Of all the drives you can take in Cape Town, few are as beautiful as visiting the Cape Peninsula – a remarkable area to the south of the Mother City. This trip stretches along the coastline between Camps Bay and Clifton.
Muizenberg is a beach-side suburb of Cape Town which is lined with brightly coloured Victorian change houses. Because of its location within a secluded bay, the waters here are much warmer, ideal for swimmers and surfers.
Boulders Beach has got its name from the large boulders surrounding it. This beach offers something extra special – a colony of African Penguins in all their smart dresses and waddling glory. This is the only place in the world where you can get close to these African Penguins.
The V&A Waterfront is one of Africa’s most visited cultural and historical hubs. Set on the edge of a natural, historic working harbour with the iconic Table Mountain as its backdrop, V&A Waterfront is Cape Town’s tourist showpiece—a place where crowds gather to eat, drink, shop, socialize and admire breath-taking views of Table Mountain.
Hermanus is famous for Boat Based Whale Watching Trips to see Southern Right Whales in their natural environment.
It has been recognized by the WWF (World Wildlife Fund) as one of the 12 best whale-watching destinations in the world.
Robben Island (UNESCO World Heritage Site) is an island in Table Bay. Nobel Laureate and former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela was imprisoned there for 18 of the 27 years he served behind bars before the fall of apartheid.
Table Mountain is the most iconic landmark of South Africa. The main feature of Table Mountain is the level plateau approximately three kilometres from side to side, edged by impressive cliffs. The plateau, flanked by Devil’s Peak to the east and by Lion’s Head to the west, forms a dramatic backdrop to Cape Town. Table Mountain was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2011.
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is acclaimed as one of the great botanic gardens of the world. It is one of the most diverse places on the planet with highest levels of endemism (i.e., species that exist nowhere else) in the world. This must-see garden in Cape Town is nothing short of spectacular.
Situated at the foot of Signal Hill, and formerly known as the Malay Quarter, the Bo-Kaap’s origins date back to the 1760s. Bo-Kaap is a multicultural area, a lively suburb, filled with brightly coloured houses from the 17th and 19th century.
The Garden Route is a paradise for eco-lovers, bird watchers and solitude seekers and one of the most beautiful parts of the Western Cape. This is a strip of land like no other in the world in terms of beauty, natural attractions and unique flora and fauna – hence its name.
The Cape Winelands are home to some of the most prestigious wineries on the planet. The winelands boast some of the most majestic scenery in South Africa with beautiful landscape of wine hills and mountains.