Hout Bay Lookout
Hout Bay Lookout
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  • Andrew B
    Lincoln, United Kingdom12,123 contributions
    Some of the loveliest views you will ever see.
    In reality there are several Lookouts for great views of Hout Bay and it's environs. I would recommend doing the Chapmans Peak Drive from the Noordhoek side towards Hout Bay. There are a few lay byes on the left side after the peak and heading down towards Hout Bay. However there are two large pull offs with plenty of car parking and also toilets and picnic tables which on a lovely sunny day give absolutely spectacular and glorious view of Hout Bay, the beach and it's back drop and the surrounding area. I could spend all afternoon here admiring the views which in my opinion are some of the loveliest in Cape Town and that is saying something.
    Written February 24, 2020
  • 건전남
    Singapore, Singapore647 contributions
    채프먼스피크드라이브 최고의 뷰포인트
    호우트베이에서 이어지는 절경 드라이브인 채프먼스피크드라이브의 사실상 최고 뷰포인트다. 호우트베이에서 출발해 얼마 가지 않아, 우측에 있는 주차장에 차를 대고 둘러보자. 더할 나위 없는 청량함을 사진으로 다 전달할 수 없어 아쉬울 뿐...
    Traveled with family
    Written March 11, 2019
  • The Swedish Vagabond
    Halmstad, Sweden114 contributions
    Underbar utsikt över Hout Bay
    Ett måste stopp på vägen längs med Chapmans Peak Drive. Solnedgångarna är magnifika här. Man kan ta mycket fina bilder på flera ställen längs med vägen.
    Written April 15, 2020
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The World is My Oyster
Orlando, FL19,499 contributions
Aug 2019 • Friends
Stopped at the lookout for a few picturesque shots, and really enjoyed the views all around. The mountains meeting the ocean is simply gorgeous!
Written August 11, 2019
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Sachin K
New York City, NY5,850 contributions
Aug 2018 • Family
The Hout Bay Lookout is absolutely picturesque. I would very highly recommend taking a stopover at this lookout when driving from Cape Town to Cape Point, to any traveler. It is a nature lover’s and a photographer’s delight.
Written July 25, 2019
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Malin_o_Jonas
Halmstad, Sweden794 contributions
Mar 2018 • Couples
Stay here to take a moment and enjoy the views of Hout Bay and all the mountins. The Chapman Peak drive is a beautiful road and it's a must to stay here for some photos.
Written January 20, 2019
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Dkkeeling
Hong Kong, China2,239 contributions
Dec 2018 • Friends
Perfect view almost
Lovely scenic area just outside Cape Town about 40 drive
A must see look going to Cape Point
Written December 24, 2018
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Wendy G
Tampa, FL191 contributions
Aug 2017 • Couples
Make sure you pick a sunny day, anytime of the day is good but sunset is the best. You may even catch a whale in the bay. Superb views that cannot be beaten. Picnic stops along the way too.
Written August 14, 2017
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fiamma11
Vienna, VA4,722 contributions
Aug 2022
There are lookouts and then there are spectacular lookouts onto beautiful vistas. This one is superlative and should not be missed.
Written December 31, 2022
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Cairokid
Maidenhead, UK1,198 contributions
Feb 2020
This is a must-see thing to do. The views over the bay are fantastic. You get there along Chapmans Peak road.
Written February 26, 2020
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DayaFamily
Johannesburg, South Africa278 contributions
Dec 2019
The lookout is off Chapman's Peak. it affords a great view of Hout Bay from a bird's eye view. It s an excellent spot for photos.
Written February 10, 2020
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mike d
Fareham, UK843 contributions
Jun 2019 • Friends
Another view not to be missed from the top deck of the tourist bus. Pick a warm, calm, dry day with little or no wind. Don't forget the camera..
Written June 30, 2019
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davlorbrad
Cape Town, South Africa100 contributions
May 2019
If you have the time, the ideal is to travel from Noord Hoek and round the magnificent Chapman's Peak mountain drive. Stop at the summit where there is a small pull-off where you park and walk the short paved path to the look-out point. From there you look West across the Southern Atlantic Ocean and the view towards Hout Bay stretches before you..Then you continue your leisurely drive down through the Toll-Stop and into Hout Bay
Written May 9, 2019
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