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Cape Point Nature Reserve

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Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa
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+27 21 551 0288
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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At the tip of the Cape Peninsula, 60km SouthWest of Cape Town, lies Cape...

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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You cannot visit South Africa without walking to cape point! the views are a culmination of the lovely beaches, the mountains surrounding, and the sea life filling in the spaces... read more

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Mellieha, Malta
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Mellieha, Malta
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You cannot visit South Africa without walking to cape point! the views are a culmination of the lovely beaches, the mountains surrounding, and the sea life filling in the spaces in between! It's an easy trek and the view up there is to die for!

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

An absolutely beauty filled tour/walk . The air was crisp and clean with the salt of the sea. Lots of lovely view points for taking self-esteem or panoramic shots.

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sinajana Guam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The landscape is beautiful, But there were mobs of tourists especially at the funicular to the cape point lighthouse. Also, the R130 (US$10) admission fee seemed a little pricey.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is sooo worth the visit although all the tourists. Both capes are awesome. The park is very beautiful

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everyone who visits Cape Town should make the effort to visit. One drawback is that we went on the weekend and the crowds were formidable. Perhaps mid week would be advisable.

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Castricum, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

of course beautiful views but having a pram with you isn't all that handy. Went to buffalo beach but the water js freezing, knew that but still surprised on how cold it was! Seen no monkey's despite the warning signs all over the place. Quit touristic obviously because of the two oceans coming together

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Thank Ilse K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were a little surprised at having to queue to get in initially (30-45 mins in a car queue). However, after admission the rest of the day was fantastic. We didn't realise how much there would be to explore, and wish we'd planned a day for it rather than just a few hours. Some stunning scenery and plenty of local... More 

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Corona, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great area to explore, offering a diverse picture of natural beauty. Careful of the baboons, they will steal anything they see that has the smell of food.

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Leyburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The nature reserve is good but a bit barren, although the ostriches seem to like it! Taking the fenicular railway to the top is a great way of looking down on the ocean. There is still quite a lot of walking involved and it won't suit those who are less able to cope with gradients. I found the drive there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

thrvflora, the fauna the sights, the cliffs, the ocean, just combine it into,perfection. did a cape point explorer tour..actually 2x with city sightseeing. the beauty of what you see was spectacular. it's nice,to see someone make this place a nature preserve. with every square inch of land in cape toww being developed i i am happy, but probably someday, that... More 

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