Things To Do

Within 15 km radius of Rocklands

  • Cape Peninsula National Park ( 7 km to entrance) this is the second most visited attraction in South Africa -world’s most prominent “hot-spot” of plant diversity with more than 2 285 species of plants. Perfect place for walking, hiking, tidal pools, game/bird and whale watching.
  • In season (August to October) whale watching from Rocklands Seaside Bed and Breakfast accommodation Simon’s Town.
  • Topstones Mineral World/ Scratch Patch – semi precious stones.
  • Golf courses: Simon’s Town Country Club or Clovelly Golf Club in Fishhoek.
  • Sea Kayaking amoung the Penguins.
  • Snorkling with the seals.
  • Boat trips in False Bay to Cape Point or Seal Island
  • Longbeach Shopping Mall
  • Simon’s Town’s Museums: Town, Naval and Toy.
  • Visit the famous penguin colony at boulders beach.

Within 45 km radius of Rocklands

  • Table Mountain – one of the worlds most recognisable mountains – climb or walk up the mountain or take the cable car.
  • Cape Town City Centre (walking tour/ open bus), Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, craft markets,
  • Two Oceans Aquarium, Robben Island trip.
  • Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens – voted one of the top seven Botanical gardens in the world.
  • Constantia Wine Route
  • Stellenbosch Winelands
  • Shopping centre’s: Cavendish, Canal Walk, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront
  • Grand West Casino and entertainment world
  • Helicopter trip over peninsula
  • Sailing
  • Rent a Harley – Davidson
  • Daytrip to Houtbay
  • Red Hill Pottery – functional and creative ceramic war

Activites that must be arranged in advance

  • Shark Cage Diving at Seal Island
  • Well trained tour operators in specialized fields – nature, birdlife, shipwrecks, lighthouse

Further away from Rockland Bed and Breakfast

  • Spring Wild Flowers (Aug – Sept) – Namaqualand/West coast. For the best places to view, call flower hotline 083 9101028
  • Game viewing , Safari -day trips or overnight