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Quite a surprise to find a 3000 year old cultural heritage gem hidden in the outskirts of Stilbaai... read more

Reviewed yesterday
George, South Africa
Nice snorkeling, child friendly

Very nice spot to snorkel . calm waters , go at low tide. Several rock delimited pools,beginner to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Centurion, South Africa
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Wege Street, Stilbaai, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Quite a surprise to find a 3000 year old cultural heritage gem hidden in the outskirts of Stilbaai. Easy access and parking. The Fish Traps themselves are in excellent condition.A very interesting construction.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank halcyonbp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice spot to snorkel . calm waters , go at low tide. Several rock delimited pools,beginner to more advanced.very safe took my 6 year old snorkeling, he loved it 😀

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HappyDeon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Snorkeling foe the whole family. The water was nice and warm and very clear with lots of small fish to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Coenraad21
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting site and it is free, so you should definitely go if you are in the area! You must go at low tide otherwise you can't see anything.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank steven934
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Stilbaai has its own APP which is a free download. All info on this App is amazing. Restaurants, shops, businesses, events, things to do.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Kids had an assume day in the various pools. The best time is low tide. Snorkelling was great so many species of fish to see.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Danie0007
Reviewed 2 February 2018

This beach is quiet, peaceful and beautiful. The fish traps are a safe place to swim with kids during low tide.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank BronwynF61
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

very interesting location. very rocky. no toilets. it is a really nice location to snorkel if you have no or little experience. it is almost ponds with some fish to view at low tide. kids enjoy the rocks as there arw plenty of fish in...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank fransie k
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Lying west of the Goukou River mouth, in a sheltered inlet called "Skulpiesbaai" , are these ancient fish traps which are certainly worth a visit. The area is very rocky - hence the presence of the traps as the building material is close at hand....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Plan you trip around low tide to view these ancient fishing traps . Going to view the traps as a single event might be a short activity so I would recommend packing a picnic basket and enjoying the surroundings at sundown.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank D6148JQstephenl
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