Milnerton (West Coast) 707

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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  • The Lighthouse of Woodbridge Island

    The Lighthouse of Woodbridge Island

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  • Cape Town Business District

    Cape Town Business District

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  • V & A Waterfront seen from Milnerton at night

    V & A Waterfront seen from Milnerton at night

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  • Lagoon Beach with the Lagoon Beach Hotel

    Lagoon Beach with the Lagoon Beach Hotel

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  • Bloubergstrand and Table View

    Bloubergstrand and Table View

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  • Signal Hill und Lions Head with Woodbridge Island

    Signal Hill und Lions Head with Woodbridge Island

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  • Lagoon Beach with the Milnerton Lagoon at night

    Lagoon Beach with the Milnerton Lagoon at night

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  • Lagoon Beach Hotel Complex

    Lagoon Beach Hotel Complex

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  • Sunset over Bloubergstrand and Table View

    Sunset over Bloubergstrand and Table View

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  • Lighthouse of Woodbridge Island

    Lighthouse of Woodbridge Island

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  • The 2010 Soccer Stadium in Green Point

    The 2010 Soccer Stadium in Green Point

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  • Green Point Soccer Stadium

    Green Point Soccer Stadium

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  • MSC Sinfonia Cruise Liner docking at Cape Town Harbour (close to the V&A Waterfront)

    MSC Sinfonia Cruise Liner docking at Cape Town Harbour (close to the V&A Waterfront)

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  • Table Mountain with the CBD and Woodbridge Island

    Table Mountain with the CBD and Woodbridge Island

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  • R27 leading through Paarden Island

    R27 leading through Paarden Island

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