In the 'hood, Simons Town as a destination

Simonís Town is one of the most delightful little villages in Cape Town. Situated about 40 km outside of the city, en route to the Cape Point Nature Reserve, this quaint town is the residence of the South African navy and steeped in nautical history - its cobbled streets alive with restored cottages and homes, whilst the main road is an assortment of shops, coffee shops and restaurants ... cont.

Harbour Heights Close, Simon's Town, False Bay Coast, Cape Town, South Africa

Directions to Mariner Guesthouse

From Cape Town International Airport
After leaving the parking area at the airport, take the N2 (Cape Town) turn-off. Continue heading towards Table Mountain, getting into the left lane as you almost reach the mountain. Take the M3 (Muizenberg) turn-off left just before the road starts turning right towards the City. Stay on this road with the mountain on your right for about 20kmís heading south. You will come to a T-junction traffic light against another mountain. Turn right towards Ou Kaapse Weg. Drive over one set of traffic lights and turn left just before you reach the next set of traffic lights: Simonís Town / Ou Kaapse Weg.

Drive over the mountain via Ou Kaapse Weg. Drive over 2 sets of traffic lights, and over a hill. Coming down the hill towards the sea, turn right towards Simonís Town. Drive along this beach road, over several traffic lights, past Simonís Town Train Station and through the center of Simonís Town. Once you have passed the Police Station on your left, and after the end of the stone wall, start slowing down as you reach a lane of trees on your left. Turn right into Runciman Drive. Drive up the hill and follow the road as it makes a right turn. Turn left up the second road into Harbour Heights Drive. Follow the steep road and immediately turn left into the first road: Harbour Heights Close. Mariner Guesthouse is Nr 12 on your left.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (1 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (1 km)
  • Bus Line (1 km)
  • Business Services (1 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (1 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (1 km)
  • Grocery Store (1 km)
  • Internet Cafť (1 km)
  • Laundromat (1 km)
  • Post Office (1 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (1 km)
  • Train Station (2 km)
  • Shopping Mall (3 km)
  • Car Hire (8 km)
  • Airport (45 km)


  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Caving
  • Children's entertainment
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Farm activities
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Hang- / paragliding
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kayaking / surf ski
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Shark cage dives
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Theatre (performing arts)
  • Township tours
  • Whale watching
  • Wind surfing
  • Wine tasting

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