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The Kraalbaai Houseboats are permanently moored on the tranquil waters of the Langebaan Lagoon in the West Coast National Park, where Preekstoel (the Pulpit) watches over the serene surroundings.

The Larus Houseboat has a well-equipped open plan kitchen and dining area with a braai facility. The main cabin has a queen size bed (sleeps two) and the second cabin comfortable bunk beds (sleeps two). The third cabin has floor-mattresses and sleeps two to four. It can accommodate 15 people comfortably during the day and the spacious open deck is complimented by a large floating jetty.

The Nirvana Houseboat has an upper and lower deck. It is luxuriously finished and ideally suited for use by corporate groups, family holidays, special occasions, fashion shoots, filming and functions. It sleeps 22 people with 14 on the lower and eight on the upper deck but can accommodate up to 50 people during the day. Each deck is a unit on its own with full facilities and may be enjoyed separately or as a single unit. Both decks have extensive open deck space and the lower one, a floating jetty which serves both.

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Kraalbaai is where Eve's Footprint was discovered on the nearby shore - thought to be from 117 000 years ago, the oldest known footprint of modern mankind; where naturalist, sailor and writer Frank Wightman seeked quiet refuge for many years on his yacht Wylo, described by the famous author Lawrence Green as a giant in hiding; where local traditional fishermen still ply their trade and fresh harders (mullet) on the coals are a delicacy; where crayfish, oysters, perlemoen (abalone), black mussels and fish are in abundance; where tourists visit during spring to enjoy the beauty of one of the great floral kingdoms of the world; where activities such as water skiing, fishing, sailing, mountain biking, hiking, picnicking etc are enjoyed in nature; and where fine dining experiences (on board by arrangement) or outings to Mykonos Resort and Casino, restaurants in Saldanha Bay and Langebaan or a visit to the Yacht Club are arranged with pleasure. You are invited to embrace the heritage and these activities from your quiescent houseboat-base in Kraalbaai, within the surrounds of the unique biodiversity of the West Coast National Park and surrounds.

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Tel: +27 (0)21 526 0432
Fax: +27 (0)21 526 0311

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