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Activities & Attractions

False Bay

Warm waters of the Indian Ocean lap onto the boulders and sands of the beaches of the eastern side of this, fairest of all Capes. Penguins dart about or collude with each other amongst massive boulders, and waves crash against the sheer cliffs of the Cape Point Nature Reserve. Tuna and other game fish shelter in coves facing False Bay. Fifty kilometres to the north, the majestic Franschhoek, Stellenbosch, Helderberg and Hangklip mountains tower over world famous vineyards …

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Whale Viewing and Festivals

It is not unusual to spot a pod of Southern Right Whales in the Simon’s Town area during the months September to November. Even into the New Year, it is still possible to see these beautiful creatures lifting their magnificent tails into the air, creating enormous sprays. During the season when the whales come to False Bay to mate and to calve …

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Museums in Simon’s Town

The Navy Museum is situated in the original navy dockyard magazine/storehouse which dates from 1743/1744. The museum houses a wonderful collection of ship and submarine models, a life-size ship’s bridge, naval guns, torpedoes, sea mines, anti-submarine mortar, diving equipment, naval uniforms, portraits of naval officers and much more …

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Golfing in and around Simonstown

Simon’s Town Country Club, which has a nine hole links golf course, is only 1 km from Felsensicht. The Clovelly Golf course in Fishhoek, only 8 kms from Simon’s Town, offers excellent golfing and further afield …

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Buying Property in Simonstown

We bought 10 Arum Road, Simon’s Town, from René’s brother, Arno, a number of years ago and built an upmarket holiday home on the site in 2003. We have spent many fabulous holidays at Felsensicht enjoying the tranquillity of the area and the superb ocean view of False Bay from our patio …

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