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Getting to Simon's Town

BY CAR: Due to roadworks the best route from Cape Town is via the M3, M64, M6 route (Ou Kaapse Weg), NOT via Muizenberg and Fish Hoek on the coast road.
Take the M3 motorway, also called The Blue Route, to its end and turn right. About 2km further on at the second traffic light turn left up the mountain on Ou Kaapse Weg. This 12km long mountain pass road has wonderful views through Silvermine and winds down to Sun Valley. Keep straight at the lights and over another hill you reach a set of traffic lights at the sea in Glencairn. Turn right and Simon's Town is 5kms away. It's a 45 to 60 minute drive from the centre of Cape Town.
When you arrive in Simon’s Town, the railway station is on your left (picture 1).
Continue another 1 Kilometre and turn left into Wharf Street (picture 2), the town pier will be ahead of you (picture 3). A parking attendant is always on duty.
BY TRAIN: Metrorail operates a regular train service to Simon’s Town from Cape Town and the suburbs. When you arrive in Simon’s Town it’s a ten minute walk or you can use the local taxi service (Rikkis) to take you directly to the Town Pier.


Map to get to Simon's Town
Simon's Town station
As you enter Simon's Town the station is on your left.
Simon's Town waterfront entrance
Continue one Kilometre and turn left into Wharf Street.
Simon's Town Pier
Simon's Town pier with our safe boarding marina on the right.