandits near the ship wrack. They have 3 guns and almost killed us. They took everything what we had including watches, money, cell phones, documents etc. There is no police or any other sort of safety staff around the beach. To report the crime you must go to Fish Hoek at least half an hour by car away. If you want to be killed, robed or both we recommend the beatifull atraction of Cape Town - the famous Nordhoek beach
Written February 15, 2020
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Nadine Bell
Johannesburg, South Africa1,116 contributions
Popular surfing spot that offers a steep righthander and works well on a south West wind and a 4-5 foot swell. One of South Africa’s most scenic surf spots. Not really a bathing beach.
Written February 13, 2020
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Speedbird747
Weybridge, UK649 contributions
This is a glorious and enormous beach and great for a long walk along. During the day there are only a few people on the beach so its lovely and quiet.

Do be mindful of not being away from some people based on the reports of crime.
Written January 28, 2020
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Ann v
Noordhoek, South Africa23 contributions
Friends
This is such a beautiful beach . Never overcrowded ! Although the sea is a bit cold (Atlantic) it’s fine for a dip. You can walk to Kommetjie if you like but for us a short stroll was fine! The beach is also nice to walk your dog or to galop on a horse!
Written January 12, 2020
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