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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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Taking the train in Cape Town means beating the traffic, using a more environmentally friendly method of transport and it’s unbelievably affordable too! Using Cape Town to kick off an inland trip is an exciting way to see the country too. Here are ten train adventures we highly recommend you try. The Forgotten Route to Matjiesfontein Travel back in time…

There’s no reason to be cooped up at home this winter, take the family out to enjoy some Cape Town activities the whole family will enjoy! Jump for joy at Rush If you or your kids have a lot of energy, this indoor trampoline park in Claremont is the best way to get rid of it! With rooms filled with…

Capetonians tend towards hibernation in winter, but the city luckily how to lure them out with coffee at cosy cafés, dinner at restaurants with fireplaces and indoor adventures. Here are our top 100 things to do in winter in Cape Town and surrounds. Updated June 2017 DINNER AND JAZZ AT THE CRYPT RESTAURANT This underground restaurant sits under St George’s Cathedral…

Sunday 18 June is Father’s Day, the day when we show our dads just how much we love and appreciate them. Father’s Day isn’t only about breakfast in bed, gifts of socks or a tie and a tot of his favourite tipple, it’s also about spending the day bonding. What better way to bond with dad than on an adventure?…

Thanks to our incredible coastline and infamous wind which locals call “The Cape Doctor”, Cape Town is an idyllic kitesurfing and kiteboarding destination for beginners and pros alike! Surfing the wind is an adrenaline rush that will blow your hair back and leave you with memories for life. See how, where, why and when to try kitesurfing in Cape Town.

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 the stress of modern life, and your car, behind when you take a trip on the charming Franschhoek Wine Tram. Journey through rolling vineyards in an open-side tram and open-air tram-bus stopping at some of South Africa’s oldest and most distinguished wine estates.

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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