Map of St James, Western Cape
St James Map - St James detail and street level map showing some attractions including the Edwardian Beach Houses and Danger Beach. The map also indicates the location of St James in relation to its neighbouring towns of Clovelly and Kalk Bay. To find out more about St James please visit St James Information.
If you are interested in overnighting in the area, we can recommend some great hotels, guest houses and self catering establishments. Find them at St James Accommodation. If you're only planning on driving through St James, en-route to another destination, you may want to peruse our St James Restaurants before you leave to see if you should plan a stop here for lunch or maybe just a coffee. Also check out St James Things To Do to see if there are any activities for which you would consider stopping.
Featured Attractions in (or near) St James
This is Cape Town's famous penguin colony. Found just beyond Simon's Town on an idyllic strip of white sand served with enormous boulders, the beach is a paying one. Once through the turnstiles you and the penguins have equal share of the waters, although the penguins tend to steer ... more information
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 south-west corner of the Cape Peninsula, just a little south of Cape Point on the south-east corner ... more information
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 Africa, and named it Cabo Tormentoso, or Cape of Storms. King John of Portugal later gave it the name ... more information
The east side of the peninsula - the False Bay coastline - is generally more laid back and not as frenetic as the Atlantic coastline, although in peak season these family oriented beaches can still become pretty busy. These beaches are favoured by locals who live in the southern suburbs of Cape Town who don’t ... more information
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 km² stretch of ocean is where the cold Benguela... more information
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 three distinct notches on the dorsal fin that distinguishes the Bryde's whale ... more information