Trip Planner: Africa / South Africa / Western Cape / Cape Town / Table Mountain National Park / Cape Point
Take a tour of Cape Point, a dramatic seaside promontory and part of Table Mountain National Park, known for its scenic landscape and hiking trails. The narrow coastline, discovered in 1488 by Bartholomeu Dias, became famous as the birthplace of the "Flying Dutchman" legend. A bird-watching paradise, the area shelters more than 200 species, including the African penguin, as well as a variety of other creatures like Chacma baboon, fallow deer, whales, and the elusive Cape mountain zebra. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Cape Town holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Cape Point and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Tours To Cape Point
Cape Peninsula Tour from Cape Town BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $98
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
Private Tour: Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point from Cape Town BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $124
Duration: 8 hours
Cape Point Reviews
We visited just before new year and arrived by 9:30am. The queue at the gate stretched back to the road and it took 30 minutes to reach the front. (However when we left the park around 2pm the queue..... more »
Nice beaches, baboons, ostriches that like to walk in the street, and a cool deer related animal. Breathtaking views, great hikes, and friendly staff. Be sure to go early though, the cue gets quite... more »
Spectacular and literally breath-taking. I have had the great fortune to visit many impressive places around the globe, but this bucket list item is now near the very top of my list as far as stunning natural beauty. It exceeded my expectations in every way. I'm already planning a return trip to South Africa for next year.
Great views at the very tip of the continent. You must see this, go early, beat the tourists and crowds. Great photo ops and the chance to see some wildlife too, mostly baboons and ostrich. I love it there.
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