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African penguin

African penguin on the run The African penguin also known as jackass penguin derived his name from its call a nasal, donkey-like bray. The African penguin is confined to southern African waters. Small, black and white with pink skin above the eyes. The African penguin body is streamlined which...
Cape of Good Hope tour

Camps Bay the twelve Apostles

Camps Bay the twelve Apostles Camps Bay nestles at the foot of rock buttresses that the early settlers knew first as "Gable Mountains" and later only as the "Twelve Apostles":. Curious indeed as a thorough count of the buttresses would yield a total of eighteen..and they do not even have biblical...
Hiking Cape of Good Hope

Cape of Good hope hike

Cape of Good Hope hike Not everybody is fortunate enough to explore the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Our Cape of Good Hope hike start on the Western shoreline of the Nature Reserve and cross over to the Eastern side of the peninsula offering breathtaking views of False Bay. In spring...
Cape of Good Hope walk

Cape Point to Cape of Good Hope walk

Cape of Good Hope walk The Cape of Good Hope walk starts from Cape Point car park. The first 200 meters of the gently downhill sloping walk lead along a broad sandy path. Ahead and below stretches the magnificent Dias Beach. The boardwalk turns the traverse from Cape Point to the Cape of Good Hope...
Cape of Good Hope nature reserve

Chacma Baboon

Chacma Baboon On the Cape peninsula the Chacma baboon are the only protected population of the species in the world. They mostly subsist on fruits, roots, bulbs, honey, insects and scorpions. During the low tide they may even be seen roaming the beaches, feeding on sand hoppers and shellfish – very...
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Cape of Good Hope

Cape of Good Hope The magnificent Cape Point Route is one of the great day tours from Cape Town, South Africa.It is also one of the most remarkable drives anywhere in the world and features steep cliffs, stunning vistas and plenty of sightseeing opportunities! The Cape Point route starts from Camps...
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Cape Aguilas lighthouse

Cape Agulhas lighthouse The Cape Agulhas Lighthouse is situated at the southernmost tip of Africa. It was the third lighthouse to be built in South Africa, and the second-oldest still operating, after Green Point lighthouse. The desolate barren surrounding call to mind the hazardous sea voyages...
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Chacma baboon

The chacma baboon troops on the Cape peninsula are the only protected population of the species in the world. They mostly subsist on fruits, roots, bulbs, honey, insects and scorpions. During the low tide they may even be seen roaming the beaches, feeding on sand hoppers and shellfish – very unique...
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Good Hope nature reserve - Cape Point -

At the tip of the Cape Peninsula, lie the Cape Point nature reserve part of the Table Mountain National Park. Rugged rocks towering above the sea, Table Mountain chain streches from Signal Hill to Cape Point in the Cape Point nature reserve. A misconception is that the Cape of Good Hope is the...
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Hermanus the whales are back

Famous for their majestic nature and gargantuan size, the Southern Right Whale has always been a fascination for many. Their playful nature and rarity have made them a famous addition to the Cape Whale Coast between June and October every year. Thousands of whale-lovers arrive along the coast to...
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African penguin at the Boulder colony

Did you know that penguins lived in South Africa? If your answer is no, then you’re wrong, because they definitely do. The African penguins at Boulders Beach are currently listed as an endangered species and their numbers have declined steeply over the years. To stop the decline, the penguin colony...
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Cape of Good Hope Tour

Cape of Good Hope tour Situated at the junction of two of earth's most contrasting water masses - the cold Benguela current on the West Coast and the warm Agulhas current on the East Coast , the Cape of Good Hope is popularly perceived as the meeting point of the Atlantic and the Indian Oceans...

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