Justin Fox has an abiding passion for the Mouille Point seafront, where he has lived since 2000. Join him on a walk that takes in the evocative history of shipwrecks, gun batteries, early lighthouses and tragic suicide. The route sets out from Fort Wynyard, along Beach Road to the wreck of the RMS Athens. It then follows the promenade as far as Green Point Lighthouse before looping inland through Green Point Urban Park. Turning back to Beach Road it passes Three Anchor Bay Beach before ending at the sculpture of the five white horses.
Fort Wynyard, Cape Town Stadium, Green Point Lighthouse, Urban Park
The route starts at the corner of Haul and Beach roads, a short walk from the western entrance to the V&A Waterfront. It's opposite Fort Wynyard and at the back of Cape Town Stadium.
Places to stop along the way:
Radisson Hotel, Green Point Lighthouse, Urban Park Wetland Walk, Serendipity Maze
Best time of day:
Any time of day (the Urban Park is open from sunrise to sunset).
Carry a hat and take sunscreen.
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