Cape of Good Hope Accommodation:
For a really isolated getaway book yourself into the Olifantsbos cottage.
Two Oceans Restaurant:
Visitors to Cape Point can dine at the Two Oceans Restaurant boasting spectacular sea views.
Cape of Good Hope Flora & Fauna:
Experience the unique fynbos vegetation and resident wildlife that has earned the Table Mountain National Park Natural World Heritage Site status.
Please keep your distance and do not feed the Chacma Baboons at Cape Point.
Activities at Cape Point:
Hiking, mountain biking, diving and surfing are popular leisure activities within the park.
Permits are required for angling off Rooikrantz in the Cape of Good Hope, or game fishing off the coastline. But don’t let that stop you from getting your line in the water in the hopes of catching yellowfin, longfin or atlantic bigeye tuna, dorado, yellowtail, galjoen, hottentot or the occasional tunny.
History of the Cape of Good Hope:
It is here that the great voyagers Dias and da Gama rounded the Cape opening up the sea trade routes between East and West, revolutionizing global economics.
Shipwrecks around Cape Point:
As a result of violent storms, the coastline is littered with the shipwrecks. The two day hiking trail is a great way to explore them.
Cape Point Funicular:
Fondly known as the Flying Dutchman this is the fastest and least energetic option to reach the viewing point at the top!
Cape Point Lighthouse:
Catch a ride to the original light house and see the treacherous conditions that caused it to be built.
Cape Point Shops:
Visit the Logo Shop, Cape Point Parks Shop or the Lighthouse 5 shop to find the perfect souvenir to rekindle the memories of a day at the Point!
BuffelsBay and Bordjiesdrif beaches:
Both beaches offer picnicking, swimming, tidal pools, walking, bird and whale watching.
Cape Point Ostrich Farm:
Meet South Africa’s biggest birds on a breeding farm situated opposite the entrance to Cape of Good Hope.