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.
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Legendary wine, dreamy vistas and, oh yes, South Africa's oldest wine estate. Deserving member of the Cape Town Big 6, Groot Constantia is a must-see for connoisseurs, romantics, fanatics and anyone with an undying passion for life.
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.
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This bustling shopping, dining and entertainment area flanking the Table Bay harbour is synonymous with a visit to Cape Town.
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Cape Town Attractions – Culture & Heritage
Culture & Heritage
The Heritage Museum in Simon’s Town tells the very personal story of a Cape Malay family adversely affected by the draconian laws of South Africa’s apartheid past, as well as outlining the arrival of their ancestors in the country and an exploration of the early slave trade.Read more
The “historical mile”, set along Muizenberg’s Main Road, includes the Het Posthuys Museum and Rhodes Cottage.Read more
As the oldest city in South Africa, Cape Town boasts a number of historical buildings, many of which are still in use today and open to visitors. The city’s architecture is a testament to the many varying influences in South Africa’s unique history.Read more
Anyone who knows anything about South African art will be well acquainted with the works of Irma Stern. A prolific Expressionist painter, Stern achieved fame as an artist in South Africa and abroad in the early 20th century through her striking figures, portraits, landscapes, still lifes and ceramics.Read more
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.Read more
If pharology (the study of lighthouses) brings a twinkle to your eye, there are 10 places along the Cape coast where you’ll find them. The precursors to today’s modern automated lighthouses were large fires set on the water’s edge to warn sailors that they were approaching land. The Egyptians were the first to build lighthouses.Read more
PRINS & PRINS DIAMONDS MUSEUM OF GEMS AND JEWELLERY
This unique museum project takes visitors on a journey from when diamonds first began to form three billion years ago and their 150 km journey to the surface, following the unique path of South African diamonds from their origin in extinct volcanoes to the deposits along our coastline. Learn about unique and rare gemstones, and see how jewellery has changed through thousands of years. The story about South Africa’s mineral wealth is told, not only for diamonds, but also for our Platinum and Gold deposits.Read more