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“Take the boat ride !”
Review of Hout Bay

Hout Bay
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$52.30*
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Urban Safari in Cape Town
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$76.91*
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Cape Peninsular Day Tour from Cape Town
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$144.59*
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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
Reviewed January 16, 2013

Great way to start your day : have a quick boat ride out to see the seals and see a different point of view of this lovely bay.

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Reviewed January 15, 2013

houtbaai is like a country fishing harbour with a stunning view and great lekkerbekkies and calamari @fish on the rocks!!!
and take a nice picture from the restaurant upstairs

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Reviewed January 15, 2013

With its spectacular setting and busy quayside, Hout Bay is a must on any Cape Town itinerary. Fish (of course) is the speciality in the popular, simple restaurants. Visit the African market and then head for lunch.

1  Thank Katravel
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Reviewed January 15, 2013

Boat trips and fishing trips are available from the docks, or you can sit and watch the seals being fed by the mouth of the locals....for a small optional fee of course! There are plenty of market stalls selling genuine African goods and a lovely restaurant which fills up quickly so reserve or get there early.

1  Thank Amanda1051
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Reviewed January 13, 2013

The views here @ breath-taking. Quite a popular spot for decent fish and chips! Very friendly locals. Fish on the Rocks, very, very popular. Very speedy service. Beautiful scenery, whilst you enjoy your lunch!

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