Hike Cape of Good Hope

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Hike Cape of Good Hope

Should be on everyone's bucket list. Our hike starts on the South Western shoreline inside the Good Hope Nature Reserve and offers breathtaking views of the unspoiled beaches.

This tour pick-you up early from your accommodation in Cape Town city bowl. You’ll travel along the Atlantic seaboard with its sparkling white beaches along the Twelve Apostles mountain range to Hout Bay, then onto Chapman’s Peak drive, stopping at iconic landmarks and viewpoints along the way before arriving  at the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. After entering the Cape of Good Hope & Point Nature Reserve, we drive 15mn to the start of our hike. We Hike Cape of Good Hope take you down South toward Cape Point and the legendary meeting place of two oceans.. A scenic path with stunning beaches, spectacular cliffs it does involve occasional rock scramble. You are almost bound to get very close to baboons, small antelope Cape Eland, Bontebok, Grey Rhebok, Grysbok, Ostrich as well as Cape Mountain Zebra. Following a stop at Cape Point and at the old lighthouse our return journey will take you along a well-maintained marked boardwalk to the famous Cape of Good Hope. The trail is popular for the unsurpassed views over the pristine Diaz Beach and rugged western shoreline. In spring spectacular flora and abundant bird life are one of the many highlights as well as Whale watching. Make your way to the very end of the trail and you’ll have reached the most South Western corner of Africa. A perfect photo opportunity to prove that you’ve visited the most South Western corner of Africa.

Hike Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve

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Twelve years after his first rounding of the Cape of Good Hope, the Bartolomeu Dias fleet was caught in a terrifying storm off the Cape coast and Dias vessel sank taking him with her. The Cape he had claimed at least claimed him. One of the giants of antiquity who is responsible for the raging storm at the Cape is Adamastor a mythological character , semi-god one of the Titans.
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  • Penguin colony
  • Cape Point two lighthouses
  • Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope
  • Diaz beach
  • Chapman’s peak drive
Full day hike Cape of Good Hope Nature reserve


Cape Town

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  • Clear sky
  • Wind: South, 9.3 km/h
  • Visibility: 10 km
Reported on:
Mon, 08/08/2022 - 18:00
Tour Code: 
Hiking Tour
Hike Duration: 
9 km
Single track with a combination of coastal rock shelves and sandy section.
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