Things to Do in South Peninsula

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Kalk Bay Harbour

Kalk Bay Harbour

Popular Attractions in Kalk Bay (6.7 km from South Peninsula)

Kalk Bay Harbouris a picturesque but thriving fishing harbour where members of the local fishing community are out daily in their traditional fishing boats earning their living.Take a stroll along the harbour wall to check out the colourful vessels.Bright blues, reds and yellows are the norm.Names like Star of the Sea, Amber Rose, Gold Pearl and...

Scarborough Beach

Scarborough Beach

Beaches in Scarborough (7.5 km from South Peninsula)

Just outside Cape Point Nature Reserve, on the western side, is the lovely beach village of Scarborough with its long sandy beach, great surf, interesting rock pools and lovely walks. There are minimal, but sufficient facilities, and one restaurant in the village is fairly close.

Long Beach

Long Beach

Beaches in Kommetjie (13.4 km from South Peninsula)

Kommetjie is a small village with a large tidal pool 'The Kom', and a really lovely long beach - also called Long Beach, but with far better reason than the one near Simon's Town. Long Beach is a very popular surfing and dog-walking beach. There is a great walk that passes a well preserved 1900 ship wreck, the Kakapo, and you can continue all the...

Glencairn Beach

Glencairn Beach

Beaches in Glencairn (3 km from South Peninsula)

Glencairn Beach is a pretty beach situated on the False Bay side of the Peninsula. Popular with families and dog walkers, it is perfect for lazy strolls and sunbathing. Parking is right at the beach and access is easy but you will need to cross the Metro rail line. Southern right whales can often be seen during their calving season and in summer...

Red Rock Tribal

Red Rock Tribal

Popular Attractions in Scarborough (3.8 km from South Peninsula)

Red Rock Tribal is not your usual curio shop. Supporting and empowering local artists throughout southern Africa, Red Rock is a treasure trove of interesting and eclectic art. Their mantra is 'the world is full of waste, but not all of it is rubbish!' Here you'll find innovative crafts that are humourous, clever as well as trendy and sometimes...

The Melting Pot

The Melting Pot

Bars Nightclubs in Muizenberg (9.9 km from South Peninsula)

The Melting Pot is a cosy, colourful, vibrant live music venue and bar featuring the best of local South Peninsula original music. You can expect to listen to well-known local names from the Cape jazz, rock and folk scene - plus the odd visiting artist and stand-up comics. Jam sessions and open mics offer up-and-coming talent an outlet too. This...

Witsands Beach

Witsands Beach

Beaches in Witsands (10 km from South Peninsula)

To the east of Misty Cliffs is the popular kiting, surfing, stand up paddling and windsurfing beach called Witsands by locals. This long and sandy beach has great winter surf, some lovely walks and is a great place to spot whales in season. There are no facilities and parking is on the main road. The approach to Witsands Beach is via a steep...

Imhoff Equestrian Centre

Imhoff Equestrian Centre

Popular Attractions in Kommetjie (10.9 km from South Peninsula)

Imhoff Equestrian Centre offers horse enthusiasts a wonderful ride through Noordhoek's beautiful scenery. This is a 2-hour guided beach ride on Noordhoek Beach, which is commonly accompanied by sightings of birds, whales, dolphins, otters and seals. The Kakapo shipwreck is also an interesting sight to see. This lovely scenic ride also promises...

Noordhoek Community Market

Noordhoek Community Market

Village Marketplaces in Noordhoek (11.7 km from South Peninsula)

Cape Point Vineyards invites you to attend a new weekly food market on their stunning landscape estate. A Bedouin marquee holds a collection of interesting food stalls, artisan bakes and preserves with the award-winning Cape Point Vineyards wines on sale at very affordable rates. Benches and tables outside offer stunning views of Noordhoek beach...

Noordhoek Farm Village

Noordhoek Farm Village

Village Marketplaces in Noordhoek (12.2 km from South Peninsula)

Local is “lekker” they say. Well, it can’t get much better than Noordhoek farm village; a thatched Cape Dutch yesteryear complex with farm stall, excellent restaurants, a pub, artist studios, antiques and African collectibles and curios. This charming village complex of shops, galleries and handicraft shops is situated at the start of famous...

Kommetjie to Noordhoek Beach Walk

Kommetjie to Noordhoek Beach Walk

Hiking Trail in Kommetjie (13.5 km from South Peninsula)

Start at either of the Kommetjie Beach parking areas at Surf Way or at the end of Wireless Road. You’ll get the best views of Table Mountain, Hout Bay and the end point at Chapman’s Peak by walking this way. The midsection of the route is wild and isolated with the rusty wreck of the Kakapo lying almost halfway. The end point at the foot of...

Imhoff Farm

Imhoff Farm

Popular Attractions in Imhoffs Gift (10.9 km from South Peninsula)

Imhoff Farm is an historical Cape farmstead offering something special for the entire family to enjoy. It’s Old World, yet original; beautifully situated, fun, tranquil, and it’s on the busy tourist route to Cape Point. Equally popular with locals and visitors from afar, this spot in the country provides a wealth of activities. Stunning views,...

Elsie's Peak from Glencairn

Elsie's Peak from Glencairn

Hiking Trail in Glencairn (4.3 km from South Peninsula)

A hike up Elsie's Peak is well worth the short, sharp effort for the breathtaking and expansive views of False Bay - a wonderful way to get your bearings. The flora in October is stunning and you may be lucky enough to see a whale or two. Extend your hike and take one of the many well marked footpaths in this mountain range.

Fisherman's Basket

Fisherman's Basket

Bars Nightclubs in Kommetjie (13.6 km from South Peninsula)

The traditional spit n’ sawdust vibe at the local pub, Fisherman’s, opposite the Kommetjie Superette, belies its delicious fresh seafood at very reasonable prices. This great beer garden is under the milkwoods. Choose to eat outside or indoors, often to live music.

Cape Point

Cape Point

Game Reserve in Cape Point

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...