This is one of the most well known tourist hotspots in Cape Town. Visitors can spend much of the day picnicking and barbequing in addition to admiring and appreciating the scenic beauty of this reserve where the beaches and the cliffs are a sight to behold. Tourists can also appreciate the diversity of wildlife; with respect to the various species of animals and birds that inhabit the place. Zebras, baboons, ostriches, seagulls and red hartebeests prowl around the area. For the more adventurous, the Gifkommetjie and Platboom beaches are ideal for surfing whilst the Bordjiesdrif is ideal for swimming. This coast is famous for the numerous shipwrecks that have occurred here and the remains of one such still lie here.
Cape Point, the farthest point on the cape peninsula is further down. Be sure to walk around the old and new light houses and don’t miss the stunning view of the ocean from the observation platforms.
Timings: Daily 6 A.M- 6 P.M [Oct-March], 7 A.M- 5 P.M [April-Sept]
Admission: R 55 [Adults], R 10 Children
Address: Off M4 and M65