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At the southernmost tip of the African continent, Cape Agulhas Lighthouse remains one of South Africa's oldest operating lighthouses. Constructed in the 1840s, the lighthouse features a red-and-white tower linked to the keeper's house, which now houses a museum and cafe. Climb to the top for expansive views towards Antarctica. Add Cape Agulhas Lighthouse to your Cape Agulhas travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Cape Agulhas trip app .
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Cape Agulhas Lighthouse Reviews
We climbed to the top – a fun experience and a fantastic view Really insightful museum with significant detailed history and information as well of lighthouses around the world – the staff was very... more »
One cannot visit L'Agulhas without a stop at the famous Lighthouse overlooking the most southern tip of Africa. This time around what made it extra special is that my 3 year old son got to climb to... more »
A view of the Southern Most Point in Africa. The stairs are steep, nearly like climbing a ladder, so wear good shoes. If you have flip-flops, be ready to take them off for extra grip. The museum is informative and gives a nice overview of the lighthouse system in South Africa.
Awesome place to visit. Has a lovely museum inside that you can walk though. I enjoyed my visit. Climbing up to the top of the light house is not for the faint hearted.
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