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Somerset West Golf Club

Somerset West Golf Club Somerset West Golf Club is the oldest golf club in the area. It was officially founded in 1908. Until about 1985 the course was divided into 11 and 7 holes but with a change of the layout it became conventional. The greens are fairly large, and under bent grass they are always in a good condition. The course is currently 5 166m long, and while it appears flat and easy, it...

Strand Golf Club

Strand Golf Club The new Strand Golf Course opened in 1994 on Beach Road, Strand. The original golf course was first situated on Gordon's Bay Road but was relocated to its current location when the original area was developed into an up-market residential area. The area is now known as Greenways and also sports its own 9-hole golf course. The Strand golf club has a cozy bar and lounge...

Western Cape Golf

With lovely views of Table Mountain from most holes this championship course offers a beautiful setting that will make your visit here truly memorable. The golf courses in Cape Town are pristine in setting, layout and quality, and are of championship status. The round of golf is followed by some time for lunch, after which the tour makes its way back to the Victoria and...

Fish Hoek along the False Bay coast

The Fish Hoek beach Along the False Bay coast road from Simon’s Town lies the placid town of Fish Hoek. Most of the residents are retired but it still has a busy main street with market stalls competing with shoppers on the pavements. The long sandy beach is one of the safest in the Cape for bathing and body boarding and when the wind picks up, hobie-cats and windsurfers take to the waves....

Silvermine Circuit - A Historical walking and hiking tour of Cape Town

Silvermine Amphitheatre Circuit Take an easy circular hike in the Silvermine Nature Reserve on the eastern side of Ou Kaapse Weg and enjoy magnificent views over False Bay, south to Cape Point and look down on Chapman’s Peak and the fishing village of Hout Bay. The walks begins from the Silvermine reservoir and takes on to the Noordhoek Fire Lookout, which offers scenic views of Noordhoek and Noordhoek...

Skeleton Gorge via Maclear`s Beacon, to the Front Table - Yellowwood Cracks Walk

Skeleton Gorge via Maclear`s Beacon, to the Front Table - Yellowwood Cracks Walk Tranquillity Cracks or Yellowwood Cracks takes its name from the forest of Yellowwoods growing from a crack in the skull of Table Mountain. Start this walk from the Table Mountain Nature Reserve signpost on Theresa Avenue above Camps Bay. The crack goes some 20m in and then turns sharp left and over a hump. Suddenly you're into Tranquility Cracks, a labyrinth of natural...

Cecilia Circuit - The 12 Apostles (The Pipe Track)

Cecilia Circuit - The 12 Apostles (The Pipe Track) This is a circular route that starts with an easy ascent through Cecilia Forest. At about the halfway mark there is the opportunity to stop and admire the magnificent Cecilia Waterfall before tackling the steep climb up Cecilia ridge. A well deserved break is taken at De Villiers dam, one of the five dams on Table Mountain, then a short walk up to Klassenkop, the highest...

Skeleton Gorge/Nursery Ravine - Platteklip Gorge

Skeleton Gorge/Nursery Ravine - Platteklip Gorge Platteklip gorge route starts from the world famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. This is a great hike that will take you up Skeleton Gorge and down Nursery Ravine with steep steps and scrambling up river beds part of the route. There is a fairly strenuous walk up through the shady indigenous forest of Skeleton Gorge. On reaching the top of the Back Table, relax next to...

Table Mountain Hikes

Table Mountain Hikes Table Mountain is undoubtedly a walkers paradise. It is rare to find such beauty that can be explored on foot, so close to a major city. The Cape Peninsula offers an abundance of flora and fauna to delight even the most casual observer. Some of the most breathtaking views in the world can be enjoyed and it is common to stumble upon a little piece of history while walking...

Ratanga Junction - theme park and function venues

Ratanga Junction - theme park kids rides By Day, it's thrilling interactive entertainment for the whole family. Fly on the Cobra, brave the Crocodile Gorge rapid river ride, drop 18 metres in Monkey Falls, and ride the runaway Diamond Devil Run mine train. Experience the great selection of rides for adults and children. Thrill seekers will love the hair-raising Cobra roller coaster or the 18.5 meter drop down...

St George's Anglican Cathedral

St George's Anglican Cathedral Designed by Sir Herbert Baker and built with Table Mountain sandstone, the cathedral is the mother church of the Anglican community in South Africa. St George's is famous for its close association with Archbishop Desmond Tutu and regular performances of inspiring sacred music. St George's Cathedral (in full, The Cathedral Church of St George the Martyr) is the Anglican...

Wynberg

Wynberg Wynberg has many restored cottages and antique shops and is one of Cape Town's largest suburbs. The area known as Wynberg Village is the setting for many pre-1850 buildings. Maynardville Open-Air Theatre is the venue for Shakespearean productions. Wynberg in relation to Cape Town and False Bay, formerly called Simon's Bay. Bordering the Constantia valley Wynberg makes up...

Simon's Town

Simon's Town It is located on the shores of False Bay or or down to spectacular Cape Point itself, on the eastern side of the Cape Peninsula. A scenic train trip to Simon's Town on one of the country's oldest railway lines provides a pleasant alternative to driving. Twenty-one buildings along the main street are over 150 years old, and have been restored to their original Victorian...

Silvermine Nature Reserve

Silvermine Nature Reserve The reserve offers some of the finest scenery in the Cape Peninsula. Hiking trails offer views over False Bay, and as far as Hout Bay. Silvermine Nature Reserve forms part of the Table Mountain National Park in Cape Town, South Africa. It covers the section of the Cape Peninsula mountain range from the Kalk Bay mountains through to Constantiaberg. The area is a...

Signal Hill

Signal Hill The road that climbs the slopes of Lion's Head runs past the domed kramat (tomb) of a much revered Muslim holy man, and leads to the summit of Signal Hill. There is a picnic site near the tomb. After dark, from a vantage point just above the tomb, the view of the lights of the city is unforgettable. The sight is even better over weekends, and every night between December...