Kalk Bay to the Amphitheatre Hike

Hiking Trails in or near Kalk Bay, False Bay in Cape Town, South Africa.

Things To Do in Kalk BayKalk Bay to the Amphitheatre Hike

Hiking Trails False Bay

Where? Starts in Boyes Drive, St James, False Bay Coast, Cape Town

When? Daylight hours.
Distance: +/- 6km Time: 3 - 4 hours.

How much? Free

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Kalk Bay, in Western Cape

Cape Town is known for its stunning vistas and magnificent landscape. A rather different side to the Mother City is showcased on the walk from Kalk Bay to the Amphitheatre, which begins on Boyes Drive just above St James.

The views from here show off the suburb of Kalk Bay, which has become more like its own little town, as well as the splendours of Seal Island, False Bay and the Hottentots Holland Mountain Range in the distance.

The trail covers about six kilometres, including sections of yellowwood, Cape beech and assegai tree forests. The Amazon Forest, also known as Kroon se Bos, is located in the Echo Valley, and gives hikers the opportunity to immerse themselves in the beauty and serenity of the Cape, perhaps while enjoying a picnic.

Hikers need to be moderately fit to complete this walk, which usually takes between three and four hours.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Kalk Bay

Sea-Berries Cottages 1

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Sea-Berries Cottages 1

Sea-Berries Cottage 1 is a lovely semi-self catering apartment located within walking distance of Kalk Bay Main Road. The ... more

4 Edward Mansions

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4 Edward Mansions

This charming, light-filled apartment is in an attractive Edwardian style building is in the best part of Kalk Bay, with ... more

Harbour Place

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Harbour Place

Harbour Place is a two bedroom, two bathroom luxury apartment situated directly opposite the Kalk Bay Harbour and offers ... more

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