Level 3 lockdown update: Cape Point remains closed

Cape Point will remain closed as advised by SANParks on Sunday, 31 May 2020. South African National Parks released the below statement with regards to the Level 3 lockdown.

“SANParks would like to announce that only its open-access national parks namely Golden Gate Highlands-, parts of Garden Route- and Table Mountain National Park with the exception of Boulders Beach and Cape Point will allow access to visitors from Monday, 1 June 2020.

The Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries will release a statement in due course regarding the opening of the other parks.”

For SANParks Media enquiries:
Albi Modise
Chief Director Communications at the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
083 490 2871
AModise@environment.gov.za

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18 COMMENTS

Franz Reichhart

6 July 2020, 6:43 am
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good morning. Is Cape point now open?

    Tamzyn Manuel

    8 July 2020, 1:04 pm
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    Good afternoon Franz,

    as of today 8 July 2020, Cape Point is open for self-drive.

    Stay safe!

Alfred Gumbojena

15 July 2020, 7:58 pm
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Is visiting Cape Point allowed in Level 3 Lockdown?

    Tamzyn Manuel

    17 August 2020, 4:53 am
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    Good morning Alfred,

    For now, we remain open for self-drive only. Once confirmation is received from SANParks informing us otherwise, we’ll share the update on our online platforms. Activities such as hiking are not permitted as yet.

    Stay safe,
    Team Cape Point

Debi

20 July 2020, 1:12 pm
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Hi there are your hiking trails
Open yet ?

    Tamzyn Manuel

    17 August 2020, 4:48 am
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    Good morning Debi,

    For now, we remain open for self-drive only. Once confirmation is received from SANParks informing us otherwise, we’ll share the update on our online platforms. Activities such as hiking are not permitted as yet.

    Stay safe,
    Team Cape Point

Willem Rall

23 July 2020, 8:37 am
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Good day

Is Cape Point open for visitors? Drive in, walk to the l ight house and come back

    Tamzyn Manuel

    17 August 2020, 4:46 am
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    Good morning Willem,

    For now, we remain open for self-drive only. Once confirmation is received from SANParks informing us otherwise, we’ll share the update on our online platforms. Activities such as hiking are not permitted as yet.

    Stay safe,
    Team Cape Point

Michaela Franz

31 July 2020, 10:25 am
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Hi, as at 31/7/2020 is Cape Point open for walking or for a picnic? Is the restaurant open. Stay well, stay safe

    Tamzyn Manuel

    17 August 2020, 4:44 am
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    Good morning Michaela,

    For now, we remain open for self-drive only. Once confirmation is received from SANParks informing us otherwise, we’ll share the update on our online platforms. Activities such as hiking are not permitted as yet.

    Stay safe,
    Team Cape Point

Leslie Snowball

1 August 2020, 12:01 pm
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Is Cape Point currently open for driving visitors? Was last there January and we would really love to enjoy it now again.

    Tamzyn Manuel

    17 August 2020, 4:42 am
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    Good morning Leslie,

    For now, we remain open for self-drive only. Once confirmation is received from SANParks informing us otherwise, we’ll share the update on our online platforms. Activities such as hiking are not permitted as yet.

    Stay safe,
    Team Cape Point

Vuyiseka Ntsapho

6 August 2020, 9:51 am
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Good morning
Is Cape Point now open? Would like to visit on Saturday morning for hiking.

    Tamzyn Manuel

    17 August 2020, 4:41 am
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    Good morning Vuyiseka,

    For now we remain open for self-drive only. Once confirmation is received from SANParks informing us otherwise, we’ll share the update on our online platforms. Activities such as hiking are not permitted as yet.

    Stay safe,
    Team Cape Point

Celeste

29 December 2020, 6:30 am
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Hello, based on new level 3 lockdown restrictions. Are hiking trails open?

    Tamzyn Manuel

    5 January 2021, 6:30 am
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    Good day, Celeste, given the latest lockdown alert level 3 regulations, the following rules have been put in place:
    · 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.

Kouthar

2 January 2021, 4:54 am
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Hi
Please advise whether Cape Point beaches access is allowed in this second level 3 lockdown of the 2nd wave of covid 19( 1 Jan 2021).
Thanks.
Kind regards

    Tamzyn Manuel

    5 January 2021, 6:27 am
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    Good day Kouthar, given the latest lockdown alert level 3 regulations, the following rules have been put in place:
    · 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.

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