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Danger Point Lighthouse

South Africa
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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 August 22, 2017
Cincinnati, Ohio
Lovely view from atop

The friendly attendant opened the door for us as there was nobody else around. An easy climb up and... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2017
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Aug 22, 2017
“Worth about an hour's visit.”
Aug 2, 2017
“Lovely view from atop”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
South Africa
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Reviewed August 22, 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 August 2, 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 July 8, 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 February 22, 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 February 16, 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 November 12, 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 July 30, 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 July 14, 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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