<p><br> Colorful Victorian bathing huts echo a grand resort history that stretches back to the 19th century at Muizenberg beach—one of Cape Town’s finest. The waters of False Bay feature a long break with a ridable wave nearly a mile (1.5 kilometers) long. Even those content to stay ashore can sometimes spot southern right whales.</p>

Muizenberg Beach, Cape Town


Colorful Victorian bathing huts echo a grand resort history that stretches back to the 19th century at Muizenberg beach—one of Cape Town’s finest. The waters of False Bay feature a long break with a ridable wave nearly a mile (1.5 kilometers) long. Even those content to stay ashore can sometimes spot southern right whales.

Photograph by Gavin Hellier/Getty Images

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See photos of South Africa (including Cape Town, Johannesburg, elephants, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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