Let stunning South Africa and the choice of things to do in Cape Town amaze you. Take in the spectacular natural scenery, unwind on white sandy beaches, enjoy world-class shopping and sample the famous wines.
Top of your list of things to do on Cape Town holidays should be taking a cable car to Table Mountain for simply awe-inspiring views. Go shopping on the V&A Waterfront or visit the place where President Nelson Mandela was imprisoned at Robben Island. Book one of our fantastic experiences including a hop-on hop off bus city tour or wine-tasting in the Cape winelands.
Shopping in Cape Town
Shop to your heart’s content while enjoying stunning views of Table Mountain at the Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre on the V&A Waterfront. Pick up handcrafted African souvenirs at the bustling market on Greenmarket Square or sample delicious homemade cheeses and wood-fired breads washed down with high-quality beer at The Old Biscuit Mill.
Cape Town attractions
Soak up the ambience, shop until you drop and enjoy an alfresco meal on the buzzing V&A Waterfront. Ride the cable car up to Table Mountain for breath-taking views. Learn about the dark history of slavery at Slave Lodge. Or enjoy a relaxing picnic at stunning Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.
Outdoor adventures in Cape Town
Let the fresh mountain air invigorate you while hiking across the spectacular Twelve Apostles range. Cycle to Chapman’s Peak and bring a camera to capture the incredible ocean vistas. Take a surfing lesson at Muizenberg Beach or for the ultimate adrenaline rush, try paragliding off Table Mountain.
Cape Town experiences
See the best of Cape Town and beyond with these exciting experiences
Visit the incredible Aquila Game Reserve on this full-day safari tour. After a two-hour journey by air-conditioned coach you will arrive at this fantastic malaria-free park for an unforgettable adventure. Accompanied by your game ranger guide you will embark on an open-vehicle drive around the park, with the chance to spot the ‘Big Five’ – African elephants, Cape Buffalo, lions, leopards and rhinos. You might even be lucky enough to glimpse the rare Black Eagle that the park is named after.
Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or a lover of natural beauty, you’ll be swept away on this memorable wine tour. From Cape Town you’ll start the day with a visit to the spectacular Paarl Valley, where you can enjoy a wine tasting and cellar tour at one of the local estates. The tour continues to the beautiful village of Franschhoek. Then it’s on to historic Stellenbosch and a prestigious wine estate for the final tasting of a host of first-rate wines.
On this unforgettable day out, experience the Cape’s highlights and mix relaxing sightseeing with a little wine tasting. Start your day by driving along the stunning Atlantic coastline. Take in the spectacular scenery along the world-renowned Chapman’s Peak Drive and see the famous penguin colony in Simons Town. Then enjoy a guided walking tour around the beautiful historic town of Stellenbosch, continuing to one of the nearby prestigious wine estates for a tasting session with your expert guide.
Explore the best of Cape Town’s world-famous attractions aboard an open-top double decker bus. Highlights of the Red Route include the thriving V&A Waterfront, exhilarating Table Mountain Waterway and fascinating District Six Museum. Or you can opt for the Blue Route Peninsula Tour, taking in the stunning Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, scenic Hout Bay and a free wine tour in South Africa’s oldest wine-making region. Purchase a two-day ticket and admire Cape Town’s famous ocean sunset on a free night tour.
Discover Cape Town’s cultural heritage on a four-hour Cape Malay tour led by an expert guide. Visit one of the oldest Cape Malay communities in the city, Bo-Kaap. Admire the brightly-coloured houses and visit the fascinating Bo-Kaap Museum. You will then continue to City Bowl, at the foot of magnificent Table Mountain. Take in the eye-catching architecture then breathe in the aromas at a spice shop. Your tour concludes with a delicious traditional South African meal prepared by welcoming locals.