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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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“light house” (280 reviews)
“cape point” (1 387 reviews)
“two oceans meet” (107 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 551 0288
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Reviewed today via mobile

Once read in schools about Cape of good hope from where vosco de gama crossed Atlantic ocean and entered Indian ocean on way to calicut India before returning to Portugal in 1497.seeing this place in reality gives lot of nostalgic feeling.Around 90 minutes drive from...More

Thank dnny
Reviewed today

One of the most amazing places you could visit in South Africa. Try climbing up to the lighthouse, but if you don't want to - take the funicular. The view is spectacular, the air is clear, and you want to stay there forever.

Thank Marina G
Reviewed today

Very lucky with the weather which helps, took an organised trip arranged through our hotel, well worth a visit!

Thank Beesands
Reviewed today

love coming here, it's my second time & things haven't changed. Always highly populated with tourists but the views out weigh the wait to get a good picture. Wear comfy shoes as you'll end up climbing/walking lots.

Thank KookCreative
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was one of our stops on a guided private tour. We had about an hour and we took the tram to the top went to lighthouse and walked down. So many beautiful spots to take pictures and view was stunning at every turn. Very...More

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Cape Point Nature Reserve offers so much. Travelling up the gondola gives one a perspective of the area, however there are other activities that include hiking, baboon watching (which is very interesting as the baboons scout out victims for their food), ostriches, and of course...More

Thank paulowlcourt
Reviewed 3 days ago

Try and go via Simons Town and return via Chapmans Peak and enjoy the stunning views. The Point itself is interesting , the views are not spectacular but the sense of 2 major oceans meeting is fascinating ( even though they actually meet 200kms in...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's the end of the West coast of Africa. There is no place quite like it. The atmosphere there is magical. Tip go early in the morning before the masses arrive from about 10.30 onward s.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The whole Cape drive was wonderful climaxed by the Cape Point. Spectacular views and enough facilities to be helpful and not over touristy. The funicular was helpful, baboons entertaining and the whole area so special. Having sunshine all day makes a difference.

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 4 days ago

it was a bit of a drive to get there, and entry was expensive and unexpected, but worth it. We did not go up to Cape point itself, but just out to the Cape itself (hope that makes sense). Awesome nature experience. Worth considering, and...More

Thank petelars
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15 October 2017|
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Response from Diane C | Reviewed this property |
You could do the journey in two hours each way but what is the point in driving straight there and back? We hired a private driver through our hotel and he stopped at many viewpoints on the way, we enjoyed a visit to the... More
sue p
18 February 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
17 May 2015|
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Response from EvanPnz | Reviewed this property |
Definitely it is still winter in August, wait another month if you can.