Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Game Reserve in West Coast National Park (88.6 km from Bakoven)
The West Coast National Park stretches from Yzerfontein up to the edge of Langebaan and surrounds most of the enormous Langebaan Lagoon. Just a one-hour drive north of Cape Town lies this watersports junkie’s paradise offering awesome kayaking, snorkelling and some of the best windsurfing and kite surfing on the planet.During summer, migratory...
Galleries and Museums
Camps Bay (1.5 km from Bakoven)
Pieter Toerien's beautifully intimate Theatre on the Bay offers all the latest and best shows in town. Theatre goers can enjoy a good mix of local and international drama, musicals, comedy, cabaret, music and dance.The theatre is also home to the Act I Theatre Café, a fabulous restaurant that is open for dinner before and after the shows. Enjoy a...
Cape Town (3 km from Bakoven)
Get aerial and go up in the cableway for awesome panoramic views of Cape Town - the most spectacular sights are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The Cableway takes you to the summit in under 10 minutes and the cable car's rotating floor ensure that all passengers get a 360 degree aerial view of the city. The cable cars depart every 10-15...
Game Reserve in Table Mountain National Park (9.3 km from Bakoven)
One of the New7Wonders of Nature, Table Mountain is the centrepiece of the Table Mountain National Park. The easiest way of visiting Table Mountain is to ride up in the Cable Car, which operates every day, except in bad weather conditions. But it's a great walk, either up, down or both ways. Platteklip Gorge, just east of the Cable Station, is a...
Game Reserve in Cape Point (34.4 km from Bakoven)
Okay, so Cape Point is not the place where the Atlantic meets the Indian Ocean and neither is it the southernmost point of Africa. Nevertheless, it is far more spectacular and a lot more accessible than the actual tip at Cape Agulhas. It's also one of the most visited attractions in Cape Town.Cape Point is the highlight in any Cape Town tour, and...
Table Mountain National Park (0.4 km from Bakoven)
Kasteelspoort via the Valley of the Red Gods is an incredibly scenic route ascends on the Twelve Apostles side of Table Mountain. Starting walking from the top of Teresa Ave in Camps Bay or at the beginning of the Pipe Track.
Take a moment to appreciate the imposing Twelve Apostles and sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean, Camps Bay, Lion's Head...
Camps Bay (1.4 km from Bakoven)
A short distance along the coastal road from Camps Bay to Hout Bay is an extensive and colourful African craft market. Here you will find an array of wooden animal carvings of all sizes, crocheted clothing, colourful and vibrant beach wraps, unique jewellery and beadwork.
Camps Bay (1.6 km from Bakoven)
Situated in one of the most beautiful locations in South Africa, Camps Bay 'golden mile', St Yves Beach Club, is ready for you – and the summer!
St Yves overlooks one of the most breath-taking ocean views of Cape Town’s Atlantic seaboard. Not only is it a landmark for fabuluous celebrations and entertainment, the club has become the party...
Camps Bay (2 km from Bakoven)
The stunning setting, pristine white sands and dazzling blue waters leave no doubt as to why Camps Bay Beach was awarded Blue Flag Beach status. One of the few Cape Town beaches on the Western Seaboard that is not protected from the south east wind, Camps Bay Beach is still very popular and quite frenetic with families, stylish singles, tourists,...
Camps Bay (2.3 km from Bakoven)
Glen Beach is a gorgeous snow-white sandy beach set in a tiny enclave flanked by massive granite boulders on the Atlantic Seaboard. These rocky outcrops not only amplify the picturesque cove-like setting but also provide a windshield from the South Easter.
This intimate beach is nestled in the middle of the famous Camps Bay Beach and glamorous...
Table Mountain National Park (2.4 km from Bakoven)
Hike to the highest point of Table Mountain along a very easy trail. Start at the Upper Cableway Station and take the main path leading to the Western Table. Look for plaques 13 & 14 to make certain you're heading on the right route.
Walk for 15 minutes until you reach the point where chains and poles have been placed to ease the short climb...
Table Mountain National Park (2.4 km from Bakoven)
This two-day variation of the Hoerikwaggo Hike offers an amazing experience for families. The fun trail takes you from Table Mountain and into the protected Orange Kloof Forest. On the way you’ll stop at the highest point on Table Mountain, Maclears Beacon.
After a good day out on the mountain, you’ll overnight in comfort at the Orange Kloof...
Table Mountain National Park (3 km from Bakoven)
The Pipe Track is an easy out-and-back contour path offering incredibly rewarding mountain and ocean views over Lion’s Head, Camps Bay and Bakoven. It starts where Kloof Nek Rd meets Tafelberg Rd and follows a pipe and trail along the Twelve Apostles section of Table Mountain.
Park at the Kloof Nek parking lot and climb the stone steps to the...
Clifton (3 km from Bakoven)
The sugar-white sand of Clifton 4th Beach is usually sardine packed with beautiful people everywhere. Of all four spectacular Clifton beaches, this is the top beach spot for people watching, sunbathing, beach volleyball, frisbee and barbecues.
On calm days you’ll see a flotilla of yachts anchored close to shore – braaing their catch of kreef...
Clifton (3.1 km from Bakoven)
Just around the rocky corner of Clifton's famous 4th Beach you'll find the smaller 3rd Beach.
3rd Beach is suitable for people who appreciate a little more privacy, as it's not as busy as neighboring 4th beach. Access is via stairs, or you can simply walk across from 4th Beach.