Tourist Attractions in Cape St. Francis, Western Region, Eastern Cape

Tourist Attractions near Cape St. Francis, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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Cape St Francis Lighthouse - Sunset

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Cape St Francis Point & Nature Reserve taken from Seal Point Nature Reserve

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Cape St Francis is famous for its old lighthouse at Seal Point and because it is the most southern point in the province. The town itself is fairly small with a quaint harbour and little thatch-roofed houses but it has excellent accommodation and conference facilities.

It offers tourists an endless summer, due mostly to its mild temperatures but also to the many water ways that give rise to a never-ending list of water sports and activities that include surfing, swimming, jet skiing, deep sea fishing, water skiing, canoeing, windsurfing and yachting. It also has an 18-hole golf course.

Penguin Rescue and Penguin Rehabilitation Centre
- located at the Lighthouse in Cape St Francis
- Tel: 042-298 0100

Seal Point Lighthouse Tours
- wonderful views from the top of the lighthouse
- interesting history of the lighthouse
- Coffee Shop
- Tel: 042-298 0428

The Cape St Francis Nature Reserve is a 3 km stretch of coastal dune fynbos with a few milkwood and candlewood trees between the dunes. Fauna on the reserve include several small antelope, vervet monkey, otter, and mongoose. From August to December whales and dolphins can also be seen frolicking in the sea. Several short hiking trails traverse the park. Dogs are welcome, provided they are on leashes. Fishing is permitted from the shore - permits available at the post office in St Francis Bay.

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Cape St. Francis Attractions
Dundee Golf Club: 5 km
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St. Francis Bay


Wood-and-Waves in Cape St. Francis, Eastern Cape
Wood-and-Waves, a luxury log cabin, offers magnificent, unspoilt views of the ocean. It has 3 bedrooms (sleeping 6 people), 2 bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen (with washing machine), braai area and sitting-dining area. Birdlife is abundant. ENJOY!
Meermin Cottage in Cape St. Francis, Eastern Cape
Meermin Cottage sleeps 5; the master bedroom has a double bed and a single bed for a young child. There are two single beds in the TV lounge. It has a bathroom with a shower and a fully equipped kitchen. The wood and glass enclosed sun porch, view
Janine's Beach House in Cape St. Francis, Eastern Cape
Janine’s Beach House is right on the beach at Cape St Francis – just walk through a path onto the swimming beach! Check out the surfers at Seal Point without having to go onto the beach, join the surfers in front of the house ...
Anna's on the Beach in Cape St. Francis, Eastern Cape
Annas on the Beach is a comfortable cottage right on the beach. It accommodates up to 9 people. Enjoy stunning views over the bay and long walks on the beach or one of the many nature trails. Visit the Lighthouse and the penquin rehab centre.
Sandown Self Catering in Cape St. Francis, Eastern Cape
Sandown offers two seaview garden flats, with wooden decks, braai facilities, and secure off-street parking. Each flat has a sleeper-couch, TV with M-Net, and a kitchenette equipped for 4 people, and en-suite shower, toilet and handbasin. They are...

Cape St Francis is famous for its old lighthouse at Seal Point and because it is the most southern point in the province. The town itself is fairly small with a quaint harbour and little thatch-roofed houses but it has excellent accommodation and conference facilities.

It offers tourists an endless summer, due mostly to its mild temperatures but also to the many water ways that give rise to a never-ending list of water sports and activities that include surfing, swimming, jet skiing, deep sea fishing, water skiing, canoeing, windsurfing and yachting. It also has an 18-hole golf course.

Penguin Rescue and Penguin Rehabilitation Centre
- located at the Lighthouse in Cape St Francis
- Tel: 042-298 0100

Seal Point Lighthouse Tours
- wonderful views from the top of the lighthouse
- interesting history of the lighthouse
- Coffee Shop
- Tel: 042-298 0428

The Cape St Francis Nature Reserve is a 3 km stretch of coastal dune fynbos with a few milkwood and candlewood trees between the dunes. Fauna on the reserve include several small antelope, vervet monkey, otter, and mongoose. From August to December whales and dolphins can also be seen frolicking in the sea. Several short hiking trails traverse the park. Dogs are welcome, provided they are on leashes. Fishing is permitted from the shore - permits available at the post office in St Francis Bay.