Tag Archives: Simon’s Town

Waddle for a Week .. for penguins

Monday 10th March  to Saturday 15th March 2014: 120 kms in 6 days Every year the AKAA (animal Keepers Association of Africa) run a campaign which involves a walk done in order to create awareness about the  endemic & endangered … Continue reading

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Road Closures – Cape Peninsula Marathon 16 Feb 2014

The Cape Peninsula Marathon and Half Marathon take place on SUNDAY 16 FEBRUARY 2014. The marathon will start in Main Road, Green Point, while the half marathon will start at the Bergvliet Sports Club, in Bergvliet. Both routes take runners … Continue reading

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Cape Point Route – then and Now

Then & Now is a collection of past and present, before and after photos taken on the Cape Point Route. Thanks to those who submitted images and to the Town Museums of the south peninsula who collate, archive and preserve … Continue reading

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Simon's Town Spring Festival

The Simon’s Town Spring Festival takes place annually over Heritage Weekend (22–24 September 2013). This will be the town’s 4th Spring Festival and even though the Festival started small, it has grown into a well attended and entertaining festival for young … Continue reading

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Trains, Submarines & more…

Train and submarine Special: Date:  Saturday 31 August 2013 – one day only! Includes: Return train trip, shuttle,  submarine tour and a meal voucher. Cost: R100.00 per person ! Bookings: 021 449 3607 Meet & Greet:   09h30 Information & Tourism Kiosk, Cape Town … Continue reading

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Destination: Simon's Town

Read any travel guide on Simon’s Town and it is always stated that it’s a navy town with a penguin colony, and whilst all that is true, visitors will soon realize it has so much more to offer. It’s close … Continue reading

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Just Nuisance- 1 April 2013

Able Seaman Just Nuisance: Simon’s Town  1 April 1937 – 1 April 1977 In 1939 the British Royal Navy did the unthinkable… Strange but true, they enlisted a dog. Enlisted him with rank, pay, rations and duties!  And it was … Continue reading

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Simon's Town Penguin Festival

Simon’s Town Penguin Festival: 13 October 2012 Venue: Bellevue road, upper & lower parking lot in front of Boulders Beach Lodge and restaurant, Simon’s Town Time: 10h00- 15h00 Entrance: Free The Simon’s Town Penguin Festival is an annual festival of … Continue reading

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Best Fish and Chips in Cape Town

Fish and chips are a national institution in the United Kingdom. Winston Churchill called them “the good companions” and John Lennon smothered them in tomato sauce.  Fish and chips have fed millions and created memories worldwide . Sometimes they are … Continue reading

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Coastal Shades of Grey

Spring epitomises colour and new life but as spring approaches Cape Town and the Southern Hemisphere we reflect on the beauty of a Cape Winter (which probably still has a few surprises in store for us!), even as we enjoy … Continue reading

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