Cape Point

The most south-westerly tip of Africa, covered in endemic fynbos and home to breathtaking bays, beaches and rolling green hills and valleys, just 60km outside of Cape Town. Cape Point is an Executive Partner of Cape Town Tourism

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Groot Constantia

The finest surviving example of Cape Dutch architecture and one of South Africa’s foremost historical monuments and vineyard. Groot Constantia is an Executive Partner of Cape Town Tourism.

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Table Mountain Cableway

The Table Mountain Cableway which provides one with a gentle, quick and vista-full trip up to the top of the mountain. Table Mountain Cableway is an Executive Partner of Cape Town Tourism.

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V&A Waterfront

This bustling shopping, dining and entertainment area flanking the Table Bay harbour is synonymous with a visit to Cape Town. The V&A Waterfront is an Executive Partner of Cape Town Tourism.

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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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St George’s Cathedral and Groote Kerk

More fondly known as “the people’s cathedral”, St George’s Cathedral in Wale Street represents the Anglican diocese mother church in Cape Town.

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Beaches

Bikini Beach, Gordon’s Bay

Situated at the base of the Hottentots Holland mountains on the False Bay coast, the pretty village of Gordon’s Bay is a relaxing holiday spot.

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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

Iziko Museums

The Iziko Museums of Cape Town are an amalgamation of national museums located near the city centre, along what has been dubbed the “Museum Mile”.

Iziko is an isiXhosa word meaning “a hearth” – the traditional centre of the home where families would get together to share oral histories. The Iziko Museums continue in this vein, with 12 museums across three spheres – natural history, social history and arts – coming together to share and celebrate Cape Town’s and South Africa’s heritage.

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Amy Biehl Memorial

Amy Biehl was a young American Fulbright Scholarship exchange student who studied at the University of the Western Cape in 1993.

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Nature

Milnerton

The suburb of Milnerton – with its lagoon, beach and golf course – is the perfect spot for some well-earned rest and recreation.

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The World of Birds

The largest bird park in Africa, Hout Bay’s World of Birds fits neatly into a valley that provides a perfect sanctuary for a four-hectare series of aviaries.

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Scenic Drives

Wine farm restaurants, Morgenster olive oil

Enjoy a drive to a tasting experience with a difference, learn to cook African style and wash it all down with some delicious wine.

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Hout Bay

Scenic Hout Bay is a lively coastal town with a lovely swimming beach and a picturesque harbour where you can buy the best fish and chips in the world.

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