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Address: Triton Avenue, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 73 825 0835
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Port St Francis is the only privately owned working harbour in SA. Come see...

Port St Francis is the only privately owned working harbour in SA. Come see what how the chokka fleet operates while enjoying a meal at any of the restaurants. Accommodation available. Beautiful views of the ocean.

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Interesting harbour

A small but very busy working harbour. Colourful and a hive of activity. If you are in St Francis, go for a walk around the harbour.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
LinSouthAfrica
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Sandton, South Africa
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Sandton, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A small but very busy working harbour. Colourful and a hive of activity. If you are in St Francis, go for a walk around the harbour.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Spent a couple of relaxing hours here. Couple of little shops and a surprisingly interesting variety of restaurants & pubs. We had an early dinner overlooking the really packed little harbour & watched the boats offload their catches of squid and kingklip. The is a well kept gangway/walkway all round the harbour which makes for a safe and interesting walk.

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East London, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Seems to be a typical harbor. A little run down and feels a bit seedy! Interesting to see the boats docked and bobbing about at the end of the day. Seem to be a few options for trips out to see. Worth stopping to have a stroll and take a few pictures.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to watch the harbor and the fishing boats offloading their squid (calamari). Recommend and well worth a visit to the shops and restaurants.

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Thank William G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

You want to see boats ? I do. Here is a stunning collection from Masters of the oceans to cats, tugs and fishing boats. And then you go have dinner or take outs right there. Puuuurfect

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Port St Francis often misses out because of Saint Francis Bay and it is a pity. It has its own vibe and the restaurants have great views over the harbor - definitely worth the visit.

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Herning
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Spent a couple of hours there during our recent trip in the area, nice for lunch and just to stroll and captivate what is going on around the port.

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Thank Nina R
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This small fishing harbour is incredibly quaint and charming. There are walkways to explore, and fantastic restaurants to visit. On a good day, it is possible to see the wind turbines near Jeffrey's Bay on the other side of the bay. It is very peaceful here, but gets quite busy in season.

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Durbanville, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This was our third visit to Port St. Francis. This is a working harbour and is quite interesting. However, we found the place to be a bit rundown and, being Winter, deserted. There are quite a few restaurants in Port St. Francis, most with views over the harbour. A lick of paint here and there would do it good. Of... More 

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Brenham, TX USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Great to be able to watch the chokka boats prep for their month long fishing trips. One lucky fisherman caught an 87 kilo while we were staying near the port. Loligos restaurant is a great place for dinner that overlooks the port and the beautiful bay at sunset

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