About Us

What we do?

We bring together local businesses and the community to provide unique and authentic visitor experience. We promote our destination and build partnerships.Our efforts are steps towards fulfilling the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
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Our Vision

To create unique tourism experiences in Hout Bay utilizing a responsible tourism ethos which connects community, business and tourists, manifesting in economic growth, social cohesion and a sustainable environment.


Our Mission

To connect all role-players in the tourism value chain, enhancing collaboration and knowledge sharing, while creating an enabling environment for tourism to thrive sustainably in Hout Bay, making Hout Bay a destination of choice to Visit, Live, Work and Play fostering social cohesion, economic upliftment and responsible tourism.


Why visit Hout Bay

Fondly referred to as the Republic of Hout Bay, this seaside village offers a laid back vibe and a host of fun, authentic experiences for both locals and visitors

Fish & Chips

Indulge in the foodie experience of Hout Bay, there’s more than our signature dish of fish & chips on offer. Enjoy what the locals eat and discover the many distinctively owner-run restaurants that serve authentic, top quality delicious meals in a warm and friendly environment.

Rest & Rejuvenate

This platform provides the visitor with a bird’s eye view of the wealth of experiences and activities on offer in destination Hout Bay.

Explore and enjoy

The unique location of Hout Bay offers both the sea and mountain activities,those seeking a relaxed activity or the adrenaline rush, the choice is endless. The cultural distinctiveness and heritage found in the many art and crafts establishments displays the unique talents of our people, visit and be inspired.Home to some of the world famous attractions, take time out to enjoy the drive and sunset of Chapmans Peak or spend a day at World of Birds sanctuary.


Discover the history of one of the oldest villages in the Cape. Visit East Fort or wander on to the cannons perched above the ocean.Learn more the history at the Hout Bay Museum or the more recent addition of Denis Goldberg House of Hope.

Seaside Village

Enjoy the scenic views of the cliffs of Chapmans' Peak while strolling along the beach surrounded by white sand dunes.

Our People

Hout Bay is described as the microcosm of South Africa - our multicultural diverse community are friendly and welcoming.

Trusted by over 300+ Hout Bay businesses

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