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Travel Region Western Cape (Peninsula)

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Located in South Africa :: Western Cape (Peninsula) :: Scarborough
Category: Places :: Travel Region

Description [ correction ]

The Cape Peninsula forms the most southern point of Africa and juts out into the Atlantic Ocean. There are signs showing that millions of years ago this area was an island. It was then joined to the mainland by the sandy area that emerged from the sea, now known as the Cape Flats. The rocky Peninsula creates for a breathtaking scenic drive, with white sandy beaches, steep mountain passes and secluded coves. At the most southern end of the Peninsula you find Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope, and the City centre with Table Mountain as a backdrop at the northern end. From Table Mountains you get the most magnificent views of the Peninsula. Interesting places dotted along the coastline include the popular suburb Sea Point, the trendy Camps Bay area and the pretty little fishing village of Hout Bay.

Contact [ correction ]
Address : Peninsula, South Africa
Contact : Cape Town & Western Cape Information Centre
Contact 2 : Cape Town Travel Information Centre
Tel : +27(0)21 405 4500
Tel2 : +27(0)21 487 6800
Email : Click Here
Main Cellular Network : MTN. Cell C. Vodacom

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Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station : Yes
Hospital : Yes
Doctor : Yes
Tourist Information : Yes
Petrol : Yes   Petrol Type : ALL
Diesel : Yes   Diesel Type : ALL
Facilities : Gas Refill, Shopping Mall, Shopping Centre, Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Internet Cafe, Lodging, Camping, Butchery, Bakery, Liquor, Restaurant, Pharmacy, Airstrip, Car Rental, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales, Mechanical Repair

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Game Drives, Quad Bikes, Tours and Excursions, Picnics, Wine Tasting, Cellar Tours, Hiking Trails, Guided Walks, Mountain Biking, Horse Trails, Golf, Fishing, Swimming, Diving, Snorkelling, Surfing, Sandboarding, Canoeing, Sea_Kayaking, Sailing, Boat Trips, Bird Watching, Whale or Dolphin Watching, Scenic Flights, Hot-air Balloon Flights, Photography

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