Milnerton Holiday Guide


Situated on the Atlantic coastline about 15km north of the Cape Town city centre, Milnerton is a suburb within the greater Blouberg region. Located just off the R27, Milnerton was developed very close to a lagoon, which is now home to the Rietvlei Nature Reserve.

Located in the northern part of Table Bay, the views from Milnerton of Table Mountain, Robben Island, the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront and the Atlantic Ocean are simply gorgeous.

Milnerton is the oldest suburb along this northern section of Table Bay, and has a lovely residential area that is graced by old houses and many trees. Known for its lovely lagoon, great beach, the racecourse, the championship golf course and the excellent shopping facilities, Milnerton is a lovely suburb from which to base your discovery of the rest of greater Cape Town.

Driving from the centre of Cape Town in a northern direction along the Table Bay, one gets to the Blouberg suburbs. Milnerton lies directly at the sea and offer long wide sandy beaches and dunes. Everywhere, one has a wonderful view of Table Mountain. Whoever enjoys long beach walks, clear air and a lot of fresh wind, will be happy here.

Milnerton is the oldest of the suburbs along the northern Table Bay. It is a solely residential area with a beautiful old part with pretty houses and many trees.

The Location of Milnerton

Milnerton is a suburb of Cape Town situated on the Atlantic Ocean 11 kilometres to the north of Cape Town city’s centre.

Milnerton – Amenities

Famous is – besides the lighthouse – the popular and – due to the wind – challenging Milnerton Golf Course. It stretches right behind the dunes at a lagoon with numerous waterbirds.

Places to see in Milnerton and surrounds

  • Beach and lagoon
  • Rietvlei Nature Reserve
  • Killarney Racetrack
  • Zonnekus House
  • Koeberg Private Nature Reserve
  • South African Air Force Museum
  • Ratanga Junction Amusement Park
  • Canal Walk Shopping Centre
  • Paarden Eiland Wetlands
  • Wooden Bridge
  • Milnerton Playhouse
  • The Lighthouse
  • The Paddocks
  • Milnerton Activities
  • Bowling
  • Enjoy the superb beach and lagoon
  • Golf
  • Shopping
  • Whale watching
  • Canoeing
  • Theatre
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Jet skiing

Eating out in Milnerton

Milnerton has many restaurants and fast food outlets to choose from:

Milnerton restaurants :

  • The Brassiere
  • The Abolone
  • Maestro’s on the Beach
  • Cape Town Fish Market
  • Mike’s Kitchen
  • Spur
  • Tong Lok
  • McDonalds
  • KFC

Guesthouses in Milnerton

Please use the links below to access more details on the featured guest houses, where indicated read the owners/ manager page for the inside story!!

  • 203 Arnhem Guesthouse
  • Across The Bay Guesthouse
  • Atlantic Beach Villa Guesthouse
  • Cape Hermitage Guesthouse
  • Glitter Bay Guesthouse
  • Vrede Manor Guesthouse