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“nice beach”(28 reviews)
“learn to surf”(15 reviews)
“st james”(14 reviews)
Though the beach is still popular, the elegant splendor that once graced this seaside resort community barely shows through the paved-over streets, fast-food eateries and shopping centers.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great beach to stroll, watching the surfers and admiring the bright beach huts. You can walk along to Kalk Bay and enjoy a light lunch, cup of coffee, ice cream.... or all three.... there before strolling back.come back onto the main road via the underpass...More

Thank Sally W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Muizenburg is a must see when you drive around Chapman's Peak. The wide, white beach is a sight to behold and the colorful beach huts an attraction in itself.

Thank Happyjohnny
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best beaches in the country (if not the world) to learn to surf... easy waves for beginners and lots of expert help on hand, surf lessons, surf shops etc. Great eateries too abound

Thank Brad F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my favourite beach in Cape Town. It is full of young families, couples, surfers young and old, and beach walkers. I visit here every weekend, and love walking on the beach before getting a cup of coffee and watching the surfers, or eating...More

Thank Ally C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good cultural experience and nice to take pictures by the colourful wendy houses, but, its not the greatest beach around. Surfing is popular here, but if you want to tan, and enjoy, rather head to Clifton or Camps Bay.

Thank GregTitaliano
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach is best known for the colorful houses but it is also a great spot for surfers. There are some great restaurants nearby.

Thank RotemN19
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

This beach is where you will encounter a myriad of cultures, races, religions all surfing and hanging out together. Some of the other popular beaches around Cape Town seem to be popular with one or other group. Muizemberg attracts everybody regardless of class, race or...More

1  Thank Eveready930
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Muizenburg beach and the surrounding restaurants are a good place to visit. The beach is clean and is very popular. We even tried a surfing lesson which was great fun.

1  Thank ThandekaP1
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Whatever you do when visiting this beach or any other for that matter, do not walk beyond the huts or any isolated part of the beach. Stay in areas with people. We were held by knifepoint at muizenburg beach on 30Aug at 11:20am. By the...More

2  Thank MichelleR6016
Reviewed 2 September 2018

A nice little beach that's good for surfing or for sports photography enthusiasts, but a bit dry (pun intended) if this isn't your thing. The walking route from here to Cape Town is supposed to be quite nice although a few friends of mine did...More

Thank LoveTravel682426
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Jess L
31 January 2018|
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Response from Renee R | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't know if I am too late to answer. But, I took an Uber - however, my Uber driver gave my husband and I a flat rate and took us several places before heading to Muizenberg Beach and that was about $127 USD... More
Jess L
31 January 2018|
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Response from Peter L | Reviewed this property |
The other bus company Golden Arrow might go that way. There is always the train but only if you’re adventurous as it is apparently dangerous.
9 January 2018|
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Response from Peter L | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is but park as close as possible to the beach where there are “car guards” who are reliable.