Hout Bay and Duiker Island - Western Cape, South Africa

Hout Bay is a town near Cape Town, South Africa. It is situated in a valley on the Atlantic seaboard of the Cape Peninsula. The area was originally made up of two farms, which were slowly subdivided to make way for urban expansion. While still maintaining its rural atmosphere, the area of Hout Bay has more than 12,000 residences inhabited by a population of about 42,000 people.
Duiker Island or Duikereiland (Afrikaans) is an island off Hout Bay. It is 77 by 95 m in size, with an area of about 0.4 hectare. The island is renowned for its marine wildlife such as birds and fur seals.
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