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Archive for the ‘Simon’s Town’ Category

Penguin Festival 2011

Posted by Simon Cox September - 1 - 2011 Comments Off on Penguin Festival 2011
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Penguin Festival 2011 Dates:  13 – 16 October 2011 Location:  Boulders Beach Lodge parking area, Simon’s Town The Simon’s Town penguin festival promises a weekend of fun for kids and adults alike in celebration of a group of very special ‘Capetonians’ who, sporting their black and white tuxedo’s, charm the crowds with their endearing mannerism. To remind us all that 2010 is the International year of Biodiversity – the festival  [ Read More ]

Simon’s Town Secret Season

Posted by Simon Cox July - 21 - 2011 Comments Off on Simon’s Town Secret Season
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Simon’s Town Secret Season By Boet Dommisse with photographs by Dave Hurwitz “Simonites” who live in this unique and attractive town will affirm that the best times of the year in Simon’s Town are the early and late winter months. These are the months when the rest of the Cape Peninsula is cold, wet and windy! The secret lies in the fact that Simon’s Town is one of only three  [ Read More ]

Simon’s Town Info

Posted by Simon Cox March - 24 - 2011 Comments Off on Simon’s Town Info
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Simon’s Town is a village and a naval base in South Africa, near Cape Town. It is located on the shores of False Bay, on the eastern side of the Cape Peninsula. For more than two centuries it has been an important naval base and harbour (first for the Royal Navy and now the South African Navy). The town is named after Simon van der Stel, an early governor of  [ Read More ]