Cape Town - Muizenberg
Geography and History
Muizenberg is a beach-side suburb of Cape Town, in the Western Cape province of South Africa. It is situated where the shore of the Cape Peninsula curves round to the east on the False Bay coast. It is considered to be the birthplace of surfing in South Africa and it is home to the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences.
Muizenberg beach is much warmer to swim in that beaches like Clifton and Llandudno. It is flat, wide, and the water is generally calm – so is very child-friendly. It’s also a popular surfing spot, although the waves are not very big. It is ideal for body-boarders and novices.
Muizenberg has a variety of accommodation options available from Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts to Self-catering units.
For the tourist, Cape Town offers a variety of activities and attractions, such as the Two Oceans Aquarium, Ratanga Junction Theme Park, Canal Walk Shopping Centre, craft markets, the BMW Pavilion, IMAX Theatre and numerous shopping centres.
Muizenberg is home to many examples of the grand architecture of its Victorian times when Muizenberg was an exclusive seaside resort for the rich and famous. Visit some of the museums, walk the historical mile to St James or indulge in the theatre and gastronomic culture that is expanding with Muizenberg’s rejuvenation.
There are many restaurants on offer to suit every visitors budget. There is a great selection of restaurants, coffee shops and pubs to choose from!
For more information, please visit www.cape-town-info.co.za.
|Cape Town - Muizenberg Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||021 405 4500|
|Fax:||021 405 4524|