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WHY VISIT SIMON'S TOWN

Welcome to Simon's Town: where nature and adventure meet!

This picturesque coastal village is the gateway to the Marine Big 5 of False Bay with a treasured maritime heritage and presents the perfect location for a romantic seaside getaway. Make Simon's Town your home-base when visiting the Cape and return at the end of a busy day to enjoy the beauty and tranquillity our town has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you!

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Simon's Town offers a wide variety of accommodation ranging from fully catered hotel or guest house accommodation to self-catering or camping. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion, traveling for business or coming for a family holiday, you will find a suitable place to stay to suit your budget. Enjoy your stay!

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Eat

Looking for a great place to eat? Simon’s Town offers a wide variety of restaurants, coffee shops or private catering options for every occasion. From take-away fish & chips to enjoy on the jetty, to a romantic dinner by candlelight, or a picnic lunch to take along on a hike. Choose your favourite here ….

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Stay longer and experience so much more... Whether it is adventure or relaxation you seek, Simon’s Town offers it all!

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Shop

Go back in time as you take a stroll along the cobbled alleyways of our charming village and browse an array of antiques, lifestyle goodies, curios, clothing, unique locally produced leather items and health & beauty shops.

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Simon’s Town activities include water bikes, kayaking, boat trips, shark cage diving, pelagic trips, scooters for hire, a historical Ghost Walk, wine tastings, special interest talks, art exhibitions and various other bigger events throughout the year such as the annual celebration of the Great Dane, Able Seaman Just Nuisance’s birthday, with accompanying dog parade through the village.

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Getting to Simons Town

Travel from the city of Cape Town or the Airport will take about 45 minutes. You can take the slower, more colourful coastal route through Muizenberg and Fish Hoek or the faster Ou Kaapse Weg (Old Cape Road) through the scenic mountain pass.

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