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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.

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Going on safari is a must-do experience when visiting Africa. While Cape Town’s mediterranean climate doesn’t lend itself to the traditional African bush experience, the Big Five – lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo – are but a couple of hours’ drive from the city centre.  Here’s a look at five places where you can see the big five. Aquila…

Shark cage diving is one of the best ways to experience one of the ocean’s most majestic, and feared, predators up close. It is one of the most popular activities among visitors to Cape Town. There are few things more exhilarating than looking ‘the man in the grey suit’ in the eye, while appreciating the sheer beauty of these magnificent…

The Mother City comes to a standstill this weekend as the world’s largest time cycle race, the Cape Town Cycle Tour, winds it way through the city. Take a look below at all the road closures. Saturday, 11 March 2017 Area                                      …

The best way to experience the Cape’s unique flora is first-hand with a guided hike. Table Mountain Treks and Tours offer tailored trails that will safely take you where you want to go and show you some of the exquisite biodiversity of the Table Mountain region. At first glance, the Silvermine section of the Table Mountain National…

There is plenty happening in Cape Town over March. Take a look at some of the biggest events on the calendar this month. Cape Town Cycle Tour When: 12 March If your idea of fun is to clad yourself in lycra, don cleats and get around on two sets of wheels, then the annual Cape Town Cycle Tour is definitely…

Wedged between the Langeberg and Outeniqua Mountains in the Klein Karoo, Aquila Private Game Reserve offers a luxurious yet adventurous Big Five experience.

The Flying Dutchman Funicular travels on a railroad on Cape Point, providing a novel and exciting way to travel and see the sights. From the bottom station, you will journey through dense foliage and fynbos to the upper lighthouse.

The popular hop on hop off double-decker red bus is known for being one of the easiest and most enjoyable ways of getting to Cape Town’s top attractions. The family-friendly City Sightseeing bus offers audio information about the journey in 15 languages, and even boasts an audio channel especially for children.

Leave your modern life, and car, behind when you take a trip on the charming and classic Franschhoek Wine Tram.

The best views of Cape Town are from the Table Mountain Cableway, a unique and 87-year- old method of seeing the wonders of the city. Travel up to the summit of the majestic flat-topped mountain and be astounded by vistas of the Mother City, Robben Island and the Peninsula.

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