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Table Mountain National Park

How to get there

Note to Travellers
  • The TMNP’s Admin Head Office (formerly the Westlake Office) has moved to the Tokai Manor House, Tokai Road. Tel: 021 712 2337 / 0527.
  • Wild Card sales are now at the Tokai Plantation Office, also in Tokai Road. Tel: 021 712 7471.
  • For directions to the new office herewith a map to Tokai Manor House.

GPS Coordinates

Name

Latitude

Longitude

Cape Point

S 34° 21' 22"

E 18° 29' 48"

Tokai Forest

S 34° 3' 42"

E 18° 24' 51"

Newlands Forest

S 33° 58' 26"

E 18° 26' 40"

Ouderkraal

S 33° 59' 12"

E 18° 20' 56"

Perdekloof

S 34° 12' 20"

E 18° 24' 20"

Silvermine

S 34° 5' 53"

E 18° 25' 16"

Boulders

S 34° 7' 55"

E 18° 26' 53"

Platteklip Wash House S 33° 56' 46 " E 18° 25' 03"

Routes to various destinations

Boulders Beach

Situated in Simon’s Town, which can be reached via the M4 (Main Road) from the city centre, although getting to Muizenberg via the M3 or the M5 are both quicker in road time. From Muizenberg, the M4 continues via Fish Hoek to Simon’s Town.

Cape Point

One can go via the M4, Simon’s Town and Miller’s Point, on the M64 and 65 via Ou Kaapse Weg, Sun Valley, Kommetjie and Scarborough.

The M6 via Chapman’s Peak is currently open but it is sometimes temporarily closed for repairs after heavy rains. There is signage on the road some distance before Chapman’s Peak, which tells you whether it is open or closed.

Kirstenbosch

De Waal Drive and then left onto Rhodes Drive in the Direction of Hout Bay

Oudekraal

Situated on the M6 between Camp’s Bay and Llandudno

Tokai

Situated on the Tokai Road off the M3.

Silvermine

Opposite the Silvermine Road turn-off.

Table Mountain, Signal Hill and Lion’s Head

Kloof Nek Road towards Camp’s Bay

Internal Road Network

Only a few areas of the TMNP allow private vehicle access – Cape of Good Hope section and Signal Hill. Vehicles are subject to strict speed limits and a required to keep to the designated roads. Other areas such as Silvermine, Newlands and Oudekraal offer secure parking within the gates.

Gate Hours

***Please take note of exit times when entering a gate***

Areas

Seasons

Entry and Exit Times

Cape Point

Winter: April - September

07:00 - 17:00

 

Summer: October - March

06:00 - 18:00

Boulders

Winter: April - September

08:00 - 17:00

 

Summer: December - January

07:00 - 19:30

 

February - March

08:00 - 18:30

 

October - November

08:00 - 18:30

Silvermine

Winter : May - September

08:00 - 17:00

 

Summer : October - April

07:00 - 18:00

Oudekraal

Winter : June - September (Only on weekends and public holidays)

08:00 - 18:00

 

Summer: October - April

08:00 - 18:00

Perdekloof

Winter: June - September

Closed

 

Summer: October - March

09:00 - 17:00

 

Holidays and weekends

09:00 - 17:00

Tokai Forest

Winter : April - September

08:00 - 17:00

 

Summer : October - March

07:00 - 18:00

Newlands Forest

Winter: June - September

Closed

 

Summer : October - April (open everyday - weekdays and weekends)

08:00 - 18:00

  • There are daily national and international flights into Cape Town International Airport.
  • Car hire facilities are located at the airport and in the city of Cape Town and other nearby commercial centres.
  • Tour operators and travel agents offer luxury coach tours.
  • A railway service runs from Cape Town along the False Bay coastline to Simon's Town.