Welcome to Cape Agulhas
Discover the Cape Agulhas with one of our guided private tour from Cape Town and discover the official meeting pace of the Indian & the Atlantic Oceans. Private guided tour to Cape Agulhas and day tours, trips in small group are available to Cape Agulhas. The Cape Agulhas is the most southern tip of the African continent home to the official meeting point of the two great oceans namely the Atlantic Ocean known to its cold Benguela current and the Indian Ocean known to its warm Agulhas current. Discover the legendary Cape of Storms with our guided tours. The Agulhas is also home to the most southern coastal village and holiday resort in Africa which is in actual fact located within the Cape Agulhas Local Municipality at the southernmost tip of the African mainland. It is situated next to the town of Struisbaai and about 30 kilometers south of the main town in the region which is Bredasdorp. Agulhas means needles in the Portuguese language and is said to have been given to the cape because the compass-needle was seen to point due north, that is, with no magnetic deviation. The Agulhas is one of the richest areas for fishing in the Southern Hemisphere.
Why you should visit the Cape Agulhas?
Besides being the most southern point of Africa and the official meeting place of the Indian ocean and the Atlantic ocean, the Cape Agulhas offers the best beaches with warm water in South Africa. Looking for tranquility and a place to relax, think of the Cape Agulhas National Park known as the little Serengeti of South Africa.
Where to go around the Cape Agulhas
Join us today on our small group guided tour to the Cape Agulhas or book a private tour guide and see the Cape Agulhas in its glory. Walk on the edges of the most southern tip of Africa is guaranteed on this private tour of Cape Agulhas. The top attractions, activities, and sightseeing at cape Agulhas for locals and tourists alike will include but not limited to visit the Lighthouse take some wooden septs to gain access to the top of the lighthouse to experience the view from the tower and then take 20 minutes to walk on the beautiful wooden boardwalk along the seafront to the new most southern African monument and a place where two oceans meet at the foot of Africa. Here you will discover a giant metallic African Map. A little further along the walkway is the shipwreck of Meisho Maru. The Cape Agulhas is one of the richest areas in terms of the Cape Fynbos (fine bush) made up of proteas, restios, and ericas. There are tidal swimming pools safe to swim for families traveling with children. The region is famous for producing the best white wines variety, pinot noir, and shiraz.
When to visit the Cape Agulhas
Due to the fact, the Cape Agulhas is situated in the Western Cape Province, a province that has a Mediterranean type of climate with rain in winter and sun in summer, it makes sense that the best time to visit the Cape Agulhas for beachgoers enthusiastic should be between September to April. December months the area is very busy with locals tourists. For tourists who just want to discover the Agulhas, the destination is an all year round worth a visit.
Best Time to Go: Best: Good:
- Meet Indian & Atlantic Oceans
- The most southern tip of Africa
- A unique occasion to be on top of the lighthouse tower
- Tidal Pool
- The official meeting place of two oceans
- Best white wine tasting vineyards
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