Kalk Bay is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. The neighborhood's natural features and rich culture are just a couple of its charming qualities. Take in the natural beauty of the mountains, sea, and beaches—or broaden your horizons with some local theater. Kalk Bay is a great home base for exploring the greater Cape Town area, especially with so many hotels to choose from.
Sightseeing around Kalk Bay
Some top attractions include the area's theaters and historic landmarks. Save Our Seas Shark Education Centre, Rhodes Cottage Museum, and Simon's Town Museum feature a variety of exhibits. You can attend a show at Kalk Bay Theatre, Masque Theatre, and Baxter Theatre Centre. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Casa Labia Cultural Centre, Peers' Cave, and Noorul Islam Heritage Museum. Be sure to get some family photos at Wooley's Tidal Pool, Tokai Forest, and Foxy Beach.
Shopping and whale watching are a couple of popular activities in the area. Kalk Bay Beach, St. James Beach, and Muizenberg Beach are a few spots to soak up some sunshine. You can take some time to enjoy the outdoors at Silvermine Nature Reserve, Rondevlei Nature Reserve, and Chapmans Peak. You won't be disappointed visiting other sights like Kalk Bay Harbour, Clovelly Country Club, or Westlake Golf Club.
A few of the area's most popular attractions are Table Mountain, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, and Boulders Beach. You can also visit Fish Hoek Beach, Longbeach Mall, and Red The Gallery.
Getting around Kalk Bay
Looking for a quick way to explore more of the city? Catch a ride on metro transit at Kalk Bay Station and St. James Station. You can inquire about options for water travel at the port.
The closest major airport is Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.), located 13.4 miles (21.5 km) from Kalk Bay.