Danger Point Lighthouse
Danger Point Lighthouse
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ChintaSouthAfrica
Cape Town, South Africa128 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
Lighthouse is open this season 2023.
Lovely volunteers man the Danger Point lighthouse.
Very worthwhile visit.
We climbed the stairs to the top and saw the magnificent prisms.
Don’t miss it,
Little children coffee bar on the ground level.
Donations are very welcome,
Written December 15, 2023
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Milina Coreejes-brink
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Friends
It was amazing. The view was so beautiful and there was a rainbow and the best coffee. I will definitely come back again on a long weekend. The people there was so welcoming and nice. They told me all about the history. You should definitely come and see danger point light house.
Written June 18, 2022
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FrankMeu
Cape Town, South Africa9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021 • Couples
During weekdays this lighthouse is accessible to the public. Beautiful views from the top of the lighthouse. Please check beforehand, as during Covid-19, the lighthouse is closed to the public
Written February 7, 2021
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Aly
Gansbaai, South Africa3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Family
Really loved this experience it was amazing and my son enjoyed it! Amazing views and friendly staff.just so hard to find it open took a few tries
Written February 10, 2020
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BOFA BOY
Bridge of Allan, UK1,366 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
Visited the Danger Point Lighthouse which is set on the coast line where the Birkenhead ship was sunk about 150 years ago. A pretty impressive structure reminding people of the dangers in the area.
Written January 8, 2020
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Traveller
1 contribution
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019
Beautiful to look around and see the views, but that is it. Nothing exciting here. Also, unfortunately opening hours is very short and unpredictable, management needs to up their game. There is much more potential to this little gem for tourists and locals.
Written November 6, 2019
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100nights19flights
Japan265 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019
It is an interesting place. The area around there is barren and windblown. If you had come ashore it would still have been a long trek to find help. What is more surprising is how long it took to finally build the lighthouse.
Written October 26, 2019
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Heather B
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa77 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Couples
The view was lovely and history on the shipwreck interesting to read. Looking at lighthouses as a friend had done lighthouse to lighthouse walk. Did not go into to lighthouse as was closing when we got there.
Written October 17, 2019
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Kevin P
Nottingham, UK138 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
we went here while we stayed in gansbaai it was ok for a look around the light house and read the history
Written August 10, 2019
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Peter F
Hermanus, South Africa486 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Couples
This lighthouse is located close to the relatively remote town of Kleinbaai famous for its white shark diving tourism. The lighthouse was built in 1895 over 40 years after the HMS Birkenhead, a British troop carrier hit a reef about 1 kilometre away offshore and sank with the tragic loss of over 400 lifes in 1852. The reef was clearly visible from the shore during our visit with the waves breaking over it. There still appears to be an eerie silence hovering over this place. After having paid an unusually small entrance fee we climbed up the light house which offers a good 360 degree view over this rather remote part of the coastline. On the basement is a mini museum displaying previously used electric light bulbs and gas lights. There was a very friendly lighthouse keeper on site who happily shared his knowledge about this and other lighthouses along the coast. There is plenty of parking at the bottom, clean toilets and one can even book self catering accommodation on the property. I can definitely recommend to visit this very interesting tourist attraction which is suitable for the whole family. Please check opening times: October - April Monday to Friday10h00-15h00, rest of year by appointment (+27 21 449 2400).
Written March 1, 2019
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