Comfortable home in the heart of Cape Town, South Africa

Comfortable home in the heart of Cape Town, South Africa

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2 Bedrooms
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2 baths

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-Skydiving -Abseil Off Table Mountain -Deep Sea Fishing -Excellent beaches and surf spots. -Horse riding on Noordhoek Beach. -Join a Bikram Yoga Class -Cycling trails in the city -Mounting biking trails around the city, table mounting and Tokai Forrest -Coastal Kayak Trails -Beautiful jogging routes along the coastline of the city on the promenade¬ -Indoor climbing -Hiking trails in and around Cape Town. Just to name a few: 1 – Lion's Head Full Moon Hike Distance: 5km Time: 3 hours Walk up the jeep track and begin to work clockwise around the mountain where you will spot Silver trees, rock kestrels and, after a slight rise, views of Table View, Robben Island and Signal Hill. Navigate the lower contour path to the summit over secure rock scrambles, chains and ladders. Visitors often take a picnic and a bottle of wine to the summit and enjoy spectacular views of the sunset and full moon. Read more about the Full Moon Hike 2 – Table Mountain: Skeleton Gorge to Maclears Beacon Distance: 4km Time: 2-4 hours From the intersection of Skeleton Gorge and the Contour Path climb up the rocky steps and ladders of the Smuts Track which are shaded by Afromontaine Forest. After Breakfast Rock the path levels out towards Maclears Beacon and affords panoramic views of the Hottentots Holland Mountains. You'll pass three minor rock scrambles before you reach your final destination. Read more about AWOL's Guided Table Mountain Hike 3 – Chapman's Peak Distance: 6km Time: 3 hours Start 700m before the major lookout point at the drives highest point and after a 30 minute hike you'll arrive at a crossroads on the plateau between Noordhoek Peak and Chapman's Peak. Turn right and head along Lower Chapman's Peak, round the corner to Chapman's Peak proper, cross the small saddle and begin the final ascent and scramble to the peak. You'll see Hout Bay, Karbonkelberg and the Noordhoek Amphitheatre. 4 – Cape Point Distance: 4km Time: 2-3 hours Take the south east path from Rooikrans through high bush which later descends in long steep zig zags before it reaches broad rocky ledges. If you decide to fish you might catch snoek and yellowtail and on your return journey you should look out for the Diaz Cross Replica and animals including zebras and rheboks. Make a day of it with a ride on Cape Point's Flying Dutchman 5 – Kirstenbosch to Constantia Nek Distance: 6km Time: 4 hours Your walk begins with magnificent views of Kirstenbosch and the southern peninsula at the start of the Smuts Track which is an initial gravel path which later turns right into the forest. Take the second jeep track and follow signs for Newlands Forest to the intersection of the Contour Path and Skeleton Gorge. Follow the sign for Nursery Ravine through mountain fynbos before the path widens to become a jeep track through Cecilia Forest after the second intersection. At the stone wall take the upper track and walk straight ahead until you arrive at the forest entrance. 6 – The Pipe Track Distance: 6km Time: 4 hours At the intersection of Kloof Nek and Tafelberg Road take the flight of granite steps where Stone Pines and the common sugar bush offer shade and you'll see Oudekraal and Camps Bay coastlines. Pass the start of the Kasteelspoort path along the concrete jeep track and Corridor Ravine and cross Slangolie Stream. 7 – Kalk Bay Amphitheatre Distance: 6km Time: 3-4 hours The stony path from the Ou Kraal sign on Boyes Drive sweeps through Kalk Bay and Hout Bay before heading right at the junction onto a gravel path that levels off to a wide sandy path. At Spes Bona Valley you'll encounter a forest of indigenous trees after which you must turn left at the four-way intersection. Walk up the ridge and head across the amphitheatre to Kroon se Bos. You'll pass Cavern Rocks and Wandering Willy's Weary Wait before turning left onto Buoys Drive. 8 – Upper City Distance: 5km Time: Allow 4 hours to look at sights Your walk begins on the corner of Long and Strand Streets and passes landmarks including Koopmans de Wet townhouse, Greenmarket Square, the Groote Kerk clock tower, Bo-Kaap, the Anglican Cathedral, the Slave Lodge, the Rust-en-Vreugd townhouse, the Roman Catholic Cathedral, the Gardens, the houses of parliament, the National Gallery, the South African Museum and the Mission Church. Using a city centre map this walk is a great way of familiarising yourself with the city. 9 – Beach hike from Noordhoek to Kommetjie Distance: 8km Time: 4 hours After walking through the bushes on the broad sandy path to the beach head southwards towards the wreck of Kakapo and past flotsam and jetsam, birdlife and tidal lagoons. Make your way around the point at the end of the beach where you'll see Cray fishing boats, the remnants of a trawler wrecked in 1974 and popular surfing spot Bokram Beach. As you round the corner you'll arrive at the resort village of Kommetjie. 10 – Silvermine Distance: 2km Time: 20-30 minutes Begin this short walk on the jeep track below Wolfcop outcrop and head towards the small hill where a sandy path with log steps and branches leads to a waterfall. A broad rocky ledge rests at the top of the waterfall where you'll see fynbos, puzzle-rocks and the Orange-breasted Sunbird.
Day tripping
-Visiting Mandela's Cell On Robben Island -Real South African safari, real close to Cape Town, Scouting out the Big Five on day or overnight. -Great white shark cage diving in Gansbaai. Swim with the Atlantic’s most ferocious fish in the great white shark capital of the world -A full or half day tour of the Cape Winelands – Stellenbosch, Franshoek and Somerset West -Get up close and personal with Cape fur seals at Simons Town -Chapman’s Peak Drive = 9km of paradise 'You gotta do Chappies' is a common thing people will tell you when you’re here to discover the Cape. 'Chappies' is local speak for Chapman’s Peak Drive, one of Cape Town‘s most famous landmarks. Nine kilometres and 114 curves of breathtaking scenery brings you from Noordhoek to Hout Bay, or the other way around. Some say it is one of the most spectacular marine drives in the world. -3-day Garden route costal tour form Cape Town. -Discover the coastal paradise of South Africa’s Garden Route on a 4-day highlights trip from Cape Town! -Enjoy this superb views of Cape Town from the top of Table Mountain -Enjoy panoramic sights over the city from the top of Table Mountain -Visit Cape Town’s Malay Quarter and learn about the neighborhood’s fascinating history -Check out the Castle of Good Hope and Milnerton Lighthouse -Tour the Cape Town Diamond Works and see South African jewelry at its fines -Day Trip to Hermanus from Cape Town to see the Southern Right. -Cape Town City Hop-on Hop-off Tour -Cycling in the City with AWOL Tours Travel along scenic coastal roads to Hout Bay, and visit Duiker Island -Explore Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens in the UNESCO-listed Cape Floral Kingdom -Spend time at leisure in Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve -Visit Simon’s Town and pass through the picturesque coastal towns of Fish Hoek and Muizenberg -Discover Cape Town's 'other side' on a township tour

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