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Kommetjie, South Africa
+27 21 449 2400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was great to finally go inside something I have seen from afar. There is no real information or guide which would have made the experience more interesting, I do think it is worth a visit though if you're in the area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 307jellybean
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Been there in a sunday were only few people where at the sight which I enjoyed. The flowers where just beautiful and the view that one has from the bench close to the lighthouse is beautiful

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 1nic2015
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Lovely hike along Kommetjie beach and took a picnic, then chilled on the rocks at the lighthouse watching the birds and surfers ride by. Magic!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank FoodieFrances
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely stunning, the views are incredible. Took a baby in a carry rucksack and he loved it. Be prepared for lots of steps (obviously) but well worth the effort. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Matthew D
Reviewed August 13, 2018

A spectacular short walk along the sea front from the town of Kommetjie brings you to the lighthouse. Russell the Assistant Lighthouse Keeper kindly explained the history and structure of the lighthouse. Made of 272 cast iron segments each weighing 500 kg manufactured in England...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wildmike2018
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Wonderful drive from Cape Point to Kommetjie. We made it to the lighthouse as the sun was setting, so we were able to enjoy the amazing sunset, watching the ship travelling across the sea from the harbour. We also got to the see the lighthouse...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Amanda_The_Pixie
Reviewed April 30, 2018

What a fabulous experience... Be warned, there are 144 steps to the top but the view is absolutely worth the climb. For me though, being so close to the lens was also a thrill. And afterwards, you can walk along the spectacular boardwalk along the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank robdotinfo
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

This is a good one to do if afraid of heights! I am afraid of heights and yet I did this lighthouse climb all the way to the top. The nice thing is each level is separated with a floor so it doesn't feel as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

Despite the height and the steps this is a unique place to visit. The view is spectacular and the staff friendly and informative. Check up on opening times before you visit as it opens at 10 and closes for lunch.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank SteveForestg
Reviewed April 2, 2018

We walked along the Kommetjie Beach.. Spring low tide .. kelp had been washed up on the beach and a few dead seals

Date of experience: March 2018
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MariusW230
November 20, 2017|
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They don’t have a Braai area and fires are banned although a little further on towards Scarborough there are designated braai areas at Soetwater
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