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The Sea Point Pavilion is a popular and beloved swimming pool complex that first opened its doors to the public in the 1950s, located in the seaside suburb of Sea Point in Cape Town. There are two large saltwater pools and a kids pool. The Sea Point Pavilion is a prefect place to go on a hot summers day for a refreshing dip or to lounge on the surrounding decks with picturesque mountain and ocean views. Sea Point has so much to offer and the Pavilion is a must visit. The Sea Point Pavilion is only 1.6km from Leeuwenzee Guest House, a 20 minute walk or 5 minutes via Uber.

Salt Water Swimming Pools

The complex boasts two large saltwater swimming pools. The first is an Olympic-sized pool, 1.5 meters deep, ideal for swimmers looking to clock some laps. The second is a diving pool, 5 meters deep, equipped with diving boards and platforms. Additionally, the pavilion includes a kiddie’s pool, 0.4 meters deep, catering to the youngest visitors. There are also changing rooms and ablution facilities available. Visitors can also lounge on the surrounding decks after a dip. For entrance fees and opening hours visit City of Cape Town.


Sports Events and Activities

The Sea Point Pavilion offers a range of activities and events throughout the year, catering to all ages and skills ensuring everyone has an enjoyable experience. Those looking to stay active can participate in water aerobics, while beginners can take swim lessons. Additionally, the pavilion hosts regular beach volleyball tournaments and water polo, providing an opportunity for friendly competition and socializing.



The Sea Point Pavilion provides a range of amenities to ensure visitors have a comfortable and enjoyable experience. Ablution facilities are available offering clean and well-maintained restrooms for visitors to use. Disability access is also provided. Changing rooms are available for visitors to change into their swimwear, while showers are provided to rinse off before and after swimming. The pavilion also has lifeguards on duty, ensuring the safety of all visitors. Lastly, kiosks are available for visitors to purchase food and drinks.

Eat and Drink

The Sea Point Pavilion has a restaurant, cafes, and kiosks, providing a range of options for anyone looking to grab a bite to eat or quench their thirst.