the cape west coast - bloubergstrand

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(alfabetical list)

atlantis
blaaubergstrand
darling
hopefield
langebaan
mamre
melkbosstrand
milnerton
paternoster
saldanha
st helenabaai
velddrif
vredenburg
west coast np
yzerfontein
HOW TO GET THERE
(GPS: 33 46S 18 30E)
Off the R27, 24km north of Cape Town.

TOURISM OFFICE
Cape Town Tourismoffice, Beach Road, Blaauwberg
·  Tel: 021 521 1080
·  e-Mail

PLACES OF INTEREST
◊  Historical buildings
◊  Beaches


WHAT TO DO AND SEE
•  Popular holiday destination
•  Big Bay is a surfers paradise and hosts several competitions
•  Little Bay is a nice family beach and suitable for sunbathers
•  Surf angling
•  Watersport
•  Hiking
•  4x4 routes
•  Quadbike routes
ORIGINS OF THE NAME
Originally in the Dutch form, Blaauwberg Strand and named after a nearby hill.
(Blaauwberg translates to Blue Mountain.)

POPULATION
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HISTORY
Bloubergstrand originated as a fishing village and holiday resort for farmers living inland.

Read more about the Battle of Blaauwberg, 1806
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