The Route

Cape Camino® consists of 4 sections and makes up a total distance of approximately 850 km.

Currently there is 500 km's of pilgrimage route available to walk. 


Section 1: Limetberg (country route)

Section 2: Berg River (country route)

Section 3: Coastal (to be launched 2021)

   Section 4: Peninsula Circular Section (urban route)

The route starts in Wellington and ends at Table Mountain, Cape Town. You can explore it as you please, by breaking it up over time, or walking it in one go. 

The length of each day is between 12-25 kms. 

The terrain is mixed: rural farmlands, gravel roads, beachscapes, wine lands, mountain footpaths, wheat fields, fynbos thickets, forests and suburbs.

The accommodation is also mixed: guesthouse, farm stay, home stay, private stay, upmarket and backpackers. You choose what you prefer. 

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.

Day 0 

Meet your hosts in Wellington. 

Day 1 

Wellington to Bontebok Ridge Reserve. 22 km. 

Day 2 

Bontebok Ridge Reserve to Hermon. 20 km. 

Day 3 

Hermon to Blou Porscelein guesthouse. 18.5 km. 

Day 4 

Blou Porcelein guesthouse to Riebeek Kasteel. 17 km. 

Day 5 

Riebeek Kasteel to Gouda. 23 km. 

Day 6 

Gouda to Tulbagh Weg. 13.5 km. 

Day 7 

Tulbagh Weg to Tulbagh Oudekloof. 12 km. 

Day 8 

Oudekloof Tulbagh to Hanekom farm stay. 26 km. 

Day 9 

Hanekom farm stay to Van der Westhuizen farm stay. 20 km. 

Day 10 

Van der Westhuizen farm stay to Volstruisdrift (via friendly butcher). 25 km. 

Day 11 

Voltruisdrift to Koringberg. 24 km. 

Day 12 

Koringberg to Wittewater. 20 km. Community stay.

Day 13 

Wittewater to Goedverwacht. 14 km. Community stay.

Day 14 

Goedverwacht to Kapteinskloof (transported after a day spent in Goedverwacht). 16-23 km. 

Day 15

Kapteinskloof to Aurora. 22 km.  

Day 16 

Aurora to Constantia (transported)

Day 17 

Constantia to Muizenberg. 20 km. 

Day 18 

Muizenberg to Simon's Town. 20 km. 

Day 19 

Simon's Town to Scarborough. 25 km. 

Day 20 

Scarborough to Noordhoek/Hout Bay. 18 km. 

Day 21

Hout bay Extension Leg. 10 km. 

Day 22 

Hout Bay to Constantia. 13 km.  

Day 23 

Constantia to Newlands. 18 km. 

Day 24 

Newlands to Table Mountain. 23 km.

Take photograph and send stamped passport in to receive certificate.  

Day 25 

Optional to walk on to the coastal town of Camps Bay. No chaperone on this day.


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