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Hondeklip Bay (Hondeklipbaai)
Diamond Coast

Not so long ago, accommodation for tourists was non-existent, but one could pitch up a tent on the open camp ground in the centre of the village or right at the beach, which is an option still today. Only recently a few self-contained chalets were built to accommodate visitors. The owners also run a restaurant with bar, and they organize 4x4 tours to explore the beautiful, unspoilt coastline. A private diamond mine can be visited by arrangement.

AristeaOn a beach walk, one can see the "dog cliffs", where the waves break with a din. Another attraction is the shipwreck of the "Aristea" which stranded here in the rough waters in 1945.

Recently, oil was discovered offshore from Hondeklip Bay. And so it can be expected that Hondeklip Bay will change its character soon. However, there are also plans to put the coastal region around Hondeklip Bay under Nature Conservation.
Hondeklip Bay
Top: The "dog cliffs". Below: Wreck of the "Aristea".
Left: View of the natural harbour of Hondeklip Bay.

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