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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 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most amazing attractions in the Cape. However, they now charge you for entry into the park. The roads should be better. There were some wonderful flowers to see. It was blowing a gale on the 'South Western tip of Africa'...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend this stop if you can. The drive to this location is beautiful. The walk isn't so bad up to the lighthouse. There are benches along the route to stop at and the lookout points are great. It rained a bit on our way...More

1  Thank liztinabeth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We last visited Cape Point as a family when both our daughters were young girls back in 1996 on a bleak and rainy winter's day. Yesterday was our first day in Cape Town on a short visit and a good friend drove my wife and...More

1  Thank Ashley A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hired a car and travelled down the coast rode from Cape Town to the Cape of Good Hope. Fantastic scenery en route, as are the views from the Cape Point Lighthouse. We were lucky with the weather - warm and little wind. We walked...More

Thank ConcordMum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Cape Point Nature Reserve while on a Cape Convoy Day Tour. Highly recommend! We were lucky to have perfect weather / not too windy. We were glad that we took the funicular to the top, because we did the additional hike out to the...More

1  Thank rollngstone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views are stunning and you feel like you are at the edge of the world. If you aren't afraid of heights, definitely walk to the old Cape Point light house for the best view of the southernmost tip of the peninsula.This is on the...More

Thank canadiantraveler8726
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, the view from the top of Cape Point is awesome, but don’t miss the cormorants nesting on the cliffs. We went a bit off the main road (north of the Vasco da Gama cross) and saw bontebok, eland, rock hyrax, and a dozen species...More

1  Thank ASEL-Retract
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Diverse flora and fauna and spectacular views during the drive - watch out for gibbon population who ‘own’ the road

Thank SaraHose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove to the Cape Point Reserve and took the funicular up to the top of the mountain by the old lighthouse. Great views all round - though it was very windy, and we enjoyed a great show from a whale in the bay.

Thank Bagabargain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our trip to Cape Point. We did take the funicular and then walked up the steps to the lighthouse. The views are breathtaking from the top.

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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.