Is it blouberg or blaauwberg?
The name Bloubergstrand literally means “blue mountain beach” in Afrikaans, and is derived from Blaauwberg (231 metres (758 ft)), a nearby hill. Bloubergstrand is mainly a residential area, and attracts large numbers of visitors especially kitesurf enthusiasts.
Is blouberg safe?
Crime rates in Bloubergstrand (Blaauwberg), South Africa
|Level of crime||50.00||Moderate|
|Crime increasing in the past 3 years||66.67||High|
|Worries home broken and things stolen||50.00||Moderate|
|Worries being mugged or robbed||50.00||Moderate|
|Worries car stolen||33.33||Low|
Is Big Bay Safe?
This beach is great to take a safe walk whether it is with your partner, your pets or just by yourself. the beach is clean and the sea was clear when we were there.
Does Bloubergstrand have sharks?
Are there sharks at the beach? There have been shark spottings at Blouberg beach however there has never been any recorded shark attacks.
Which district is Bloubergstrand?
Blouberg Local Municipality
Who fought in the Battle of Blaauwberg?
The Dutch forces battled with 2049 men, under leadership of General Janssens, and lost 353 to casualties, while the English side consisted of 5399 men who fought under leadership of Sir David Baird, of whom 212 lost their lives during the battle.
What suburb is big bay?
Big Bay is a suburb of City of Cape Town, Western Cape with a postal code. It is about 14 kms east-northeast of WC’s capital city of Cape Town.
Is it safe to swim in False Bay?
The swim is considered to be unsafe today due to the perceived threat of shark attacks on swimmers in False Bay. In 1986 three local swimers attempted too swim across the bay – Derek yach, Godfrey Mocke and Kevin Fialkov. Only 5 hardy souls have actually completed the 35 km swim from Rooi Els to Miller’s Point.