Known for the famous view of Table Mountain, Bloubergstrand is a popular beach area amongst locals and tourists alike.
Bloubergstrand is approximately 18km from Cape Town via the R27 and 25km from Cape Town International Airport via the M7.
In 1806, after the Battle of Blaauwberg Frederick Louis Stadler took ownership of most of the farms in the area. Today, his residential home, known as "Ons Huisie" is still standing and home to a popular restaurant on the beach front.
It is a well known fact that the infamous South Easter Wind of Cape Town has been the cause for numerous shipwrecks over the years and the Blouberg Coastline is no exception.
With no less than 22 ships wrecked between 1647 and 2009, excluding ships that went down in the Table Bay and Milnerton area, the iconic view belies the treacherous waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
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Fun stuff to do in Blouberg
While sailors may be weary of the wind, water sport enthusiasts relish in it. Bloubergstrand draws surfers and kite surfers from all over the world. Should you prefer dry ground instead, there's a plethora of restaurants and bars all along the beach front.
Behind the scenes tour of SANCCOB
SANCCOB is a rehabilitation centre for African Penguins and other seabirds. The work they do is crucial to the survival and protection of these animals. Oil is a major threat to marine life, especially bird species. During the Treasure oil spill in Table Bay in 2000, SANNCOB saved and rehabilitated 19 500 African Penguins.
There are two bay areas in Bloubergstrand.
Small Bay: A quiet beach ideal for families and a great view of Table Mountain and Robben Island.
Big Bay: A long sandy beach very popular amongst the surfing crowd. Perfect for long walks and sunbathing.
The area is known as a surfing hot spot with numerous companies who can assist you with gear as well as lessons.
The South Easter wind has turned Cape Town, especially the Bloubergstrand area, into a Kite Surfing Mecca and adrenaline junkies from all over the world attend the annual Kite Boarding events during the summer months.
SUP (Stand Up Paddle Surfing)
This is the latest water sport to make its way to our shores and perfect for anybody who want to do something different.
Big in the 80's this water sport is making a small comeback and if trying out retro sports is your thing, then this is a must.
Combine all the above activities with world renowned views of Table Mountain and Robben Island, as well as legendary restaurants and it becomes abundantly clear why this area is so popular.