Cape Town

Location: South Africa

Total Area: 2,461 sq km

Population: 4,005,015

Language: English, Afrikaans, Xhosa

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Cape Town offers a great diversity of cultures, cuisines, activities and landscapes. With the picturesque backdrop of the impressive Table Mountain, the coastal city of Cape Town has a generous offering of things to do. For the active there are hikes, walks, bikes, kites and numerous beaches and mountain trails to explore. For travellers seeking some rest and relaxation, a multitude of beaches, spas, culinary delights and wineland exploration awaits – all with breathtaking vistas. Cape Town, known as the Mother City, lives up to her name by being the mother of all holiday destinations. Steeped in history and culture, blended with adventure and stunning scenery, Cape Town will enchant you with its charming atmosphere and warm welcome. 

Table Mountain Cableway

Overhanging the city, Table Mountain is one of the new seven wonders of the world and the most photographed landmark in the country. Built in 1929 the cable car transports you up to the top while providing 360 views of the city.

City highlights

Cape Peninsula Tour

Drive along the scenic coastal route, pass through Bantry Bay, Clifton, Camps Bay and Llundadno beaches along Chapman’s Peak drive.
Visit the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and Cape Point, where the two oceans meet. Stop by Boulders Beach to visit families of African penguins.

Robben Island

Off of the coast of Bloubergstrand, Robben Island is famous for housing Nelson Mandela during his 18 years in incarnation. Take a ferry from the V&A harbour and take a walk around the Robben Island Museum. Visit the very cell Mandela called home and hear from previous prisoners

Tours visiting

Cape Town
The Cape Town and Garden Route Budget Adventure
Cape Town, Garden Route, Johannesburg, Kruger National Park & Botswana Photo Safari
Victoria Falls Train Trip, Cape Town, Garden Route & Safari
25 days Cape Town to Johannesburg self-drive
10 Day Cape Town and Mauritius Adventure Package
9 Day Cape Town and Garden Route
Cape Town, Wine and Whales
14 Day Livingstone, Cape Town & Kruger
Luxury Cape Town, Garden Route and Safari
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Off the beaten track

Guided hikes on Table Mountain Reserve

Hike the lesser known routes up the mountain with a local guide. 

Culinary tour of Cape Town

Enjoy all the hidden gem restaurants and learn to cook Malay style by a mama in her home

Experistay at a Eco Boutique

Stay at a google controlled eco boutique guest house and have a dinner served by a local chef