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World class views

Recommended drive is from Muizenberg via Simons Town and Chapmans Peak Drive to Hout Bay. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Erik S
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Potchefstroom, South Africa
One of the most beautiful vistas

We were so fortunate, the weather was stunning so the views back over Hout Bay and towards The... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Mandalay30
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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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Hout Bay Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Make sure you pick a sunny day, anytime of the day is good but sunset is the best. You may even catch a whale in the bay. Superb views that cannot be beaten. Picnic stops along the way too.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended drive is from Muizenberg via Simons Town and Chapmans Peak Drive to Hout Bay. The mountain alongside is Karbonkel Mountain and features in a song from Anton Goosen, The small toll fee is quite reasonable for what the route offers.

Thank Erik S
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We were so fortunate, the weather was stunning so the views back over Hout Bay and towards The LookOut Sentinel were breathtaking. And we were so fortunate because on the next day, they close Chapmans Peak Drive and I wouldn't have had another chance to...More

Thank Mandalay30
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

The service and the food at Lookout was fantastic. The rib and calamari combo can be recommended. The view over the Harbour was great but only if if sit on the lower front deck.

Thank JohanVanGreuning
Reviewed 16 April 2018

The Houtbay lookout gives a wonderful view (overview) of the Houtbay harbour and the surrounding suburbs.

Thank Klaus G
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Hout Bay is just one of the most charming 'villages' along the Atlantic seaboard and it has a magnificent 1km long beach. Leopard Rock at the one end and the harbour at the other. Great to walk/sun tan - enjoy!

Thank Rick T
Reviewed 20 March 2018

One of my favourite look out spots, clear views of Hout Bay hand the surrounding mountains. There is a secret little cave below the actual lookout point, great place from a romantic glass of bubbles, although is quite dangerous to get to, authorities don't advise...More

Thank AdamF3462
Reviewed 17 February 2018

The drive along Chapman's Peak north to Hout Bay is beautiful, views are amazing. Lots of places to stop and get out to take photos. The lookout point is close to Hout Bay and has plenty of shade and picnic tables.

Thank Geraldine L
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Without doubt one of the wonders of the world on a fine day. Blue skies, deep blue waters, white beaches and green mountains. Does it get any better?

Thank postscript65
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Bay front trendy place with a nice bar area , extended menu options and friendly staff.Worth a visit.

Thank Carlo S
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Look back from here at the Beautiful Hout Bay. A great stop to have a birds view of Hout bay. Travel to Chapmans Peak to get to this view.

Thank bronwynn193
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