Boulders Beach Penguins
Boulders Beach is home to one of the world’s only colonies of endangered African penguins. Just two minutes from Tom’s Cabin by car, the penguin…read more
Historical Simon’s Town
Because of its important location near the meeting place of two oceans – the Atlantic and the Indian – Simon’s Town has played an important…read more
Cape Point Nature Reserve
Just 20km from Simon’s Town lies Cape Point, the south-westerly tip of Africa. It is surrounded by this vast 7750-hectare nature reserve, which is part…read more
Eating out options run the gamut in Simon’s Town, from the freshest fish and chips to full English breakfasts to steaks, seafood and more gourmet…read more
The Scratch Patch
Did you know that half the world’s gemstones are found in Southern Africa? Fun for adults and children alike, the Scratch Patch gives visitors a…read more
While spectacular Table Mountain National Park has an extensive network of hiking trails to explore, guests at Tom’s Cabin can embark on a number of…read more
Many divers are drawn to Cape Town by its Seven Gill Cowsharks, which can be seen year-round, as well as several other pelagic and reef…read more
Paddle the warm waters of False Bay in a double sea kayak. Great for beginner paddlers and experts. Kayak Cape Town – offers guided two-hour…read more
The False Bay coastline is picturesque and boasts magnificent beaches with waters far warmer than the Atlantic side of the Cape Peninsula. There are many…read more
In and Around Simon’s Town
Three-hour historical walking tour down Simon’s Town’s Main Road with guide and story teller Chris Taylor. Tel: 082 908 3456 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guided tour of the SA Navy Submarine SAS Assegaai. See the interior of the submarine, which was the third to be commissioned into the SA Navy. Contact HGTS Tours on 021 786 5243 or email@example.com.
The Wider Area
Travel by wooden vintage train coach along the rugged and scenic False Bay coast. Booking essential. www.atlanticrail.co.za.
Experience Cape Town at your own pace on a double decker hop-on hop-off bus. There are two routes to choose from: the heritage-rich City Route and the beautiful mini-Peninsula route. Passengers can also opt for an add-on Winelands tour through the vineyards of Constantia or a Hop On Hop Off boat tour through the city’s interconnected Waterfront canals. www.citysightseeing.co.za.