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Nice place to sit and enjoy the scenery

We spent a couple weeks travelling the Cape Town area from a place we stayed at just off the beach in the area. Some of the best local experiences included walking the length of... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Gerry V
Ottawa, Canada
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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216 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a rather iconic lighthouse and has been there for many decades if not longer. But the grounds are fenced now so access is only when open. If you like lighthouses you can still have a close drive by and get a picture.

Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We spent a couple weeks travelling the Cape Town area from a place we stayed at just off the beach in the area. Some of the best local experiences included walking the length of the beach early in the morning, watching the surfers, climbing the walking trail behind the lighthouse to the top of the mountain and simply sitting on... More 

Thank Gerry V
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I think what I love about this lighthouse is the access to it. The boardwalk (Die Kom) is a lovely walk along the shoreline. There are benches along the way where you can sit and enjoy the Atlantic ocean's crashing waves, and the surfers braving the cold water. The Lighthouse itself provides interesting information, and you're allowed to climb it... More 

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hout bay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

If you are interested in lighthouses Slangkop is close to Cape Town and the views are stunning. On one side you overlook Hout Bay and Chapmans Peak Drive and on the other side is nothing until you get to South America. Well worth a visit.

Thank hanns b
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Its in a stunning location. Take the board walk from SlangKop beach at sunset and bask in the joy of your view.

Thank Kate B
Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We could not enter, as it was a public holiday. But the facilities seem well-maintained. Very clean and neat.

Thank Bennie v
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing veiw from the top. Only for people with a taste for adventure, would not recommend this for people with a fear of hights, but for adventurous peole a big YES!!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

If lighthouses are your thing, then this is probably a good place to visit, if you're in the area of Kommetjie. It's not special, so not worth a particular trip just to see it. There is a lovely boardwalk running near the shore towards it which is a very pleasant approach. For me, it is probably more of a landmark... More 

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Kommetjie, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

There is an enchanting boardwalk approach to this Totem, this beacon of light, approached by a wandering boardwalk along the rugged coast which is always a delight of the blend of sea and rocks which might even reincarnate Vincent Van Gogh and inspire artists and photographers to linger and marvel at the wonders of nature: the diamonds of light upon... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

If with time and when driving along the scenic coastal road, this is one place you might want to visit. Although tucked in a corner, the lighthouse is visible from the side of the road and is not too far from the main road. It is one of the taller lighthouses so those who want to climb all the way... More 

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