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.
Meet your hosts in Wellington.
Wellington to Bontebok Ridge Reserve. 22 km.
Bontebok Ridge Reserve to Hermon. 20 km.
Hermon to Blou Porscelein guesthouse. 18.5 km.
Blou Porcelein guesthouse to Riebeek Kasteel. 17 km.
Riebeek Kasteel to Gouda. 23 km.
Gouda to Tulbagh Weg. 13.5 km.
Tulbagh Weg to Tulbagh Oudekloof. 12 km.
Oudekloof Tulbagh 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.
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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