Where Is Bantry Bay In Cape Town South Africa

What is a Bantry Bay?

Bantry Bay is a ria, a bay formed from a drowned river valley as a result of a relative rise in sea level.

Where Is Bantry Bay In Cape Town South Africa?

Bantry Bay is an affluent suburb of Cape Town in the Western Cape Province, South Africa, situated on the slopes of Lion’s Head and overlooking a rocky coastline.

Its neighboring suburbs are Sea Point and Clifton. It was originally called Botany Bay after a botanical garden that was planted here for the cultivation of medicinal herbs. The name was changed during the First World War.

How many bays are in Cape Town?

72 beaches

There are a whopping 72 beaches in Cape Town with a coastline extending 307km along the West Coast, Cape Peninsula, and False Bay.

What is the biggest bay in South Africa?

The largest natural bay in South Africa, Saldanha, is situated in the West Coast region of the Western Cape.