Simon's Town is one of the most popular destinations in the greater Cape Town area, and is the perfect base from which to explore the Cape Peninsula and the Cape Point Route.

Take an easy walk through the village to the the Waterfront and yacht basin, and visit Jubilee Square with it's statue of Just Nuisance.

The Historical Mile, and four local museums give insight into by-gone days and the fascinating naval history of the area. 

The picturesque main road has a variety of restaurants and cafes, interesting decor and bric-a-brac stores, art galleries, and antique stores.

A visit to the African Penguins at world famous Boulders Beach is mandatory, and Cape Point with it's abundant fauna and flora, shipwrecks and lighthouses, is an easy drive away.

Whale Watching season is from August to November.  There are many activities for kids, and beautiful beaches, swimming spots, and Hiking Trails makes this an ideal getaway for families. 

For adventure lovers, there is shark cage diving, snorkelling with seals, kayaking, and more. A links style, 9 hole golf course is situated just outside the village.


Information for Tourists :

More about the South Peninsula : Cape Point Route 

More about Cape Town : Cape Tourism


The Lord Nelson staff are happy to assist you with planning your visit.

We assist with transfers, 

restaurant bookings,

and all local information.


Lord Nelson Inn
Address: 58 St Georges Street, Simon's Town, Western Cape, 7995, South Africa.
Tel: +27.21 786 1386 Email: