Things To Do in Simons Town

Simons Town is situated in False Bay, in Cape Town, South Africa. Show on Map

Glencairn Beach

Where? Glencairn
If you’re heading out to Simons Town on the train why not stop off at Glencairn and spend a few hours at the beach? This fantastic little spot is popular with locals who enjoy taking their dogs for walks or ...

Heather Auer Art & Sculpture Gallery

Where? Simons Town
The Heather Auer Art & Sculpture Gallery, established in 1998, is a charming gallery at the Simonstown Waterfront and stocked with orginal art by South African artists. This beautifully positioned gallery ...

Just Nuisance

Where? Simons Town
Just Nuisance was a likable resident in Simons Town and a statue of him stands in Jubilee square in his memory. After birth he was sold to a man who ran the United Services Institute in Simons Town. Most of ...

Penguin Sea Kayak Trip

Where? Simons Town
The African Penguin colony that inhabits the beaches and unique rock formations of the Western Cape coastline continues to lure tourists from all over the world to learn more about these marine birds and their ...

Red Hill Footpath Hiking Trail

Where? Scarborough
The Redhill Footpath Hiking Trail is a scenic trail in Scarborough, the small village that has almost become incorporated under the larger umbrella of Cape Town. The entire area is known for its quiet serenity ...

Roman Rock Lighthouse

Where? Simons Town
Much like the primary residence of A-list celebrities, the Roman Rock Lighthouse has an adjoining feature of distinction; a private helipad. The only lighthouse in South Africa to be erected on a single rock ...

Salty Sea Dog Restaurant

Where? Simons Town
Simonstown has a lot to offer from stunning scenery, quirky shops, the naval museum and best of all it has the Salty Sea Dog Restaurant. If you love sea food then you will really appreciate this hot spot that ...

Scenic Charter Cruise to Seal Island

Where? Simons Town
On this charter, we follow the shoreline to Seal Island, passing Glencairn, The Clan Stuart shipwreck, Fish Hoek, onto the bohemian village of Kalk Bay which still has a traditional fishing harbour and then to ...

Scratch Patch at Simons Town

Where? Simons Town
Southern Africa is often considered the 'gemstone capital of the world' as almost half of the world’s gemstones are found in this part of the world. For this reason, experiencing the amazing beauty and variety ...

Seaforth Beach

Where? Simons Town
Seaforth is the 'freebie' version of Boulders beach - more than a few of the penguins venture across here from Boulders Beach, particularly early morning and evening. It lies closer to Fish Hoek than Boulders, ...

Seaforth Restaurant

Where? Simons Town
Set on the white sands of Seaforth Beach in Simon's Town, with stunning views of mountains and sea, and penguins to entertain you, Seaforth Restaurant is a spectacular venue on the water's edge. Seaforth ...

Self Drive the Cape Peninsula

Where? Cape Peninsula
Self Drive the Cape Peninsula – two oceans in one day and one of the most beautiful drives, and easiest way to truly orientate yourself to the mountain range and two oceans that dominate Cape Town. Route: ...

Simon's Town Heritage Museum

Where? Simon's Town
A visit to the Heritage Museum in Simon’s Town will give you an understanding of the rich Cape Malay cultural influence and history of the region. From 1743 there was an influx of people of Dutch Batavian ...

Smitswinkel Bay Beach

Where? Simons Town
The Smitswinkel Bay Beach can be found, although not that easily as it isn’t very easy to access, just past Simons Town and next to the Cape Point Nature Reserve. You will only get to the beach on foot, so ...

Sophea Gallery

Where? Simons Town
Sophea Gallery and Tibetan Teahouse is set in a beautiful old ivy covered house in Simons Town overlooking False Bay of the Western Cape, South Africa. Sophea Gallery specialises in Spiritual Art. To ...

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