10 Things to do in Cape Town

Cape Town

Explore Cape Town with these 10 must-visit attractions

  1. Victoria & Alfred Waterfront: A bustling port with a shopping center, The Waterfront is South Africa’s most popular destination.
  2. Table Mountain: A towering peak that can be hiked or accessed by cable car, Table Mountain is a top tourist attraction.
  3. Cape of Good Hope: This nature reserve offers stunning coastal views and the chance to spot whales, sea lions, baboons, and other wildlife.
  4. Robben Island: Once a prison for black opponents during apartheid, Robben Island is now a museum and a must-see historical site.
  5. Boulder’s Beach: Home to a colony of penguins, this picturesque beach is a popular tourist spot.


    Penguin in Cape Town

  6. Wine Route: Visit wine farms in Stellenbosch and Franschhoek to sample South Africa’s world-renowned wines.
  7. Hout Bay: Escape to this charming coastal town, where you can relax on the beach or take a boat trip to Seal Island.
  8. Lion’s Head: Hike up this rocky peak for spectacular views of Cape Town at sunrise or sunset.

    Person at the top of Lion's head

  9. Chapman’s Peak: This scenic road along the west coast offers stunning views of Hout Bay and is perfect for a leisurely drive or scooter ride.
  10. Safari: No trip to South Africa is complete without a safari to spot elephants, lions, rhinos, giraffes, and other exotic wildlife.


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