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Cape of Good Hope Section of Table Mountain National Park ( Cape Point)

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The Cape of Good Hope is an integral part of the Cape Floristic Kingdom , the smallest but richest of the world’s six floral kingdoms. Situated at the junction between two contrasting water masses with over 1100 species of indigenous plants this small section of the park hosts thousands of visitors annually. Whether you come to see the Eland and baboons or whether you want to gaze at the view you will be spoilt for choice with stunning vantage points and uninterrupted vistas.

General Info

    Formal name:

    Cape of Good Hope section of Table Mountain National Park ( Cape Point)

    Web links:

    Yes

    Web links with UA facilities:

    Yes

    Tourism products and facilities offered:

    Yes

    Facilities indoor vs outdoor:

    Yes

    Shaded or covered areas:

    Yes but they are minimal

    Accredited:

    Yes

    Accrediting agencies:

    It is a National Park falling under the management of South African National Parks

    Linked to local pedestrian walkways:

    Yes

    Tactile warning systems at vehicular crossings:

    No

    Signage indicating alternative access:

    Yes

    Public transport:

    Yes

    Public transport have low floor entry vehicles:

    No

    Accessible parking:

    Yes

    Number of Accessible Parking Bays:

    4 Bays

    Parking distance to the attraction:

    About 200 metres

    Accessible without having to negotiate any stairs:

    Yes

    Security control at the entrance:

    No

    Type of entrance door:

    manual

    Clear opening width of the gate or first opening leaf of the entrance door:

    There is not real entrance door as this is largely an outdoor attraction

    Glass panels in the door:

    No

    Horizontal frame separation between the glass panels or is it a continuous pane of glass:

    between

    Visual indicators on the glass panels:

    No

    Floor finish of attraction:

    Stone and pavement

    Floor finishes vary in the attraction:

    Yes

    Floor finish areas and texture in the attraction:

    This is mainly an outdoor attraction and the site floor finishes varies across location

    Floor finish slippery when wet:

    Yes

    Location of the reception at the entrance:

    No

    Location of the reception desk clearly visible and easily identifiable from the entrance door:

    No

    Obstacles in the path of travel or close to the path of travel from the entrance door to the reception desk

    On arrival there is a gate where payment is taken and questions might be asked. One does not exit your vehicle at this gate

    Chair has arm rests:

    No

    Information available at the reception desk:

    None are available

    Background noise at the reception desk:

    No

    Information is available at the information / reception desk:

    None

    Casual seating:

    Yes

    Casual seating locations:

    Across the attraction

    Chair height:

    It varies from site to site

    Access routes to access all elements of the attraction level:

    No

    Ramps to accommodate the change in levels:

    No

    Stairs equipped with handrails:

    Stairs equipped with highlighted nosings:

    No

    Clear signage in the building indicating the location of facilities including toilets:

    Yes

    Height of the lettering and symbols on the signage:

    Approx 1.5metres off the ground

    Colour of the lettering and signage:

    White

    Wheelchair accessible toilet facilities:

    Yes

    Wheelchair accessible toilet facilities provided and where:

    They are located at Buffelfontein and at the Point x3

    Wheelchair accessible toilet facilities signage:

    Yes

    Location of key is indicated if wheelchair accessible toilet facilities are locked:

    Never locked

    Other workstations where visitors might need to sit:

    No

    Chair has arm rests:

    No

    Electronic visual displays:

    No

    Electronic, localized radio information or audio guides available at the attraction for visitors:

    No

    Possible to link to any websites or electronic broadcasts while visiting the attraction?:

    Not currently

    Other information available:

    Paper brouchure on arrival

    Available in:

    A4 paper

    Available in large text format:

    No

    Available in braille:

    No

    Available in voice format:

    No

    Staff that have received specialized training to provide universal access support to visitors:

    No

    Staff with sign language capability:

    No

    Loop systems installed in the building:

    No

    Other:

    To access the top lighthouse precinct one would need to make use of the funicular which comes at an additional cost: see website www.tmnp.co.za for more details. Note a wheelchair is not able to access the very top attraction where the lighthouse is located

Contact Details

  • Address: Unnamed Road, Table Mountain National Park, Cape Town, South Africa
  • GPS: -34.26643822651382,18.462867736816406
  • Phone: 021 780 9204
  • Website: www.tmnp.co.za

Opening Times

  • Monday Winter April to September 07:00 to 17:00 and Summer October to March 06:00 to 18:00
  • Tuesday Winter April to September 07:00 to 17:00 and Summer October to March 06:00 to 18:00
  • Wednesday Winter April to September 07:00 to 17:00 and Summer October to March 06:00 to 18:00
  • Thursday Winter April to September 07:00 to 17:00 and Summer October to March 06:00 to 18:00
  • Friday Winter April to September 07:00 to 17:00 and Summer October to March 06:00 to 18:00
  • Saturday Winter April to September 07:00 to 17:00 and Summer October to March 06:00 to 18:00
  • Sunday Winter April to September 07:00 to 17:00 and Summer October to March 06:00 to 18:00

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