Cape Town Tourism - Table Mountain

Activities

Adventure

Paragliding

It has long been a human dream to soar like a bird on lofty thermals – and paragliding comes pretty close. There couldn’t be a better place to experience the thrill of paragliding than high above the beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton, and the Twelve Apostles.

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NAC Makana

Cape Town Helicopter Flights & Tours

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Body, Mind and Spirit

Mangwanani Spa at Zevenwacht

Enjoy being pampered at Mangwanani Spa at Zevenwacht Wine Estate along the famous Stellenbosch Wine Route.

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Spas

A holiday is not a holiday without a little time for pampering, a little soul food. With creature comforts in mind, we’ve come up with a list of top-class spas that promise to relieve the stresses of a jam-packed travel itinerary (or if you’re Capetonian, just the stresses of everyday life) in a host of different ways. Enjoy!

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Children

Ratanga Junction

Picture this ... You’re strapped into your seat, hanging under the track of a looping roller coaster that’s hurtling down a twisting track at about 100km/h. Screams fill the air, and you’re not sure you’ll live to savour the memories ... If that sounds like fun to you, then Ratanga Junction’s the place you need to be!

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Cape Town Science Centre

The Cape Town Science Centre officially opened its doors at its new premises in Observatory on December 28, 2011, with a mission to make a hands-on contribution to South Africa’s future by strengthening its science and technology culture through interactive methods of teaching.

The centre attracts between 126 000 and 138 000 visitors annually, and has more than 300 permanent interactive exhibits.

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Entertainment

Zip Zap School of Circus Arts

If the sight of trapeze artists arcing to and fro over a gasping crowd gets your adrenalin going, pay a visit to the Zip Zap School of Circus Arts.

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Green Point

Green Point has been called the Soho of Cape Town – with its funky restaurants and busy nightclubs, the place has an energy all of its own.

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Leisure

Artscape Theatre Centre

If you are in the mood to take in a show, a spellbinding ballet or moving opera then the Artscape Theatre Centre is worth a visit. It’s one of Cape Town’s modern landmarks, home to the Artscape performing arts company and one of the main performing arts centres.

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Learn to cook like a local in the Bo-Kaap

If you’re keen on spending some time in the kitchen, book yourself on a cooking safari and learn to cook secret recipes from one of the local Bo-Kaap ladies in her very own kitchen. This activity is a must-do for any foodie or those interested in getting to know the Cape Malay culture.

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Shopping

Cape Quarter

The Cape Quarter is a lifestyle shopping centre on Somerset Road in Green Point. It is a one-stop destination for excellent food and restaurants, unique lifestyle stores and entertainment. If you enjoy shopping, window shopping, buying furniture or just relaxing and enjoying a meal, then the Cape Quarter is the place for you.

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Adderley Street flower sellers

Freshly cut flowers – including fynbos species such as king and pincushion proteas, depending on the season – are available from the friendly flower sellers in Adderley Street, where this trade has operated for the past 100 years. These flowers are generally a lot cheaper than anywhere else.

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Sport

Abseiling in Cape Town

For centuries, mankind has looked upon climbing, hiking and scaling Table Mountain, our wonder of nature as the ultimate challenges – until the discovery of the exhilarating activity, Abseiling, that is!

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Atlantic Beach Golf Club

Atlantic Beach Golf Club is located in the Western Cape of South Africa close to the seaside village of Melkbosstrand and a mere 30km drive from the centre of Cape Town.

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Wildlife

Durbanville Nature Reserve

Two rare plant species, indigenous veld types, short hiking trails, bird watching and picnicking are the main attractions of the Durbanville Nature Reserve.

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Great White Shark Experiences

Great White sharks are some of Cape Town’s most famous and respected marine inhabitants. Love them or fear them, getting up close and personal with a great white is one of the most adrenaline-fueled experiences you can encounter while visiting the Cape.

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