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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely seaside experience with plenty of sea gulls and even seals swimming in the bay. Pleanty of small fish shops selling fresh catch and restaurants selling freshly caught and prepared snoek. You can take a boat trip that's about 40 minutes in total to seal island and back. It cost about R150 per person. Some days the clouds hang really low , just hovering over the small boats in the bay, quite a sight to behold

Thank Rachael R
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a great lunch at Hout Bay and enjoyed the less crowded beaches and shores than in the city. It was a hot day and we were just able to relax at the beach. The town itself is very nicely located and worth a visit!

Thank I1635LPpatrickh
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice place for a stop off for a coffee with market stalls with locally made products. Friendly stall holders

Thank LindaH7071
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a really stunning Bay. The scenic road that takes you along the Cape Peninsula, past Hout Bay, gives stunning views across the bay.

Thank skindiverDublin
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here as a fort remain is here.
Not much remains.
You need some imagination to enjoy the site to see how the fort was there.
The fort should have been protesting the bay.

The scenery is not bad, but there are many other sites near here give me more spectacular views.

Not very much recommended.

Thank W7927SH_
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sad to see how this little rustic and historic town is going to ruins. The squatters now occupy more land than paying residents and wondering around everywhere.
Was very sad to see (and hear others confirm) how this place deteriorated, in just 5 short years.

Thank dewittb2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Driver took us south on the penisula to Hout Bay. We had views from all sides. One view looks like a rhino. Interesting market and brewery

Thank cjdotheworld
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure to visit Hout Bay. What a beautiful place, and just to see how blue the water and the places around it was just breath taking. Yes there maybe proverty, but thatʻs every where, but that did not take away form the beauty.

Thank Lecia W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice working harbour to visit via the picturesque Chapman’s Peak Drive, seals usually visible, craft markets souvenir shops and great places for fish and chips. Fair amount of parking near the harbour. Fresh fish available to buy.

Thank 973SimonR973
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Passed through on the coastal road and was swept away with the beauty of the place. Stopped in one of the parking areas and watched the Baboons trash the German tourists car in seconds. Well...... It does say "BABOONS ARE DANGEROUS AND ATTRACTED TO FOOD" every 1/4 mile!!!!!!

Thank Stephen C
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