Things To Do
ATTRACTIONS CLOSE BY
- Various shopping centres e.g. Tyger Valley, Canal Walk, Cavendish Square, Cape Gate, N1 City and Willowbridge
- Table Mountain, Cableway & Lions Head
- Theatres e.g. Artscape, Theatre on the Bay, Baxter
- Golf courses e.g. Bellville Golf Club, Parow Golf Club, Mowbray Golf Club
- Various Nature Reserves such as Tygerberg Nature Reserve
- Castle of Good Hope
- Greenpoint Soccer Stadium
- Robben Island
- Various Wine Routes e.g. Durbanville Wine Valley, Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschoek Wine Routes
- Grand West Casino
- Various beaches e.g. Bloubergstrand, Melkbosstrand, Camps Bay and Clifton
- Company Gardens
- Various clubs and bars
- Newlands Rugby and Cricket Stadium
A - Z of Things to do in Cape Town
Abseiling Table Mountain
For an adrenlin rush and a view as never before try your hand at abseiling down Table Mountain. Trips and tours vary with various operators and can be from 1 hour to half day tours which include a hop around Cape Town to take in the hotspots.
Check with reception for details
Beaches In Cape Town
Cape Town has some of the very best beaches in the world. Endless stretches of soft white sand and beautiful boulders, magnificent sunsets and some beaches which offer wind free spots for most of the year.
Beaches around the Penisula:
- Big Bay
- Table View
- Dolphine Beach
- Camps Bay
- Sandy Bay
- Long Beach
- Diaz beach
- Boulders Beach
- St James
An incredible view of the south-western tip of African. Do NOT miss this spectacular scenic wonder where the "two oceans meet". Declared a national park there is an abundance of natural fynbos and animals in the park.
Opening Times: 06H00 - 18H00
Cost: R75.00 per person
The Castle of Good Hope is the oldest building in South Africa and was build between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company who ruled at the time. Guided tours are offered daily or take a self guided tour through the buildings.
Opening Times: 09H00 - 16H00
Green Market Square
A vibey market place venue, the oldest of its kind where you'll find arts, crafts and curios, jewelery, clothing, shoes, sandals and so much more. Restaurants and coffee shops serve up the most enticing fare. You simply cannot miss Green Market Square on a visit to the Mother City.
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is acclaimed as one of the great botanic gardens of the world. Few gardens can match the sheer grandeur of the setting of Kirstenbosch, against the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain. Kirstenbosch was established in 1913 to promote, conserve and display the extraordinarily rich and diverse flora of southern Africa, and was the first botanic garden in the world to be devoted to a country's indigenous flora.
Sep - Mar (Summer): Mon - Sun
08h00 - 19h00
Apr - Aug (Winter): Mon - Sun
08h00 - 18h00
Conservatory: Mon - Sun
09h00 - 17h00
Boulders Penguin Colony is home to a growing colony of the vulnerable African Penguin. Wooden walkways allow visitors to view the penguins in their natural habitat.
An entrance fee is payable, please click on the link above to see current rates.
This allows access to the beach in addition to walkways and viewpoints.
From the 17th to the 20th centuries, Robben Island served as a place of banishment, isolation and imprisonment. Today it is a World Heritage Site and museum, a poignant reminder to the newly democratic South Africa of the price paid for freedom.
The Cableway has provided more than 20-million visitors with an unforgettable experience, taking them to the top of Table Mountain in Cape Town. Get a bird's eye view of the Mother City and enjoy a fabulous meal as you take in one of the most spectacular views in the world.
The southern tip of the African continent is the meeting place of two mighty and bountiful oceans, the Indian and the Atlantic. The Two Oceans Aquarium on the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town is ideally positioned to showcase the incredible diversity of marine life found in these two oceans. The Aquarium is one of the top tourist attractions in Cape Town and over 3000 living sea animals, including sharks, fishes, turtles and penguins can be seen in this spectacular underwater nature reserve.
Opening Times: Daily from 09H30 - 18H00
See website for HERE for Visitor Info on charges
Situated between Robben Island and Table Mountain in the heart of Cape Town's working harbour, the V&A Waterfront has become South Africa's most visited destination. Set against a backdrop of magnificent sea and mountain views, exciting shopping and entertainment venues are intermingled with imaginative office locations, world-class hotels and luxury apartments in the residential marina. We invite you to discover the experience... live, work, shop and play at the V&A Waterfront.
Wine Wine Wine
- Constantia Wine Route
- Durbanville Wine Routes
- WineCountry - Your online guide to wine estates, restaurants, eateries and a complete business directory of the Paarl Winelands
- Stellenbosch & its Wine Routes
- Swartland Wine Routes
- Overberg Wine - Elgin, Botriver, Hermanus, Stanford, Napier, Greyton, Theewaterskloof, Bredasdorp
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