Hout Bay is a very popular holiday destination as it is very central. A magnificent 20 minutes drive to Cape Town along the coast and 10 minutes from Constantia's wine route. It has a magnificent beach and a variety of restaurants and shops.

Hout Bay has one of the busiest harbours in the Western Cape with an established tuna, snoek and crayfish industry. The harbour is home to the Hout Bay Yacht Club, sunset champagne cruises to the V&A Waterfront, boat trips to Seal Island in a glass-bottomed boat and several restaurants.

Hout Bay is surrounded by mountains to the North, East and West and the Southern Atlantic Ocean to the South. In the North it is bordered by the Table Mountain National Park, to the North-West the backside of the Twelve Apostles (Orangekloof), Little Lion's Head (Klein Leeukop) where we also find "Suikerbossie" (known as the toughest hill on the Cape Argus Cycle Race), Karbonkelberg, and the Sentinel and to the East the Vlakkenberg and Constantiaberg.
The kilometre-long white sandy beach is a 5 minute drive from The King's Place, with the world-famous Chapman's Peak and the Sentinel opening the gateway to the Atlantic Ocean...

In and Around Hout Bay

  • World of Birds
  • Hout Bay and Llandudno Beaches
  • Surfing
  • Seal Island Boat Trips
  • Horse Riding
  • Whale Watching
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
  • Table Mountain Cable Car
  • Cape Town V & A Waterfront
  • Two Oceans Aquarium
  • Wine Farms
  • Boulders Beach Simonstown

There is an amazing selection of Restaurants & Boutiques

Events in and around Hout Bay

  • Hout Bay Craft Market
  • Red Bull Big Wave Africa
  • Snoek Derby
  • East & West Fort Cannon Firings
  • Cape Argus Cycle Tour
  • Cape Town Jazz Festival
  • Two Oceans Marathon
  • Decorex CTCC
  • Cape Town Book Fair
  • Wine farmers and Fruit Growers Exhibition
  • Cape Town Fashion Week
  • Property Show
  • Franchise and Business Opportunities Expo
  • Cape Town International Fair
  • Blisters for Bread Charity Walk
  • Out of the Box Festival
  • Pick 'n Pay Women's Interprovincial Golf Championships
  • Cape Homemakers Expo
  • Chelsea Spring Festival at Kirstenbosch
  • RMB WineX
  • African Aerospace and Defence
  • Cape Town International Boat Show
  • Cape Town International Kite Festival
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