Slangkop Point Lighthouse, Kommetjie

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Slangkop Lighthouse is a lighthouse near the town of Kommetjie, near Cape Town, South Africa.
Construction was due to be completed in 1914 and a brass sign was commissioned for this date, but due to the First World War the lighthouse wasn't completed until 1919, although definitely in use before that date, e.g. noted in the log of HMS Himalaya on 19 July 1917. The lighthouse was inaugurated on 4 March 1919. It is a white circular iron tower standing 33m high.
The lighthouse is a tourist attraction for those visiting the area.
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  • Would recommend a walk from Kommetjie to the lighthouse on the board walk , then go past the lighthouse along the seafront towards the campsite and eventually to a very nice rock pool for a swim  more »
  • The lighthouse was “closed” — guess you can tour it? No biggie for us, we just wanted to see it and take a walk. The boardwalk is great. Right on the ocean. We walked for almost an hour, watching...  more »
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  • Was so much fun. There was an amazing path to the lighthouse and the place was quite clean too. Amazing beach view and the lighthouse was really cool. You get up close so you can see it nicely. 😊
  • Beautiful area. Fresh air, clean and relaxing atmosphere. No rush, no busy-ness .. 👍🌊🐚
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