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Cape Point Nature Reserve

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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 551 0288
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 September 2014

This is the second time we have visited Cape Point. Our advice is to rent a car and drive, stopping at Boulders Beach. It is a wonderful day of seeing many things and it gets you back to your hotel for dinner. At Cape Point...More

5  Thank Patricia W
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 December 2014

As a descendent of the Original Inhabitants of this area, I am proud to take all family, friends and overseas guests to Cape Point. Although most of the reserve prohibits fishing or removing anything from the sea, it still remains an extremely popular place for...More

2  Thank EliJikelele
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Go through into the park early before the coach loads of tourists. Get the lighthouse out of the way (walk up - don't bother wiht the funicular if you don't have to), then go to the Cape, then escape to a quiet beach when the...More

Thank Simon L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is well worth a visit. The trip to get there is stunning and the entire Cape Peninsula is breath-taking.

Thank skindiverDublin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most southwestern point of Africa ...and not where the two oceans meet that is a myth .....discovered by Dias a Portuguese navigator named it cape of storms .....10 years later da Gama named it cape point .....the dutch sail ship the flying Dutchman sail...More

Thank shafie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice scenic drive with an informative driver. The stops were fun and even with extreme winds it was pleasant. Great views everywhere. Penguins and seals are fun to see.

Thank Nina K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its very touristy, and there are often lots of people. But if you know that going in, and take your time to look around, it is such a stunning spot, with amazing endemic species. A must do for nature lovers. And always fund to say...More

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cape Point Nature Reserve is big and beautiful. Not my favorite Reserve in South-Africa but thats just my taste. Its great for getting out of the city. There are a few animals wondering the grounds but you struggle to find them. The beaches and the...More

Thank FranscoisO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this trip on my last day and I am so glad I did, the scenery on the way down is amazing, all the small villages reminded me of the Fife Coastal Path in Scotland. The sea is wild and untameable at Cape Point...More

Thank smart6518
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The spectacular views and natural beauty of Cape Point took away our breath. The drive to, around and from the Cape is one of the most beautiful I’ve ever seen. The restaurant Two Oceans was delicious. And we meet a King! We toured with our...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been before, some years ago. This time we went off on the side roads and just soaked up the great scenery, with a bit of wildlife thrown in, tortoises, baboons, whales, birds, lots of spring flowers. There's a tidal pool, which we've made...More

Thank 23RUN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful place! We visited on a hot,sunny day and the views were amazing. Due to the heat we decided to to take the little tram up to the top rather than walk,then climb the last bit up to the lighthouse. We had planned...More

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9 July 2018|
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Response from Vixter38 | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry for the delay, there is transport almost to the top so I would say yes for the views but you wouldn’t be able to get right up to the lighthouse as that’s very narrow, steep and with steps. Hope this helps
17 December 2017|
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Response from Martynjw | Reviewed this property |
I used Uber extensively around town but think this would be a big ask for them. We hired a car very cheaply Less than $20 per day from our hotel Marriott victoria Junction
Liezl C
17 December 2017|
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Response from BobMarshall666 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Liezel. The walk up is steep, but there are plenty of points to sit for a rest or to take pictures. If you want to eat there you will need allow a lot more time as the restaurant is very slow; we were told 45 minutes... More