Mariner's Chest

Hundreds of maritime curios
Hundreds of maritime and seaside curios for sale including captain’s caps, beach gear, shells, hand-made gifts and sea-art curios; plus whacky Republic of Hout Bay passports with a boatload of special offers.

Most items are themed to the Wharf’s harbourside ambience and are memorable keepsakes of a wonderful place.

Pearl Factory

Hidden treasures
Choose an oyster guaranteed to contain a beautiful pearl. Then, if you wish, watch it placed into a setting of your choice from our extensive ranges.

Alternatively, if pressed for time, ready-made bracelets, necklaces, earrings and fashion jewellery are conveniently displayed. This shop also stocks a small but unique range of African curios and leather gifts.

Ye Olde Artifact Cove & Antique Shoppe

The largest shop of its kind in Southern Africa
Its nautical artefacts and antiques, naval books and uniforms, maps and menus, shipping line postcards, paintings, brassware, scrimshaw, scripophily and shipwreck memorabilia are a collector’s dream, and an inspirational source for interior designers bedecking bars, studies and boardrooms.

With thousands of items in stock this is the largest shop of its kind in Southern Africa.

(34°02’49.70 S 18°20’53.60 E)
Harbour Road, Hout Bay
Cape of Good Hope, South Africa