24 Places of Interest in False Bay

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Birdlife or Wildlife Sanctuaries / Popular Tourist Routes

Boulders Beach Penguins

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 ...

World Heritage Sites

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 ecological and biological processes associated ...

Nature Reserves

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 south-west corner of the Cape Peninsula, just a little ...

Landmarks

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 Africa, and named it Cabo Tormentoso, or Cape of ...

Wine Estates

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 Noordhoek wine estate, overlooking Noordhoek beach ...

Landmarks / Miscellaneous

Cape Town Beaches

The Mother City has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world and something to offer everyone. It is no surprise that South Africa was one of the first countries outside of Europe to earn blue flag status for some of her beaches - there are three on ...

Golf Courses

Clovelly Golf Club

Clovelly was designed to be secluded from the everyday noises of passing cars and local railway tracks to truly entrench your senses into your game. With breath-taking views of the False Bay Coastline and the surrounding mountains and valleys it is little ...

Beaches

False Bay Coast Beaches

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 ...

Nature Reserves

False Bay Ecology Park

False Bay Ecology Park, FBEP for short, lies in Cape Town and is 1200 hectares that includes Rondevlei Nature Reserve and Zeekoevlei Nature Reserves, a strip of the coast, the Cape Flats Waste Water Treatment Works, and the Coast Park landfill site. Aside ...

Shopping

Long Beach Mall

An outing to one of the most beautiful areas in the Cape would not be complete without a visit to the Longbeach Mall. Take a trip out this way and discover a new world of shopping and entertainment, set in one of the most picturesque areas of the Cape ...

Beaches / Landmarks / Miscellaneous

Miller's Point

Miller's Point lies roughly 5 kilometres south of Simon's Town, beyond Boulders and Seaforth, on the coastal road that heads to Cape Point. At this stage of the journey there isn't much between the mountain and the sea but the road, and a narrow strip of land ...

Landmarks / National Monuments

Muizenberg Station

Itís evident, even at a glance, that Muizenberg Station is a grand building. But it is its clock tower that is particularly unique, made as it is from teak. It is not the oldest building in Muizenberg - that honour is held by the Het ...

Memorials

Olive Schreiner Memorial

The memorial to Olive Schreiner's role in the struggle for universal franchise, a role not nearly as well recognised as her contribution as one of the country's greatest writers, is one such memorial. Olive Schreiner was a passionate supporter ...

Landmarks / Mountain Passes

Red Hill

Everyone in Cape Town knows Red Hill up above Simon's Town. Actually, it begins its ascent just outside Simon's Town, but nonetheless, it is a popular and well known route, driven not least because of the grave of Nonsense, the famous Great Dane adopted as a ...

Nature Reserves

Silvermine Nature Reserve

The park straddles the mountain, from the winding Ou Kaapse Weg (Old Cape Road) on the Tokai, Constantia and Westlake side of the mountain, over the peak of the mountain, and into Noordhoek, Sun Valley and Fishhoek, overlooking the ocean. Approaching the ...

False Bay as a destination

In the neighbourhood

Castle Rock, Clovelly, Fish Hoek, Glencairn, Kalk Bay, Lakeside, Marina da Gama, Muizenberg, Simons Town, St James

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