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Port St Francis

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Love visiting Port St Francis

We go every year and as a fisherman I love the harbor and the great restaurants. We stay in the... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2016
BreezeInn4
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East London, South Africa
Quaint fishing harbour

Our group's visit here was during the 2 harbours walk. It's a lovely harbour, with a wooden... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2016
mkossie
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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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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Reviewed 5 June 2016

Great to be able to watch the chokka boats prep for their month long fishing trips. One lucky fisherman caught an 87 kilo while we were staying near the port. Loligos restaurant is a great place for dinner that overlooks the port and the beautiful...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2016

We go every year and as a fisherman I love the harbor and the great restaurants. We stay in the Port, either in the Hotel or in an apartment. The only negative is the lack of people out of season which makes it very lonely...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2016

Our group's visit here was during the 2 harbours walk. It's a lovely harbour, with a wooden walkway, under the apartment building, next to the bedrock,lined with fishermens' boots with plants growing in them! Unexpected and quaint. You get a close up view of the...More

Thank mkossie
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This place is a working harbor and also a vacation place for boats. There are many wonderful views when you visit as well as some great places to eat and drink. For the visitors there are boat rides, fishing and more.

Thank RodPen
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Very dissapointing. Most of the shops were closed for business even though it was holiday season. Not much else to do there. Could be such a lovely tourist attraction if given some TLC and some thought

Thank LizC312612
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Nice little complex of a strange variety of shops office and restaurants. Seems to battle with the seasonality of this coastal area

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Ate at the little fish shop and Deli. BEST Fish 'n Chips I have had in South Africa. By far. Calamari was also best in SA. Fresh, tasty, well seasoned. Only issue I am sure would be in season, it must be heaving!!!

Thank andrewe232
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Port Saint Francis is very picturesque but not very big and not a lot to keep you for very long. There are a few nice cafes.

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 15 February 2016

The port is a small working port - a handful of restaurants around and then just shops for booking things like fishing trips. So nice, but it doesn't take long to see.

Thank suzanne_westcott
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Quaint little port village (See TV series Doc Martin) with awesome fresh fish shop and restaurant, fishing vessels, tranquility, beautiful aromas

Thank Costa V
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