Go up to the southernmost point of Africa and see the place where two oceans meet.
Two hundred kilometers away from Cape Town there is the famous cape – the southernmost point of the African continent.
Getting to Cape Agulhas, you will see the place where the two oceans meet. Of course, there is not an apparent difference between the waters of the oceans. Yet, it is the generally established boundary between the Indian and the Atlantic oceans.
This place has witnessed many a shipwreck. Strong winds and the collision of the warm Agulhas current with the ice-cold Antarctic Circumpolar current contribute to the emergence of frequent storms. The height of the waves can reach more than thirty meters. Shipping in these waters is also dangerous for the sandbar that goes into the sea for 250 kilometers.
Watching the raging waters of the oceans, you cannot help marveling at the strength and power of this element, fascinating and dreadful at the same time. When you realize that you are standing at the extreme point of the continent, and see the border between two oceans, it fills you with freedom and rapture.
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Cape Agulhas is famous as the southern tip of the African continent and the meeting point of two oceans.12
More things to do in Cape Town
Feed a sea turtle in the Two Oceans Aquarium — this fascinating and a bit extreme adventure will leave lots of impressions on you. 1249Two Oceans Aquarium
Try African cream liqueur made of marula fruits, the favorite treat of elephants, especially in mating season. 2257
If you come to Cape Town, be sure to try rooibos. The plant used to make this drink may soon vanish from the face of the earth.13
Treat yourself to the national food of South Africa. You can find it everywhere as it is the popular type of meat among locals and guests of the city.9
"Warning, please look under your vehicle for penguins!" - this sign meets you at Boulders Beach - the African penguins' home. 6519Boulders Beach
Diving in the Sardine Run
Go scuba diving in the waters by Cape Point during the so called Sardine Run and become a witness of an extraordinary natural phenomenon. 4308019Cape Point
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