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The Wildebeest's guide to South Africa


Afrikaans name: Noordhoek

Noordhoek is part of the stunning West Coast

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Western Cape

When driving south on the stunning Chapman's Peak Drive from Cape Town there is a point where the road heads inland and there is a beautiful stretch of beach stretching out below you. This is Noordhoek.

Noordhoek weather


Noordhoek Beach is a 7km long stretch of unspoilt beach.

This a great area to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. There are many places to walk or ride nearby or you can sit back and enjoy the beautiful mountains and beach.

Noordhoek is a popular destination for horse riding and what could be better than riding a horse along the beach?


References and further reading

Country Life - Issue 276 - Author: - Year Published: 2019 - Page: 48

Family Fun - Author: Lisa McNamara - Year Published: 2015 - Page: 41

Farm Stall to Farm Stall - Author: Jennifer Stern - Year Published: 2014 - Page: 85

Reader's Digest Illustrated Guide to Southern Africa - 4th edition - Author: - Year Published: 1986 - Page: 36

Southern Africa from the Highway - Author: AA RSA - Year Published: 1991 - Page: 104

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