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Beautiful, scenic views

We visited Danger point as part of a hike along the coast and it's well worth the visit. The views... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Rya-Mari M
Worth about an hour's visit.

We actually stopped here in a rainy day. There are bathrooms available. We did climb to the top... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Mar 5, 2018
“Beautiful, scenic views”
Aug 22, 2017
“Worth about an hour's visit.”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We visited Danger point as part of a hike along the coast and it's well worth the visit. The views are beautiful from the top of the cliff where you can sit on the benches in the area and enjoy the scenery.

1  Thank Rya-Mari M
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We actually stopped here in a rainy day. There are bathrooms available. We did climb to the top for some nice views even though the weather wasn't good. It is worth a stop if you are in the area.

Thank LibbyH1
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The friendly attendant opened the door for us as there was nobody else around. An easy climb up and it is enclosed on top. Lovely views.

Thank worldiscoverer
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Located just outside Gaansbaai, this lighthouse is a good stop. The lighthouse is well maintained and the climb to the top is well worth the effort. The view from the top is great. The groundfloor has some memorabilia from the lighthouse and there is history...More

Thank 148leons
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This stretch of coastline is notoriously treacherous for ships passing round the Southernmost tip of Africa and many a vessel has come to grief after hitting unchartered off-shore reefs. To prevent further shipwrecks, it was decided to build the Danger Point lighthouse. A visit to...More

1  Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

A beautiful lighthouse in beautiful surroundings. Witnessing a sad story of people vanishing because of a hidden rock.

Thank Allan K
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We stopped on route between Hermanus and Cape Aghullas. It was very windy when we arrived and we didn't go into the lighthouse however we still have a brief wonder around and looked at the monument to SS Birkenhead. Good Parking and watched the Weaver...More

Thank Alison C
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We were due to do a whale watching trip in Hermanus which was cancelled so had half a day to fill unexpectedly. Stopped off here and so glad we did. Really interesting with fab views from the top of the lighthouse. Plenty of parking and...More

Thank AztecLife
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This was such a fun visit. We visited on a beautiful sunny day, climbed the lighthouse (which is climbed via a metal spiral staircase at a small fee) and paid our respects to the sailors and passengers of the Birkenhead which ran aground just off...More

Thank AntSomersetWest
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