Cape Town Attractions

Architecture and Design

City Hall and Grand Parade

Cape Town’s City Hall was built in 1905 in Italian Renaissance style, and is one of the last Victorian-style sandstone structures in the Mother City. Despite showing its age, Cape Town’s iconic City Hall continues to be sought out by urban explorers.

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Montebello Craft and Design Centre

The Montebello Design Centre is one of Cape Town’s best-kept secrets. The centre features more than 20 arts and craft studios and workshops, an historic greenhouse and nursery, a forge, stunning restaurant and organic deli farm shop. It’s a non-profit development project aimed at promoting good local craft and design, and generating job creation.

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Beaches

Muizenberg

This laid-back seaside town on the shores of False Bay comes alive in season, with holiday-makers crowding its streets as they make their way down to what is perhaps Cape Town’s nicest swimming beach.

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Camps Bay

Under the looming Twelve Apostles and Lion’s Head, with views out across the turquoise-coloured sea, Camps Bay sports some of the trendiest places in Cape Town to see and be seen.

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Culture & Heritage

South African National Gallery

The South African National Gallery, in the Company’s Garden, forms part of the Iziko Museums in Cape Town.

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The Castle of Good Hope

The Castle of Good Hope – the oldest building in South Africa – was once a fort, but today functions as a showcase of the Cape’s early days.

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Nature

City Sightseeing Bus Tours

The open-top double-decker buses of City Sightseeing are one of the best ways to take in the highlights of Cape Town!

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Gordon’s Bay

Gordon’s Bay is a harbour town with excellent beaches, which lies against the Helderberg.

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Scenic Drives

Vergelegen wine estate

Although its translated name means “situated far away”, the Vergelegen wine estate, historical homestead and grounds are only a 40-minute drive from the Cape Town city centre, near the town of Somerset West.

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Helderberg Wine Route

The Helderberg region has its own wine route which incorporates more than 20 wine estates.

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