Cape of Good Hope
Cape Point Trail
Duration: +/- 8 hours
Cost: R3700pp (1 person)
R2700pp (2 people)
R600pp (children under 12y)
Free (children under 5y)
Included: Experienced and qualified mountain guide in English, Italian and/or German language.
Permit to access the Reserve.
A cup of tea or coffee and charcuterie
Excluded: hiking gears, lunch
Transport: pick up from Hotel
Meeting Point: Cape Town
Start Time: 8am in winter (Apr-Sep)
7am in summer (Oct-Mar)
Lunch: lunch pack (on request R130)
What to expect: a qualified guide will assist on the route to ensure you will get the best experience and knowledge of South Africa’s history, nature and culture.
It is about 4.5 km long. We will head towards the Diaz Beach to reach the South-westerly point where the 2 currents meet for a beautiful view of the ‘Mountains in the sea’
What to expect: We will go to the Diaz beach, which took the name from the first Portuguese explorer Bartolomeu Diaz, who landed in 1488. We might encounter Rock-Agama Lizards, Baboons, the eland, the largest antelope in South Africa, and a wide variety of Fynbos species.
What to wear:
Comfortable footwear (hiking boots or running shoes)
The weather is unpredictable in the mountain so please bring a raincoat and wear layers of clothes so you can take off and on.
Walking poles can be useful to not put strength on knees and ankles (optional)
Water (at least 2 litres if it is a hot day even more, a cup every 60 minutes)
Sunblock, daypack, camera, bikini and hat in summer
Long pants, beanie and gloves in winter
Rules to follow on route:
Do not litter
Do not be too noisy
Do not pick up flowers
Do not trample vegetation
Do not interfere with the wildlife
Do not light fires
Do not play music
Always be prepared for bad weather
Never split up from the group
Have your cell phone fully charged