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Cape Point Nature Reserve

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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At the tip of the Cape Peninsula, 60km SouthWest of Cape Town, lies Cape Point. Located within the southern section of Table Mountain National Park; a declared World Heritage site, as part of the Cape Floral region. The Park encompasses 7750Ha of rich and varied Fauna and Flora. Cape Point is a nature entusiast's paradise. Rugged rocks and sheer cliffs towering more than 200 metres above the sea and cutting deep into the ocean provide a spectacular background for the Parks’ rich bio-diversity. The scenic beauty of Cape Point is not its sole allure; it is also an international icon of great historical interest with many a visitor drawn to the area because of its rich maritime history. Home to the Flying Dutchman Funicular and the Two Oceans restaurant.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Not visit is complete without doing the peninsula tour going over Chapman's Peak, stopping to see the penguins at Boulders Beach and standing at Cape Point staring towards Antarctica. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Awhelan1983
Reviewed 2 days ago

was very busy with bus loads of tourists especially at the sign could do with putting another one up. Penguins and national park are nice areas

Thank harleysargeuk
Reviewed 3 days ago

must visit spot (especially the picture with the “most south western point of the African continent” board. Super amazing views of the Atlantic. You have a choice of hiking up to the light house (15 min or 1 hr, depending on where you start the...More

Thank Aditya J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A visit to Cape Point is mandatory on any trip to SA. Visit the Cape, learn about the nature, and enjoy the stunning views.

Thank VeritableVoyager
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Cape Point is one of sights that every visitor must see. The natural beauty of the area combined with the historical value make this a not to miss. We made the visit in about one half day including several short spectacular view hikes. It...More

Thank Lloyd O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tourist trap at the light house... but in peak season we did the ship wreck hike... and saw no body else... wow... coast littered with wrecks, and whale bones. So worth the walk along the beach!

Thank Dale W
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great place. Beautiful. Most people go to the light house with beautiful views. Remember also to take the other roads. Remember also to take the other roads and see the nice sandy beach. It was almost deserted except for a few other...More

Thank Mikkel S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here with family. Loved the fact that the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet here. Got some great photos. We went at peak holiday season so a queue to get in but once in its fine and plenty of parking. The funicular railway runs every...More

Thank joy_hood
Reviewed 5 days ago

Every time I go to South Africa, I have to go to this place. So amazing and breathtaking. It is a must to visit it for any visitor to Cape Town

Thank maithem a
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went there ,expecting that access would be denied ,as we had a small dog with us. At the gate we held her out of the window to show the cashier, but she told us there was no problem.After paying R 400 pp entrance ,...More

Thank mitzigrob
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Yissi S
December 17, 2017|
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Response from Martynjw | Reviewed this property |
I used Uber extensively around town but think this would be a big ask for them. We hired a car very cheaply Less than $20 per day from our hotel Marriott victoria Junction
Liezl C
December 17, 2017|
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Response from BobMarshall666 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Liezel. The walk up is steep, but there are plenty of points to sit for a rest or to take pictures. If you want to eat there you will need allow a lot more time as the restaurant is very slow; we were told 45 minutes... More
October 15, 2017|
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Response from johannesv729 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry somehow I saw this some days late, but for everyone else Cape Point is more likely to be a full day trip as one would want to get into the reserve and visit two points, on the way back one should really also stop at... More