It has been repainted and looks beautiful and serene, you can walk close by and sit on benches looking out over the ocean.
A lovely lighthouse for those that enjoy looking at light houses. Also a great restaurant down the way for drinks and meals. Called "Fishermans"
Slangkop lighthouse at Kommetjie Is the tallest, cast iron Victorian lighthouse in South Africa which you will note as you are traveling towards Cape Point. it is not a destination in its own right as it is not always possible to see inside the lighthouse but it offers some great photographic opportunities not only of the lighthouse but also the... More
Location and atmosphere -it is typical of a Cape of Storms rocky beach with an original light-house, bringing back a feel of yester-year.
Visit the lighthouse just before sunset. Sip champagne on the rocks and watch the lighthouse come to life.
It wasn't open when we were there, there isn't much information around the lighthouse itself and it looked like it needed some TLC
This is my favourite lighthouse and I have visited many. There is a delightful short coastal walk from the village of Kommetjie to the lighthouse which I would highly recommend.
Slangkop Lighthouse was erected in 1914, 134 feet above sea level, and was first commisioned in 1919.It is the only cast iron lighthouse in South Africa, each casing segment weighing about 500 kg. The actual light(about 16 million candle power)is visible for a distance of 33 miles to seaward and guards a very dangerous stretch of coastline between Cape town... More
Go for the sunset. Its worth it. Good pictures for those into photography
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