Top Attractions

The city of Cape Town has so much to offer, with a huge array of experience and attractions, but we feel these are the attractions that really showcase the Mother City's rich history and incredible beauty and should make it onto your itinerary if you're pushed for time.

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It may not be the southernmost point of Africa – that honour goes to Cape Agulhas – but Cape Point certainly makes you feel as if you are standing at the edge of the world.

A pre-determined route through the city, the City Walk gives you the opportunity to experience some of the sights and sounds of Cape Town’s CBD. While this route can be done as a guided tour – departures daily from outside the Taj hotel – it is, for the most part, a self-guided route. There doesn’t seem to be any…

Cape Town’s history is long and storied. It is a city with unrivalled culture and diversity, boasting a heady mix of old and new and nothing speaks to this more than the iconic Big Seven attractions. The Big Seven, made up of Cape Point, City Walk, Groot Constantia, Kirstenbosch, Robben Island Museum, Table Mountain Cableway and V&A Waterfront, form the…

Experience a wine tasting at Groot Constantia Situated in the picturesque Constantia wine valley Groot Constantia has a whole lot going for it including a beautiful estate, hundreds of years of history, wonderful food and of course the most incredible range of wines. However, what makes the estate really special is the unique experience it offers for its visitors and…

Relax in Cape Town’s prettiest garden Cape Town’s Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden is proof that not all gardens were created equal. Go on, pay it a visit. You can thank us later. When we were kids, we had a break-up day tradition. My mum would pack a picnic and we would head to Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden for the afternoon. We’d…

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.

There are few places as quintessentially Cape Town as the V&A Waterfront. The old world charm of the historical harbour meets the most modern shopping experience and the gaps in between are filled with fine dining restaurants, down-to- earth food markets, museums, and more leisure activities than you can count on both hands.

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