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Port St Francis

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Triton Avenue, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
+27 42 294 0954
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A really interesting surprise!

We were following the beach walk and ended up in the port. So pleased we did as there was so much... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hazeljogger
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Oxford
Beautiful port with some great restaurants!

This is a beautiful port with some great restaurants and a bar. Fantastic view and definitely worth... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Julia G
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Sydney
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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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  • Very good47%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“calamari” (10 reviews)
“fishing boats” (7 reviews)
“port st” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Triton Avenue, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
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+27 42 294 0954

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were following the beach walk and ended up in the port. So pleased we did as there was so much going on. The Calamri Capital of South Africa we found out! Loved the whole development with all the walkways around the houses into the...More

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Alex G, Manager at Port St Francis, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much. We really appreciate your views.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful port with some great restaurants and a bar. Fantastic view and definitely worth a visit.

Thank Julia G
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Alex G, Manager at Port St Francis, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review and we are really happy that you enjoyed your time here.

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

A great place to wander round and see a real working harbour, the biggets calamari fishing fleet in South Africa

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Alex G, Manager at Port St Francis, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us.

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Visited on cloudy day so thought we would visit. Busy little fishing harbour. Worth a visit to watch the comings and goings.

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Alex G, Manager at Port St Francis, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Thank you for your review and happy that you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

This was a highlight spot to visit in St Francis as it is not only picturesque but also a busy fishing port with lots of interesting information on the industry

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Alex G, Manager at Port St Francis, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us.

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

A thriving fishing port it seems. The people are warm and friendly which isn’t surprising since they live in paradise.

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Alex G, Manager at Port St Francis, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again sometime.

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Great place for lunch or dinner with a variety of restaurants. There are boat trips as well. Great place to visit.

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Alex G, Manager at Port St Francis, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to submit a review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Great view of a working harbour as the Chokka Boats prepared for sea. The port is small but has an interesting history of fishing for calamari or 'Chokka' which set out to fish overnight with bright lights which attract the 'Chokka' prey.

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Alex G, Manager at Port St Francis, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review, it is greatly appreciated and we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Good food. Little long to service. Busy over Festive Season but prices were better that expected. Nice surprise.

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Worth a visit to eat fresh seafood and watch the sea. Beyond that, there’s not much there. The harbour itself has some lovely apartments overlooking it and it’s a working port, which is nice to watch

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Alex G, Manager at Port St Francis, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you for your comments. It is always good to receive feedback from visitors.

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