Cape of Good Hope Hike

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Hiking Cape of Good Hope

Hiking Cape of Good Hope hike should be on everyone bucket list. Our hike start on the Western shoreline of the Nature Reserve and cross over to the Eastern side of the peninsula offering breathtaking views of False Bay. In spring spectacular flora and abundant birdlife are one of the many highlights as well as Whale watching.
After entering the Cape of Good Hope nature reserve, we will drive 15mn to the start of the hike. Hiking Cape of Good Hope take you down South toward Cape Point and the legendary meeting place of two oceans.. The hike is along the coastline on a scenic path with stunning beaches and spectacular cliffs and involve occasional rock scramble. You are almost bound to get very close to baboons. Small antelope such as Eland, Bontebok, Grey Rhebok and Grysbok occur here as do Cape Mountain Zebra.  Following a stop at Cape Point and the old light house or return journey to the Cape of Good Hope most South Western corner of Africa will take you along a well-maintained and marked boardwalk to the famous Cape of Good Hope located on the rocky shoreline far below. The trail is popular for the unsurpassed views over the pristine Diaz Beach and rugged western shoreline. The hiking trail will take you all the way to the very end, the most southern point of the Cape Peninsula. A perfect photo opportunity.

Bartolomeu Dias shipwreck

Twelve years after his first rounding of the Cape, Dias fleet was cought in a terrifying storm of the Cape coast. Dias vessel sank taking him with her. The Cape he had claimed at last claimed him. One of the giants of antiquity who is responsible for the raging storms at the Cape is Adamastor, semi-god one of the Titans. For more info click here


  • Penguin colony
  • Cape Point two lighthouses
  • Cape Point to Cape of Good Hope
  • Diaz beach
  • Cape of Good Hope
  • Chapman’s peak
Full day hike Cape of Good Hope Nature reserve

Cape Town

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  • Temperature: 24 °C
  • Wind: South-Southeast, 42.6 km/h, gusts up to 63 km/h
  • Pressure: 1011 hPa
  • Rel. Humidity: 50 %
  • Visibility: 10 km
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Sat, 01/18/2020 - 11:26
Tour Code: 
Hiking Tour
Hike Duration: 
9 km
Single track with a combination of coastal rock shelves and sandy section.
Hike in the cool morning
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