» Blouberg «
To the beach approx. 1.8 km
The suburb Blouberg is located 15 km north of the city of Cape Town. West Beach is exactly next to Blouberg.
Do you know the postcards with the amazing view of the Table Mountain? This picture was made at the Blouberg Beach, you will not find any better viewing to the Table Mountain.
The water of the Atlantic Ocean is cold, due to the Benguela current coming from the Antarctic. Even in summer the water will not become warmer than 18 degrees Celsius. Seasonal you can see offshore Southern Right Whales, sometimes Killer Whales, Dolphins and Seals. The Blouberg Beach is a paradies for Surfer and Kiter, the wind regime is perfect here. Lots of kitesurfer sails are viewable at the Blouberg Beach often.
Approx. 7 km in front of Blouberg is Robben Island. The prison island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for more than 27 years of his life.