Cape Aghulas Tour

Overview

This is a tour to the most southern tip of Africa, Cape Aghulas. Experience the majestic clash of water where the two oceans meet (Atlantic & Indian Oceans).

Before the Suez Canal was constructed, a trade route between Western Europe and the East was established round the tip of Africa.

Travel along the N2 towards Sir Lowry’s Pass where you can have a spectacular view of False Bay. We stop at a farm stall for some refreshment and then we continue our trip through Caledon and in Bredasdorp we visit the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, where you will watch an exciting presentation using new interpretive panels and a video display about the famous shipwrecks.

Visit the Struisbaai Beach The longest, uninterrupted white beach in the Southern Hemisphere, a wonderful walking beach with safe swimming. It’s right here at Struisbaai – all 14 kilometres of it! The quaint, bustling fishing harbour attracts photographers and artists alike and is an impressive sight when the fishing boats come in.

The rocky coast line of Cape Aghulas proved to be disastrous for shipping, therefore it is known as the graveyard of ships.

Visit the Cape Aghlus Lighthouse at the tip of Africa, styled on the famous Pharos light house of Alexandria in Egypt was completed in December 1848.

Take the coastal route back to Cape Town via Hermanus, Kleinmond, Bettys Bay, along the False bay Coast.