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“Seal Island”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Hout Bay

Hout Bay
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$147.77*
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Half-Day Cape of Good Hope Private Tour from Cape Town
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Enclosed by ocean, mountains and wine farms, the former fishing village offers a country affair with some adventure thrown in.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Shaldon, United Kingdom
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“Seal Island”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2012

Hout Bay picturesque ans spotThe Sentinel rock. Coffee stop on way to the Cape. Souvenirs available. Seal Island trip fab but a bit scary with proximity of rocks and heavy swell. Minstrel band excellent on return from trip which is bout 45 mins. Have a few coins ready.

Visited October 2012
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“Quick Stop”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2012

It was raining the day we were there but it was a nice stop on the way to Cape Point. It is a bit more touristy then other points along the way

Visited September 2012
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Lyon, France
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“Excellent and close to the nature”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012

Nice place to observe the sea lions on a small rocky island (one hour round trip). If the wheather is windy, the trip with the boat can be adventurous

Visited October 2012
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“Hout Bay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012

Hout Bay is absolutely beautiful. If travelling by car, make sure to go via Chapman's Peak the views are breathtaking and unforgetable.. You must try the fish and chips.

Visited May 2012
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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“For the views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2012

Make sure to visit the harbour and try the fish and chips! Then rent a car and travel via Chapman's Peak drive to Noordhoek. It'll probably take you an hour, because you will want to stop every five minutes to soak in the views.

Visited April 2012
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