Gordo's panoramas from Ou Kaapse Weg
All photos Copyright © 1998-2008 Gordon Richardson gordonr@iafrica.com


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Tokai and Table Mountain from Ou Kaapse Weg - Feb '08

Tokai and Table Mountain from Ou Kaapse Weg


Constantiaberg and Tokai Forest - Apr '02
This area is recovering after the major fire in Jan 2000

Constantiaberg and Tokai Forest from Ou Kaapse Weg with polariser


Ou Kaapse Weg and Constantiaberg from Steenberg - Jun '03

Ou Kaapse Weg and Constantiaberg from Steenberg


Views towards Constantiaberg and the Table Mountain Range - 1987

wide angle of Constantiaberg from top of Ou Kaapse Weg haze over Southern Suburbs towards back of Table Mountain This mountain pass was built in the early 1970's and provides a direct route from the Southern Suburbs to Noordhoek and further south to Cape Point. The views north are towards the Table Mountain Range. This entire range, 50km in length, forms the "backbone" of the Cape Peninsula National Park.



Constantiaberg with Elephants Eye view over Southern Suburbs north to Table Mountain This entire area is part of the Silvermine Nature Reserve.

Click here to see a closer view of Elephants Eye cave.

Click here to see a closer view of Table Mountain



hazy autumn views over the Cape Flats from Ou Kaapse Weg
(this panorama streches across 5 images)

hazy view over Cape Flats morning panorama with camer flare hazy view over Zeekoevlei towards Simonsberg hazy view over Cape Flats hazy view over ZandVlei towards False Bay














The views from the top of Ou Kaapse Weg over the Cape Peninsula are stunning. There are a number of wetlands which serve as recreation areas and nature preserves. The Cape Peninsula is surrounded on 3 sides by ocean, False Bay can be seen on the extreme right hand side.

Other views of Cape Flats from top of Ou Kaapse Weg

hazy view over Cape Flats with Zeekoevlei and Rondevlei wetlands panorama over Cape Flats towards Boland mountains view from Ou Kaapse Weg towards False Bay


Burned areas in Silvermine from Tokai Forest - early Jul '00
A huge fire starting on Ou Kaapse Weg burned from 16 to 19 January 2000

burned Silvermine and trees in Tokai Forest


Panoramic views over Tokai from Constantiaberg - Apr '01

Silvermine and Tokai Forest from Constantiaberg


Click here to see Ou Kaapse Weg from Wynberg
Click here to see Ou Kaapse Weg from Fishoek


From here you can:
See other wide angle views of Table Mountain
Do a virtual tour of the Peninsula
Go across Constantia Nek to Hout Bay
Go south to views from Fishoek
Go on a virtual tour of False Bay
Go across to Helderberg Mountain


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27 Mar 2008 updated
05 Mar 1998 created