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Cape Point Nature Reserve

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 551 0288
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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
+27 21 551 0288
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Breathtaking scenes. Amazing to see the ocean in such a manner and being able to learn about the history of this country. Thanks to all the kind people and the info you gave us with all the maps and brochures.

Thank Andre H
Reviewed yesterday

We did a day trip along the Cape and it was beautiful. Saw an Ostrich and babies, Eland, Penguins, and Baboons on our trip.

Thank Joyce S
Reviewed yesterday

Lovely Drive through to the access to Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope and lovely walking when you are there. Sadly we chose a bit od a miserable day so the views were not so good and you could not see the confluence of...More

Thank TheCrofties
Reviewed yesterday

Did the trip to the Cape of Good Hope via a guided tour (Red Hop on Hop off bus) which combined the Penguins at Boulder beach. Good day trip and the Cape is pretty wild and rugged, Guide did an optional walking trip which i...More

Thank rclholl
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Take the whole route around the peninsula and be sure to leave yourself some time to walk around here. The views are amazing!

Thank ginger2003_98
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful scenic location with several trails to hike for different abilities. There is a funicular for those unable to walk.

Thank Kathyfitchett
Reviewed 2 days ago

I suppose you must go to Cape Point because it is the most southerly point in Africa. So, if you want a picture of yourself standing in front a bunch of rocks that are the most southerly point of the African continent, you have to...More

Thank Alec P
Reviewed 3 days ago

The drive here is stunning. Cape point is free to enter if you have a wildcard (you still have to pay for the funicular). We hiked the Cape hope trail which was easy with amazing views of the sea cliffs and turquoise colored ocean. The...More

Thank Jolie J
Reviewed 3 days ago

Rugged and natural - it's scenery is fantastic. A real treat to walk around and feel free. Very memorable and something that has to be visited.

Thank juliaelizabethann
Reviewed 3 days ago

Be prepared with your walk shoes, sunscreen and ensure none of your clothing is loose - the wind is strong and you may loose things (I nearly lost my seeing glasses from off my face at one point). The views are stunning. Give yourself plenty...More

Thank AbitCrisp
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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
sue p
February 18, 2017|
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Response from Travelloverdelmundo | Reviewed this property |
this place is way off the beaten path, couple hour drive from cape town to begin with. then there is an entrance fee also. while the only parking area i saw was up at the lighthouse there are other side roads the bus did... More
May 17, 2015|
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Response from EvanPnz | Reviewed this property |
Definitely it is still winter in August, wait another month if you can.