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Port St Francis

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Big action in harbour

You could stay in the harbour for days and you would not get tired, as every minute is somewhere... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
AnneNuemos
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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Little gem in the Eastern Cape!

We recently spent 7 days staying at timeshare close to the Port. What a fantastic little Port with... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Andy212015
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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“calamari”(11 reviews)
“fishing boats”(7 reviews)
“port st”(9 reviews)
About
Port St Francis is the only privately owned working harbour in SA. Come see what how the chokka fleet operates while enjoying a meal at any of the restaurants. Accommodation available. Beautiful views of the ocean.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Triton Avenue, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
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+27 42 294 0954
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Be sure to make your way all the way down to the entrance of the main Port Hole and pop in to Indigo Moon whether it's for craft beer or coffee or some delicious seafood not to mention the gourmet hamburgers which are to die...More

Thank ashley b
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A beautiful harbour town in the Eastern Cape with the best calamari in the world, and according to surfers, also the best waves.

Thank Storiemens
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the port during the day and early evening and both times were amazed by the scenery. Excellent trip to spent about between two and three hours at.

Thank Elmarie J
Reviewed 29 April 2018

You could stay in the harbour for days and you would not get tired, as every minute is somewhere action and activity. Very pleasant to watch fishermen or workers alike.

Thank AnneNuemos
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We recently spent 7 days staying at timeshare close to the Port. What a fantastic little Port with some great restaurants. Awesome to see the "chokka" boats all lined up and the sea otters and birds. Did however notice on a couple of occasions a...More

Thank Andy212015
Alex G, Manager at Port St Francis, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Port. The Harbour Master monitors the harbour very closely and takes immediate action. we are all extremely careful about ensuring our wildlife are safe.

Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Didn't feel very authentic I suppose is the only way I can describe it. It's like a toy town. 'Rich white folk' swan around being served by 'poor black folk' who live in the township 1km a way. Doesn't feel very progressive and coming from...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

We were following the beach walk and ended up in the port. So pleased we did as there was so much going on. The Calamri Capital of South Africa we found out! Loved the whole development with all the walkways around the houses into the...More

Thank Hazeljogger
Alex G, Manager at Port St Francis, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you so much. We really appreciate your views.

Reviewed 28 March 2018

This is a beautiful port with some great restaurants and a bar. Fantastic view and definitely worth a visit.

Thank Julia G
Alex G, Manager at Port St Francis, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review and we are really happy that you enjoyed your time here.

Reviewed 10 March 2018

A great place to wander round and see a real working harbour, the biggets calamari fishing fleet in South Africa

Thank OrlanB
Alex G, Manager at Port St Francis, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thank you. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 17 February 2018

Visited on cloudy day so thought we would visit. Busy little fishing harbour. Worth a visit to watch the comings and goings.

1  Thank Russell4422
Alex G, Manager at Port St Francis, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you for your review and happy that you enjoyed your visit.

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