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Kommetjie is located on the west coast of the Cape Peninsula, south-west of Noordhoek and north of Scarborough.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

From the airport follow the N2 south-west towards Cape Town. Turn on to the M3 south and follow it to the end. Turn right onto Steenberg Road (M42) and then left onto Ou Kaapse Weg (M64). Follow the road over the mountain for about 11 km. At the second traffic light turn right into Kommetjie Road (M65) and follow this road for about 7 km.

From Hout Bay follow Chapman's Peak Drive (M6) onto Ou Kaapse Weg (M64) then use the directions as outlined above.

By bus[edit]

Golden Arrow operates regular buses between Kommetjie and Fish Hoek.

Get around[edit]


Slangkop Lighthouse has been operating since March 1919.


  • Long Beach is a surfers' paradise, with huge waves.
  • You can walk all the way on the beach from Kommetjie north to Noordhoek. Along the way you'll come across the rusted wreck of the Kakapo, shipwrecked in May 1900.






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