Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Peninsular Loop

Sight Seeing in or near Cape Town Central, City Bowl in Cape Town, South Africa.

Things To Do in Cape Town CentralCape Peninsular Loop

Sight Seeing Atlantic Seaboard City Bowl Constantia Valley False Bay

Where? Start in the Cape Town City Bowl and make your way towards Sea Point, drive along the coastal road to Camps bay and then onwards ...

When? Best during daylight hours.

How much? Free

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Cape Town Central, in Western Cape

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 in the country, and arguably in the world. If you are a visitor to Cape Town, the best way to do this is to hire a car in Cape Town's city bowl.

The Cape Peninsular is bounded by both the Atlantic and Indian Ocean, in the form of False Bay. A drive along the Atlantic Seaboard, starting in Sea Point and heading out to Hout Bay, via Llandudno beach, is a pre-requisite anyway, of any visitor to the Mother City. Make sure that you stop for fish and chips in Hout Bay and then push on along Chapman's Peak, a spectacular drive, on to Kommetjie, Scarborough and Cape Point nature reserve, where you can spend more than a few hours.

Tea in Simon's Town is a must, followed by a swim at Fish Hoek, one of the best swimming beaches in Cape Town (but keep an eye on the shark flags before heading into the water there are scouts up above the bay to keep watch). Head into Kalk Bay for late afternoon browsing of antique and book shops, and either sup here, or back in the centre of Cape Town.

You can also choose to do the loop in reverse, for a different take entirely, beginning in Constantia and taking in the Constantia Wine Route, followed by a swim at Muizenberg, tea in Simon's Town, a quick look-in at Boulders Beach to swim with penguins and then onto the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve where you can catch a funicular all the way to the crest of the peninsular.

From here you can take the coastal road through pretty Scarborough and continue on until you reach Kommetjie. Drive through the little seaside village, past Masiphumelele and left, past Sun Valley, where you look out for signs to Chapman's Peak. Drive this through to Hout Bay and sundowners, after which you can drive along the Atlantic Seaboard back to Cape Town, via Llandudno and Camps Bay.

Please Note

Business details can change. All information is published in good faith as supplied by the providers. Please check with the provider that the activity/business is still offered as described above, before making any travel plans.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Cape Town Central

Urban Chic Boutique Hotel

Hotel

Urban Chic Boutique Hotel

Whether youve come to the city for some serious shopping, to sample the pulsating nightlife, or for a touch-down ... more

Lady Keppel

Self Catering

Lady Keppel

This beautifully furnished, one bedroom apartment sleeps two guests and is situated in the iconic Mutual Heights building ... more

African Icon

Self Catering

African Icon

African Icon is a stunning studio apartment in the popular Icon Building in Cape Town City Centre. Sleeping two guests, ... more

Feedback?

Please let us know if anything on this page is outdated or contains inaccuracies. Click here to send us feedback if this is your service/activity.

©Unauthorised use of the
photos is strictly prohibited.

SA-Venues.com has been assisting travellers with their South Africa travel plans since 1999, and is the largest online travel guide for South Africa available in both English and German.

SA-Venues.com © 1999-2017. All Rights Reserved. Find and book hotels and accommodation in South Africa. Sitemap