journey to Cape Point takes us along the scenic
Atlantic seaboard coastal road. We pass the
pristine beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay with
their soft white sand and assure blue water.
The formidable 12 Apostles Peaks rise above
the road on one side, while shear cliffs and
incredible rock formations drop into the icy
Atlantic Ocean on the other side. There is no
doubt the coast of the Cape peninsula offers
magnificent scenery with its great biodiversity.
We arrive at the quaint fishing village of Hout
Bay with its imposing Sentinel. Visit Seal Island
(own account) or shop for souvenirs at the craft
market at the harbour.
Our tour continues over Chapman’s Peak which
offers amazing photo opportunities, and onto
the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve.
area is home to magnificent ‘fynbos’, many different
species of buck and birds, the Cape Mountain
Zebra, and mischievous baboons. These creatures
entertain guests enjoying lunch at the restaurant
which has splendid views of False Bay. Take
the funicular (own account) to the lighthouse
to see the meeting of the Atlantic and Indian
Oceans at the Cape Point.
We visit Boulders Beach to see the Jackass penguins
(own account) before arriving at the naval base
of Simonstown, and then we venture inland to
our last stop of the day at Kirstenbosch Botanical
Gardens. With the sun setting over the tall
peaks of Table Mountain the last rays sparkle
on the trees and flowers, and offer a fitting
end to a day filled with all the Cape has to