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Fish Hoek Beach is situated in the town of Fish Hoek, seaward of the railway line. The Beach is sandy with ample parking and serviced by public transport. There is a restaurant, camp site, chalets which are privately run and a sail boat club. The Beach is within walking distance of the centre of town with supermarkets close-by. This is a scenic beach positioned in a valley between two headlands. Trek fisherman conduct their fishing activities off this beach when fish are in the bay.

General Info

    Formal name:

    Fish Hoek Beach

    Web links:

    Yes

    Department responsible for the management of the beach:

    Sport, Recreation and Amenities

    The beach linked to local paved pedestrian walkways:

    Yes

    Tactile warning systems at vehicular crossings:

    Yes

    Type of tactile warning systems:

    The pedestrian crossing has zebra striped where the public cross the road. A boom warning siren and lights are situated at the level crossing of the railway line.

    Public transport:

    Yes

    Public transport has low floor entry vehicles:

    No, as we do not have the MyCiti bus service running past this beach as yet, but will hopefully have this service in the near future.

    Accessible parking:

    Yes

    Number of accessible parking bays:

    6 dedicated bays, with a vast amount of other parking bays which can also be used.

    Parking distance to beach:

    The parking area borders the open beach and the disabled parking is in front of the pathway leading to the ramp - total distance of 30 metres.

    Facilities for disabled persons:

    Ramps, Toilets, Signage, Benches

    Other facilities:

    Leisure walks and ablution facilities with showers and changing facilities. There is a restaurant which is also wheelchair friendly.

    Accessible without having to negotiate any stairs or inclined paths:

    Yes

    Ramp information:

    Has Handrails

    Accessible toilets:

    Yes

    Number of accessible toilets:

    1

    Location of accessible toilets:

    This facility is situated approximately 150 metres from the ramp to the beach along the main tar pathway.

    Accessible toilets open times::

    The keys can be collected from the Law Enforcement Office, at the beach.

    Wheelchair accessible changing facilities:

    Yes, the toilet serves as a changing facility and shower.

    Changing facilities locations:

    This facility is situated approximately 150 metres from the ramp to the beach along the main tar pathway.

    Number of changing facilities:

    There is one dedicated facility which has a toilet, shower and changing space.

    Changing facilities open times:

    The keys can be collected from the Law Enforcement Office, at the beach.

    Information for disabled persons available at the beach:

    No

    Benches available :

    Yes

    Benches height :

    The height varies, as we have three different types of benches (concrete, stone and wooden) and can accommodate all.

    Benches equipped with armrests :

    Yes

    Shade where you can rest adjacent to the beach:

    No

    Picnic facilities associated with the beach:

    Yes

    Picnic facilities locations:

    A vast grass area as well as benches all along the scenic Jaggers Walk.

    Picnic facilities have:

    Has general seating

    Other facilities:

    Resort with caravan / camping sites and privately run chalets, shark net exclusion zone for safe swimming.

    Other facilities built to accommodate wheelchairs:

    No

    Any system of access onto the beach for wheelchair users:

    No

    Beach supervised by lifeguards:

    Yes

    Beach supervised by lifeguards times and dates:

    Every day during the December school holidays, the peak holiday season and the Easter weekend from 10:00 until 18:00.

    Beach supervised by lifeguards times and dates:

    Every day during the December school holidays, the peak holiday season and the Easter weekend from 10:00 until 18:00.

    Life guards or staff posted at the beach that have received specialized training to provide universal access support to visitors:

    No

    Emergency equipment at the beach:

    Yes

    Emergency equipment readily accessible and clearly visible:

    The equipment is only available from lifeguards when they are on duty.

    Emergency contact numbers posted at the beach:

    Yes

    Accreditation:

    No

    Contact number should visitors need to make special arrangements or to book the beach wheelchairs:

    021 782 5503 / 084 211 2117 / 021 400 4638

    Dogs for the blind allowed on the beach:

    Yes and we also have a dedicated dog walking area.

    Special permit holders (universal accessibility) permitted on the beach:

    Yes, the trek fishermen are permitted to remove their catch by vehicles on this beach.

    Access location:

    At the lighthouse.

    Open sections for non permitt holders:

    The area immediately in front of the slipway.

    Available signage:

    Yes

Contact Details

  • Address: 8 Beach Road, Cape Town 7974, South Africa
  • GPS: -34.137918132208505,18.433519058227602
  • Phone: 021 782 5503
  • Mobile Phone: 084 211 2117

Opening Times

  • Monday 07:00 - 18:00
  • Tuesday 07:00 - 18:00
  • Wednesday 07:00 - 18:00
  • Thursday 07:00 - 18:00
  • Friday 07:00 - 18:00
  • Saturday 07:00 - 18:00
  • Sunday 07:00 - 18:00

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