There are so many activities and things to do and see in Simon’s Town and the south peninsula. Here is a small list for some initial inspiration.

Simon’s Town Spa, Golf Course, Gym

Simon’s Town 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.

Simon’s Town 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.

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

Boulders Beach 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
Boulders Beach Website

Simon’s Town Restaurants

We recommend the following restaurants in Simon’s Town. 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