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Cape Point

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Address: Simon's Town, South Africa
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It was named the cape of storms by Bartholomew Diaz in 1488. In 1859 the first light house was completed and now acts as a centralised monitoring station for lighthouses on the... read more

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was named the cape of storms by Bartholomew Diaz in 1488. In 1859 the first light house was completed and now acts as a centralised monitoring station for lighthouses on the South African coastline. The three minute ride on the Flying Dutchman for Nicola takes you to the base of the Lighthouse and is it an exhilarating ride. Steps... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cape Point NP offers great views of the coastline and you can spot baboons and groups of wild ostriches

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Bonnac, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We decided to get there early just after 9am and we are so glad we did. We could drive right to the end carpark at the cable car that takes you to Cape Point Lighthouse. At the top, you climb the stairs to the historic lighthouse. The views are amazing! We then walked to the right when coming back down... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This place is beautifull! It's sad to see so many tourists around but the scenery is amazing. A must see when visiting Cape Town!

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Thank Ward51
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful view. Lovely experience. My only issue was the lack of options for old aged people or the handicapped. Recommended for the active a mobile.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Cape Point is an isolated, ruggedly barren elevated point of land with a light house located at the highest point? A visit to the light house (via furnicular or a moderately challenging walking trail) affords a wonderful view of the surrounding area, including the expanse of rough seas that challenged and threatened early Portuguese explorers as they attempted to round... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a full day in the cape Point national park, there was a small entry fee, we went straight to the cape point light house where we took the railway to the top there was a short queue on the day, at the top there was a shop and a light house with plenty of viewing points out to... More 

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular! Be sure to head up to the highest lighthouse for otherworldly views that take your breath away. The walk up the trail is not too bad if you’re in reasonable shape, and you will be rewarded with many views along the way. Before the final leg up to the top, you should head off the beaten path to a... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The southwest tip of Africa is just amazing and breathtaking. You can't go to the Western Cape without going to Cape Point. It will leave you speechless and you'll bring memories for life with you. Even though it's very busy, it felt good and we have nothing bad to say about our experience there. The view is just perfect.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not miss. Amazing views at Cape Point, in the National Park and along the entire coast line. Cape Point is very busy with tourists as is Good Hope but if you have your own transport explore the coast line - we found beautiful empty beaches with wild ostriches.

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