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Review of Cape of Good Hope

Cape of Good Hope
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Half-Day Cape of Good Hope Tour from Cape Town
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Lutherville, Maryland
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“Worth the trip”
Reviewed August 20, 2014

Visiting the Cape of Good Hope is worth the time and effort. It's a beautiful spot and the scenery on the drive is equally beautiful.

Visited July 2014
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“Amazing!”
Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

This is a must see when visiting South Africa. It is about a 2 hour drive from Cape Town and offers the most beautiful views. If you are fit enough you should walk all the way to the top of the cliffs there as the views are spectacular. I think the views are better up and right-just don't get too close to the edge! Lots of opportunity to see seals here. In the winter you will need a coat it gets very windy.

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Guildford
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“Busy, but still has to be done doesn't it!!!”
Reviewed August 12, 2014

You just know that a place as famous as this is going to be busy, and it was, but that didn't stop it feeling just that bit special.
First our group went to Cape of Good Hope to get a photo taken behind the sign (like everyone else!) and to have a look at the amazing, dramatic sea so close by.
We then went along to Cape Point, using the funicular to go up and then walking the short way up to the lighthouse (great views again, although lots of other people too...) before walking back down to the car park.
Our guides were very careful to warn us about the baboons and you can see why - they are quite large, totally unafraid and very determined...
Driving through the Park area we saw eland and bontebok, the latter close to us.
Yes everyone else will come here too - but it is just one of those places you have to visit, isn't it? If you can ignore everyone else, the seascape will just amaze you.

Visited August 2014
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Melbourne
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“Take a day trip tour and opt to ride a bike to Cape of Good Hope (14km) from the info centre”
Reviewed August 10, 2014

This day was so much fun, great for families and individuals alike, our tour started off at the Clifton Beaches, through Hout Bay for a ferry ride to visit the seals, followed by a visit to the penguins and a few gorgeous markets, then lunch at the information and natural history centre ending with a tough but incredibly rewarding 14km bike ride through Table Mountain National Park to the "edge of the world" - Cape of Good Hope. The landscape and beaches are spectacular, so pack your runners and a change of t shirt especially if going in summer. There's a lot of beach rock climbing and walking with cafes along the way and beautiful beaches to stop at.

Visited July 2014
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Gramado, RS
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“Take the tour by bike”
Reviewed August 5, 2014

I rented a guided tour in which inside the Nature Reserve I made it by bike. The ride is about 6mi until you reach the Cape of Good Hope and start a walking on the rocks above sea level tour!!

Visited November 2013
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