False Bay

False Bay is located on the eastern side of the of . The water in the bay is much warmer than the , partly being fed by the subtropical Agulhas current, making it popular for swimming.

Popular Destinations

is located at the east side of the near , and is home to the South African Navy. Photo: Darren Glanville, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is in . is situated next to the N2, which connects with . Photo: FreddieA, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a picturesque town situated about halfway down the , between and . Photo: Derek Keats, CC BY 2.0.

is a beach-side town in the , . Photo: Hilton1949, CC BY 2.5.


is a seaside resort town in the , . Photo: Casperinfo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Boulders is a popular beach near , in the province of . Photo: Christoph Michels, CC BY 2.5.

is a suburb of greater Cape Town, and on the east side of the . it is situated between False Bay and the foot of the Hottentots Holland mountain range. Photo: Casperinfo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small fishing harbour along the east coast of the to the south of . Photo: Ken and Nyetta, CC BY 2.0.

False Bay

Latitude of center
-34.2108° or 34° 12' 38.9" south
Longitude of center
18.6409° or 18° 38' 27.3" east
Open­Street­Map ID
node 4714454260
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Valsbaai
  • Cebuano: False Bay
  • Chinese: 法尔斯湾
  • Chinese: 法爾斯灣
  • Chinese: 福尔斯湾
  • Chinese: 福爾斯灣
  • Chinese: 錯灣
  • Chinese: 錯誤灣
  • Chinese: 错湾
  • Chinese: 错误湾
  • Czech: False Bay
  • Danish: False Bay
  • Dutch: Valsbaai
  • Esperanto: Falsa Golfo
  • French: Baie False
  • French: False Bay
  • Galician: Baía Falsa
  • German: Falsche Baai
  • German: False Bay
  • German: Valsbaai
  • Hebrew: מפרץ פולס
  • Indonesian: Valsbaai
  • Italian: Falsa Baia
  • Japanese: フォルス湾
  • Polish: False Bay
  • Polish: Valsbaai
  • Portuguese: Baía Falsa
  • Portuguese: Baía falsa
  • Spanish: Bahia Falsa
  • Spanish: Bahía Falsa
  • Swedish: False Bay
  • Swedish: Valsbaai

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