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Hout Bay

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About 20 km (12.4 mi) south of Cape Town's central business district rests Hout Bay, a coastal valley town surrounded by forested mountains. A trip to Hout Bay offers all sorts of adventurous activities: visits to the nearby national park, exploring mountain passes and peaks, and surfing at one of most recognized big wave spots in the world. The town combines beautiful scenery and local charm, and remains a haven for fishing fans. Your Hout Bay itinerary can also include boat rides to nearby islands, exotic bird-watching, and checking out the harbor's bustling fish markets and restaurants. Hout Bay is in Cape Town. Plan your tour of Hout Bay and South Africa travel itinerary using our South Africa route builder.

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