Cape Point, Table Mountain National Park

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Take a tour of Cape Point, a dramatic seaside promontory and part of Table Mountain National Park, known for its scenic landscape and hiking trails. The narrow coastline, discovered in 1488 by Bartholomeu Dias, became famous as the birthplace of the "Flying Dutchman" legend. A bird-watching paradise, the area shelters more than 200 species, including the African penguin, as well as a variety of other creatures like Chacma baboon, fallow deer, whales, and the elusive Cape mountain zebra. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Cape Town holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Cape Point and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Thought this was the point at the very bottom of this continent but it is not. There is a sign to get a pic with and a staircase leading to several levels for viewing that were mild to mod strenuous a...  more »
  • The only real reason to travel here is if you are going to the point and want one more photo with a sign  more »
  • This is a "must stop" spot, as part of the Cape Highlight private day tour we took. Get in line and snap a photo or ten at the sign. Then carefully walk over to the rocky area for some spectacular pho...  more »
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  • Cape Point is a MUST do if you are in South Africa. I rented a car and drove down with my friend. It's absolutely beautiful. The walk up to the top takes maybe 15-30 minutes depending on your speed, but it is not very strenuous and it is well worth the time.
  • Very nice place to spend time, you need a lot of time (I suggest coming as early as 8am and leave as the park closes) as there are lot of things to do, see and enjoy
  • You pay at the entrance for the national park. Fees is different for locals and foreigners. Then you can visit Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope. Cape Point has a funicular to take you to the top at an additional fee. (Or you can hike). Then you must walk to the lighthouse which wasn’t far. The view from lighthouse is amazing. It gets very windy, jackets are a must. Cape of good hope is hike. View is equally beautiful.
  • Great national park on our doorstep. Had forgotten how beautiful it is. (Local tip, get a wild card and you get in for free)
  • It’s an enriching experience to see with one’s own eyes what one has only heard and read about in school history lessons. You begin to realise what it would have meant for someone to leave the shores and safety of one’s own land in search of other lands where one didn’t know what to expect.
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