Best lakes in Cape Town

Check out the top lakes in Cape Town, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Green Point Park
1. Green Point Park
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216 local reviews
1 Fritz Sonnenberg Rd, Green Point
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+27 21 444 4258
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Phryne
A legacy of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, this urban park was created in the vicinity of the Cape Town Stadium as a…
Susanne
This stunning urban park, is a green oasis between the mountain and the sea. A lake, lots of grass, two kids…
Peter
Beautiful bird sanctuary, lakes and park adjacent to Green Point Golf Course and Sea side promenade.
1. Green Point Park
1. Green Point Park
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216 local reviews
1 Fritz Sonnenberg Rd, Green Point
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+27 21 444 4258
Phryne
Phryne
A legacy of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, this urban park was created in the vicinity of the Cape Town Stadium as a place for the citizens to…
Susanne
Susanne
This stunning urban park, is a green oasis between the mountain and the sea. A lake, lots of grass, two kids playgrounds and lots to see…
Peter
Peter
Beautiful bird sanctuary, lakes and park adjacent to Green Point Golf Course and Sea side promenade.
2. Eikendal
2. Eikendal
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10 local reviews
R44, Raithby
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+27 21 855 1422
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Diane
Wine estate with on-site restaurant and fishing lake. We stock some of their wines in our courtesy bar.
2. Eikendal
2. Eikendal
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10 local reviews
R44, Raithby
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+27 21 855 1422
Diane
Diane
Wine estate with on-site restaurant and fishing lake. We stock some of their wines in our courtesy bar.
3. Silvermine Reservoir
3. Silvermine Reservoir
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115 local reviews
Silvermine Reservoir, Silver Mine (Nature Reserve)
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Sharon
Silvermine is a lovely hiking trail and has a lake to swim in. If you follow the trails you may see some of…
Andrea
A secluded spot for out door swimming in the natural lake, picnic spots and beautiful scenery
Kerstin
Beautiful fresh water swimming lake and great hiking trails
3. Silvermine Reservoir
3. Silvermine Reservoir
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115 local reviews
Silvermine Reservoir, Silver Mine (Nature Reserve)
Sharon
Sharon
Silvermine is a lovely hiking trail and has a lake to swim in. If you follow the trails you may see some of the most picturesque views in…
Andrea
Andrea
A secluded spot for out door swimming in the natural lake, picnic spots and beautiful scenery
Kerstin
Kerstin
Beautiful fresh water swimming lake and great hiking trails
4. Cape Point Vineyards
4. Cape Point Vineyards
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84 local reviews
Silvermine Rd, Noordhoek
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
+27 21 789 0900
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Nicola
The Cape Point Vineyards have some amazing views. They have a deck on their lake that is great for proposing…
Deon
Picnic on the lake, winetasting, bar and restaurant. Views of vineyards, valley, arc of mountains, beach and…
4. Cape Point Vineyards
4. Cape Point Vineyards
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84 local reviews
Silvermine Rd, Noordhoek
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
+27 21 789 0900
Nicola
Nicola
The Cape Point Vineyards have some amazing views. They have a deck on their lake that is great for proposing or #Instagram goals. Thier wine…
Deon
Deon
Picnic on the lake, winetasting, bar and restaurant. Views of vineyards, valley, arc of mountains, beach and sea.
5. Silver Mine (Nature Reserve)
5. Silver Mine (Nature Reserve)
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18 local reviews
Silver Mine (Nature Reserve), Silver Mine (Nature Reserve)
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Andrew And Bjefke
We love to walk around the lake and go for a dip with the kids, especially when the beach is too windy. Pack a…
Gys
This is a beautiful nature reserve with a lovely lake and it's very dog-friendly
5. Silver Mine (Nature Reserve)
5. Silver Mine (Nature Reserve)
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18 local reviews
Silver Mine (Nature Reserve), Silver Mine (Nature Reserve)
Andrew And Bjefke
Andrew And Bjefke
We love to walk around the lake and go for a dip with the kids, especially when the beach is too windy. Pack a picnic and find a spot…
Gys
Gys
This is a beautiful nature reserve with a lovely lake and it's very dog-friendly
6. Spier Wine Farm
6. Spier Wine Farm
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43 local reviews
Spier Wine Farm, Stellenbosch
+27 21 809 1100
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Diane
Great family fun. Enjoy "Eagle Encounters" with birds of prey. Hold an owl. See Sonic the porcupine and…
Aoife & Leon
Picnic areas, lakes and play areas and historical walks
6. Spier Wine Farm
6. Spier Wine Farm
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43 local reviews
Spier Wine Farm, Stellenbosch
+27 21 809 1100
Diane
Diane
Great family fun. Enjoy "Eagle Encounters" with birds of prey. Hold an owl. See Sonic the porcupine and Drogon, the bearded dragon. Buy a…
Aoife & Leon
Aoife & Leon
Picnic areas, lakes and play areas and historical walks
7. Postcard Café at Stark-Condé Wines
7. Postcard Café at Stark-Condé Wines
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16 local reviews
Postcard Café at Stark-Condé Wines, Stellenbosch
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
021 861 7703
CafeFoodPoint of interest
John
This is a must do in the area. The food, views, lake, wines and atmosphere is just wonderful. Please book your…
Shantelle
Wine tasting on a lake with mountainous surrounds and cafe style food. Great lunch spot!
7. Postcard Café at Stark-Condé Wines
7. Postcard Café at Stark-Condé Wines
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16 local reviews
Postcard Café at Stark-Condé Wines, Stellenbosch
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
021 861 7703
John
John
This is a must do in the area. The food, views, lake, wines and atmosphere is just wonderful. Please book your lunch in advance! They offer…
Shantelle
Shantelle
Wine tasting on a lake with mountainous surrounds and cafe style food. Great lunch spot!
8. Zevenwacht Country Restaurant
8. Zevenwacht Country Restaurant
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2 local reviews
Langverwacht Rd, Cape Town
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
021 900 5700
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Brandon
Fine country dining, on your doorstep. Overlooks the lake.
8. Zevenwacht Country Restaurant
8. Zevenwacht Country Restaurant
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2 local reviews
Langverwacht Rd, Cape Town
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
021 900 5700
Brandon
Brandon
Fine country dining, on your doorstep. Overlooks the lake.