Green Point Lighthouse
Green Point Lighthouse
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Myo M
Coquitlam, Canada26,482 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021
Arriving on the Waterfront right around the sculpture of a pair of "big spectacles" and turning left from there, I first didn't see this lighthouse and just walked for about 1 km to Milton Beach which is not a particularly big beach in its length & width but big enough for people to set up tents and with a distinctive feature of a "rock pool" (in a pretty perfect square shape and one just filled with sea water right on the water's edge at just a short walk across the beach), so it was actually only on the way back along the Waterfront that I saw this lighthouse at some distance ahead (about 0.5 km further beyond the point where I first arrived) which yes was also quite a "charming one" I would say seeing close up upon arrival (seemingly no entry for the public) and also with quite a "wide expanse" of waterfront lawn right beside it before finally leaving the Waterfront and entering the Green Point Park (right across the street from the Lighthouse).

And yes, it was just overall a "nice & exhilarating" walk (for the total of about 1.5 km that I did between Milton Beach in the south & the Lighthouse in the north although the waterfront extends in both directions, I'm sure, considerably further) with the wide-open ocean right beside on one side & the city's waterfront buildings just after the "nicely-maintained grass" on the other side (no super-tall high-rises but just those of like no more than around 10 stories) where yes rising behind that "neat row" of buildings are the city's popular high grounds of Signal Hill & Lion's Head (no view of Table Mountain from this waterfront though, but which can be seen from the V&A Waterfront further north from the Lighthouse).
Written 30 November 2022
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Nancymoo
Toronto, Canada70 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
A nice place to get your photo taken. And it is almost directly out the front door of La Splendida Hotel
Written 6 September 2022
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nkemmzywemmzy
South Africa67 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021 • Friends
Great for day out with loved ones in Green Point. The Lighthouse museum is very informative, with plenty coastline and restaurants nearby. The area places emphasis on conservation, so if you are into that, this is for you. Great for picnucs and dogwalking too
Written 14 December 2021
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Robert O
Rotterdam, The Netherlands5,365 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2021
Completed in 1823 this lighthouse meanwhile has become a historic site. It is still operational and can be visited, if corona has been overcome. The red and white colours make the building on Mouille Point stand out and it is on a pleasant lawn. Great to hang out if it is not windy. An entrance to Green Point Park is right behind the lighthouse.
Written 30 November 2021
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ExpoNationals
Bakersfield, CA5,077 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021 • Couples
Green Point Lighthouse in Cape Town, South Africa is a nice sight to see. Too bad it was closed when we were there due to covid.
Written 23 October 2021
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Roddy P
Johannesburg, South Africa927 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021
Not so much the lighthouse, but the promenade, is the thing to visit. It starts about 500m east of the light house and goes all the way to Sea Point. When the sun is up and there is not too much wind its a wonderful walk. Full of all types of people and some interesting public art.
Written 26 April 2021
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Shunak86
Tel Aviv, Israel149 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Couples
The view from this lighthouse is beautiful! The lighthouse itself has an amazing history and a-lot of it is still from the old days!!
If you go in and go up to it you can see signal hill and the skydivers jump from the top.
It’s amazing to see how well this lighthouse is taking care of, and it’s really nice to know the history and the culture that it has
Written 12 April 2019
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Peter Nilsson
Pitea, Sweden155 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018 • Couples
Small lighthouse on the long promenade. We walked the Sea Point promenade from the lighthouse to the Waterfront Area and the Harbour. Very nice with benches to stop and look for whales. Good birding as well.
Written 8 February 2019
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Jill d
Port Elizabeth, South Africa2,439 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Solo
This squat little lighthouse, situated in an open green space ( The Mouille Point Promenade) still beams its light and in foggy conditions, still sounds its horn, to warn ships of the dangerous off-shore reefs. Interestingly enough, this is one of the oldest lighthouses still in use in SA, coming into service way back in the day in 1824.
But warning beams and fog horns are still no match for inclement weather conditions, as in 1966, the "Seafarer" was driven onto the rocks just 50 metres from the lighthouse during a violent storm. No lives were lost, but the ship went down. Rescue operations were conducted from the open bit of land around the lighthouse ... locals rallied to help where they could.
Written 4 August 2018
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Amanda_The_Pixie
Pretoria, South Africa348 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 • Couples
Such a beautiful, well maintained park. The Lighthouse is such a great sight.
There's plenty of parking, there's a kid's play area, close to a couple of café's and restaurants, and you have such a wonderful view of the sea.
The place is dog friendly, so your furry companion can accompany you as well.
We sat on one of the benches and just watched the Sun going down. Was absolutely beautiful!!
Written 14 June 2018
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