Whenever you are in the mood for a little South African pleasure, consider whiling your time away in Cape Town. Cape Town, one of the three capitals of the southern African nation, and it is located right on the coast and offers you and your family delights to always remember.
The greatest part about Cape Town is not that is it a capital city or that it is situated on the coast, however. What makes this town special is its cultural diversity and wealth of heritage, and of course, the wealth of activities you can take part in while in the area. Thinking about touring the South African town for a holiday? Here are a few attractions that you may find interesting.
Main Attractions in Cape Town
Whether you are alone, on a romantic getaway or with your family, Cape Town’s plethora of activities is enough to satisfy all your tourism needs. From breezy luxurious lodges and hotels strategically placed to optimize your stay and scenery to experienced guides to help you through your stay, Cape Town will leave you feeling well catered for. And if your interests are spread wider apart, here are a few pointers as to how to indulge them.
Ever wondered why the South Africans named this great feature table mountain? Curious as to what pleasures await you when touring this famous hiking point? Contact a reservation team and get yourself out there!
Table Mountain, home to the famous Table Mountain aerial cableway and national park, is one of the best places to visit whenever you are in Cape Town? The Cableway, which stretches for miles over bushy plains and rocky ridges, has remained a tourist favorite over the years. If you want to have the time of your life in Cape Town, try it. Alternatively, test your strengths and indulge your outdoorsy side with nature and hiking trails to the top of Table Mountain. Who knows? You could even make time to immerse yourself in a little sightseeing in the neighboring Kirstenbosch National Reserve or some hiking on the Lion’s Head.
Would you like to spend you days admiring the splendor of South African beaches, enjoying long walks on warm sandy beaches? Then visit Sea Point, the edge of Table Mountain overlooking the South African coast. Enjoy the stretches of lush beaches such as Milton and Saunder’s Rock with your family or significant other.
Art and Culture
What makes touring a new place exciting for you? Is it the people and their way of life, their food, clothing, speech, and mannerisms? Is it learning about their history and how they came to be as they are? Or is the architecture that fascinates you? Whatever you might be looking for in the art and culture scene of South Africa, Cape Town offers it in plenty.
South Africa is famous for its African and European fusion styles of craftsmanship. When you are looking for a souvenir to take home with you, why not visit the streets of the Pan African market and Green Market Square? On the chaotic and beautifully decorated streets, you will get a wide variety of works to choose from. And if shopping is not your kind of scene, you can choose from the myriad of other activities in the South African capital.
You could spoil yourself with the local cuisine in Cape Town’s famous traditional cuisine spots, or spend your day wandering between the culture-rich museums of the charming coastal town. From the 17th-century castle Cape of Good Hope to the legendary Robben Island and South Africa’s national gallery, the tourist spots in Cape Town promise continued fascination and learning.
This is the legendary island where the late Nelson Mandela of South Africa was imprisoned in the course of his fight against apartheid. A trip to this local historical site should be on your Cape Town to-do list if you truly want to immerse yourself in the history and culture of South Africa.
Did you know that South Africa is home to approximately a quarter of the world population of sharks, or that Cape Town is known as the world capital for white sharks? The next time you visit the city, take time to glimpse the shark-infested waters of South Africa.
For the more daring traveler, Cape Town offers shark cage swimming, where you are dropped in a cage into waters filled with sharks. The good news is, even if you are not daring enough to see them face-to-face, you can still admire the sea creatures at the Two Oceans Aquarium, famous for its large collection of predatory fish. The fish typically coexist until feeding time, usually around 3 pm.
Rolling hills covered with the finest vineyards in South Africa, wine-tastings (with cheeses and an assortment of olive oils) in some of the most exclusive parts of the country and guided tours in any part of the wine-making process your desire – this is what the wine tours in Cape Town offer you. Top destinations in this category include the Fairview and Stellenbosch estates.
Ready for a trip to Cape Town? Contact a reservation team and organize a trip today.