Spectator’s Guide to Torpedo Cape Town: Thrilling Views and High-Energy Points

Nov / 2023

Are you ready for an adrenaline-packed event along Cape Town’s stunning Atlantic coastline? Torpedo Cape Town is back, and it promises to be an action-packed race with breathtaking views and plenty of opportunities for spectators to cheer on the participants. Here’s your ultimate guide to the best spectator points along the race route:

1. Sandy Bay Beach Entry: Start your day at the remote and beautiful Sandy Bay, where you can witness the athletes entering the water for the first leg of the race. Show your support as they take their first plunge into the ocean.

2. Sandy Bay Rock Exit: Watch the athletes transition between swimming and running, a challenging task in SwimRun. The rock exit at Sandy Bay is known for its tricky terrain, making it an exciting spot to see the action up close.

3. Llandudno Rock Jump: Capture stunning photos and offer your encouragement to the competitors at this unique rock jump point. It’s a fantastic place to witness the athletes’ determination and skill.

4. Llandudno Beach: Llandudno is famous for its surf, and you can watch the athletes take on the waves as they tackle this section of the race. Join Vye, who produced our race jackets and cheer them on as they navigate the surf with style.

5. Racefood Energy Point 1: Located on Victoria Road, this is the first official energy point on the route. It’s an excellent place to catch your breath and support the participants as they continue their journey.

6. Cosy Bay: At Cosy Bay, Red Bull and music create a high-energy atmosphere for spectators. Don’t miss the tricky rock scrambling exit – walk down to the small beach and give the athletes an extra boost of motivation.

7. Beta Beach, Bakoven: This hidden gem offers the best view of Lion’s Head in Cape Town. Join Latitude Aparthotels at this stunning spectator point, where you’ll see athletes from all four sub-events pass by. It’s an ideal spot to soak in the scenery and excitement.

8. Camps Bay: Athletes enter and exit the water at the same point in Camps Bay, making it a great vantage point for spectators. As they approach the final leg of the race, our race partner CANSA and your cheers will be especially appreciated.

9. Clifton 4: The finish line at Clifton 4 is where the real celebrations happen. Witness the athletes’ triumphant moments, stay for the prize-giving, and even join in the “the Big Chill” mass cold water immersion at 12:00. It’s a memorable way to conclude this thrilling event.

Don’t miss out on the action and the opportunity to support the dedicated athletes of Torpedo Cape Town. Each of these spectator points offers a unique experience, and you can be a part of the excitement along the Atlantic coastline. Get ready for a day of high-energy, scenic beauty, and unforgettable moments!