Cape of Good Hope is a headland in Cape Town, South Africa. The headland is falsely claimed to be the most southern tip of Africa. It is, however, the point used in times gone by, by passing ships to know when to start travelling more eastward than southward on the journey to the Far East and Australia. The Cape of Good Hope is also part of the Table Mountain Nature Reserve, it is known for its beautiful picturesque walking trails and for the wild bird species that are located in the area.
The headland is situated around 70km to the south of Cape Town. The best way to get there is by car.
Opening Times and Admission
The Cape of Good Hope is situated in the Table Mountain Nature Reserve, to enter the reserve will cost around 300ZAR. It is open daily 9am-6pm.