Cape Point COVID-19 Level 3 Update

Given the president’s recent national address, all national parks remain open.

Capacity Restrictions will be implemented as per COVID Level 3 Regulations within the Cape of Good Hope Section, including Cape Point. Operating hours remain unchanged. Open at 7 am and last entry at 5 pm and all to exit by 6 pm.

· No Social gatherings
· Bordjiesrif and Platboom ablutions closed
· Buffelsbay – Beach, Picnic, braai places and Tidal closed
· Bordjiesrif – Tidal pool, braai places and picnic closed
· Consumption of alcohol at any of the TMNP Managed sites
· All beaches closed. This affects the Shipwreck trail and will be closed too.
· All Surfing is not permitted and no related equipment permitted eg. surfboards/bodyboards etc. will be allowed into the park

Permitted activities include walking, hiking and cycling, fishing & launching of boats.  All accommodation units are available.

The Flying Dutchman funicular will be operational daily 9 am – 5 pm. Two Oceans Restaurant and Tiger’s Eye store (gift store) will only operate from daily 9 am – 4 pm, while the takeaway food shop will trade from 9 am – 4:30 pm daily.

“Everything as we know it has fundamentally changed with COVID-19, therefore we are requesting visitors to adhere to all official alert level 3 regulations when inside the Cape of Good Hope Section.”

A Covid-19 health-related questionnaire to be completed upon arrival at the gates, as well as mandatory temperature screenings, will be done by staff. Visitors with a temperature screening of 37.4 degrees Celsius and above will not be allowed access.

Maintain social distancing of at least 1.5m⁣
Wear your masks at all times. No mask, no entry! ⁣
Visitors are encouraged to sanitize their hands at all times.⁣

We hope you enjoy your visit within the Cape of Good Hope Section.
Important contact information:
TMNP – Emergency Number: 0861 106 417
COVID-19 Hotline: 0800 029 99

Stay safe!


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  • Alistair Moses

    29 December 2020, 4:11 pm

    Hi All, I want led to know if Fishing is permitted in Cape Point.

      Tamzyn Manuel

      5 January 2021, 6:28 am

      Good day, yes it is.

    Fiona Meijer

    2 January 2021, 7:19 am

    The blog says opening times from 7am
    Website says opening times from 8am

    Which one is it ??????

      Tamzyn Manuel

      5 January 2021, 6:25 am

      Good day, Fiona, our operating hours are for the current lockdown alert level 3. We currently open at 7 am and the last entry at 5 pm and all to exit by 6 pm.

    Portia Roberts

    8 January 2021, 4:41 am

    Good day

    Please confirm if Cape Town will be open during level 3 and what the current Costa are.

    Many thanks

      Tamzyn Manuel

      12 January 2021, 6:29 am

      Good day Portia, thank you for getting in touch. We are open and our costs remain the same. Please see our rates here:


    5 February 2021, 3:51 pm

    Hi there

    Are the beaches open in Cape Point?

      Tamzyn Manuel

      7 February 2021, 7:32 am

      Good day Farzaana, yes, our beaches are now open.

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