• Boulders Beach

    This beach is great for swimming – and not only for humans! The breeding colony of 3 000 African penguins makes this one of Cape Town’s top attractions. Explore the many rock pools among the boulders that give the beach its name. There is an entry fee.

  • Jubilee Square

    The heart of Simon’s Town on the Historical Mile of St George’s Street, the square’s most famous ‘resident’ is the bronze statue of Able Seaman Just Nuisance, a Great Dane who was adopted by British sailors during World War ll.

  • Kalk Bay Harbour

    The long-established harbour is home to many working fishing boats, as well as some of the finest seafood restaurants and fish and chips shops. It’s a great place to while away an evening over a few drinks and fine views – especially dramatic if there’s a storm at sea.

  • Peers Cave

    Peers Cave is a very important prehistoric archaeological site, discovered by a father and son named Peers in 1926. Excavations have revealed many artefacts and the remains of nine people, one of whom is known as the Fish Hoek Man, estimated to be about 12 000 years old. Visit the Fish Hoek Valley Museum to learn more about the cave.

  • Slangkop Lighthouse

    This is the tallest cast-iron lighthouse in SA, standing about 30m (98ft) high. It’s been operational since 1919. Take a tour to hear the fascinating history of lighthouses in SA and especially here at the ‘Cape of Storms’, and climb to the top for amazing views.

  • Zandvlei Nature Reserve

    Zandvlei is an important wetland, river system and estuary. It attracts birders, walkers, canoeists and particularly windsurfers – it’s a great place for beginners.

  • Cape Point Vineyards

    Taste award-winning wines in a breathtaking setting at the Chapman’s Peak tasting room of Cape Point Vineyards

  • Imhoff Farm

    At Imhoff Farm there’s plenty to do, from petting the animals to enjoying a cup of coffee or an organic meal. Check out the bird sanctuary and snake park, as well as the farm stall – or even ride a camel. There’s also a market on the first Saturday of every month.

  • Silvermine

    Walkers will love the fynbos-covered hills of Silvermine, part of the Table Mountain National Park. There are plenty of walks, from gentle to challenging, to choose from, all with spectacular views. It’s also a popular spot for birding, picnicking, mountain biking and there are sandstone caves to explore. Entry fee.

  • Steenberg Vineyards

    Lying on the mountain slopes at the southern end of the Constantia Valley, Steenberg produces a number of cultivars, including their flagship Sauvignon Blanc. The estate’s restaurant, Catharina’s, is also well known. The Steenberg Golf Club offers a great game in a superb setting.