Only 3-4 minutes walk from your door, Fish Hoek boasts one of the most beautiful beaches in the Cape and you might not be tempted to explore further. However if you can tear yourself away, the following are well worth investigating :
All the drive times mentioned below are outside rush hours. Rush hours are before 9 am and from 4.30 – 6.30 pm weekdays.
Local Fishing & Snorkeling
Fishing and snorkeling from the rocks along the Fish Hoek bay walkway.
The quaint antique shops, art galleries, restaurants and picturesque fishing harbour make a visit to Kalk Bay a must.
8 minute drive / 25 minute walk
An historic village with interesting shops, picturesque harbour and waterfront restaurants.
15 minute drive / 35 minute walk
This historic working harbour boasts a vast complex of excellent restaurants, upmarket shops, craft markets, buskers & the impressive Zeitz art museum in an award winning building.
35 minute drive (outside rush hours)
Walk up Elsies Peak (the mountain behind Blue Yonder) for fabulous views of Fish Hoek and Simonstown – an easy 2 hour walk.
5 minute walk to the start of the trail.
Lovely walks in the Silvermine Nature Reserve - an important conservation area for indigenous fynbos vegetation.
10 minute drive to the start of the trail.
There are several restaurants in Fish Hoek and surrounds. On arrival at Blue Yonder, you will be given an information sheet with full details.
Visiting the penguin colony at Boulders Beach (just beyond Simonstown) is a must.
With numerous beaches, dozens of amazing viewpoints, a fascinating maritime history, and plenty of unique flora and fauna including, Cape mountain zebra and the world’s largest antelope, the eland.
Book a ride on beautiful Noordhoek Beach.
Chapman's Peak Drive on the Atlantic Coast between Hout Bay and Noordhoek is one of the most spectacular marine drives in the world
15 minute drive to the Noordhoek start
Our beautiful local wine farms are well worth a visit.
A golf course that offers a more varied terrain than most
Parkland course with great fairways, challenging rough and Poa Annua greens.
Luxury golf estate offering pristine course, winery and 2 restaurants.
Take a gentle 5 minute ride to the top of Table Mountain in the rotating cable car for staggering views of Cape Town and surrounds. Best to book tickets online.
An important and stunning botanical garden nestled at the eastern foot of Table Mountain covering five of South Africa's six different biomes.
With more than 3,000 creatures on show, this superb aquarium provides a diverse showcase of Atlantic and Indian Ocean marine life.
Big 5 Safari and Spa. Aquila is more than just an unforgettable wildlife experience, it is an experience in luxurious African hospitality, traditional culinary delights, service excellence and the restoration of pride to the indigenous people and the land.
Under 2 hour drive from Cape Town
Inverdoorn provides the ultimate big 5 safari experience just under 2.5 hours from Cape Town.
2.5 hour drive from Cape Town