Things To Do in Cape Town

The mother city of Cape Town, recently voted as the most beautiful city in the world offers more scenic and historical venues than can be visited in one day. Allow yourself a couple of days and definitely a trip on Cape Town's now famous open top bus to take in the mother cities beauty.

Cape Town Red City Tour

Hop on and hop off the double-decker red bus and discover Cape Town. The best way to get to Table Mountain and back, our family-friendly bus offers informative audio commentary about Cape Town's major attractions in 15 languages, with a special audio channel just for kids. City Sightseeing tours are the easiest and most fun way to see the sights!

Cape Point

At the tip of the Cape Peninsula 60 km south-west of Cape Town, lies Cape Point nature reserve within the Table Mountain National Park; a declared Natural World Heritage Site. Encompassing 7 750 hectares of rich and varied flora and fauna; abounding with buck, baboons and Cape mountain zebra as well as over 250 species of birds.

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Visit the Kistenbosch Botanical Gardens to enjoy one of the world's largest botanical gardens dedicated to indigenous plants and trees. with more than 7 000 species of plants and trees.

The gardens are home to a wide variety of birdlife.

See too the amazing new "Boomslang" (meaning tree snake) which forms part of the Tree Canopy Walkway, a curved steel and timber bridge which winds and dips its way through and over the Arboretum. Truly spectacular.

Robben Island

Of great historical significance to South Africa, you simply cannot miss out on a ferry trip to Robben Island to see what was home to Nelson Mandela, one of our greatest statesmen.

The island, now a world heritage site is located some 9 km offshore from Cape Town. Daily tours leave for the island at regular intervals and tours can be booked in advance.

Table Mountain

Magical views, winding walkways, inquisitive rock rabbits and masses of indigenous flora. An unrivaled cable car ride!

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V & A Waterfront

A vibrant life of shopping, dining, entertainment and leisure activities at the foot of Table Mountain right on the water's edge.