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Kommetjie is a small seaside hamlet on the exquisite Atlantic coastline, at the western end of the Cape Peninsula. The area formed around a natural, circular tidal pool known as Die Kom (the basin). Historically, the tidal pool was used by South Africa’s original inhabitants, the Khoisan people, to trap fish. The Cape Clawless Otter is sometimes seen frolicking in Die Kom.
Kommetjie is rural and unspoilt The occasional baboon troop from the surrounding Nature Reserves can be seen wandering through the town..
Kommetjie is reached via the scenic Chapman’s Peak drive from the north, the old Cape road crossing the mountains from the east or through Fish Hoek in the south.
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Surfers from all over the world flock to surf the waves at Kommetjie’s Long beach, as surfing conditions are excellent throughout most of the year. Cape Town’s top- ranked female surfer Tanika Hoffman favours this surf spot, need we say more?
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