Boulders Beach and Penguins

Three minutes away by car. Bellvue Road, Simon's Town. Parking can fill up at peak season. Go early. Boulders Visitor Centre: +27(0) 21 786 2329

Opening Hours Dec-Jan: 07h00 to 19h30
Opening Hours Feb-Apr / Oct-Nov: 08h00 to 18h30
Opening Hours May-Sep: 08h00 to 17h00
Price: R65 (adult), R35 (child) as at 2016

Cape Point Nature Reserve

Cape Point Nature Reserve is 10 mins away and offers dramatic scenery. If you are keen to get up early, go the the spectacular Two Oceans Restaurant for breakfast with a view to die for, before starting your exploration of the reserve. See Cape Point Website.

Opening Hours Oct-Mar: 06h00 to 18h00
Opening Hours Apr-Sep : 07h00 to 17h00
Price: R125 (adult), R65 (child) as at 2016

Sea View Local Restaurants

We recommend the following restaurants. Check opening times, and book in advance if possible.

The Black Marlin
Boulders Beach Restaurant (at Boulders Beach)
Seaforth Restaurant
Saveur Restaurant
Dixie's Restaurant/Pub

Simon's Town Local Shops

You can easily spend 2 to 3 hours wandering up the main road popping your head into the curious mix of interesting shops.

Don't forget to wander down to the wharf and pier at the same time.

Swimming Beaches

The False Bay coast is perfect for playing in the waves and enjoying a sea swim.

  • Fisherman's Beach. 8 minutes walk from The Flying Penguin
  • Windmill Beach. 4 minutes drive.
  • Boulders Beach. 3 minutes drive.
  • Seaforth Beach. 5 minutes drive.

Spa, Golf, Gym