96 St Georges Street, Simon’s Town

Nearby Attractions

South African Naval Museum

The town has several museums which are worth visiting. Simon’s Town Museum highlights events in the development of Simon’s Town through the centuries. The South African Naval Museum in the Mast House (1815) alongside the Simon’s Town Museum, displays models of ships and related maritime events.

The Heritage Museum

The Heritage Museum in Amlay House on King George Street, also worth a visit, features many aspects of the Muslim community and the nearby Mosque is absolutely beautiful.

Boulders beach, a few kilometres to the South of Simon’s Town, is reputed to be among the very best beaches in the Cape and is internationally renowned for being home to one of only three South African colonies of African (Jackass) Penguins.

The False Bay Yacht Club

The False Bay Yacht Club, is conveniently situated adjacent to the Simon’s Town Waterfront Centre in town. Boat charters and sea kayaking are some of the many activities offered from the centre and professionally managed and run deep sea fishing and whale watching charters are available.

Just Nuisance Historic Walk

Viewed from Just Nuisance’s burial place up on the mountain, historic Simon’s Town is beautiful. False Bay is stretched out below you in panoramic wide screen splendour. Visit the grave of Just Nuisance on the mountain experience the natural surrounds and tranquility. Walk down the historic steps and meander through Simon’s Town on a two hour guided historic tour.

Sea Kayak Simon's Town

One of the most unique places in the world – a penguin colony in suburban Cape Town! And the best way to see it is from the water. We leave from Simon’s Town Waterfront and paddle past the civilian and Naval Harbour and out to Boulder’s Beach to see the penguins. And what better way to visit them than on a kayak. See our website for full details.

Kayak Trips    

Address: Simon’s Town Jetty (in front of Bertha’s Restaurant), Simon’s Town, 7975 

Contact Details: 082 501 8930 – tours@kayakcapetown.co.za

Simon's Town Boat Company

The most established charter company in Simon’s Town. Offering a range of cruises including; CAPE POINT, THE “REAL” SEAL ISLAND, WHALE WATCHING, HARBOUR TOURS AND MUCH MORE. Please see our website or contact us for further details.

Boat Tours        

Address: Simon’s Town Jetty (in front of Bertha’s Restaurant), Simon’s Town, 7975 

Contact Details: 083 257 7760 – dhurwitz@iafrica.com

Big Blue Fishing Charters

Big Blue Sport Fishing Charters offers its clients the ultimate experience in Deep Sea Big Game, Tuna and Inshore Game & Reef fishing. Big Blue is a 28 foot catamaran with a large, comfortable cabin and a full walk around layout, providing a spacious deck for fishing. The vessel is extremely stable and comfortable and fitted with state- of- the art electronics and top of the range fishing tackle and equipment. Our qualified and experienced skipper and crew will host your deep sea or bay fishing experience, catering to both seasoned anglers and novices. You are welcome to contact us for more info and rates.

Fishing Charters     

Address: Simon’s Town Jetty (in front of Bertha’s Restaurant), Simon’s Town, 

Contact Details: +27 (0)21 786 5667 or +27 (0)83 777 1048, info@bigbluefishingcharters.com

African Shark Eco-Charters

African Shark Eco-Charters is based in Simonstown nestled between the mountain and the sea. We depart almost every morning, weather permitting to Seal Island, False Bay. During Peak season our trips to Seal Island will give you the best opportunity to see the breaching great white sharks, perhaps one of natures’ most awesome spectacles. Our trips are geared towards the serious nature and shark lover and we firmly believe that we are able to provide the best Great White Shark experience in South Africa.

Shark Diving   

Address: Simon’s Town Waterfront Centre, Simon’s Town, 7975 

Contact Details: +27 82 6749454 – airjaws@mweb.co.za