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    Situated on the Southeast corner of the Cape Peninsula is Cape point. A mountainous and beautiful landscape that goes on for about 30 kilometers to the edge of the African Continent. The coordinates to this scenic landscape being 34°21′26″S 18°29′51″E.

    At 249 meters above the water in 1859, a Lighthouse was built here, this effort was limited and the thick blanket of mist was unaffected thus resulted in another lighthouse being built 87 meters away.

    The newer lighthouse, built in 1914, is the most powerful on the South African coast with a range of 63 kilometres.

    The original lighthouse still stands here and is now used as a centralized monitoring point for all the lighthouses in South Africa.

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      Landmarks near Cape Point

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      • Roman Rock Lighthouse
        8.69 Km from Cape Point
        Roman Rock Lighthouse is a lighthouse in False Bay, near Simon's Town. It is the only lighthouse in South Africa built on a single rock. The light was first exhibited on 16 September 1861 The light was electrified in 1992 at the request of the South African Navy.
      • Klein Constantia
        23.48 Km from Cape Point
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      • Meadowridge Common
        23.87 Km from Cape Point
        Meadowridge Common is an 8-hectare (20-acre) reserve in the Meadowridge suburb of Cape Town, South Africa, which preserves a fragment of critically endangered Cape Flats Sand Fynbos vegetation. The preserve contains over a hundred plant species, including 4 that are endangered. The endangered Cape Rain Frog (Breviceps gibbosus) is one of the many small animals that have been seen here. In spring, the park becomes very colourful as the indigenous fynbos bursts into flower. This small reserve is m...
      • Groot Constantia
        24.34 Km from Cape Point
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      • Sandy Bay, Cape Town
        26.39 Km from Cape Point
        Sandy Bay is a nudist beach situated along the road between Cape Town to Cape Point and adjacent to Llandudno. Sandy Bay is not easily accessible. There are two ways to get the beach, one can clamber over the rocks from the car park at the southern end of Llandudno 34.01288°S 18.33575°E / -34.01288; 18.33575 or take a 20-minute walk from the car park at the northern end of Hout Bay at 34.02742°S 18.34210°E / -34.02742; 18.34210. The car parks are rather small and parking is often insuffient -...
      • Maynardville Open-Air Theatre
        27.42 Km from Cape Point
        The Maynardville Open-Air Theater is an outdoor theatre in Maynardville Park, Wynberg, Cape Town, South Africa. It seats 720 people and is known for its annual Shakespeare in the Park plays.
      • UCT Radio
        32.72 Km from Cape Point
        UCT Radio is a campus radio station operated by students of the University of Cape Town (UCT) in Cape Town, South Africa. UCT Radio broadcasts on the 104.5 MHz frequency from a 20 watt transmitter located at 33°57′30″S 18°27′45″E. According to the University website, the station broadcasts its signal from the main Upper Campus in the Southern Suburbs, and all the way across the Cape Flats towards the Northern Suburbs of the greater Cape Town area. According to the Radio Audience Measurement Su...
      • Smuts Hall
        32.87 Km from Cape Point
        Smuts Hall is a men's hostel on the upper campus of the University of Cape Town. It was named after Field Marshal The Rt. Hon. Jan Smuts. It provides housing for around 240 students. The hall was constructed as part of the first phase of the University of Cape Town's Groote Schuur Campus. The other buildings included Jameson Hall, the Arts Block, the Mathematics Building and the women's residence Fuller Hall. The group of buildings have been declared national monuments. It is situated on the slo...
      • Rhodes Memorial
        33.33 Km from Cape Point
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      • Mostert's Mill
        33.44 Km from Cape Point
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      Points of Interest near Cape Point

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      • Cape Town International Airport
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        Cape Town International Airport Matroosfontein, Cape Town, 7490, South Africa
      • St Marks Rd
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        St Marks Rd, Zonnebloem, Cape Town, 2001, South Africa
      • Cape Town

        The iconic image of Cape Town centers around a severe drop off, from the top of the magical, inspiring peaks of Table Mountains right down to the seal laden beaches and shark-infested waters at the tip of the continent,; 'here be dragons' in one of the world's most notoriously dangerous stretches of water. Africa’s southernmost point is also home to the continent’s third largest city; Cape Town is a spiritual, eccentric and playful place to be, and hosted soccer's international World Cup to its shores in 2010.

        It’s difficult not to place Table Mountain at the centre of all things Cape Town. The national park is home to such alluring hiking, climbing and abseiling, as well as astonishing views from 1000 meters directly above sea level, that it’s both geographically and touristically essential. It can be dangerous (and the easy route – the cable car – shuts down during heavy wind), but keep an eye out and you’ll find yourself enthralled as the cloudy ‘tablecloth’ descends and leaves you stumbling through a misty wonderland. If you’re the adventurous type, don’t forget to try out the utter insanity that is ‘kloofing’.

        You will find a multicolor selection of districts in the back of the city that include enticing and luminous facades, creative art and crafts, culturally varied fashion. The hefty scars of Apartheid still run deep in Cape Town; just walking from the wealthy districts like Camp Bay into a poorer township area gives a real sense of the division of wealth that keeps ethnic tensions running high. The townships might be upsettingly poor and disease ridden, but they’re also home to heartwarming community projects, and a fantastic taste of the local music scene.

        Of course, it wouldn’t be Cape Town without the offshore adventures that come with it. The seas off this cape were once deemed impassable (‘here be dragons’), now they offer the chance for intrepid explorers to cage dive with sharks, wallow with seals, penguin spot and surf. Then there are the passionate soccer games (try to catch a game against a Johannesburg team, for a taste of hardcore rivalry South African style), and the nearby national parks where you can glance at rhinos and buffalo.

        A real trailblazer’s paradiso, then, and a city that maintains a staunch South African identity despite its growing international influences. Don’t forget your hiking boots.

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      • Kaapstad
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        Kaapstad Foreshore, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
      • Kruger National Park Guide
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        Kruger National Park Guide 9 Boundary Rd, Green Point, Cape Town, 8051, South Africa
      • Symphony Way
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        Symphony Way, Bellville, Cape Town, 7535, South Africa
      • Intercare Medical and Dental Centre Blaauwberg
        Intercare Blaauwberg is a Medical and Dental Centre and offers the following services:

        Medical services: Baby Clinic, Biokinetics, Discovery Vitality Wellness Screenings, Diabetes Clinic, ECG’s, Executive Medicals, General Medical Services, HIV Testing, Insurance Medicals, Lung Function Tests, Minor Surgery, Pathology, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Radiology, Travel Clinic, Vaccinations.

        Dental Services: Cosmetic Dentistry, Crowns, Veneers & Bridges, General Dentistry, Teeth Whitening
        Intercare Medical and Dental Centre Blaauwberg Link Rd, Parklands, Milnerton, 7441, South Africa

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      Climate near Cape Point

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      Graphic showing average weather in Cape Point in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

      Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
      Jan 20.9 32.7 69.6 12.9
      Feb 21.1 29.6 70 11.7
      Mar 20 38.8 68 15.3
      Apr 18.4 70.3 65.1 27.7
      May 16.4 123.6 61.5 48.7
      Jun 14.6 162.8 58.3 64.1
      Jul 13.8 137.7 56.8 54.2
      Aug 14.1 139.7 57.4 55
      Sep 14.8 104.3 58.6 41.1
      Oct 16.3 76.7 61.3 30.2
      Nov 18.3 53.3 64.9 21
      Dec 19.8 38 67.6 15

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