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Cape Point

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Simon's Town, South Africa
+27 21 780 9010
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked to the top of Cape point. The walk itself isn't too long but it is fairly steep - wear sensible footwear. Sine nice walking tracks and views from the top where spectacular. It seems a long drive from the entrance of the national...More

Thank Henry P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited here for a couple of hours, amazing views and yes we were joined by a baboon! - they are wild animals so be weary and do not feed them!

Thank David_P_M1
Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing views - and climb - of the surrounding area and ocean. Unique and highly enjoyable! The drive from Capetown is very beautiful as well.

Thank RaquelleA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must visit place, if you are in Cape Town. A small detour takes you to most South Western point of the African Continent. :)

Thank Smarty_Maddu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth a visit! The way up there is not very tiring and it is better to do this (if you have the choice) during a day with clear sky!!

Thank Alex K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The funicular takes visitors halfway up to the lighthouse (which was closed). The funicular station has a small museum. The walkways everywhere provided wonderful places to view the wildlife and the ocean. Well worth the trip.

Thank LB-TX-2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit but allow plenty of time to explore all the tracks and side roads rather than just going up to the centre at the end of the main road. We bought return tickets but it is easy to walk down.

Thank Asialover02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're in the mood, you can hike it. It's not terrible but it's steep. The view at the top- totally worth it! It was great to see the history, learn about the purpose of the 2 light houses and then hike from there to...More

Thank BL2007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tour group bus took us to the Point. Some of group took the walk to the lighthouse. Excellent views of the Indian Ocean. Others stayed near the bus.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

cape point is a one more beautiful place of cape town to visit. funicular is good option to go up . one can see superb view from top of Atlantic ocean & on other side Simons town. last few steps are very high.

Thank sanjay1971
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cbertone
Is it possible to get to the point using public transportation? Not a tour, just public transport?
15 January 2017|
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Response from Farky_007 | Reviewed this property |
Get a car!
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19Jules72
I have a 2 week trip to Cape Town planned for October and have the last 4 nights still to book. I am visiting Stellenbosch first then on to a game reserve, then knysna then hermanus. I was going to book the last 4 nights in Cape town, maybe Sea point, green point or Camps Bay. I was however wondering if there is anywhere between hermanus and Cape town worth an overnight stay? Maybe a night or two down towards Cape point as I had planned a day's drive from accommodation in Cape town. Thanks
14 July 2016|
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Response from MEGA_10 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jules, Your holiday sounds great. When we left Hermanus we went to Simon's Town for a couple of nights but one night would be sufficient. We went so that we could visit Boulders Bay to see the Penguins. That is worth a... More
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