Located only 45 minutes drive from Cape Town’s CBD, Simons Town is blessed with extraordinary land and marine-based natural resources and beauty.  With moderate temperatures throughout the year, and facing north, it is a favourite destination for holidaymakers who enjoy the beaches, mountains and a more relaxed, quieter pace of life. It is also a popular destination for retirees or those wanting to escape the busy city life, perhaps now working from home or commuting, as well as for overseas investors who spend the summer months here, Simon’s Town is one of the safest areas to live in South Africa.

Simons Town is best described as one of the most liveable towns in South Africa, the perfect place to Live, Work, Play and Invest.

Active Citizenship initiatives have delivered a few fantastic outcomes:

•  The CLEAN SIMON’S TOWN programme combines community Clean Ups (World Ocean Day, Mandela Day, Coastal Clean-Up Day) with a move towards an eco-friendly/ no plastic retail environment.

•  The SIMONS TOWN BOULES CLUB meets every Sunday afternoon (15h00) in Runciman Drive.

•  The SIMONS TOWN CIVIC ASSOCIATION’s gardens project which continues to keep our public garden areas and verges maintained. 

There are many other needs which lend themselves to Active Citizenship and we look forward to ‘community champions’ coming forward to drive such initiatives.


Volunteer your time and share your expertise by joining one of the local associations. Know how to get involved in areas/projects where the community most needs a hand:

Simons Town Civic Association

Simons Town Historical Society  

Heritage Advisory 

Glencairn Education & Environment Support Enthusiasts (GEESE)   

Simons Town Amenities Development Company (STADCO) 

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