AGULHAS NATIONAL PARK
Agulhas National Park - Agulhas, Western Cape, South Africa
The southernmost tip of Africa, official meeting place of the Atlantic and Indian oceans, is a place of rugged beauty with rich cultural and natural heritage. Many national monuments are found in the area, such as the historic Cape Agulhas Lighthouse, which has been in operation since 1849.
Here are some ideas of what to see and do in Agulhas National Park:
- Unwind amidst the sound of crashing waves, the scent of fynbos and sheer magic of the location.
- Visit the Lighthouse Museum inside the second oldest working lighthouse in South Africa and climb the seventy one steps to enjoy the view from the top.
- Stand at the southernmost tip of Africa and take your picture beside the monument marking this unique location.
- Take a hike. The Park has numerous hiking trails taking you along the sea and through the fynbos.
- Swim in the lagoon. Stay overnight in the rest camp and enjoy incredible sea views and languid swims in the peaceful lagoon.
- Check out the shipwrecks dotting the coastline.
- Spend the night at one of the beautifully positioned chalets by the sea or inland in a restored 18th century farm cottage.
Please contact Agulhas National Park directly for more information.