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Cape Point

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Address: Simon's Town, South Africa
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$90.69*
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Full-Day Cape Point and Peninsula Tour from Cape Town
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$65.96*
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Half-Day Cape of Good Hope Tour from Cape Town
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$305.06*
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Sea Kayak and Cape Point Private Tour from Cape Town

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A Must Vist If Nearby

Cape Point is a must for any itinerary out of Cape Town. There's more to it than the very tip so if you have time and you're not being ushered in and out by coach, take a turn off... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were with a tour group at Cape Point and suggest if you are too, to get in line right away for the funicular as it can be quite long. We poked around just a little bit before doing so and then found the line to be very long and slow moving. By the time we got up to the... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cape Point is a must for any itinerary out of Cape Town. There's more to it than the very tip so if you have time and you're not being ushered in and out by coach, take a turn off the main road and you could be pleasantly surprised by the tranquility and view.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lighthouses are very romantic to me and this one is really special. It requires some effort to be reached (even if you take funicular, there are quite a few steps to be walked to reach it. Tip: take funicular one way (up) and then walk down, enjoying the views.

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Thank Liu S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

go early to beat the crowds, but do do whole thing, go beyond the basics and do the walk all the way over to Cape of Good Hope and the darling delicious little beach in between BEWARE OF BABOONS and their kaka !

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Cairns Region, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to visit, the natural beauty is astonishing, good services available - lovely restaurant, souvenir shopping and tram. Lovely to explore and enjoy lunch and to watch the sunset

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are good views to be had at Cape Point, and it's good to see the baboons and Ostriches. But the fee charged for entrance is expensive by South African standards, for what us basically barren land. Saying that the place is rammed with tourists, not a place I'd visit again though.

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Thank Martutd
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is really a unique spot, both for historical snd environmental reasons. Do not expect an easy walk though, wind is very strong. Often the place is too crowded. Try to go before noon!

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful locations. It takes 25 minutes ride from Simons Town to get there. I would suggest to walk down the trail to the second lighthouse.

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Thank Anna270712
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a bit of a drive from the main road and once you've paid entry and there is a steep walk to the lighthouse. The literature says the restaurant is at the lighthouse - it's not - it's by the car park. You can catch the little train to the top if you don't want to walk but once there,... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To climb the Cape Point is a must when you are around, we did it before driving over to the Cap of Good Hope. The view is outstanding.

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