Cape Town Tourism - Table Mountain

Cape Town Attractions

Architecture and Design

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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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

Melkbosstrand

Melkbosstrand’s 7km-long stretch of white sand beckons visitors to slip off their sandals and enjoy a stress-relieving stroll.

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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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Culture & Heritage

Gold of Africa Museum

The address 96 Strand Street, Cape Town, is better known as the Gold of Africa Museum, which is dedicated to preserving the ancient art of African goldsmithing while simultaneously inspiring contemporary design.

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Khayelitsha Township Tour

Take a township tour to Khayelitsha on the Cape Flats. See the view from Look-Out Hill, buy crafts and eat at an African restaurant.

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Nature

Fynbos and the Cape Floral Kingdom

Fynbos: — n
“a type of vegetation unique to the Mediterranean-climate region of southern and southwestern South Africa, characterized by evergreen hard-leaved shrubs and almost no trees”. Meaning “fine bush”, fynbos is a unique and strikingly beautiful group of flora endemic to a small section of the Western Cape of South Africa.

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Kalk Bay

Enjoy the views of the beautiful False Bay coastline as you wind your way along Boyes Drive to the scenic town of Kalk Bay.

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Scenic Drives

Llandudno and Sandy Bay

Only 18km from the Cape Town city centre, an arc of fine white sand gives away the secluded location of one of Cape Town’s most beautiful beaches, Llandudno.

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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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