Welcome to the Cape Town Tourism website, where you will see that Cape Town is a great city to visit, to live in, to work in, to play in and to invest in and why it's one of the World's 10 Most Loved Cities according to CNNGo.
Cape Town is less than 20 hours from New York, with just one stop required in Johannesburg if you fly with South African Airways. From Atlanta, you can fly directly to Johannesburg with Delta Airlines.
From other cities in the United States, you can fly to Cape Town via London with American Airlines or with British Airways.
Accommodation in Cape Town ranges from backpacker establishments (from around $15 per person per night) to some of the world’s finest five star establishments (generally from around $400 per room per night).
United States travelers visiting South Africa for less than 90 days do not require a visa.
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Over 35,000 participated in the world’s largest independently timed cycle race.
Nolan ‘The Hoff’ Hoffman and Cherise ‘Stander Thunder’ Stander won it for South Africa.Read more
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Known for its brightly coloured houses and situated at the foot of Signal Hill, Bo-Kaap is the spiritual home of the Cape’s Muslim community. Meet the friendly locals and try your hand at Cape Malay cooking.
Slotted neatly between the mountains and the ocean, you’ll come upon the picturesque village of Hout Bay. One of the village’s most popular attractions is the regular Hout Bay craft market, which takes place on the village green in the main street, in a mountainous amphitheatre.
Breathtaking natural scenery, longstanding cultural heritage and world-class wine-producing estates characterise the Cape Winelands region, a tourist Mecca that always ranks highly on visitors’ itineraries, summer and winter alike.
Khayelitsha (meaning “new home”) is one of Cape Town’s largest townships, and is situated some 30km from the Mother City.
Although Cape Town and the Western Cape are probably not the best places to experience a safari (Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal provinces are better known for that), it is possible to have an encounter with South Africa’s big game not far from the Mother City.