Sea Kayak Simon’s Town
Paddle out to the African penguin colony at Boulders (R250) with this Simon’s Town–based operation. It also offers a variety of other...
Simon’s Town Boat Company
This company runs the popular Spirit of Just Nuisance cruise around the harbour, as well as longer boat trips to Cape Point...
South African Naval Museum
Definitely one for naval enthusiasts, this museum nonetheless has plenty of interesting exhibits. The highlight is arranging a tour out...
Occupying Simon’s Town’s one-time Criterion Cinema, this pub-like place serves up a mean pizza and a good range of seafood at reasonable...
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Lonely Planet review
Simon’s Town’s community of Cape Muslims was 7000 strong before apartheid forcibly removed most of them, mainly to the suburb of Ocean’s View across on the Atlantic side of the peninsula. This interesting small museum, with a lovely front garden, is dedicated to the evictees and based in Almay House (dating from 1858). It’s curated by Zainab Davidson, whose family was kicked out in 1975. Nearby, Alfred Lane leads to the handsome mosque , built in 1926.