Specials

Click here to view promotions in this area

Hondeklip Bay

Hondeklip Bay, in the West Coast of the Northern Cape province in South AfricaHondeklip BayHondeklip Bay, in the West Coast of the Northern Cape province in South AfricaHondeklip Bay, in the West Coast of the Northern Cape province in South AfricaHondeklip Bay, in the West Coast of the Northern Cape province in South Africa
Hondeklip Bay, in the West Coast of the Northern Cape province in South AfricaHondeklip BayHondeklip Bay, in the West Coast of the Northern Cape province in South AfricaHondeklip Bay, in the West Coast of the Northern Cape province in South AfricaHondeklip Bay, in the West Coast of the Northern Cape province in South Africa

 

Geography and History

Hondeklip Bay is a popular holiday destination on the West Coast of the Northern Cape province in South Africa.  Formerly a favoured holiday destination for farmers, fishermen and divers, Hondeklip Bay is separated from Springbok by 104km of gravel road, the Messelpad Pass and Soebatsfontein, a quaint village built next to a spring at the foot of the escarpment.

In 1846, a small natural harbour was discovered by Thomas Grace, a ship’s captain who immediately established a trading station. By 1852 the first eleven tons of copper ore was shipped from this harbour, now known as Hondeklip BayHondeklip Bay’s harbour now serves fishing and diamond-mining boats.

 

Activities

For the 4×4 enthusiast Hondeklip Bay offers a vast, unspoilt coastline to explore.

The Dog Stone near the police station, from which the village derives its name, keeps watch over the graves of long forgotten sailors.  

Crayfishing - In season, a permit obtained in Springbok or Garies will allow you to dive for crayfish.

Scenic drives - Circular routes back to the N7 make for spectacular scenic drives during the flower season.

Shipwrecks - The wreck of the Aristea that ran aground in 1945 is south of the town.

 

Accommodation

Accommodation in Hondeklip Bay includes B&B’s, Guesthouses, Farm Stays, Camping and Self Catering. 

 

 

Hondeklip Bay Tourism Office Information
Web address: http://experiencenortherncape.com
Hondeklip BayHondeklip Bay, in the West Coast of the Northern Cape province in South AfricaHondeklip Bay, in the West Coast of the Northern Cape province in South AfricaHondeklip Bay, in the West Coast of the Northern Cape province in South Africa

Latest Listings - View All

ABC MATHS & SCIENCE - WORKSHEETS AND MEMO'S

ABC MATHS & SCIENCE - WORKSHEETS AND MEMO'S

ABC Maths & Science Worksheets and Memo's for Primary- & High Schools | ABC Wiskunde en Wetenskap Vraestelle en Memo's vir Laer- & Ho&e...
Read More
ABC MATHEMATICS - WORKBOOKS & TEXTBOOKS

ABC MATHEMATICS - WORKBOOKS & TEXTBOOKS

ABC Mathematics offers a series of workbooks and textbooks for schools which are all CAPS compliant in South Africa The content of the workbooks and textbo...
Read More
WEBTIMES - AFFORDABLE WEBSITES & BUSINESS COACHING

WEBTIMES - AFFORDABLE WEBSITES & BUSINESS COACHING

WEBTIMES builds affordable business websites which is low-priced to raise the statistics for your business. We also offer business coaching and consultation for...
Read More
PLAYON | GEPPETTO'S WORLD

PLAYON | GEPPETTO'S WORLD

PlayOn | Geppetto's World offers Therapeutic, Educational, Playgound, Developmental and Ocupational Toys for Children at School and Home throughou...
Read More
ROMAFLO TRAVEL - WORLDWIDE TRAVEL AGENT

ROMAFLO TRAVEL - WORLDWIDE TRAVEL AGENT

ROMAFLO TRAVEL - Collect Moments In A World Of Endless Possibilities! To be a leading travel company that provides effective travel services to our customers.We...
Read More
Turtlejar - Private Tutors, South Africa

Turtlejar - Private Tutors, South Africa

Turtlejar provide private tutors in all towns throughout South Africa Turtlejar is a marketplace for tutors and students to connect. We help connect students wi...
Read More

Latest Articles - View All

Artsy attractions around South Africa

Artsy attractions around South Africa

Artsy attractions around South Africa South Africa is a place that beckons to many tourists. It has gorgeous beaches for those w...
Read More
Top picnic spots in the Northern Cape

Top picnic spots in the Northern Cape

Top picnic spots in the Northern Cape When you are visiting an area with such gorgeous scenery as the Northern Cape, one of the ...
Read More
Everything you need to know about the Northern Cape

Everything you need to know about the Northern Cape

Everything you need to know about the Northern Cape The Northern Cape is home to some of the country’s most sought after t...
Read More
Events that bring crowds to the Northern Cape every year

Events that bring crowds to the Northern Cape every year

Events that bring crowds to the Northern Cape every year South Africa has nine provinces, each of which something unique to offe...
Read More