‘Any Person caught rolling down the cliff will be prosecuted – by order Lighthouse Engineer’ – So read the original sign nailed to the wooden boundary gate of the Cape Point Lighthouse. The lighthouse at Cape Point is the most powerful on the South African coast. It has a range of 63 kilometres, and beams out a group of three flashes of 10 million candlepower each, every 30 seconds.
Cape Point Lighthouse Photos: A visit to Cape Town is not complete without a visit to Cape Point. Fortunately today the signs are a lot more hospitable and a visit to Cape Point is highly rewarding for the sheer magnificence of the views and the photographic opportunities – a “must-do” for all visitors to Cape Town. To tempt you, click on the thumbnails below to view our gallery of the Cape Point Lighthouse – taken at different time periods and from different angles and viewpoints.