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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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Cape Town is a great base from which to explore the stunning surrounds in the rest of the province. Whether you want to go on safari, visit the Cape Winelands, or just take in the amazing scenery the Western Cape has to offer, there’s plenty to see and experience no matter your interests. Here are our five favourite day trips…

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 a great white shark in the eye, while appreciating the sheer beauty of these magnificent creatures.

Anyone with children knows that planning a family holiday is a balancing act; you want to make sure the kids have enough things to do, but you want to make sure the adults are kept entertained too. So, there’s good news for all the parents out there: Cape Town is an incredibly family-friendly destination and is full of fun for…

Cape Town may be some distance from Santa’s workshop in the North Pole, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate the Christmas holidays here. Sure, you’ll have to trade in the snow for some soft white beach sand, but a sunny Christmas can be magical too! There is plenty to do over the festive season in the Mother City. Here…

The V&A Waterfront is a wonderland of restaurants, shopping experiences, galleries, bars, and seaside attractions year-round. Over the festive season, it truly comes to life. There are some exciting new areas to explore, along with some great events to suit any taste. So add the V&A Waterfront to your list for the summertime, and read on to find out what’s…

South Africa may be known for its Big Five, but the marine wildlife is just as impressive! Every year, southern right whales take a vacation in Cape waters, treating Cape Town locals to a display of breaching, fluking, spouting, and spyhopping. Here’s what you need to know about whale watching in Cape Town. Get hold of a…

The end-of-year holidays are a great opportunity to spend time showing your children some of the wonderful things Cape Town has to offer. There are theatre productions and exhibitions, and activities ranging from learning to surf to tobogganing on dry land. Here are ten things to do in Cape Town with kids this summer. Garden fun at Kirstenbosch Pack the…

Clear, blue skies and long, warm evenings is a standard feature of Cape Town’s long summer that stretches from as early as October and into March. It’s the sort of summer that you’d think wouldn’t require much preparation at all, save an extra pair of flip flops and perhaps, a fancy swimsuit. But, there’s plenty more to know about summer…

If there is one thing Capetonians are good at – other than socialising, of course – it’s braaing. Whether it’s meat or fish, you can be sure that on a spectacular summer’s day you will find us gathered around the fire, enjoying each other’s company, the tantalising aroma of meat on the grill, and our breathtaking city views. Please remember…

Holidays can be expensive, but they don’t have to be. There are many ways to save money and still have a great time. In a city like Cape Town, with it’s outdoor culture, it’s easy to get by on a budget. One of Cape Town’s best attractions is the great outdoors, where you could spend hours hiking, swimming, sunbathing, or…

Table Mountain’s distinctive flat top is one of the first and last things you see when visiting the city. It towers over the city like a watchful, gentle giant. The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway is the best way to get to the top (or back down after a hike). Watch the video below to find out why it should be…

Cape Town is truly a summer wonderland, with endless hikes, tourist attractions, beaches, wine estates, family-friendly adventures, and more to tick off your list. Besides Cape Town’s top attractions, there is still plenty for you to do in summer in Cape Town. Here are a few of our favourites. Stroll along Sea Point promenade Runners, dog walkers,…

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.

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.

Experience the wild side of the Mother City with an exciting Cape Xtreme Adventure Tour. Cape Xtreme tailors tours to the tastes of every kind of traveller.

Flying a helicopter is a " must do " experience when you visit Cape Town and City Helicopters provides tourists a bird’s eye view of Cape Town.

The training academy is conveniently situated along the Cape Point route on the False Bay coastline. This open air range operates from Glencairn Quarry near the historic village of Simon’s Town.

Find a Las Vegas scale casino right here in Cape Town at GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World. If you’re feeling lucky, try your hand at the professional table games for beginner and professional players, or spin the night away at one of many slot machines. Roulette is also always a frequent favourite among guests.

Indoor shooting experience, various packages and training courses for first timers and advanced.

Just over two hours from Cape Town, Inverdoorn Game Reserve is home to 29 different species of free-roaming wildlife, including cheetah, rhino, the rare Cape Barbary Lion, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, letchwe and oryx. Whether you’re just visiting for the day, or staying for a while, Inverdoorn provides an experience that’s impossible to forget.

The home of Great South African Beer…since 1820

Rush has over 30,000 square feet of adventure, excitement and challenges. Perfect for all ages, our wall-to-wall, interconnected trampolines will get your heart pumping and your face smiling.

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