Things To Do In Cape Town

Authentic Cape Town Experiences

In this city of markets and shopping malls, jazz cafés and fine-dining restaurants, museums and historical buildings, theatres and night clubs, you won’t run out of things to do in Cape Town. And that’s before you’ve discovered its beaches, mountains, and winelands.

But if you’re not sure where to start, first pop in at our Private Travel Desk. Our Planners are in-the-know Capetonians with insights into both the city’s popular attractions and hidden locales, and make it their business to find out what’s new on the scene.

Some Private Travel favourites include: 

Picnic on Signal Hill –  Greet the dawn or toast the end of another spectacular day with a picnic laid out just for you at this vantage point over city and sea

P.s. This makes for the perfect occasion to pop the question…

City Orientation Tour – Join a half-day tour to see the sights, experience modern-day Capetonian life, as well as that of bygone eras on visits to historical treasures

P.s. Look forward to sampling koeksisters, a traditional Malay sweet treat

Table Mountain & Lions Head Guided Hike – With an extraordinary concentration and diversity of flora, variety of fauna and unique geology, the mountains are best explored on foot

P.s. It’s more the views that are breathtaking!

Cuisine Tour – Cape Town is a melting pot of cultures, producing a rich and varied food scene – take a half-day tour to sample local cuisines, and hear stories of their traditional and historical origins

Jazz Tour – Get into the groove on an evening tour to visit a renowned musician at their home for dinner and to learn more about jazz music and culture, before heading to a jazz venue for the late set

Robben Island Tour – Join a half-day tour of this island (with a 500-year history), which has become a symbol of the human spirit’s triumph over adversity, including a viewing of Nelson Mandela’s cell

Mfuleni Township Tour – On this half-day excursion, learn more about life here, including with a visit to the children’s Injongo Educare Centre (supported by MORE), and stop in at the District Six Museum

Cape Peninsula Tour –  See the top sights on this full-day tour through some of South Africa’s most scenic countryside, including Boulders Beach with its colony of African penguins

P.s. Don’t miss horse riding on the beach in Noordhoek

Cape Winelands Tour – We will be your guide (and designated driver) on this full-day tour through Cape wine country, including stopins at the charming historical towns of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek

P.s. Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate’s Runner Duck Parade is a real treat! You’ll see…

Whales & Wine Tour (June to to November) – The toasts of our town! Experience two of Cape Town’s most popular attractions on this full-day tour along the Whale Route and Wine Route

P.s. Our sundowner stop is Bientang’s Cave – a restaurant built into a natural alcove at Walker Bay

West Coast Flower Tour (August to September) – After the return of the winter rains, the Cape sees the flowering of wild daises by their millions – witness the spectacle on this full-day tour up the coast

P.s. We couldn’t go all that way and not stop in at Darling Brew for a craft beer tasting

The above experiences incur an additional cost