Cape Agulhas - Southernmost Tip of Africa, Cape Agulhas

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See where the Indian Ocean meets the Atlantic by visiting Cape Agulhas - Southernmost Tip of Africa, known for its choppy, tall waves and violent storms, resulting in a multitude of shipwrecks over the years. Enjoy a pleasant boardwalk stroll to the monument that signifies the meeting point of the oceans, or climb the lighthouse, built in 1848, for a panoramic view of the scenic coast. Exploring the surrounding area, a nature reserve, you might spot endangered bird species, and even a few southern right whales. Arrange to visit Cape Agulhas - Southernmost Tip of Africa and other attractions in Cape Agulhas using our Cape Agulhas itinerary maker.
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  • If you are in this area, you have to see, where the oceans meet. The point is easily to reach by a boardwalk, that starts at the lighthouse, where you find good possibilities for parking. Allow...  more »
  • There is something special about knowing that you are at the southernmost point of Africa. Looking out to sea there is nothing between you and Antarctica. We drove from Cape Town and went through...  more »
  • We've been to South Africa many times but this was our first visit to this area. It was well worth the drive. Great scenery at and near the Cape and it's a great feeling to know you are as far South.....  more »

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