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Cape of Good Hope

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Cape Point Rd, Table Mountain National Park 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

Growing up in Brazil, since very young, we learn about the famous "Cape of Storms" and the brave Portuguese navigators in the 15th and16th centuries. "Cape of Storms" had later its name changed to "Cape of Good Hope" and is an important part of our...More

1  Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The overall area of the Cape is really nice, but for some reason there were just so many people around the sign that's pictured. If you can't make it to this bit then don't be too disheartened, if you do go and want a picture...More

1  Thank APimlott23
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The drive from Pinelands, Cape Town, to the Main Gate of Cape of Good Hope took 1 hour 15 minutes! It was a beautiful drive with wonderful sea views. When we got there, there were lots of incredible photo opportunities! The ostriches were adorable, too....More

1  Thank mzzyap
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Do make this car trip if you’re visiting Cape Town, and stand in the spot where the Indian and Atlantic Ocean currents mingle, the southern tip of Africa. (The actual spot is just down the road a bit but the lighthouse is the place that...More

Thank grame_13
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Entry fee approx 70Rs per person. Take a picnic and make a day or at least half day. There are a few places of interest to visit inside. You can trek for a day or a few. We went on a chilly very windy day...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We loved our visit to The Cape of ~Good Hope - we had an amazing guide nicknamed "clog" by one of our Aussie travelling companions. The drive there along the peninsula was stunning and we encountered wild baboons on the hillside - what a treat....More

Thank TravelLizzy5
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Crowds raced past the illusive eland gracing 50 meters from the main road in order to get that sought after picture with the Cape of Good Hope sign. Yes, I took the picture too, but I saw the eland...and some truly magnificent scenery!

Thank ajaenson71
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Magnificent and peaceful sceneries along the drive and at the cape, not to be missed! Train ride up the hill top is exhilarating too. Bit of a walk to reach the light house but it is worth it.

Thank mea97tnh
Reviewed 1 October 2018

If you weren't told it was the southwesternest point in Africa, you'd never know. It looks just like lots of other points, just crowded. Out of all the things to do in SA, this would be pretty far down on my list.

Thank Charlie_Hotlanta
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We had really been looking forward to this and it didn't disappoint! Whether you opted to walk the many pathways or just sit quietly to take it all in, it had it all! Great photo opportunities, fantastic shopping and great staff! Dress comfortably and just...More

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D8722PWstef
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Response from MimieW | Reviewed this property |
We saw baboons and they're called Chacma Baboons.
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57apurvas
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Response from Honestperson1909 | Reviewed this property |
Well, for sightseeing I used the red and blue bus it was amazing. Renting a car is good enough but way more expensive.
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Response from 689WilliamP | Reviewed this property |
It will depend on many factors. 1 Time of day - depending on where you are and at what time, you may encounter significant delays due to rush hour traffic. For example the Simon'stown area may become backed up due to the... More
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