Adventure tourism is a booming business and Cape Town is quickly becoming the go-to place for travellers looking for their adrenaline fix. From shark cage diving to abseiling down Table Mountain, the Mother City is the adventure capital of the world and she is waiting for you to cut loose. Here are our top 10.
Nature nerds unite!
If you’re looking for one of the most enchanting earth adventures ever look no further.
Fynbos is one of six floral kingdoms in the world and its the only one that occurs entirely in one country. Ours!
Cape Town played host to yet another sold-out show this past weekend with 30 Seconds to Mars packing the Grand West Casino on Sunday night.
Frontman Jared Leto may not have been quite as active as fellow singer John Legend, but he still managed to snap a couple of pics – and post a video - to Instagram, chronicling his time in the Mother City.
To be fair, the group didn’t spent quite as long in town as the R&B crooner, but it’s still pretty clear that the city worked its magic on Leto.
Commuters on the MyCITI rapid bus service will have more reason to jump on board with the City of Cape Town planning to offer free Wi-Fi.
According to a report on BDLive, the city is conducting a pilot project which will allow access to the Wi-Fi while travelling or waiting at various stations in and around Cape Town.
The news comes on the back of the city’s announcement on Thursday that it has entered into a partnership with Orange Wi-Fi service to provide Wi-Fi to people living in parts of Khayelitsha and Mitchell’s Plain.
There are many ways to explore Cape Town – and finding a good tour guide is one way to help you see everything the Mother City has to offer.
Peaks of Africa is a tour operator that prides itself in designing travel packages for wholesale tour operators, travel agencies and individual travellers. They will organise your accommodation and airport transfers, and create an itinerary for your holiday that caters to exactly what you’re after, whether it’s thrill-seeking adventure or some quiet time away from the bustle.
If you’re planning on holidaying in Cape Town, but don’t know where to start, there are a number of excellent tour operators available, with great local knowledge and the flexibility to offer a package that is right for you.
Last month, we showed you a sneak peek of the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden’s exhibition that would be on display at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show. Today we can report that Kirstenbosch has won a gold medal for their amazing work. Congratulations to the team!