37 Things To Do in Simons Town

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Simons Town Cafťs & Eateries / Cafťs & Coffee Shops

Tibetan Teahouse

Situated in Seaforth, a suburb of a Simon's Town on the Main road to Cape Point, the Tibetan Teahouse is only 500 m from Boulders Beach with its penguins and beautiful beaches. The Tibetan Teahouse is the third ... more

Simons Town Art Galleries

Heather Auer Art & Sculpture Gallery

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 ... more

Simon's Town Museums

Simon's Town Heritage Museum

A visit to the Heritage Museum in Simonís 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 descent ... more

WHEN?
Tuesday to Friday from 11h00 to 16h00.
Saturday from 11h00 to 13h00.
Sunday and Public Holidays by appointment.

Simons Town Beaches & Pools

Fishermans Beach

You will find the sandy shores of Fishermans Beach between the Simonís Town Golf Course and the very well known Boulderís Beach, which is home to many penguins and is extrememly popular with locals and tourists. If ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.

Glencairn Beaches & Pools

Glencairn Beach

If youíre 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 basking ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.

Simons Town Beaches & Pools

Smitswinkel Bay Beach

The Smitswinkel Bay Beach can be found, although not that easily as it isnít 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 this is ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.

Scarborough Hiking Trails

Red Hill Footpath Hiking Trail

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 and ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.
Permits required can be obtained at Mickeyís Mousetrap in Scarborough.

Simons Town Beaches & Pools

Seaforth Beach

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, and ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.

Simonstown Beaches & Pools

Waters Edge Beach

This off the beaten track beach is one of the local secrets. Head off in a southerly direction from Southforth beach, Simonstown (i.e. veer right when the grassy verge behind the restaurant is in front of you), and ... more

WHEN?
Daylight Hours

Simons Town Family Entertainment / Museums

Warrior Toy Museum

The Warrior Toy Museum has been operating for a number of years and when visiting youíll see a permanent display of model cars, dolls, dinky toys and more. The model car section houses 4000 cars and with over 500 ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Sunday from 10h00 to 16h00.

Simons Town Museums

South African Naval Museum

Come and enjoy the maritime magnificence at the South African Naval Museum in Simons Town. Take a tour of the floating museum, enjoy the experience of a lifetime and discover how submariners live and work in these ... more

WHEN?
Museum hours: 10h00 to 16h00 daily.
Closed on Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday.
The SAS Assegaai operates between 10h30 and 15h00 from December to June, and between 11h30 and 14h30 from July to November.
Submarine tours run seven days a week. Bookings can be made at the HGTS office at Simonís Town Station or the Stadco office on Jubilee Square.

Simons Town Whale Watching

Whale Watching from Boulders to Smitswinkelbaai

Although Simonís Town is small in size, one of its biggest attractions still remains a trip to Boulders Beach. Boulders Beach is situated at the end of Simonís Town between Fish Hoek and Cape Point. A small ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.

Cape Town Central Sight Seeing

Cape Peninsular Loop

The one great payoff, besides the incredible all-round sea views, of having a peninsular in the city of Cape Town is the non-stop drive on which you can embark, and which has to include some of the most epic views ... more

WHEN?
Best during daylight hours.

Simons Town Casual Dining / Fast Food

Salty Sea Dog Restaurant

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 is ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Sunday from 10h00 to 21h00
Take Away only on Sundays and Public Holidays.

Simons Town Monuments / Museums

Just Nuisance

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 his ... more

WHEN?
Best during daylight hours

Simons Town as a destination

If you are considering visiting Simons Town or have already booked your Simons Town accommodation, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in Simons Town and come back and submit your Simons Town review or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

Also in the neighbourhood

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

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