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Seal Point

#3 of 5 things to do in Saint Francis Bay Features Animals
Saint Francis Bay, South Africa
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Great surf spot

Too bad the waves were too small but with a bit of swell this right-hand point could make for an... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2014
Tofo, Mozambique
Lovely boat trip to seal bay

From Hout Bay you can take a boat out to the seal colony just along the coast. The scenery is... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2014
Kevin N
London, United Kingdom
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World renowned surfing spot!
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Reviewed 9 May 2014

Too bad the waves were too small but with a bit of swell this right-hand point could make for an epic ride! Great longboarding wave.

Thank NasreenPeer
Reviewed 21 January 2014

From Hout Bay you can take a boat out to the seal colony just along the coast. The scenery is beautiful as you sail out to the ocean, and the ocean was reasonably calm, but the boat did rock a lot so be cautious if...More

Thank Kevin N
Reviewed 27 December 2013

I have surfed here numerous times and its great. The beach is also a good break and is fab for walks and beach combing, lots of shells at the far end away from the light house. One of my favourites spots worldwide is the St...More

Thank GUYSwansea_Wales
Reviewed 1 September 2013

The offshore wind and 8ft waves today were absolutely awesome! Great breaks both ways for any amateur or pro surfer... just the rocky entry is tricky and long distance paddling, but the rides can last over a minute! Get stoked and surf at Seal Point,...More

Thank Mark O
Reviewed 30 March 2013

Loved it here, the wind was fairly strong with waves crashing over the rocks, we had the whole place to ourselves, very beautiful. Some good bird sightings made it a worthwhile trip.

Thank CareySJC
Reviewed 28 February 2013

Spent ages here watching the waves crashing on shore. This is a favourite spot for surfers and we sat in the sun watching some very skillful ones. We walked out to the lighthouse and penguin sanctuary. It was closed for refurbishment but we were still...More

Thank weelassieScotland
Reviewed 9 February 2013

Worth coming here, for the beautiful lighthouse, the pristine, intact nature and vegetation, the cute penguins at the nursery next to the lighthouse. Not a must see and a bit off the beaten track, but therefore not overrun by tourists and not crowded at all....More

Thank Phantomas2
Reviewed 22 January 2013

We decided to make the drive from Jeffrey's Bay to here to check out the lighthouse and the waterfront. Unfortunately it was a gloomier day but we still enjoyed seeing the water and the lighthouse. We took a quick peek at the penguins but we...More

Thank kramn
Reviewed 19 November 2012

The spot around the lighthouse makes a beautiful setting for a sundowner. Look for shells between the rocks or walk along the beach.

Thank Juergen V
Reviewed 15 November 2012

we walked from the on the spot B&b all the way to the lighthouse seal point and back very nice coastal walk 5h

Thank georgelangham
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