Milnerton (West Coast) 757

Milnerton is a suburb of Cape Town in South Africa situated on the Atlantic Ocean coast 11 kilometres to the north of the city's centre. The Milnerton area of Cape Town includes Cambridge Estate, Century City, Du Noon, Joe Slovo Park, Lagoon Beach, Milnerton Ridge, Royal Ascot, Sanddrift, Tygerhof and Woodbridge Island. Milnerton lagoon: One of the most identifiable features of Milnerton is its lagoon, formed where the Diep River enters the sea, with palm trees adorning the lagoon banks. Woodbridge Island. Two bridges join Woodbridge Island to the mainland of Milnerton proper. The wooden bridge is now a national heritage site. A newer bridge allows cars to cross to the island. The Milnerton Lighthouse is also a popular landmark found on the island. Milnerton's beach is well known for its view of Table Mountain and is a popular surfing spot. The water is generally cold as a result of the Benguela current that flows along Africa's western shore .The beach is also managed by Milnerton Surf Lifesaving Club, who help to prevent drownings on the beach and surrounding area. Every Wednesday during summer the surfski and stand up paddlers use the SE winds and race the Downwind Dash series to Big Bay beach.

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  • Table Mountain and Woodbridge Island panorama in the evening after sunset seen from Milnerton

    Table Mountain and Woodbridge Island panorama in the evening after sunset seen from Milnerton

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  • Table Mountain and Woodbridge Island after sunset seen from Milnerton

    Table Mountain and Woodbridge Island after sunset seen from Milnerton

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  • Woodbridge Island in the evening after sunset seen from Milnerton

    Woodbridge Island in the evening after sunset seen from Milnerton

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  • Lagoon Beach in Milnerton in spring

    Lagoon Beach in Milnerton in spring

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  • Lagoon Beach in Milnerton in spring

    Lagoon Beach in Milnerton in spring

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  • Lagoon Beach in Milnerton

    Lagoon Beach in Milnerton

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  • Flamingos in the Milnerton Lagoon

    Flamingos in the Milnerton Lagoon

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