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Melkbos[3] is in South Africa and is a beautiful seaside village on the north-western fringe of the Cape Town Metropolis. It is well known for its tranquility, wide white beach, water-sports and west-coast hospitality. It is an easy getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city.

The village, named after the milkwood trees growing to its north, is washed by the Atlantic ocean on its west side and has the Blouberg mountain on its eastern side. Its full name is Melkbosstrand, but most people refer to it as Melkbos.

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From Cape Town, travel north on the R27 (the west coast road) past Milnerton and Tableview. Turn left at the traffic lights just after Atlantic Beach golf course. Welcome to Melkbos!

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Nearby suburbs of Cape Town are: Parklands, Blouberg, Table view & Milnerton

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  • Beach
  • Atlantic Beach Golf Course

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  • Watersports - surfing, kitesurfing, windsurfing, bodyboarding, boating.
  • Koeberg Nuclear Power Station and Nature Reserve, +27 (0)21 550-4667, [1]. The 3000 hectare buffer zone around the power station has been converted to a nature reserve with Bontebok, Genet, Steenbok and man other antilope.  edit
  • Melkbos Christian Centre, +27 (0)82 922-4949, [2]. The MCC has been busy reaching out to the community in Melkbosstrand since April 2006. The focus is on the Community in and around Melkbosstrand, especially the poorer communities of the squatter camps. The main focus is to break the evil circle of poverty, abuse and addiction and to build-up, empower and enrich the people in need. The MCC is located at 14 Heron Crescent. The premises used to be the old police station.  edit

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