Musselling

Beaches & Pools in or near Scarborough, Atlantic Seaboard in Cape Town, South Africa.

Things To Do in ScarboroughMusselling

Beaches & Pools Miscellaneous Atlantic Seaboard False Bay

Where? Beach, Scarborough, Western Cape

When? Dictated by the tide!

How much? Free

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Scarborough, in Western Cape

For those of you that enjoy shell fish, musselling at Scarborough (or anywhere else for that matter) is such great fun. You will need to make sure you have the relevant Provincial license and then check the tides et voila! Away you go.

Picking mussels in the Western Cape seems to be slightly easier than picking the KwaZulu Natal counterparts - they seem to cling to the rocks with all their musselly strength!

Its worth it to take some gardening gloves (to protect your hands) and then a plastic bag or two to transport your dinner home again. There is a limit to how many mussels can be taken per day (30) so please adhere to that rule. Once home you will need to give the mussels a clean before preparing them in whichever delicious way you see fit!

Cost: Approximately R80 for a licence (valid for the years season).

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Scarborough

Cape Cottage

Self Catering

Cape Cottage

Cape Cottage echoes to the soothing sounds of crashing waves on the white sand and rock-pooled beach 200 metres away ... more

Kulu on the Rocks

Self Catering

Kulu on the Rocks

A stunning self catering apartment (sleeps up to 4 guests) which is literally less than a one minute walk to the pristine ... more

Misty Way

Self Catering

Misty Way

Misty Way lies on the beachside with spectacular views of the beach and surrounding areas. It is a literally a step down ... more

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