Map of Fish Hoek, Western Cape
Fish Hoek Map - Fish Hoek detail and street level map showing popular landmarks and attractions including Clovelly Country Club and the Fish Hoek Beach. Fish Hoek has one of the loveliest and safest beaches on the False Bay Coast. It is an ideal family beach and its calm bay is almost guaranteed to provide good swimming. To read out please see Fish Hoek Information.
If you are interested in overnighting in the area, we can recommend some great hotels, guest houses and self catering establishments. Find them at Fish Hoek Accommodation. If you're only planning on driving through Fish Hoek, en-route to another destination, you may want to peruse our Fish Hoek Restaurants before you leave to see if you should plan a stop here for lunch or maybe just a coffee. Also check out Fish Hoek Things To Do to see if there are any activities for which you would consider stopping.
Featured Attractions in (or near) Fish Hoek
This is Cape Town's famous penguin colony. Found just beyond Simon's Town on an idyllic strip of white sand served with enormous boulders, the beach is a paying one. Once through the turnstiles you and the penguins have equal share of the waters, although the penguins tend to steer ... more information
Bartholomeu Dias, the Portuguese seafarer, was the first to sail around the Cape. This was in 1488. On his return voyage, which must have been particularly stormy, Dias stopped at the south-western tip of Africa, and named it Cabo Tormentoso, or Cape of Storms. King John of Portugal later gave it the name ... more information
Chapman’s Peak stands imposingly at the heart of Chapman’s Peak Drive, connecting Hout Bay with Noordhoek along one of the most dramatic marine routes in the world that hugs the coast of the Atlantic for nine kilometres. Chapman’s Peak Drive climbs steadily from the harbour of Hout Bay, skirting 114 curves of ... more information
Clovelly was designed to be secluded from the everyday noises of passing cars and local railway tracks to truly entrench your senses into your game. With breath-taking views of the False Bay Coastline and the surrounding mountains and valleys it is little wonder that Clovelly is internationally appreciated ... more information
The east side of the peninsula - the False Bay coastline - is generally more laid back and not as frenetic as the Atlantic coastline, although in peak season these family oriented beaches can still become pretty busy. These beaches are favoured by locals who live in the southern suburbs of Cape Town who don’t ... more information
The park straddles the mountain, from the winding Ou Kaapse Weg (Old Cape Road) on the Tokai, Constantia and Westlake side of the mountain, over the peak of the mountain, and into Noordhoek, Sun Valley and Fishhoek, overlooking the ocean. Approaching the reserve from the City side of the ... more information
The seas around the Cape Peninsula all the way up the coast to Mouille Point on the Atlantic Seaboard, and up the False Bay coast as far as Muizenberg, fall within the Table Mountain National Park. This 956 km² stretch of ocean is where the cold Benguela... more information
Against the amethyst slopes of the Silvermine mountains lies one of Cape Town's Premier Courses - Westlake. This easy to walk, 18 hole Par 72 golf course is characterised by the towering trees, which line many of its fairways. Westlake has a very interesting, yet user-friendly design and quite a few ... more information
Humpback and Byde's whales are commonly spotted away from the shore. You are more likely to see them out on one of the boat-based whale watching expeditions. But expert whale watchers say to look out for the three distinct notches on the dorsal fin that distinguishes the Bryde's whale ... more information