Cape Camino® consists of 4 sections and makes up a total distance of approximately 580 km.
We've named the sections after the terrain/setting. Each section is between 7 and 9 days.
Pilgrims can walk any section they choose, in any order.
Section 1: Winelands
Section 2: Farmlands & Community
Section 3: Sandveld & Strand
Section 4: Peninsula
Our end destination is the famous Table Mountain.
We have called this pilgrimage route The Way of Table Mountain.
The length of each day is between 12-25 kms.
Terrain is mixed: rural farmlands, gravel roads, beachscapes, wine lands, mountain footpaths, wheat fields, fynbos thickets, forests and suburbs.
Accommodation is also mixed: guesthouse, farm stay, home stay, private stay, upmarket and backpackers. A standard Camino includes a range of types. Lux and budget itineraries are also available.
Hundreds of local and international pilgrims have walked the Cape Camino.
See Google Maps of the route below.
This will offer you an overview of the route. For more detailed navigation see the Walk page on how to get walking.
Itinerary (approx. 500 km)
Please note distances are approximate.
Meet your hosts in Wellington.
Wellington to Bontebok Ridge Reserve. 21 km.
Langkloof Roses to Hermon. 13 km.
Hermon to Blou Porscelein Guest Farm. 13 km.
Blou Porcelein Guest Farm to Riebeek Kasteel. 17 km.
Riebeek Kasteel to Gouda. 23 km.
Gouda to Tulbagh Weg. 13.5 km.
Tulbagh Weg to Oudekloof Wine Estate. 20 km.
FARMLANDS & COMMUNITY
Oudekloof Wine Estate to Hanekom farm stay. 26 km.
Hanekom farm stay to Van der Westhuizen farm stay. 20 km.
Van der Westhuizen farm stay to Volstruisdrift (via friendly butcher). 25 km.
Voltruisdrift to Koringberg. 24 km.
Koringberg to Wittewater. 20 km. Community stay.
Wittewater to Goedverwacht. 14 km. Community stay.
Goedverwacht to Kapteinskloof (transported after a day spent in Goedverwacht). 16-23 km.
Kapteinskloof to Aurora. 22 km.
SANDVELD & STRAND
Aurora to Klein Tafelberg. 25 km.
Klein Tafelberg to Redelinghuys. 14 km.
Redelinghuys to Klarefontein. 20 km.
Klarefontein to Elands Bay. 21 km.
Elands Bay to Fork West. 28 km.
Fork West to Dwarskersbos. 21 km.
Dwarskersbos to Laaiplek/Velddrif. 10-15 km.
Aurora to Constantia (transported)
Constantia to Muizenberg. 20 km.
Muizenberg to Simon's Town. 20 km.
Simon's Town to Scarborough. 25 km.
Scarborough to Noordhoek/Hout Bay. 18 km.
Hout bay Extension Leg. 10 km.
Hout Bay to Constantia. 13 km.
Constantia to Newlands. 18 km.
Newlands to Table Mountain. 23 km.
Take photograph and send stamped passport in to receive certificate.
Optional to walk on to the coastal town of Camps Bay. No chaperone on this day.
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