Capetown & The Garden Route - Simon's Town & Southern Peninsula (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Simon’s Town & Southern Peninsula chapter from Lonely Planet’s Cape Town & the Garden Route guidebook.

Far from the bustle of the northern end of town, the Southern Peninsula is a world unto itself. Must see places are Muizenberg, Kalk Bay, Simon’s Town and Boulders, home to a colony of penguins. On the Atlantic side of the peninsula is quiet Noordhoek, famous for its wide, sandy beach, and the surfing mecca of Kommetjie.

  • snap photos of the colony of African penguins waddling around Boulders
  • maps
  • hike, cycle or just laze on a serene beach at the Cape of Good Hope, a nature reserve covering the rugged tip of the peninsula
  • transport
  • shop in Kalk Bay and enjoy a bite or a drink overlooking its harbour
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Explore Simon’s Town & Southern Peninsula, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Sports & Activities.

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