Walking Cape Town
This handbook describes 29 walks for the urban explorer who wishes to discover the true heart of Cape Town as well as some of its surrounding suburbs and natural areas. In the city centre, the Bo-Kaap, Waterfront, Gardens, cultural museums and other historical places are explored, as well as easy walks on Table Mountain. Further afield, the walker will be steered along Kirstenbosch, Rhodes Memorial, the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, forest and river walks and highlights along the coast. The book contains information on the history, geology and natural features of the specific areas, and also includes information on how to get there, where to park, duration and distances of walks, and picnic and braai areas. Other practical information includes the terrain of each walk, suitability for small children/wheelchairs, weather, amenities and opening times. Detailed maps accompany each of the walks.
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Government Avenue and the Companys Gardens
Rhodes Memorial and the Contour Path
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Adderley Street AMENITIES Avenue Bo-Kaap Boyes Drive breakwater bridge British building built Cape Peninsula Cape Point Cape Town Castle Chapman's Peak Drive Company's Gardens Constantia Nek constructed cross dunes Dutch East India East India Company entrance False Bay farm Fish Hoek further fynbos Grand Parade Groot Constantia houses Hout Bay Information DISTANCE Jan van Riebeeck Kalk Bay Khoi Kirstenbosch Kloof Kommetjie Liesbeek River lighthouse Lion's Head Main Road Milnerton mountain side Muizenberg Museum named Newlands Forest Noordhoek parking area pines Pipe Track planted pool present-day railway Ravine REFRESHMENTS Reservoir restaurant Rhodes Robben Island rocks route sand Sea Point ships Signal Hill Simon's Town Skeleton Gorge slopes Smuts South Africa St James Station Stel stone Strand Street Table Bay Table Mountain Table Mountain plateau TERRAIN Three Anchor Bay Toilets Town's trees valley vessels vlei walk Waterfront WEATHER wind SUITABLE Zandvlei