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
Shopping centre’s: Cavendish, Canal Walk, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront
Grand West Casino and entertainment world
Helicopter trip over peninsula
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