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Address: Simon's Town, South Africa
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The farthest part of Africa

One of the best experiences in a visit to South Africa is to go the Cape Point where The Indian Ocean and The Atlantic Ocean meet each other. Next stop is the Antarctic Continent... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Lystrup, Denmark
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Lystrup, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the best experiences in a visit to South Africa is to go the Cape Point where The Indian Ocean and The Atlantic Ocean meet each other. Next stop is the Antarctic Continent, but of course but of course it is too far away for one's eyes. You have to pass through the southern Nature Reserve to come to... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is worth getting a Wild Card to explore Cape Point properly as there as so many gorgous hikes to go on and Disa Beach must surely be the most beautiful beach in the world. You have to climb down a specially constructed walkway but it is well worth it. Every hike has maganificent views of the sea, amazing floral... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went as a family and we really enjoyed the outing. Be prepared for some walking, but don't be worried. There are plenty of benches along the route and the views are amazing. There is a cable car that one can also use, but you should try walking. Also do take the other route down the bottom of the lighthouse... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on 21st March which is Human Rights day in South Africa which could account for the crowds. We queued from the turn off to the national park entry gate for some 40 minutes but it was worth it. Once in the national park it is a pleasant drive to the end of the toll road and although busy... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A must. Standing on the point where Indian and Atlantic Ocean meet, I felt like DiCaprio in Titanic while the wind was blowing on my face "I'm the king of the world!!!!!" While walking to the light house you will run into baboons. Kind of scary as long as you don't bring food with you, otherwise they will try to... More 

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Dubai
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entrance fee for Cape Point isn't cheap so ensure you not only view Cape Point but also drive through the reserve for views of flora. There is quite a steep stair climb up to the viewing tower so ensure you wear appropriate shoes/ sunscreen and check/research the weather/tides to ensure you get to see the color difference of the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

it is a must do if you visiting Cape Town. the best way to get there is by car and then get the funicular up the hill it costs R65 return ticket.

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Thank Wagner B
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not quite the end of the world but it's pretty close. You can ride the up to near the lighthouse but it's still a good few steep steps to actually get up to it. That said there are some amazing views from the top. Steps are slightly uneven in places so watch your footing.

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State College, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived with our tour group, the funicular line and walk to the lighthouse seemed a bit crowded, so we took a trail in the opposite direction (also because we wanted to find a geocache). We didn't see the Indian Ocean, but we enjoyed beautiful views of the sea and the lighthouse, and had the trail to ourselves. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tip: Bring a packed lunch to avoid the rush and bad service at Two Oceans restaurant. Tip: Unless you have time to spare and must touch the lighthouse (some people are like that) avoid the funicular. Just walk part way up towards the lighthouse to take photos and spend most of your time on the walk to the Cape of... More 

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