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 Cape Town

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).

Please Note

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Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Scarborough

Kulu on the Rocks

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Kulu on the Rocks

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

Coastal Haven

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Coastal Haven

Coastal Haven Beach House in Misty Cliffs is on the seafront with a white sandy beach on your doorstep. It is a ... more

Beach Break House

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Beach Break House

Beach Break House is a bright, sunny 3 bedroom home in Scarborough and is only a 2 minute walk away from the beach. This ... more


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