Tag Archives: Simon’s Town

Cape Point Route – celebrating penguins since 2004

Many people are surprised that penguins live in Africa – our visitors think of Africa  as being home to lions and giraffe, but not penguins.  However when you visit Cape Town, you  should visit the African Penguin Colony at Boulders … Continue reading

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Fun filled Penguin Festival for African Penguin Awareness Day

On 8 October, the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) and South African National Parks (SANParks) are hosting the annual Penguin Festival at Boulders Beach in Simon’s Town to celebrate African Penguin Awareness Day. The day … Continue reading

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SA Navy Festival 2016

South African Navy Festival 2016  The SA Navy Festival is a popular annual event and one of the highlights of the Simon’s Town and Naval calendar.  The Festival takes place in the charming nautical town of Simon’s Town from 22 … Continue reading

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Not everybody loves penguins

Itinerant wordsmith, Jennifer Stern, (Jen, Jennifer but never Jenny), re-sent us this blog article from her archives.  Jen is  a long time friend of penguins, and personally owns a fluffy penguin called Pudding, who regular needs washing from his adventures.  … Continue reading

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Cape Point Route is serving the British Royal Navy!

In May 2013, the HMS Argyle , a British Royal Navy frigate arrived in Simon’s Town harbour and Cape Point Route was honoured to be asked to assist with their AT (Adventure Training) requirements whilst the ship was in the … Continue reading

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Hopefilled handbags wanted for The Handbag Project

WANTED:  Hopefilled handbags for The Handbag Project for Women’s Month – August 2015 The Simon’s Town Museum on Court Road, came across The Handbag Project and sent us this letter and appeal for assistance towards a worthy cause supporting rape … Continue reading

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ST George & Dragon Festival: Simons Town: 17 & 18 April

Great news!!   Following the success of last year, the St George and the Dragon Festival will be held on 17 and 18 April 2015 in the village of Simon’s Town.   The festival kicks off with a Medieval Feast in … Continue reading

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Simon’s Town Music Festival

Get your groove on to jazz, blues, classical music and more at this brand new Cape Peninsula festival Put a musical spring in your step this month with the first-ever Simon’s Town Music Festival from Friday, 19 to Sunday, 21 … Continue reading

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The Handbag Project for Women's Month – August 2014

The Simon’s Town Museum on Court Road, came across The Handbag Project and sent us this letter and appeal for assistance towards a worthy cause for Women’s Day. “Dear All, We recently came across The Handbag Project which was founded … Continue reading

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Able Seaman Just Nuisance, R.N.

Able Seaman Just Nuisance, R.N. Great Dane – Great Friend In 1939 the British Royal Navy enlisted a dog, with rank, pay, rations and duties! Just Nuisance’s birthday is celebrated annually on the 1st of April. This year the commemorative … Continue reading

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