Hout Bay, Cape Town

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A quaint fishing village, Hout Bay is also a popular weekend getaway known for its scenic harbor. Surrounded by mountains and offering access to a picturesque bay, the town and harbor, teeming with fishing boats, offer a bustling dining scene, hailed for its freshly caught seafood. Besides fishing and lounging on the sandy beach, you can find a "Big Wave Spot" off the village coast, where waves can swell up to 14 m (47 ft). Have a picnic, visit the town's famous bird park, or take a boat trip to admire the Cape fur seals on a nearby island. Planning Cape Town trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.
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  • Lovely little fishing town - well worth making a stop to walk around the shops, the beach and also the harbour area. Lots of good restaurants, we only visited two, but both were really good. We had... 
    Lovely little fishing town - well worth making a stop to walk around the shops, the beach and also the harbour area. Lots of good restaurants, we only visited two, but both were really good. We had...  more »
  • A perfect stop off in a day tour from Cape Town Waterfront to Cape Point. Hout Bay is a lovely working fishing town with small curio shops on the quayside and views of the seals basking in the bay... 
    A perfect stop off in a day tour from Cape Town Waterfront to Cape Point. Hout Bay is a lovely working fishing town with small curio shops on the quayside and views of the seals basking in the bay...  more »
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  • Small but beautiful harbour. Loads of seals swimming around
  • They don't tell you how far you at yhe nude beach

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