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The Breakwater Lodge is a premier Cape Town hotel accommodation, ideally positioned in the heart of Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront development.

Once a 19th century prison, today the property is conveniently located and provides comfortable and affordable accommodation in a spectacular setting that looks over the bay and up onto Table Mountain. Facilities include two restaurants as well as a bar which is perfect for both pre-dinner cocktails and late night liqueurs. Just a few feet away are the waterfront’s multitude of celebrated eateries and entertainment centres.

Not far away is Cape Town’s city centre with its buzzing nightlife and myriad of tourist attractions.

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Key info

  • Ideal for:
    • Families
    • Groups
    • Non-divers
    • Singles

Dive trips

This accommodation is featured in the following itineraries:

Great White Shark Diving Weekend

This is one of our most popular adventures for thrill seekers. Enjoy the exhilarating and unforgettable experience of sharing the water with these incredible predators in South Africa on two days of cage diving.

  • When to go: Apr-Sep
  • Duration inc. flights: 5 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £1,375 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Cape Town Extravaganza

A great trip idea showcasing the best of Cape Town above and below the water, including encounters with amazing wildlife, spectacular scenery and some fabulous diving, including great white shark encounters.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 10 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £1,995 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea
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Cape Town

Cape Town is South Africa’s most beautiful city and is surrounded by incredible marine life. For divers, great white sharks are the big draw and are best seen from April to September, while late winter sees southern right & Bryde's whales visit Cape Town’s waters.

  • Ideal for viewing: great white shark, southern right whale, Bryde’s whale, fur seal, cow shark
  • Excellent for: Resort based diving, Shark diving, Great white shark