Peninsula Tour

Clifton and Camps Bay

We drive along the coast above Clifton’s four beaches and below Lion’s head, passing some of the most expensive real estate in South Africa. At Maiden’s Cove, overlooking beautiful Camps Bay and the Twelve Apostles we stop for photographs before continuing along Victoria Road to Llandudno and Hout Bay

Llandudno and Hout Bay

Here we will browse the African market and walk on Mariners Wharf. You will have the opportunity to visit Duiker (Seal) Island (R45) or the Imizamo Yethu township (R50) each taking no more than one hour

Chapman’s Peak Scenic Drive

Built with convict labour and opened in 1922 this spectacular road travels south between Hout Bay and Noordhoek. The road closes on rare occasions due to high wind and rain and an alternative route is sometimes necessary. The road is 9km long and has 114 curves

Noordhoek, Kommetjie, Misty Cliffs and Scarborough

We stop under Chapman’s Peak and overlook Noordhoek’s spectactular 9km of white sand across to the tallest lighthouse in South Africa, Slangkop at Kommetjie. Next stop is Misty Cliffs conservation village, Scrarborough and the perimeter of the Cape Point Nature Reserve

Cape Point Nature Reserve

Proclaimed a nature reserve in 1938 the Cape of Good Hope is now part of the Table Mountain National Park. Walk up to the lighthouse at Cape Point or take the Flying Dutchman funicular railway and stand above the most Southwesterly point on the African continent. The reserve is home to Cape Zebra, Chacma Baboons, Hartebeest and a a number of antelope species and many other animal populations. The peninsula is within the Cape Floral Kingdom which contains 9000 flowering plants, two thirds of which are found nowhere else on Earth

Boulders Beach African Penguin Colony

From one breeding pair in 1983 the colony has grown to over 3000. Walk amongst the penguins on the shore of beautiful False Bay

Simon’s Town, Kalk Bay and Muizenberg

Simon’s Town is the home of the South African Navy. Learn the story of Just Nuisance and then a short drive to Kalk Bay where we will overlook the entire False Bay and depending on the time of year (June to Nov) spot the Southern Right Whale and Great White Shark. On to Muizenberg where the British took the Cape in 1795 and then back to Cape Town

 

 

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