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Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Description: The Twelve Apostles is a range of mountain peaks that runs along the Cape...
The Twelve Apostles is a range of mountain peaks that runs along the Cape Peninsula south of Cape Town. They form the backdrop of a scenic drive along the coast.
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Table Mountain Hike in Cape Town

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Stunning backdrop to Cape Town

It'd be hard to take a bad picture in Cape Town with the stunning backdrop of Table Mountain and the Twelve Apostles. Staying in Camps Bay, they completely flank the area and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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307 reviews 307 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

It'd be hard to take a bad picture in Cape Town with the stunning backdrop of Table Mountain and the Twelve Apostles. Staying in Camps Bay, they completely flank the area and tower majestically over everything below.

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Munich
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The restaurant lives on the views I believe, but not because of the service it offers. The food was ok, appropriate value for money, while the drinks were rather pricey. View onto the atlantic is stunning, but the service needs to improve significantly as it is rather slow. And this is not only a single experience, but a repetitive one.... More 

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NEW DELHI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

You would be amazed that the actual number of apostles is more than 12 but as history goes, the person who counted these saw them as 12. But you must see the wind gushes hitting cape town through these apostles.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our four night stay at this well located hotel. The Twelve Apostles deserves it's long standing reputation.. The facilities are excellent, the quality of the dining was very good. Above all though we found the professionalism and service provided by the friendly staff to be exceptional, all of which made for a memorable stay.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The mountainous coast itself is brilliant, with the mountains rising up on one side and the road curving along the coast. Further south is the Chapman's Peak road, famous to English, and many international viewers, of "Top Gear" as one of the team's favourite driving roads. The Twelve Apostles Hotel might be considered the place for a Last Supper (such... More 

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brenchley
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

After a journey from the Mount Nelson via Camps Bay was rather taken aback as to the ordinary surroundings and a pretty average meal.Nothing really wrong but don't go out of your way to eat there

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Gorey, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

What a beautiful sight! Driving past was awesome. Stopping at a sightseeing point for photos was spectacular! Many lovely beaches on the way. A fantastic day's trip down to Cape Point. Lucky to have missed the bush fires. Look forward to our next visit!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Located on Victoria Drive midway between the mayhem of overcrowded Camps Bay and the rustic, but touristy Hout Bay valley and fishing harbour lies this ocean of tranquility (if the South Easter isn't blowing!) Poised between the towering 12 Apostles and the Atlantic ocean the aptly named 12 Apostles hotel is the perfect spot for a leisurely lunch or a... More 

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Minneapolis
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The entire city of Cape Town is filled with so much natural beauty. But the Twelve Apostles is truly iconic and a sight not to be missed. The mountains are so majestic and in a perfect location connected to Table Mountain, and next to the Atlantic Ocean and Lion’s Head Mountain. And don’t forget the picturesque white sand Camp’s Beach!... More 

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Kortrijk, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

12 apostles on the background, while having a sundowner after a beautiful trip on cape of good hope. perfect closure of a perfect day :-)

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