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[[image:RSA_Cape_Peninsula.jpg|thumb|400px|The west coast of the Peninsula.]]
 
[[image:RSA_Cape_Peninsula.jpg|thumb|400px|The west coast of the Peninsula.]]
The '''Cape Peninsula''' [http://www.cpnp.co.za] is the world-famous peninsula near [[Cape Town]], at which the [[Cape of Good Hope]] and [[Cape Point]] are located. It is however not the most-southern tip of Africa (that would be the [[Cape Agulhas]]).
 
  
==Cities and Places==
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The '''Cape Peninsula''' is in [[Western Cape]] of [[South Africa]], encompassing the [[Cape Town]] metro area, [[Cape Point]] and the [[False Bay]] area.
===South===
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==Regions==
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*[[Blaauwberg Coast]] - The coastline region north of [[Cape Town]]
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*[[Atlantic Seaboard]] - The coastline region south of [[Cape Town]]
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*[[False Bay]] - The eastern side of the peninsula and the coast up to [[Gordon's Bay]]
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==Cities==
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*[[Cape Town]]
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==Other destinations==
 
*[[Cape Point]]
 
*[[Cape Point]]
 
*[[Cape of Good Hope]]
 
*[[Cape of Good Hope]]
  
===East side===
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==Understand==
*[[Simon's Town]] and [[Boulders]]
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*[[Fish Hoek]]
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*[[Kalk Bay]]
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*[[Muizenberg]]
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===West side===
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==Talk==
*[[Hout Bay]]
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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===By plane===
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[[Air_travel_in_South_Africa#Cape_Town_International|Cape Town International Airport]]
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==Get around==
 
===By train===
 
===By train===
 
Train service is only available between [[Simon's Town]] and [[Cape Town]] and won`t bring you to the the Cape of Good Hope, so the best option is a car. Another option is one of the tours offered everywhere in Cape Town.
 
Train service is only available between [[Simon's Town]] and [[Cape Town]] and won`t bring you to the the Cape of Good Hope, so the best option is a car. Another option is one of the tours offered everywhere in Cape Town.
  
===By Car===
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===By car===
 
*Take the roads from [[Cape Town]] southward, passing [[Simon's Town]] and the [[Boulders]] to go to the [[Cape of Good Hope]]. You will always be on the peninsula, when you are south from Table Mountain.
 
*Take the roads from [[Cape Town]] southward, passing [[Simon's Town]] and the [[Boulders]] to go to the [[Cape of Good Hope]]. You will always be on the peninsula, when you are south from Table Mountain.
 
*The Cape Peninsula National Park (going to be merged with the Table Mountain National Park) offers visitors some indigenous vegetation and stunning views at [[Cape Point]].
 
*The Cape Peninsula National Park (going to be merged with the Table Mountain National Park) offers visitors some indigenous vegetation and stunning views at [[Cape Point]].
  
==Get around==
 
 
[[image:RSA_Hout_Bay02.jpg|thumb|Hout Bay is a little, scenic harbour.]]
 
 
==See==
 
==See==
Visit some of the harbours at the east and west side. [[Kalk Bay]] is good for fresh fish, while the speciality of [[Hout Bay]] on the westside are fresh lobsters and boat trips to Seal Island.
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[[image:RSA_Hout_Bay02.jpg|thumb|Hout Bay is a little, scenic harbour.]]
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===Itineraries===
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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*Take a look at the penguins at [[Boulders|Boulders Beach]]
 
*Take a look at the penguins at [[Boulders|Boulders Beach]]
  
==Buy==
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==Eat==
 
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==Eat & Drink==
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Several cafes and restaurants line the beach in [[Simon's Town]] and the other villages of the Cape Peninsula.
 
Several cafes and restaurants line the beach in [[Simon's Town]] and the other villages of the Cape Peninsula.
  
==Sleep==
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==Drink==
You can not stay overnight in the Cape Peninsula National Park. You can however stay in one of the many small towns and suburbs in the north of the Peninsula. Everything ranging from budget to luxury accommodation can be found there.
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==Stay safe==
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
 
Go to [[Cape Town]], visit the [[Cape Winelands]], drive up to the north along the [[West Coast (South Africa)|West Coast]] or to the east onto the [[Garden Route]].
 
Go to [[Cape Town]], visit the [[Cape Winelands]], drive up to the north along the [[West Coast (South Africa)|West Coast]] or to the east onto the [[Garden Route]].
 
  
 
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Revision as of 21:53, 7 March 2007


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The west coast of the Peninsula.

The Cape Peninsula is in Western Cape of South Africa, encompassing the Cape Town metro area, Cape Point and the False Bay area.

Contents

Regions

Cities

Other destinations

Understand

Talk

Get in

By plane

Cape Town International Airport

Get around

By train

Train service is only available between Simon's Town and Cape Town and won`t bring you to the the Cape of Good Hope, so the best option is a car. Another option is one of the tours offered everywhere in Cape Town.

By car

  • Take the roads from Cape Town southward, passing Simon's Town and the Boulders to go to the Cape of Good Hope. You will always be on the peninsula, when you are south from Table Mountain.
  • The Cape Peninsula National Park (going to be merged with the Table Mountain National Park) offers visitors some indigenous vegetation and stunning views at Cape Point.

See

Hout Bay is a little, scenic harbour.

Itineraries

Do

Eat

Several cafes and restaurants line the beach in Simon's Town and the other villages of the Cape Peninsula.

Drink

Stay safe

Get out

Go to Cape Town, visit the Cape Winelands, drive up to the north along the West Coast or to the east onto the Garden Route.

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