Sunday Outing: The Scratch Patch

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We went for a Sunday drive to one of my favourite places in Cape Town, Simon’s Town. Mr and I love it so much that we’ve often contemplated moving there. Simon’s Town is home to Boulder’s Beach, where you’d find African penguins waddling along the shore, and Mineral World – Scratch Patch. The view from The Scratch Patch is absolutely arresting.


It was a beautiful sunny Sunday afternoon and we were so happy to capitalise on the good weather. We’ve been to The Scratch Patch before with Madam and a friend, the Little One was far too young to enjoy the experience. This time it was the Little One’s turn to experience the fun.


They do not charge an entrance fee, but you can buy a plastic ziplock bag to collect your favourite crystals. The price ranges between R18 for a small bag to R100 for a…

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