Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point
cape town, south africa
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Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope are the southern most point in South Africa and is popular for its cliffs and ocean views. Checkout the wildlife such as ostriches, baboons, antelopes here.
When to visit:
january - december
Visitor centre is open from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 17:00
Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point lies in the southern end of Cape Peninsula. The Cape of Good Hope is at the tip of the Peninsula and Cape Point is 1km east of the Cape of Good Hope.
The Cape of Good Hope section of the park is generally wild, unspoiled and undeveloped whereas the vegetation at Cape Point consists primarily of Peninsula Sandstone Fynbos.
Few of the activities worth exploring are:
- Cape of Good Hope Two day hiking trail: Staets at the Main Gate. 3 overnight huts are there near the Visitor Centre.
- Bird Watching
- Specialised Guidings - Lighthouses: It was a landmark of great navigational value until the introduction of the radar.
- Historical Naval Tours - Shipwrecks: There are 23 shipwrecks along the coastline, out of which 5 can be seen.
- Diving, Surfing and Marine Life: Whale Watching isone of the popular activities here
- Animal Sightings
Cape Point Cape Peninsula Cape Town Cape Town Western Cape South Africa
Cape Town International Airport
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