Cape Town’s Tidal Pools

Take a dip in Cape Town’s tidal pools. Tidal pools offer swimmers a chance to enjoy the ocean up close and personal in a contained and safe environment. The water is often warmer and calmer than the ocean however, swimmers can still get salty and enjoy the energy of swimming in the sea.

There are several delightful tidal pools on the coast of the South Peninsula in Cape Town, some of which are true hidden gems and best-kept secrets. So consider yourself lucky and enlightened to be reading this blog which will offer some inside info on the best tidal pools for you to enjoy.

List of Cape Town’s best tidal pools:

St James


Kalk Bay

There is no entry fee to the above-listed pools and they all have ablution facilities and basic security present. Be advised that during tourist season they get very busy so come early to secure your parking.

To enjoy a 3-day self-guided tidal pool tour … read more