Hout Bay Places of Interest

Hout Bay is situated on the Atlantic Seaboard, in Cape Town, South Africa. Show on Map

Attractions IN Hout Bay

Orangekloof Forest

Orangekloof, or Oranjekloof, is part of Table Mountain National Park. Its 285 hectares lie west of Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, its kloof descending behind the parking lot at Constantia Nek on the ...

Suikerbossie Pass

One of Cape Town's most scenic hills, Suikerbossie's crest is what makes this relatively straight, but killer steep incline (ask anyone who has ridden the Argus and they will tell you how difficult it is to ...

World of Birds

The World of Birds is the largest bird park in Africa and one of the few large bird parks in the World. Over 3 000 birds (and small animals) of 400 different species are uniquely presented in more than 100 ...

Attractions AROUND Hout Bay

Chapmans Peak Drive

Chapmanís Peak stands imposingly at the heart of Chapmanís 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 ...

Constantia Nek

Constantia Nek, also known as Cloof Pass (or at least in the annuls of history), is the low pass over the Table Mountain range linking Constantia to Hout Bay. Itís a busy road with plenty of traffic snaking up ...

Constantia Valley Wine Estates

The wines produced in Constantia are recognised worldwide for being of the highest quality. For this reason, wine tastings and tours of the cellars are a must. These provide the opportunity to sample and ...

Table Mountain National Park Marine Protected Area

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 ...

Twelve Apostles

The stretch between Bakoven and Oudekraal is dominated by a series of mountains known as the Twelve Apostles, after Jesus' disciples, which is a bit of an anomaly because there are actually seventeen or ...

... and little further afield

Atlantic Seaboard Beaches

This is where the more fashionable set go to see and be seen. The Atlantic Seaboard, also known as Cape Townís 'Riviera' stretches from the V&A Waterfront on the north shore of Table Mountain up as far as Hout ...

Lion's Head

Lionís Head is flanked by Table Mountain and Signal Hill, and was so named by the first Dutch explorers, who arrived in the 1600ís and were of the opinion that the mountain and Signal Hill together resembled a ...

Metropolitan Golf Club

At Metropolitan Golf Club you enjoy your game in the most centrally situated green belt of Cape Town. Adjacent to the V&A Waterfront (5 minute walk) with magnificent views of Table Mountain and Signal Hill. ...

Robben Island

For nearly 400 years, Robben Island, 12 kilometres from Cape Town, was a place of banishment, exile, isolation and imprisonment. It was here at Robben Island that rulers sent those regarded as political ...

Signal Hill

Signal Hill, which connects Kloof Nek to Lionís Head, in the distinctive shape of a lionís rump, is one of the most famous spots in Cape Town for sundowners. Views from the 350m high summit are nothing short ...

Soetwater

The coastal conservancy of Soetwater lies south of Kommetjie below the coastal road to Misty Cliffs. Historically it has served as a camping site and continues to do so, but not without a serious environmental ...

South Atlantic Beaches

The South Atlantic, running south along the west coast from Noordhoek to the tip Cape Point at the tip of the Cape Peninsula, offers an escape from the crowds of sun worshippers who flock to the better known ...

Two Oceans Aquarium

The Two Oceans Aquarium is without doubt one of the most exciting attractions in the city, particularly if you have children (there is a wonderful child play area in the basement set right up against the seal ...

V&A Waterfront

One of Cape Town's biggest tourist attractions, the Waterfront evokes images of the early activities of the harbour. Much of its charm lies in the fact that this busy commercial harbour is set in the midst of ...

Wally's Cave

Instagram has made Wallyís Cave famous. The jagged circular cave mouth is one of the most prolific photographs of Cape Town to make its way onto social media, so even if you think you donít know it, you ...

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