About Hout Bay Backpackers
Hout Bay Backpacker Lodge is situated a stone’s throw away from Hout Bay Beach with uninterrupted views of beach, habour and the majestic Chapman’s Peak. The lodge is quiet and comfortable, just 20 minutes from Cape Town and on the public transport route. Our hostel suits budget travellers wanting to experience Hout Bay with its restaurants, harbour, beach, Seal Island, World of Birds and so on; the discerning backpackers requiring a base from which to hike Table Mountain National Park, bike Chapman’s Peak, surf Llandudno; and travellers interested in township tours and meeting volunteers working on community development projects. Local volunteer and language courses are also available.The dormitories all have en-suite bathrooms, sleeping a maximum of six people per dorm and the communal lounge area has DStv and a large fireplace. Knowledgable staff are on hand to advise and assist in planning a vast range of activities for you, including surfing, fishing, diving, sailing, kayaking, hiking trails, top restaurants, wine and township tours, pubs and if that’s not enough, there’s loads of live entertainment.All rooms lead onto private wooden decks with views of Hout Bay Beach, habour and the majestic Chapman’s Peak.
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Things to do in and around Hout Bay
(1.1 km from Hout Bay)
The Hout Bay Harbour is the main attraction in Hout Bay and also one of the busiest harbours in the Western Cape with a thriving tuna, snoek and crayfish industry. Within the working harbour is the Hout Bay Yacht Club which provides moorings for...
(1.3 km from Hout Bay)
Enjoy a variety of boat trips including visits to Seal island, Chapman's Peak, a variety of shipwrecks and even the V & A Waterfront and Llandudno for private cruises. Functions can be organized on request. Booking is advised.
(1.8 km from Hout Bay)
Join a vibrant and creative market on the water's edge in Hout Bay. Taking place in the authentic part of the harbour, the Bay Harbour Market is definitely worth a whirl. The revamped old Sea Harvest fish factory hosts more than 100 stalls and...
(1.4 km from Hout Bay)
Nauticat Charters operates from Hout Bay Harbour and is open to the public 365 days a year. They offer daily cruises to the seal colony off the coast of Hout Bay. The lower deck boasts glass windows that offer amazing underwater scenery - a real...