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Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve

Off the M65, South Africa
27-21-780-9204
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Type: Castles, National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Hiking Trails, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Comprising nearly 20,000 wild acres of steep cliffs and hiking...
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Type: Castles, National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Hiking Trails, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Comprising nearly 20,000 wild acres of steep cliffs and hiking trails, this legendary peninsula is part of Cape Peninsula National Park.
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve is a lovely reserved area that is scenic and left to nature. There is a rugged coastline you can walk to, not too far off the main road that you drive through. This is a fantastic stop on your tourist route as you visit Cape Town. Highly recommended!

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Indiana
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I was ambivalent about returning to South Africa until I visited here. The views over the Cape are phenomenal! There is a beach below the main trail that was uninhabited when my friends were there. We saw a few penguins & a seal. It was a fantastic place to hike, relax, and be inspired by majestic scenery. Next time, I'll... More 

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brisbane
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a very popular tourist attraction and part of the tour bus route. It is a scenic and pristine area and a national treasure, however, it is also the spot where many tour buses make a 3 minute pitstop. Be prepared for droves of rowdy tourists who pile out of the buses and jostle for the photo opportunity by... More 

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Suwanee, Georgia
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Hike up to the top and see the views. So worth the trip to say I was here. Saw some seals on the rocks near the water. Amazing was seeing a troop of baboons.

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Hillcrest, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

If you have time plan this as a day outing. After enjoying the trip to the lighthouse and the Cape of Good Hope you can then explore the remainder of the Reserve. Pack a picnic to enjoy at the picnic area below the De Gama cross. Just keep an eye open for baboons even though there were only Ostriches on... More 

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Getting better all the time... Proteas in abundance and increasing... A great asset to the ecological management of the Park SAN keep up the good work

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Perth, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Well the wind certainly blew the day we spent at the park but it failed to spoil the beauty of the park. Visibility from the lighthouse was between clouds rolling in. Once again found entrance fees very reasonable. Not to be missed.

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Towcester, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Surprised by how exciting and atmospheric this remote place felt. People from all over the world waiting their chance for a quick photo behind the board saying Cape of Good Hope. Great spirit and very very hard to stay standing in the gale force winds. Very clean toilets too which has been the case all around the Cape area.

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los angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We had a guide for a day so took a drive to the Cape and then to Stellenbosch. The Cape is gorgeous with stunning water and cliff views. It gave us a chance to stretch our legs en route to the lighthouse after being on safari for 10 days. No sooner had our guide told us not to eat anything... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The Cape of Good Hope is an historical point that really desserve to be seen by people interested in history and geography. The old and the new lighthouses. A short walk (40 minutes into the bush), a traditional picture, etc. It is only a couple of hours from Cape Town and the trip is very pleasant.

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