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Things to do in Cape Town

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

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

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

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

Aquila Game Reserve Wildlife Safari from Cape Town
Aquila Game Reserve Wildlife Safari from Cape Town

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.

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