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“only the drive there worth the vist”
Review of Hout Bay

Hout Bay
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US$116.14*
and up
Cape Peninsular Day Tour from Cape Town
Certificate of Excellence
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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 4 April 2018

small place for locals, you have one resturant and one seel that gets food every second, hope that somene will realise this pour animal. the champans drive is very beatifoul, you need to pay to go throught this road, when you get to hout bay just turn around.. unless you like a not clean hrabur and greesy food/

Thank Anna C
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

we where at the habour and took a cruise on the nawty cat to the seal island. i loved it. the mariners wharf is amazing and the smell of seal is pretty cool!

Thank Thandie S
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Took a drive out to Hour Bay to enjoy Fish & Chips. Beautiful day was enhanced by delightful and colourful characters - from kids fishing (a big bag full catch), a banjo playing duo entertaining the holiday makers, and playful seals tricking & treating the visitors. Fish & Chips were so fresh and delicious! Worth the drive.

Thank Ifoundit2
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The port here at Hout Bay is still a working port and so there is a hustle and bustle which is quite attractive. The area around the port is a little tacky not improved by the fish and chip shops and cheap souvenir places. The beach is lovely as is the bay and you can get a terrific lunch at Dunes across the other side of the beach. Easy to get to by bus from CapeTown - takes about 45 minutes.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

On our way to Cape Point we stopped quickly in Hout Bay. Some of ur group wanted to go to the island to see the sea lions. While they did that we walked the pier where there were people selling their wares. It is VERY high pressure and if you even point your camera at someone they want $$$. Pop up entertainment happens everywhere and they have their hands out also. There is a lovely store that lets’ you browse at your leisure across from the docks.

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