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Cape Town is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. This cosmopolitan capital of South Africa, known locally as the 'Mother City', offers visitors everything from outdoor adventure activities to world-class shopping and trendy cafes. Whether you are a nature lover heading for Cape Point Nature Reserve or a party animal looking for a vibrant nightlife, Cape Town is sure to charm you into wanting to visit again.
A great way to get to know Cape Town is to start with a guided walk through the city and colourful Bo-Kaap area or by taking the popular bus tour in and around Cape Town. Or you could begin with a shopping spree at the V & A Water Front, laze on one of Cape Town’s beautiful beaches or head up the famous landmark of Table Mountain for sweeping views of the scenic coastline and city.
Experience South Africa’s diverse cultures, by visiting local communities in areas such as Langa and Khayelitsha where you will get to meet the locals. A township tour typically includes a stop at a community school and informal bar, known as a Shebeen, enabling visitors to interact with the people living in these communities. District Six is one of Cape Town’s cultural highlights, with the District Six museum offering deeper insight into South Africa’s unique and tumultuous past. One of the most important historical sites, well worth visiting, is the World Heritage Site and Museum of Robben Island, lying seven kilometres off the coast of Cape Town in Table Bay. The museum on Robben Island was once a maximum-security prison where political prisoners were detained for decades and today serves as a reminder of the struggle for democracy in South Africa. Robben Island is best known as the place where future South African President and Nobel Laureate Nelson Mandela spent 27 years of imprisonment during the apartheid era.
Cape Town is not only rich in culture and history, but also in natural splendour, from the sprawling Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens to Cape Point Nature Reserve and the dramatic coastal drive over Chapman’s Peak. Cape Town has plenty of outdoor and adventure activities to keep nature lovers and adrenaline junkies captivated and enthralled. A few of the things that you can do in Cape Town are:
One of the Cape’s most popular attractions is the famous Cape Winelands area near Cape Town. Some of the South Africa’s finest wines are produced in the Cape Wineland towns of Franschhoek, Stellenbosch and Paarl. The wine region is also home to a multitude of superb restaurants and many of the wine farms serve up some excellent snacks and meals too. Visitors can take full cellar tours to learn about the winemaking process, cycle through the scenic winelands and get to taste some of the best wines produced in the region.
Cape Town is an excellent starting or ending point for several major overland trips through Africa including tours to destinations such as, Kruger National Park, Durban, the Garden Route, Namibia, Victoria Falls and Botswana. There are a variety of tour options that include Cape Town as a destination; such as self-drive safaris, overland truck tours, motorbike adventures, hiking and cycling trips and city stays. Take a look at our safaris and tours to Cape Town.
Our Cape Town safaris and trips generally include accommodation in an old restored Victorian Mansion turned into a lodge with great mountain views, a relaxed pool area and a central location.
Find out more with our Cape Town budget travel guide page.