Cape of Storms: The Shipwrecks of Cape Point

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The Shipwrecks of Cape Point

When he rounded Cape Point in 1580, the great English explorer Sir Francis Drake famously described it as “A most stately thing and the fairest Cape in the whole circumference of the Earth.”

Cape Point’s shipwreck trails

Cape Point has an intriguing, albeit somewhat sombre, maritime history, and the shipwreck trails at Cape Point take you to the heart of the action.