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Activities at Appleton

Daytime activities

  • Training activities in the shade of the pine trees
  • Sport and games on the campsite lawns
  • Fynbos nature trail
  • Visit the viewpoint on Signal Hill
  • Visit the Noon Gun
  • Fly model planes on Signal Hill
  • Cultural visit to the Kramat on Signal Hill (1 km from Appleton)
  • Hike up Lions Head
  • Weather observation
  • Geology of the Cape Peninsula
  • Day hikes on Table Mounatin (the start of the Pipe Track at Kloof Nek is 3 km from Appleton)
  • Peninsula cycling trip, overnighting at Appleton

Night activities

  • Braai or backwoods cooking
  • Sunset views, watching the city lights and the ships out at sea
  • Campfire
  • Stargazing
  • Wide game by moonlight on Signal Hill
  • Night hike up Lions Head

Soccer

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