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Cape St Blaize Lighthouse

Montagu Street, Mossel Bay, South Africa
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Great views and history lesson

Take a short jaunt up from the carpark to and through the old historic light house. well worth it... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Christchurch, New Zealand
Easy hike

Tried to reach to the Lighthouse, but seems not allowed. Had a nice and easy hike to the top... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
Doha, Qatar
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Montagu Street, Mossel Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Take a short jaunt up from the carpark to and through the old historic light house. well worth it for the views and learning some history of the area. The walk that commences here is supposed to be good but we didn't have time to...More

Thank AbitCrisp
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Tried to reach to the Lighthouse, but seems not allowed. Had a nice and easy hike to the top. Amazing view of the beach.

Thank Abu_Firas_11
Reviewed 26 October 2017

After overcoming my fear of climbing steep slopes, I was disappointed to discover that the lighthouse was not open to the public. I don't know if it's closed for part of the year & our timing was bad or if it's always closed. The views...More

Thank watercolorjen
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Walked from car park area to the top.Great views of the bay with the blue ocean and big crashing waves.Dont forget your camera if going up

Thank Martin5192
Reviewed 31 August 2017

It was wonderful views as is anywhere on the coast, however there it is not an essential visit, much smaller than I thought it would be

Thank AMEE P
Reviewed 30 July 2017

It's a must when you are in Mossel Bay. You only go there for the view. You will see the whole of Mossel Bay and is Spectacular. When we were up there a couple got engaged.

Thank Hencko
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Could not gain access to the lighthouse. Quite a steep climb and places slippery when wet. The view of Mossel Bay was worth the effort.

Thank King041
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The Cape St Blaize lighthouse in Mossel Bay looks over one of the most historically significant parts of the South African coastline

Thank Amy J
Reviewed 5 June 2017

According to several web sites (sa-venues.com, southafrica.net, ...), the opening hours for visits of the lighthouse are from 10am and 3pm between april and october. We were there on friday 28-apr-2017 around 11:30-12:00 and everything was closed. Nobody was there to get any information. Another...More

Thank Norbert H
Reviewed 5 June 2017

A must see. Bring your binoculars & camera with. Brings back memories of old. Endless views & photo ops.

Thank Bubba D
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