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Southwestern tip of the African continent

A mountainous and scenic landform

Cape Point is a prominent geographical feature located on the southern tip of the Cape Peninsula in South Africa. It is situated within the Cape of Good Hope section of the Table Mountain National Park, about 60 km south-west of Cape Town. Cape Point is a popular tourist destination, known for its dramatic scenery, stunning ocean views, and diverse flora and fauna. Visitors can take a scenic drive or hike to the top of the point to enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding coastline and the Atlantic Ocean. In addition to its natural beauty, Cape Point is also home to a number of historical and cultural attractions, including the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, the Old Lighthouse, and the Dias Cross Memorial. The area is also known for its abundant wildlife, including baboons, ostriches, and various species of antelope. Regardless of how you choose to get there, be sure to check the park's opening hours and admission fees beforehand to plan your visit accordingly.

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within the Table Mountain National Park, within a section of the park referred to as Cape of Good Hope

How to get there:

By Car: One of the easiest ways to get to Cape Point is by car. Visitors can rent a car in Cape Town and drive along the scenic coastal road to the park entrance. From there, it’s a short drive to Cape Point.

By Bicycle: For the more adventurous traveler, cycling to Cape Point is a popular option. Several tour companies offer guided cycling tours that take visitors along the coastal road to the park entrance.

By Tour Bus: Many tour operators in Cape Town offer guided tours to Cape Point. These tours typically include transportation, a knowledgeable guide, and stops at various scenic viewpoints and attractions along the way.

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