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    Hondeklipbaai/Hondeklip Bay

About Hondeklipbaai/Hondeklip Bay

Hondeklip Bay is a coastal village in the Namakwa district of the Northern Cape province of South Africa. It lies about 95 km south west of the district capital Springbok.

This village was originally used as a harbor to export copper ore from the mines around Springbok but was later surpassed by Port Nolloth, which had a safer harbor as well as a railway line.

Today Hondeklip Bay is a popular regional holiday destination and serves the fishing and diamond-mining community. H

Quick Facts

Province: Northern Cape
Country: South Africa
Address: Hondeklipbaai, Northern Cape

Why go?

- Attractions include ship wrecks like the Jahleel and the Aristea which ran aground in 2003 and 1945 respectively.
- There are caves of archaeological interest at the mouth of the Spoeg River which is about 18 km SSE down the coast from Hondeklip Bay.