Cape Point Shipwreck Trail


Cape Point Nature Reserve – wild, remote and breathtakingly beautiful.  Also the resting place of several ships, now rusty pieces of history partially submerged beneath the sand along this rugged coastline.  What an amazing place to spend Mothers Day!!

At times a little like Heathrow with all the landing and take offs.

Windblown seagulls.

And the lone albatross standing like a sentinal over the tidal pool at Buffels Bay.

This stretch of coastline has claimed many a ship.  Even on a calm day the tides can be brutal.

The remains of the Thomas T. Tucker, an American “Liberty Ship” that struck the rocks while avoiding torpedoes in 1942.

Kelp and shells.

Someone’s lunch – the carcass left on the rocks.

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