Scarborough Places of Interest

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

Attractions IN/AROUND Scarborough

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 ...

Chapmans Peak Drive

Chapman’s Peak stands imposingly at the heart of Chapman’s 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 ...

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 ...

Soetwater

The coastal conservancy of Soetwater lies south of Kommetjie below the coastal road to Misty Cliffs. Historically it has served as a camping site and continues to do so, but not without a serious environmental ...

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 ...

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 ...

... 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 Town’s 'Riviera' stretches from the V&A Waterfront on the north shore of Table Mountain up as far as Hout ...

Cape Quarter

Home décor, art and artefacts, fashion, beauty, health and lifestyle related stores all delivered in a unique Cape Malay architecture. This is where the best of Cape Town people are drawn together, attracted ...

Charles Darwin’s Rocks

Look out to sea over the edge of Sea Point’s promenade, on the south end of Queens Beach, and you will see a group of immediately striking, oddly striated rocks. They are known as Darwin’s Rocks - not because ...

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 ...

Robben Island

For nearly 400 years, Robben Island, 12 kilometres from Cape Town, was a place of banishment, exile, isolation and imprisonment. It was here at Robben Island that rulers sent those regarded as political ...

Table Mountain

Since the first person laid eyes on Table Mountain, it has exerted its powerful and charismatic pull, enchanting and drawing any and all who fall under its spell. The way to the top has never been easy, and ...

The Rotunda

The Victorian Rotunda, a beautiful, geometrical domed building, was the epitome of high society in Cape Town at the turn of the century when it was built as part of a hotel and functioned as an events venue. ...

V&A Waterfront

One of Cape Town's biggest tourist attractions, the Waterfront evokes images of the early activities of the harbour. Much of its charm lies in the fact that this busy commercial harbour is set in the midst of ...

Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre

As the most popular shopping destination in South Africa, the Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, at the V&A Waterfront, remains a hub of excitement and activity. It is one of Cape Town’s most prized attractions, ...

World of Birds

The World of Birds is the largest bird park in Africa and one of the few large bird parks in the World. Over 3 000 birds (and small animals) of 400 different species are uniquely presented in more than 100 ...

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