December Activities in Noordhoek
With December comes warmer weather. It’s time to bring out the beach buckets, the hiking gear, and the sense of adventure because Noordhoek has so many activities lined up for you.
Take a stroll through nature on one of the hiking trails. The Silvermine Valley boasts an array of fynbos and magnificent views. It also passes through ruins of an early stone dwelling and streams. The Chapman’s Peak Trail begins at a wooden staircase in Longbeach which then crosses Chapman’s Peak drive and up Chapman’s Peak itself, showing off alternating views of Noordhoek. You can retreat back towards Noordhoek once you have reached its peak or brave the walk towards Hout Bay. Exercise has never been so rewarding!
Come down to Noordhoek beach for a day of fun in the sun. you will find surfers, beach walkers, dogs, kite surfers, and anyone up for a good session of tanning. Horse riders can often be seen galloping along the beaches vast expanse, gripped by the wilderness of the ocean and sense of space and freedom.
These horses often come from Sleepy Hollow, who offer horse rides which go out most days at 09:00, 13:00 and 16:00. You can enjoy two hours of scenic bliss atop one of nature’s most serene creatures.
Sail away and explore the Cape Peninsula on Sweet Waters adventure sailing. Take a trip on the yacht to explore the Cape’s prolific marine life form a unique angle. The tours are tailor made to be personal and can take up to 6 passengers. The yacht is operated by a couple who have vast experience in sailing, wildlife, chartering and entertainment.
If you are looking for something fuelled with more adrenaline, then we have just the thing! Mountain biking and trail running through Noordhoek is bound to get your blood pumping, to get a taste of the sweet thrill contact Mark (083 455 5325) for further details.
If you are looking to sit back and relax then come through one of Noordhoek’s celebrated restaurants, The Red Herring will cradle you in their breath-taking views of the ocean, perfect for catching the sunset. Café Roux has live entertainment almost every night to keep the jolly vibe going. It is nestled in the Noordhoek Farm Village where during the day and early evening you can walk through its crafty stores. Cape Point Vineyard, an award-winning wine estate, will give you a taste of white varietal grapes and stunning views of the vineyards spanning the area.
If you are feeling festive then join us at Kommetjies 7th annual Christmas Gift Fair. Taking place from Thursday 14th December to Sunday the 17th, you will be sure to find some fabulous gift ideas. There will also be live music, delicious foods, kids entertainment and raffles. Find the event details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/132940414001795/
Come join us in Noordhoek for a glorious day (or few days) out and about surrounded by the vibrancy of holidays and festive activities.
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