Cape Point Places of Interest

Cape Point is situated on the Atlantic Seaboard, in Cape Town, South Africa. Show on Map

Attractions IN Cape Point

Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve

Part of the Table Mountain National Park that extends from Signal Hill in the north all the way to Cape Point in the south, the Cape of Good Hope is not the southern tip of Africa, despite lying at the ...

Cape Point

Bartholomeu Dias, the Portuguese seafarer, was the first to sail around the Cape. This was in 1488. On his return voyage, which must have been particularly stormy, Dias stopped at the south-western tip of ...

Cape Point Wine Route

It was only in 1998 that the new Cape Point Wine District was declared and the Cape Point Vineyards are still relatively new on the tourist itinerary. They were established in 1996 with the first vines on the ...

Table Mountain National Park Marine Protected Area

The seas around the Cape Peninsula all the way up the coast to Mouille Point on the Atlantic Seaboard, and up the False Bay coast as far as Muizenberg, fall within the Table Mountain National Park. This 956 ...

Attractions AROUND Cape Point

South Atlantic Beaches

The South Atlantic, running south along the west coast from Noordhoek to the tip Cape Point at the tip of the Cape Peninsula, offers an escape from the crowds of sun worshippers who flock to the better known ...

Whale Watching in False Bay

Humpback and Byde's whales are commonly spotted away from the shore. You are more likely to see them out on one of the boat-based whale watching expeditions. But expert whale watchers say to look out for the ...

... and little further afield

Atlantic Seaboard Beaches

This is where the more fashionable set go to see and be seen. The Atlantic Seaboard, also known as Cape Townís 'Riviera' stretches from the V&A Waterfront on the north shore of Table Mountain up as far as Hout ...

Biodiversity Showcase Garden

Set in Cape Town's Green Point Urban Park, the Biodiversity Garden is an incredible space in which to immerse yourself in a selection of the unique flora indemic to Cape Town. It features no fewer than 300 ...

Cape Floral Kingdom

The Cape Floral Region is one of the richest areas for plants in the world. It represents less than 0.5% of the area of Africa but is home to nearly 20% of the continentís flora. The site displays outstanding ...

Cape Medical Museum

Contained in the New Somerset Hospital, the old city hospital for contagious diseases built by Sir George Grey the governor of the Cape in 1859 the Cape Medical Museum is a great visit if you are interested in ...

Chapmans Peak Drive

Chapmanís Peak stands imposingly at the heart of Chapmanís Peak Drive, connecting Hout Bay with Noordhoek along one of the most dramatic marine routes in the world that hugs the coast of the Atlantic for nine ...

Robben Island Penguin Colony

Few people know of this colony's existence. When the Dutch originally arrived in the Cape, penguins dominated the island. But by 1800 they were all gone - killed to add variety to the rabbits introduced in ...

Sea Point Promenade

The promenade runs the length of Sea Pointís beachfront, from Bantry Bay to Mouille Point and is a hub of activity, particularly in the early morning or late afternoons to watch the sun set right next to the ...

Suikerbossie Pass

One of Cape Town's most scenic hills, Suikerbossie's crest is what makes this relatively straight, but killer steep incline (ask anyone who has ridden the Argus and they will tell you how difficult it is to ...

Table Mountain National Park

At the south-western tip of South Africa, the Table Mountain National Park encompasses the incredibly scenic Peninsula mountain chain stretching from Signal Hill in the north to Cape Point in the south, a ...

The Blue Train

Mouille Point's promenade has for years been the home of the delightful miniature Blue Train. Based in a popular picnic area, the Blue Train has entertained generations of Cape Town's children. The train is ...

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