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Hout Bay Lookout

Hout Bay Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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A perfect view!

Make sure you pick a sunny day, anytime of the day is good but sunset is the best. You may even... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
wendy g
Johannesburg, South Africa
Amazing views across Hout Bay.

Driving out of Hout Bay and towards Chapman's Peak is where you'll find Hout Bay Lookout. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Hout Bay Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa

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Reviewed 3 days ago

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.

Thank wendy g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driving out of Hout Bay and towards Chapman's Peak is where you'll find Hout Bay Lookout. Plenty of room to pull up at the side of the road at the look out points to see stunning views across the bay. Only downside is that the...More

Thank snsimmy23
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Love love love the views from this spot. One if the many places along this drive that you can stop and get good views and great photos.

Thank Michelle_Guy_100
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We love driving along Chapmans Peak Drive (when it's open). Rockfalls. Possibly a dangerous route when there are rains. We don't like paying the toll. Costly. But as far as views are concerned a " must do" experience - particularly in nice weather. There are...More

Thank saswcpr
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The Hout Bay lookout is unavoidable when driving along the western coastline. There are plenty of spaces for a safe stop and a great opportunity to take some amazing photos.

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

The varnish on the tables is pealing and the whole place seemed pretty shabby. However the location is fun, one is surrounded by fishing boats and seals, and I found the calamari and chorizo salad pretty decent. I was a little surprised to be served...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Excellent views, busy & bustling, great atmosphere. Seals, birds and other marine wildlife incredible to watch

Thank angela c
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This is a very popular restaurant and at times is jam packed with too many people which makes it very noisy and chaotic.

Thank TourGuide-KEVIN
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Sunday the 4th of December was a Birthday event and for the 3rd time we telephoned this establishment for a reservation,prior to going. They were either full or,or,or. and not helpful at all. In the end we elected to go elsewhere We had been twice...More

Reviewed 25 September 2016

There is a restaurant with similar name but the actual lookout area is free and it is a frequent stop for both tour-buses and private vehicles. The views are lovely and it is mainly a photo opportunity.

Thank podrozniczka60
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