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Travel to the Stunning Cape Town

Whether you visit the vibrant South African city of Cape Town in the summer or the winter, the “Mother City” will always delight you with its incredible spirit and natural beauty. Being situated at the southern tip of Africa, there are plenty of natural attractions in the city waiting to be explored.

Cape Town Map

Cape Town Map

You can view the picturesque Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens and Blaauwberg Beach, situated within driving distance. You can get a sweeping vista of the sea or indulge in wildlife encounters and hiking trails at the Cape of Good Hope. On a serious note, take a tour to the Robben Island, a prison used for keeping Nelson Mandela captive for 27 years. The more adventurous travelers out there can take a cable car to the summit of Table Mountain to get a lovely bid’s eye vista of City Bowl.

Blaauwberg Beach

Blaauwberg Beach

Table Mountain

Table Mountain

Robben Island

Robben Island

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens

City Bowl

City Bowl

Cape of Good Hope

Cape of Good Hope

 

Go for day tours to the shark-infested waters at Hermanus, a great place for whale watching. Shark cage diving, a popular outdoor activity among the most adventurous visitors, allows you to see the deadliest creature of the sea. Visit Two Oceans Aquarium, if you want to get close to the marine life. With interactive areas and some great shows on offer, the aquarium is perfect for browsing as well as learning.

Hermanus

Hermanus

Two Oceans Aquarium

Two Oceans Aquarium

The Table Mountain National Park, an urban nature reserve extending from Signal Hill to Cape Point, boasts of towering mountains, stunning vegetations, and moonlit beaches. The place offers you picturesque views along with several options of outdoor activities like horse riding, paragliding, rock climbing, surfing, scuba diving, fishing, wind surfing, etc. Another notable landmark within the national park is Lions Head, the ideal place for hiking and walking tours.

Cape Point

Cape Point

Lions Head

Lions Head

Signal Hill

Signal Hill

Table Mountain National Park

Table Mountain National Park

Apart from Robben Island, District Six Museum is a must-visit for travelers interested in the period of apartheid. Walk down the Company’s Garden to access the Iziko South African Museum, Iziko Slave Lodge, Houses of Parliament, and the South African National Gallery.

Company’s Garden

Company’s Garden

District Six Museum

District Six Museum

Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament

Iziko Slave Lodge

Iziko Slave Lodge

Iziko South African Museum

Iziko South African Museum

South African National Gallery

South African National Gallery

When visiting Cape Town, you can try out Indian, Thai, Italian, Greek, or local cuisine at some of the best eateries in the city. Try out International cuisine at the Pot Luck Club, Indian cuisine at Bombay Brasserie, French cuisine at La Mouette and Bizerca Bistro.

Bizerca Bistro

Bizerca Bistro

Bombay Brasserie

Bombay Brasserie

La Mouette

La Mouette

Pot Luck Club

Pot Luck Club

Therefore, if you are planning to spend a wonderful vacation ahead, take a trip to the enchanting Cape Town.

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