aha SIMON’S TOWN QUAYSIDE HOTEL ATTRACTIONS
Take a leisurely 18-minute stroll from aha Simon’s Town Quayside Hotel to Boulders Beach to view Africa’s biggest penguin colony. A mere 40 minutes drive from Cape Town’s city centre, make this beach your first stop en route to any of the other 18 stunning swimming beaches. Be sure to take a boat cruise!
The False Bay Coast is ideal for sailing, surfing and kiteboarding, while Boulders Beach offers adventure activities ranging from kayaking and whale-spotting tours, to Great White shark cage diving and scuba diving at the shipwrecks. For a day of fishing, choose between a deep sea charter and Kalk Bay’s harbour wall.
Golf lovers can treat themselves to a variety of breathtaking courses in close proximity of the Hotel – with Simon’s Town Country Club being one of South Africa’s oldest. If you’re not an avid player or simply prefer to take the scenic route, keep yourself entertained with relaxing boat cruise trips to Seal Island and Cape Point.
Enjoy a stroll along Simon’s Town Historic Mile or take an energetic walk in the surrounding Simon’s Kloof Mountains. To appreciate the Cape Fynbos, make a stop at Silver Mine Nature Reserve or the famous Cape Point Nature Reserve. The wetlands of Noordhoek are also an easy-to-access must-do on horseback!
The Simon’s Town Waterfront Centre effortlessly combines modern sophistication with old seaside charm! The shops sell interesting products and the town itself boasts a variety of restaurants to choose from. Make your way to Jubilee Square to see the statue of ‘Just Nuisance’, as well as the nearby museums.
FUN FOR KIDS
Treat the little ones to a fun day at Mineral World or “Scratch Patch” where they can play in the pools of semi-precious gemstones to take home as souvenirs. Additional outings to Imhoff Farm for a camel ride and the snake park, and the World of Birds in Hout Bay, are sure to entertain and educate both young and old.