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Duiker Point and the Sentinel under Karbonkelberg (3450464472).jpg
View from the west of Duiker Point below the Karbonkelberg
Highest point
Elevation653 m (2,142 ft)
ListingList of mountains in South Africa
Coordinates34°2′S 18°19′E / 34.033°S 18.317°E / -34.033; 18.317Coordinates: 34°2′S 18°19′E / 34.033°S 18.317°E / -34.033; 18.317
Karbonkelberg is located in South Africa

Karbonkelberg is a small peak forming part of the Table Mountain National Park in Cape Town, South Africa.


It forms a prominent landmark overlooking the harbour at Hout Bay.[1] An unusual feature is that sand has been blown up it by the wind, causing a dune-like feature. This has been popular with local residents to surf down it on polished boards or sheets. Its cliff on the southern side is also a famous climbing spot.

In the North it is bordered by Table Mountain National Park, comprising the Orangekloof Nature reserve and the lower slopes of Table Mountain beyond.

It is bordered by the Atlantic and Little Lions Head, Kapteins Peak and The Sentinel.

The peak is popular for short treks and mountainbiking.[2]

See also


External links

  • Media related to Karbonkelberg at Wikimedia Commons
  • "Karbonkelberg photos". UCT Mountain & Ski Club South Africa. Archived from the original on 2006-10-01. Retrieved 2010-03-03.