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The V&A Waterfront

The V&A Waterfront - About the Neighbourhood

The V&A Waterfront is considered the most visited tourist destination in South Africa. Steeped in history and home to the oldest working harbour in the Southern hemisphere – this mixed-use destination is ideal to live, work and play and is guaranteed to fill a few of your days when visiting Cape Town.

The 123-hectare neighbourhood celebrates heritage and diversity which is clear in the variety of activities and experiences visitors have access to. Visitors can look

forward to beautiful hotels, museums, restaurants, coffee shops and bars, the Two Oceans Aquarium, food markets, a shopper’s paradise at the Victoria and Alfred mall and other retail spaces.

A local foodie haven can be found at Makers Landing at the Cape Town Cruise Terminal while the young ones can keep busy at Battery Park skate and scooter park which also contains public walking paths and benches. The Silo District’s focal attraction is the exquisite Zeitz MOCCA (Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Modern Art) – the building itself is an old grain silo innovatively recreated into this stunning museum. The Silo District has a couple of hotels and fine dining restaurants as well as high end boutiques. The Clocktower precinct is where you will find the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island. The Clocktower itself is an icon of Table Bay Harbour and was the original Port Captain’s office built in 1882. It was declared a national monument in 1978. You can also hop on a City Sightseeing bus from this point, do a harbour cruise with one of the many charter options or a helicopter flip over the city. There is something for everyone!

Key Attractions in The V&A Waterfront

The V&A Waterfront is one of the most popular areas in Cape Town, and it’s easy to see why. The neighbourhood offers stunning views of the ocean, as well as easy access to some of the city’s best beaches.

Popular Attractions in The V&A Waterfront

You are spoiled for choice with 12 hotels, over 500 retail stores, five museums and live entertainment 365 days a year showcasing the best local music. 

Places to Stay in The V&A Waterfront

Situated in the oldest working harbour in South Africa, with the iconic Table Mountain as its backdrop, makes the V&A Waterfront is a favourite for local and international visitors.

Places to Eat & Drink in The V&A Waterfront

Over 80 eateries – Whether you are looking for a quick bite from our world-class food market or a more leisurely experience at some of our unique fine dining restaurants

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From lavish cocktails to those that celebrate Cape Town, the Mother City boasts a variety of cocktail bars you should add to your bucket list. 🍸🍹

These include:
📍Aperitif
📍Tobago’s Restaurant, Bar and Terrace
📍Fable
📍The Gin Bar
📍The Art of Duplicity

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Exploring the streets of Cape Town? 🚶‍♀️🚶

Comedian and actor @kgcomic shares some important tips on how to navigate the streets-from keeping your belongings secure, ATM safety, and more. 🎒

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One thing about Cape Town, she doesn’t disappoint with the views😍

📸: @mrscotteddy

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For those people who say Cape Town is expensive to visit 😏

We asked locals what some of their budget-friendly spots in Cape Town were, and this is what they had to say...

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Expect some scorching days in Cape Town over the next few weeks. 🌞🥵

As a result, please:

🚰Hydrate regularly.
🧴 Don’t forget to slather on sunscreen with a high SPF and sport a stylish wide-brimmed hat for extra protection against those UV rays.
🌳 When outdoors, try to seek shade whenever possible. This is especially important during the hottest parts of the day, usually between 10 am and 4 pm.

How do you like to cool down on a hot summer’s day?

📸: @travelopulent

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Are you ready to explore Cape Town’s most captivating attractions without breaking the bank? 🤔

With annual membership offered at some tourist attractions, you can unlock unlimited access to a world of adventure, historical landmarks and cultural wonders while saving money. 🎉

Here are some of the city’s top attractions offering annual membership:
📍 Two Oceans Aquarium: From R275
📍 Zeitz MOCAA: From R390
📍 Table Mountain Aerial Cableway: From R630

For a full list of attractions, visit capetown.travel

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With @capetownpride on Saturday, 2 March, friend of @lovecapetown @astellaperformance shares some tips for LGBTQ+ travellers visiting Cape Town 🌈🦄

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Fall in love with Cape Town all over again! 🥰

Tag the person you would like to explore our Mother City with. 👇

📹: @dayle_t
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Planning a date night in Cape Town? Here are some restaurants to consider:

📍Urchin at the Hyatt Regency
📍Bellagio
📍Nikkei
📍 TANG
📍 Sofia

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Sound on 🔉

What the hecckkk! Cape Town will leave you spellbound every time 😏

We hope to see you soon, @tyla 😁

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The sunny days ahead in Cape Town call for lekker days at one of our many beaches in Cape Town. 🌞🌊⛱️

Before you visit, here’s some important beach safety tips to remember. 😎

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