Imhoff Farm

Simon's Town & Southern Peninsula

There’s plenty to see and do at this attractive historic farmstead just outside Kommetjie. Among the attractions are craft shops and art studios; a cafe, sushi bar and the Blue Water Cafe restaurant; a snake and reptile park (adult/child R70/50); the Higgeldy Piggeldy Farmyard (R20), stocked with animals; camel rides (noon to 4pm Tuesday to Sunday; adult/child R70/50); and a farm shop selling tasty goat's cheeses (made on-site by a French cheesemaker) and other provisions.

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Nearby Simon's Town & Southern Peninsula attractions

1. Long Beach

1.25 MILES

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2. Noordhoek Beach

2.36 MILES

This magnificent 5km stretch of beach is favoured by surfers and horse riders. It tends to be windy, and dangerous for swimmers. The Hoek, as it is known…

3. Cape Point Vineyards

3.54 MILES

This small vineyard known for its fine sauvignon blanc has a spectacular setting overlooking Noordhoek Beach. Enjoy the wines with a picnic (R395 for two,…

4. Peers Cave

3.54 MILES

Actually an overhang, this cave is named after Victor Peers, who, with his son Bertie, started excavating the site in 1927, collecting evidence of Khoe…

5. Silvermine Nature Reserve

5.51 MILES

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6. Simon’s Town Museum

5.55 MILES

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7. South African Naval Museum

5.63 MILES

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8. Just Nuisance's Grave

5.68 MILES

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