explore cape town

The Oldest City in South Africa, affectionately refered to as the “Mother City”

Cape Town is known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Our city is home to one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Table Mountain.

4 MUST DO things in Cape Town...

One of the New Seven Wonders of the World, Table Mountain is Cape Town’s centrepiece.

Cable cars depart from the cable station every 10 to 15 minutes and the journey up the mountain takes about five minutes.

The cars rotate 360 degrees during the trip, giving spectacular views.

The Cape Point Nature Reserve is all about natural splendour.

Spectacular views of the Atlantic and False Bay coastlines. You are likely to encounter baboons, Cape Mountain Zebras, buck, and at least some of the 250 species of bird.

Don’t miss a ride up to the lighthouse on the Flying Dutchman Funicular for spectacular panoramic views.

Robben Island is situated in Table Bay. The name is Dutch for seal. As a prison Its most notable prisoner being Nelson Mandela, who spent 18 of his 27 year prison sentence on the island.

Board a ferry at the V&A Waterfront and after a 20 minute boat ride, visit Mandela’s cell and hear testimonials by former prisoners.

The V&A Waterfront is South Africa’s most-visited destination, and it attracts 24 million visitors a year.

There are five shopping districts where you’ll find everything from local designs to international brands. coffee shops, restaurants, and bars, most with spectacular harbour views. 

Cape Town has so much to offer

Colourful Muizenberg Beach Huts.

Table Mountain is in the Table Mountain National Park with a network of over 550 walks. Favourite amongst hiking enthusiasts as well as being a top destination for birdwatchers.
For the novice there is easy walks that can be done in a few hours like Platteklip Gorge or for the more adventurous there is also the three-day Hoerikwaggo Table Mountain Trail. 

Head on an exhilarating boat trip to Seal Island to enjoy sightings of these gorgeous marine mammals and views of Sentinel Mountain.

The weather-permitting activity takes place three times a day, at 9am, 9.45am and 3.15pm, and offers some grand landscapes.

The 45-minute experience is the perfect way to start or end your day of exploration.

Is a cultivated garden that sits along the eastern slopes of Table Mountain. Visitors get the chance to marvel at the colour display of our native plants. The centre includes a tea room, restaurant, and long stretches of open grass where one can picnic.

The gardens are also a starting point for many hiking trails, as well as the Kirstenbosch Canopy Walkway for those who want the views without the challenge.

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