Masiphumelele is a township in , , situated between Kommetjie, Capri Village and . Initially known as Site 5, the township was renamed Masiphumelele by its residents, which is a Xhosa word meaning "let us succeed".

Landmarks in the Area

Chapman's Peak is the name of a mountain on the western side of the , between and in , . is situated 5 km north of Masiphumelele. Photo: Martinvl, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Slangkop Lighthouse is a lighthouse near the town of , near Cape Town, . is situated 6 km southwest of Masiphumelele. Photo: Danie van der Merwe, CC BY 2.0.

Silvermine Nature Reserve forms part of the in , . is situated 6 km northeast of Masiphumelele. Photo: China Crisis, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Established in 1977, Simon's Town Museum is a community museum situated in , a suburb of in the Western Cape Province of the Republic of . is situated 8 km southeast of Masiphumelele. Photo: Oupoot, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Noordhoek is a suburb of , , located below on the west coast of the , approximately 35 kilometres to the south of the city itself. is situated 3 km north of Masiphumelele. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Simon's Town, sometimes spelled Simonstown, is a town which is administratively a South Peninsula suburb of , and is home to the . is situated 9 km southeast of Masiphumelele. Photo: FLASHPACKER TRAVELGUIDE, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Hout Bay is a suburb of Cape Town, situated in a valley on the Atlantic seaboard of the , twenty kilometres south of the Central Business District of Cape Town. is situated 10 km north of Masiphumelele. Photo: PZFUN, CC BY 2.0.


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