Volunteering

To find out more about opportunities for volunteering in the local community, speak to the All Out Africa Volunteer Coordinator. All Out Africa runs a

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Swimming

Take a dip in the ocean, literally across the road from Hout Bay Backpackers. Although the water is very cold, the Hout Bay beach on

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Surfing

Hout Bay offers some good options for beginner surfers and boards and lessons can be arranged. For more experienced surfers, Llandudno is a great option

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Bay Harbour Market

Known as Cape Town’s most vibrant market, the Hout Bay Habour Market is literally walking distance from Hout Bay Backpackers. Open Friday evenings, Saturday and

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The Secret History of Hout bay

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In the Skin of a Sailor

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The Beach

I sit on the Hout Bay beach barefoot with the sand between my toes. The sun is warm and a light breeze comes off the

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Papino’s

Nestled in the heart of the Hout Bay Valley, Papino’s Restaurant is a small cosy, family-run restaurant where traditional Italian cuisine meets a contemporary twist.

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Mariner’s Wharf

On the magnificent coastal drive from Cape Town to Cape Point is Hout Bay and Mariner’s Wharf, the first harbour front emporium in Africa and

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Oakhurst Barn

The ‘Quentin at Oakhurst’ restaurant and cellar is the cumulative result of a longstanding vision to host and serve superb food in a unique setting.

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The Lookout Deck

The menu is extensive and offers excellent seafood as well as a wide variety of great meats, hamburgers, pizzas and fresh salads to choose from.

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Deli Delish

Housed in a 120 year old farmhouse in the heart of Hout Bay, Delish is a fully licensed home-from-home restaurant serving gourmet food that will

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Cheyne’s

Cheyne’s is back! Situated in Hout Bay. Serving Pacific Rim cuisine. Sourcing from local as possible to bring you the most amazing and unique dining

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Woodcutters Arms

Welcome to the Woodcutters Arms, in the picturesque Hout Bay. It is a traditional English style pub offering great service in a relaxed atmosphere. The

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Spiro’s

Spiro’s in Hout Bay is the ideal restaurant if you’re looking for traditional, authentic Greek food made with love and care. With a definitive Mediterranean

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Dunes

The menu is extensive and offers excellent seafood as well as a wide variety of great meats, hamburgers, pizzas and fresh salads to choose from.

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Cape Point

Named the ‘Cape of Storms’ by Bartolomeu Dias in 1488; the ‘Point’ was treated with respect by sailors for centuries. By day, it was a

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Kommetjie

Kommetjie is a village on the west coast of the Cape Peninsula. With around 3000 residents, it has a peaceful rural atmosphere, which most residents

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Noordhoek

The Noordhoek valley remains one of the Cape Town’s treasured destinations. Situated at the foot of Chapman’s Peak and surrounded by Table Mountain National Park,

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Simonstown

Simon’s Town, sometimes spelled Simonstown, is a town near Cape Town, South Africa, which is home to the South African Navy. It is located on

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Kalk Bay

Enjoy the views of the beautiful False Bay coastline as you wind your way along Boyes Drive to the scenic town of Kalk Bay. One

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Boulders Beach

Cape Town and her surrounding coastline offers the visitor some wonderful beaches, but none are more interesting nor more beautiful than the Boulder’s Beach in

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Bo-Kaap

The Bo-Kaap Museum, situated in the historic area that became home to many Muslims and freed slaves after the abolition of slavery, showcases local Islamic

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District 6

District Six Museum is a museum in the former inner-city residential area District Six in Cape Town, South Africa. District Six Foundation was founded in

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V & A Waterfront

Situated at the foot of Table Mountain, within a stone’s throw from the Cape Town Stadium and in the heart of Cape Town’s working harbour,

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Robben Island

Robben Island needs no introduction with regards to the significance of its place in South Africa’s and indeed the world’s history.  As “home” to one

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Table Mountain

The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company has been providing visitors with a world-class experience since October 4, 1929. The company operates in a National Park

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Ambeloui

Chardonnay and Pinot Noir vines were planted at Ambeloui, situated in the picturesque valley of Hout Bay, in September 1995 when the Christodoulou family moved

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Constantia Glen

Constantia Glen is ideally located below Constantia Nek, just moments from the bustling Cape Town city centre. We are a picturesque boutique wine estate producing

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Beau Constantia

Beau Constantia is a boutique wine farm owned by the Du Preez family. The farm is situated on the north-facing slope of Constantia Nek, an

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Hout Bay Manor

Pamper yourself in the tranquil Inzolo Wellness Suite, offering the finest international wellness experience with organic therapies, standards and equipment to enjoy another unique offer

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Phakalane

Phakalane is here to support you in times of change, transition and recovery. We specialise in offering private retreats that allow you to stop, be

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12 Apostles Spa

Award-winning family-run hotel is nestled between the majestic mountains and the azure Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by a tranquil National Park, yet close to Cape Town’s

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Paragliding

In Cape Town, we paraglide mainly from Lions Head and Signal Hill. The paragliding launch site we use depends on the wind direction at the

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Sky Diving

A 40-minute drive north along the R27, or West Coast road as it’s more commonly known, is all it takes for you to be whisked

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Deep Sea Fishing

Hooked On Africa Fishing Charters is a popular Deep Sea Fishing Charter Company in Cape Town that is runs its charters out of Hout Bay.

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Scuba Diving

Pisces Divers is a friendly and professional PADI five star IDC dive centre, situated right in front of the best training beach in Cape Town

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Kite Surfing

Kite Surfing & Kite Boarding is exploding in popularity at a rapid all over the world. Cape Town is known globally as the mecca of

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Two Oceans Aquarium

Three thousand reasons to visit the Two Oceans Aquarium With more than 3000 marine creatures on view – including sharks, turtles and penguins – the

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Boulders Penguin Beach

Cape Town and her surrounding coastline offers the visitor some wonderful beaches, but none are more interesting nor more beautiful than the Boulder’s Beach in

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Seal Island

Drumbeat Charters has been operating since 1989 and is based in the famous fishing village of Hout Bay offering daily scenic cruises to one of

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Acrobranch

Perfectly perched on Constantia Nek, Acrobranch Cape Town offers both young and old an exciting day out and about under the African sun. Overcome your

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