Top 10 Things To See and Do in Cape Town

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Cape Town has a wealth of fun things to do for the whole family, whether you’re looking for fast pace adventure or whether you want something more relaxing – Cape Town is the place to be!

  1. Cape Town Aerial Cable Way

Get the most fantastic bird’s-eye view of Cape Town and surrounds with breathtaking 360 degree views. Once on top of the majestic Table Mountain, you can explore the mountain top and enjoy delicious foods from the eateries available as well as purchase gifts to take home and cherish at one of the souvenir shops. During winter season it is possible to view snow atop the mountain and very cold temperatures – Trips are also weather permitting mostly during winter.

2. Boulders Beach

Who would’ve though that one can find penguins in Africa? Yes, it’s true Boulders Beach is home to a colony of African Penguins also known as the Jackass Penguin or the black Footed Penguin. These cute little ones are a must see. Boulders Beach is located on the cape Peninsula.

  1. V&A Waterfront

The V&A (Victoria & Alfred) Water Front is not simply a shopping centre but an opulent display of fascinating scenes, such as an array of local arts and crafts shops, high-end retail stores, family restaurants, fine dining and chic property for sale or rent.

  1. Cape Point and Nature Reserve

Located at the tip of the Cape Peninsula lies Cape Point. The nature reserve is an acclaimed natural World Heritage Site with over 7750 hectares of land and is the home to vast fauna and flora, mammals and birds. It is a trip for the whole family and a definite must see.

  1. Shark Cage Diving

Are you brave enough to stare the Great White in the eye? Shark Cage Diving is a popular activity for both locals and tourists alike. Although lead by highly skilled guides, it is not for the faint at heart but something to add to your bucket list.

  1. Robben Island

Take a boat trip to the historic Robben Island and take a tour  of the place where Nelson Mandela spent 18 years of his life. The island is also rich with history.

  1. Sigh Seeing Cape Town – Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour 

Enjoy leisurely sight seeing with the Hop On Hop Off Buss Tour in Cape Town where you can get off at one of our stops at anytime you like. The bus tours follow a timetable. The Red City Tour will take you all over Cape Town. However, you can choose from a selection of different tours which includes Yellow Downtown Tour, Blue mini Peninsula Tour and  Purple Wine Tour.

  1. Wine Tasting 

There are various wine routes in the Western Cape where you can enjoy local fine wines. Wine routes includes Constantia Valley as well as Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl.

  1. Hiking and Walking Trails

There are various hiking tours to choose from throughout Cape Town which includes trails on Table Mountain, Kirstenbosh and so much more.

  1. Great Food

The Mother City is by no means short of great eateries which includes everything from local and international cuisine. Whether you’re looking for a place to relax and watch the game or whether you’re planing to book a table for 2 and a romantic dinner with your loved one, there is a mouth watering meal tailored to your taste right here in Cape Town.

References:

www.oceansafrica.com

http://capepoint.co.za/

http://www.citysightseeing.co.za/capeTown.php

 

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