A must see. When you arrive in Cape Town and it is a clear day, rush up to the mountain as soon as possible. The weather can change in minutes. The line can be very long during our season months. Up to 2 hours waiting period to take the cable car. Buy a ticket online and it is valid for 7 days. You will skip the long line and will be able to get up faster. Click to view website for up-to-date information, weather conditions and to purchase tickets www.tablemountain.net
Another must see on the list. During high season the trips to Robben Island are very popular. You have to book in advance to prevent disappointment. Take the ferry across to the island and visit this historical tourism site. Click to view website for up-to-date information and weather conditions. www.robben-island.org.za
The Cape of Good Hope
Sixty kilometres south-west of Cape Town, at the tip of the Cape Peninsula lies Cape Point. Take a scenic drive along the coast line through Chapman’s Peak to the Cape of Good Hope. www.capepoint.co.za
City sightseeing Cape Town: Hop On- Hop Off Bus
Also known as the Red bus tour. Relax sit back and enjoy the ride. Commentary in 16 languages. Over 30 exciting stops all day every day. There are two routes: The Red City Tour and the Blue Mini Peninsula Tour. The best way to see Cape Town. Click to view website for more up-top-date information, timetables and maps. www.citysightseeing.co.za
The V&A Waterfront
Situated at the foot of Table Mountain, within a stone’s throw from the Cape Town Stadium and in the heart of Cape Town’s working harbour, the V&A Waterfront offers the visitor an abundance of unforgettable experiences. Indoor shopping and entertainment. More than 80 restaurants bring a fusion of international food, from rustic al fresco fish and chips to starched table-cloth cuisine. Click to view website for more information, store directory and restaurant listing. www.waterfront.co.za
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden lives up to its reputation as the most beautiful garden in Africa and one of the great botanic gardens of the world. Few gardens can match the sheer grandeur of the setting of Kirstenbosch, against the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain. www.sanbi.org/gardens/kirstenbosch
For the adventurous….
Sail into the sunset while sipping on a glass of Bubbly. See cape Town like you have never seen it before.
Waterfront Charters: Boat Trips, Sunset cruises, Pre Sunset cruise, ½ hour harbour Seal tour, Harbour& bay Cruises & Jet Boat/Eco Adventures. Click to view their website for more information. www.waterfrontcharters.co.za
NAC Helicopter Tours
Make your journey an unforgettable experience with one of NAC Helicopters Cape Town’s destination flights.
Observe the breathtaking landscapes from the skies en-route to a chosen destination in the Western Cape. Click to view website for more information: www.nachelicopterscapetown.com or chat to the manager on duty about booking a trip for you.