L’Agulhas is a coastal town on the southernmost tip of the African continent. Older residents and documents still refer to the town as Cape Agulhas, or simply Agulhas, as it was known before 2000. The coastal village attracts many visitors coming to stand on the southernmost tip of Africa, as well as visiting the Cape Agulhas Lighthouse and the shipwreck of the Meisho Maru.

reserves and parks
Agulhas National Park

Agulhas National Park

The area around the southern-most tip of Africa, often referred to as the Agulhas Plain, has rich natural and cultural features, which make it worthy of national park status.