The Cape Peninsula (around 470 sq km) has 2 285 flowering plant species. Table Mountain National Park alone has 1470 of these. Mountain fynbos dominates the park. It’s characterised by four main groups: protea shrubs with large leaves (proteoids), fine-leaved shrubs (ericoids), wiry, reed-like plants (restioids) and bulbous herbs (geophytes). We’ll introduce you to some plant species you can find within Table Mountain National Park, which includes the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point.
We’ve put together a series of 12 podcasts to bring the myths, legends and true stories of Cape Point to you, wherever you are. Listen to the this episode below:
March 2017 is National Breakfast Month, and what better way to spend the morning than in style, with a breathtaking view? Two Ocean Restaurant at Cape Point serves world-class meals to start your day. Here are some pictures to whet your appetite.
The word ‘fire’ is of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch vuur and German Feuer . Here are 15 other facts you may not have known about fire.
Here’s a selection of great fire and firefighting shots taken by Cathy Withers-Clarke, a South African nature photographer and regular at Cape Point.
The TMNP My Green Card is available exclusively to South African residents of Cape Town, and provides the holder with 12 free entries into any of the Table Mountain National Park’s pay points.
It’s that time of the year when everyone gets all mushy – we see it all over; it happens on TV, at home, at the office and even at Cape Point. But it doesn’t only have to be about romance; love comes in many forms: loving each other, loving nature and even just loving life. These are our favourite pics this month:
Whether it’s for Valentine’s Day, an anniversary or just a regular day, Cape Point is a must-do for a romantic day out. These are some of the things you and your loved one can do at this iconic attraction.
Cape Point now has its own dedicated “Red Bus”.
The Cape Point Explorer is a full day’s excursion with an English-speaking guide aboard a luxury air-conditioned coach, featuring a drive through picturesque Muizenberg, Fish Hoek and a visit to Boulders Beach with its famous colony of African penguins. The tour then continues to Cape Point, with an optional hike to the Cape of Good Hope headland.