Table Mountain is proud to be one of the official New 7 Wonders of Nature. You can get to the top of Cape Town’s most famous icon in just five minutes by taking a cable car up, or spend the better part of your day hiking it.
V & A WATERFRONT
Cape Town´s working harbour houses the V & A Waterfront offering shopping, dining and entertainment for thrill seekers, fashionistas, photographers, heritage and nature enthusiasts.
Enjoy a scenic bay cruise departing from the the V&A Waterfront, and enjoy stunning views of Table Mountain, Lions Head and Signal Hill as we cruise along the coastline to Clifton and Camps Bay.
TWO OCEANS AQUARIUM
A visit to the Two Oceans Aquarium can be easily combined with doing shopping at the Waterfront. Watch the sharks and penguins being fed. Participate in the Penguin encounter or do some shark diving!
Once “home” to some of South Africa’s most famous political prisoners, including Nelson Mandela, Robben Island is one of South Africa’s most visited tourist attractions. The island was declared a World Heritage Site in 1999.
A helicopter flight over Cape Town is definitely one of the most spectacular top 10 things to do in Cape Town! There are many diferent exciting flights to choose from varying from 12 minutes to 45 minutes.
RED OPEN TOP BUS
Explore the best of Cape Town’s world-famous attractions aboard an open-top, double-decker bus. With two routes to choose from, this hop-on hop-off tour of Cape Town is the easiest way to get around the city and see all the sights in just one or two days.
Cape Point is an outdoor and nature lover´s smorgasbord, located within the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. You can picnic in the park or on the beach, hike or mountain bike, or have lunch in the upmarket Two Oceans Restaurant.
Boulders Beach in Simonstown offers you a great opportunity to swim with penguins! About a 30 minute drive from Cape Town. Boulders Beach offers a wonderful beach for swimming and seeing penguins in their natural habitat.
This peaceful garden grows indigenous plants exclusively. Stroll through fynbos, cycads and proteas. Sunday musical concerts are held at sunset during summer.
HOUT BAY HARBOUR
An old authentic fish factory in a working harbour where local traders exchange banter with customers. Enjoy some of the freshest seafood at the Mariner’s Wharf. The Bay Harbour Market has stalls offering wonerful food, art, craft, fashion, decor and music.
SEAL ISLAND BOAT TOUR
A 40-minute scenic excursion to Duiker Island, home to a squad of blubbery, bewhiskered cape fur seals. Snap away at the doe-eyed pups and their slick and slippery parents barking out warnings. The glass-bottomed boats offer a convenient porthole through which to spy the seals zipping past underwater.
WORLD OF BIRDS
The largest bird park in Africa with over 3000 birds and small animals in landscaped walk through aviaries.
Less than an hour’s drive from Cape Town’s city centre, the wine routes offer visitors picturesque scenery, friendly hospitality and excellent wines. Most estates have daily wine tasting, cellar tours and sales – some by appointment only – and there are many choices when it comes to wine route tours.
Some of the most scenic championship courses are in Cape Town. They are highly rated in terms of setting, layout and quality.
Tandem paragliding takes place mainly from Lions Head and Signal Hill. The paragliding launch site used depends on the wind direction at the time.
BIG 5 DAY TOUR
Within 2 hours drive of Cape Town there are safari lodges offering one day safaris to view the Big 5 including a boma lunch and 4×4 game drive.
A shark cage diving experience will take you very close to white sharks and is suitable for inexperienced divers.