‘Cape Town is home to the world-famous Table Mountain and Robben Island. With an international airport and busy port, the city is a bustling metropolis that is particularly popular with international travellers for its cultural mix, urban sophistication and stunning scenery’ (South African Tourism).
- 2014 World Design Capital
- Number One, New York Times 52 Places to Go in 2014
- Number three in the Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2014 Top Cities
- Number 16 in their Top 25 Travelers’ Choice World Destinations Awards
- One of the Top 25 Cities in the World in Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards for 2013
- One of the one of the top African cities in the category Top 10 Cities in Africa and the Middle East Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards for 2013
- The list goes on….
Need we say more?
We love Cape Town for its PEOPLE, its extraordinarily varied and beautiful PLACES, and its spectacular EXPERIENCES for every type of soul.
We’ve listed just a few of the popular highlights which have earned The Mother City her esteemed international reputation.
Read more about our recommended Cape Tours.
Chapman’s Peak Drive winds its way between Noordhoek and Hout Bay on the Atlantic Coast on the south-western tip of South Africa. Chapman’s Peak Drive is one of the most spectacular marine drives in the world. The 9km route, with its 114 curves, skirts the rocky coastline of Chapman’s Peak (593m), which is the southerly extension of Constantiaberg and is a great hike for the energetically inclined.
As the oldest city in South Africa, Cape Town has a number of important historical buildings, many of which are still in use today and open to visitors. The city’s architecture is a testament to the many and varied influences on South Africa’s unique history and a dream for any architecture enthusiasts!
‘Table Mountain is South Africa’s best-known landmark, but what many don’t know is that it is also a hiker’s paradise with numerous trails, amazing views and plenty of interesting facts to learn. Oh, and it’s part of a national park. And all this in the heart of the Mother City’
(South African Tourism)
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.