Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Game Reserve in West Coast National Park (84.2 km from Fresnaye)
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...
Bo-Kaap (2.9 km from Fresnaye)
Head up Signal Hill to see the the oldest guns in daily use in the world! Cape Town’s oldest living tradition is the Noon Gun, fired every day at 12 pm sharp, except Sundays and public holidays. The 18-pounder, smoothbore muzzle-loaders are still in use today! These are the oldest cannons in daily use in the world.There are actually two on top of...
Game Reserve in Table Mountain National Park (14 km from Fresnaye)
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 (39 km from Fresnaye)
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...
Sea Point (0.7 km from Fresnaye)
A prominent landmark of the area, the Sea Point Pavillion Swimming Pool has been around since the 1950s, keeping locals and visitors chilled during summer's heat.
The Olympic-sized pool's water is sourced from the ocean itself, so expect a nice cool swim when you jump in. There are two other smaller pools available, as well as a shallow pool for...
Sea Point (1.2 km from Fresnaye)
The Sea Point Promenade is an attractive paved walkway that stretches from the Green Point Lighthouse to the other side of Sea Point, much loved by the locals and visitors.
The walkway is flanked by well-manicured lawns, popular for picnics and informal soccer or cricket games. It’s a fabulous place to walk, ogle passers by, or kick back and...
Tamboerskloof (1.3 km from Fresnaye)
A long standing tradition in Cape Town is to climb Lion’s Head at full moon.The peak forms part of a dramatic backdrop with Table Mountain to the cityscape of Cape Town.Arm yourself with a bottle of Cape bubbly and plonk yourself down on the summit to watch the sun set over the ocean. The 360 degree views of the city and ocean are hypnotic, you...
Bantry Bay (1.4 km from Fresnaye)
Saunders Beach is one of the Mother City's hidden gems if you're looking for a quiet and relaxed spot to chill in the sunshine. Of all Cape Town's beaches, you're guaranteed that not a single trader will bother you on this small beach. Facilities include a tidal pool, shower and ablution facilities.
Table Mountain National Park (1.6 km from Fresnaye)
Lions Head proudly surveys Table Bay, Robben Island and the City Bowl on one side and Camps Bay on the other. The panoramic views are spectacular. It is the most awesome full moon hike – aim to summit at sunset. Remember to take your camera.
Park your vehicle on Signal Hill Road at the starting point. Most of the route is fairly easy but it is...
Camps Bay (1.6 km from Fresnaye)
Cape Town Tandem Paragliding offers tandem paragliding flights from the famous Lion's Head and Signal Hill. You fly with safe, experienced and fully certified tandem flight instructors using only the best paragliding equipment.
They offer tandem flights, cross country adventures, videos and souvenirs. No experience is required for tandem...
Clifton (1.6 km from Fresnaye)
Clifton 1st is nicely tucked away from the busy crowds, mainly used by the local residents and surfers.
Located closest to Sea Point on the northern side, Clifton 1st enjoys the best waves, hence it's popularity with surfers. Just like all the opther Clifton beaches, 1st beach is easily accessible from the road via stairs, or via a nice walk...
Clifton (1.8 km from Fresnaye)
Another superb stretch of sand along the Clifton waters, 2nd Beach is a popular location used by students and beach sport enthusiasts.
Easily accessible from Victoria Road and from the other Clifton Beaches, visitors shouldn't have a problem getting to the sand. Parking on Victoria Road can be an issue as you get closer to 4th Beach however. The...
Sea Point (1.9 km from Fresnaye)
Located just off the Sea Point's promenade, you'll find some steps which lead onto secluded Rocklands Beach.
On this rather small beach you'll find a good space to enjoy the soft white sand and take in the lovely scenery. There is a small area where you can slip into the water for a nice chilly swim. The spot is also a great surfing and body...
Tamboerskloof (2 km from Fresnaye)
We are a group of highly experienced Tandem Paragliding Flight Instructors. We are licensed by the South African Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association as required by the Civil Aviation Act, so relax, you are in safe hands.
You do not need to have any experience at all to come tandem paragliding with us, we have done thousands of tandem...
Clifton (2 km from Fresnaye)
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.