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St Francis Bay is a working fishing port and holiday destination on South Africa's Eastern Cape coast.
Cape St Francis Lighthouse.
The canals in St Francis Bay.
The river mouth and beaches in St Francis Bay.
St Francis consists of three closely related, but distinct areas: St Francis Bay, Port St Francis and Cape St Francis.
St Francis Bay is a beach village of Cape Dutch style thatched roof houses build on canals in the Kromme River estuary.
Port St Francis is a working fishing port for the squid/calamari industry. Also home to Station 21 of the national Sea Rescue Institute.
Cape St Francis is home to a working lighthouse build in 1878. Surrounded by beautiful beaches and good surfing spots.
Humansdorp exit from the N2. Drive through Humansdorp and follow the R330 to St Francis.
Budget Car Rental, , Sanriver Lodge . ☎ +27 (0)42 294-1152
The Cape St Francis Lighthouse, . ☎ +27 (0)42 298-0428 Open daily 9AM to 4:30PM. Climb all the way to the top of this old lighthouse. There is also a coffee shop
Golf - new Jack Niclaus golf course St Francis Golf Club also a great place with a big heart for beginners.
Viking Boat Hire, . ☎ +27 (0)83 325-1655 Hire a boat to explore the canals and river on your own. Around R400 per day.
Krom River Expeditions, . ☎ +27 (0)84 506-6396 Go on a canal cruise. R70.
Paintball, , The Rabbit Farm, off St Francis drive . ☎ +27 (0)74 342-2644
St Francis Safaris, . ☎ +27 (0)82 569-3750 or +27 (0)83 441-6397 Game fishing, dolphin and whale cruises, boat and jet ski hire
Surf. Sealpoint is the best place for surfing
Barons Grill, . Village centre
The Butcher Shop, , Village centre . ☎ +27 (0)42 294-1982
Farol Bistro and Coffee shop, , Village centre . ☎ +27 (0)42 294-1019 Excellent breakfasts.
Porthole Restaurant And Bar, . ☎ +27 (0)42 294-1123 On the port. Serves delicious calamari, fresh from the sea. Sit on the patio and watch the calamari being unloaded from the fishing boats.
Trattoria San Francesco, , Village centre . ☎ +21 (0)42 294-0819 Pasta.
There are many B&B and other accommodation.
Cape St Francis Resort, ( ☎ +27 (0)42 298-0054 email@example.com), . Close to Joe Fish Restaurant
Beach Break, ( ☎ +27 (0)42 298-0054 firstname.lastname@example.org), . On the beach
Lyngenfjord House, , 7 Lyngenfjord road ( ☎ +27 (0)42 298-0444 email@example.com, ), fax: +27 (0)42 298-0445 . 4 star. R250 to R550 per person sharing.
Osbosch Lodge, . ☎ +27 (0)42 294-1001 Self catering and B&B.
Port Hotel, ( ☎ +27 (0)42 294-0006 firstname.lastname@example.org), . Located on the harbour
Port view place, ( ☎ +27 (0)42 294-1506 email@example.com), . B&B within walking distance from the port Rent a thatched roof house in the bay, sleeps 6 on the golf course, 250m from the beach. Phone +27 (0)21 461 9787. Nice house, excellent value for money.
Sandriver Lodge, ( St Francis Drive Across the road from St Francis village), ( ☎ +27 (0)42 294-1052 firstname.lastname@example.org). Nice B&B close to shopps and golf course R200 to R250 per person sharing.
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