Discover Cape Town’s Tourist Attractions

My Top Attractions

  • Table Mountain

    A visit to Cape Town would be incomplete without a trip up the iconic Table Mountain. This is my number one must see attraction on your itinerary to Cape Town to experience the breathtaking views and sheer greatness this mountain presents. Click here to read more


    The Company’s Garden

    The historical Company Garden’s is a park and heritage site set in the heart of the city, located in Victoria Street. This is a beautiful setting to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a leisurely stroll, relax on the lawns, enjoy a picnic or a meal at the restaurant. Click here to read more


    Greenmarket Square Flea Market Greenmarket Square Flea Market

    Set in the heart and soul of the CBD this historical flea market is located on a cobbled square and surrounded by historical buildings. This is the ideal place to do your African curio shopping. Prices depend on how good your bargaining skills are so be prepared to barter if you are looking to pay a good price but remember this is how these people make a living so please be fair. It is always a good idea to have a walk around first before buying to see what is available and compare prices at different stalls. Click here to read more

    Beautiful Beaches of Cape Town

    Cape Town hosts some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Stunning turquoise waters and white sandy beaches attract an abundance of visitors to its shore each year. The most popular with locals and tourist alike are Clifton and Camps Bay. Llandudno beach is a hidden gem and definitely worth a visit. Click here to read more


    Robben Island

    Robben Island, located 10 kilometres from Cape Town, is a World Heritage Site and the unique symbol of triumph of democracy and freedom over oppression and racism. Home to one of the world’s most famous prisoners and South Africa’s first democratic president, Nelson Mandela, this is a wonderful historical experience to understand and honour the important aspects of South Africa’s history represented by this Island. Click here to read more

    Robben Island

  • Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront

    Experience the magic of the underwater kingdom and the incredible diversity of the marine life of the warm Indian Ocean and the cold Atlantic Ocean. The aquarium displays over 3000 marine species including sharks, fish, turtles and penguins with large viewing windows. The displays are well laid out and presented with educational information on all species and raised viewing platforms for children. Click here to read more

    City Sightseeing Bus and Boat

    The City Sightseeing Bus is a fantastic way to see the city and some of Cape Town’s iconic attractions, and great fun for the little ones. This red open top, double-decker bus provides a hop-on, hop-off service and has two routes for you to choose from. Click here to read more

    Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

    The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, a picturesque working harbour with Table Mountain as the backdrop, is one of the most popular tourist attractions offering a vast selection of entertainment, restaurants, shopping, markets and luxury hotels. Click here to read more

  • Cape Point Nature Reserve

    Located 60km south west of Cape Town at the tip of the Cape Peninsula in the Table Mountain National Park is this World Heritage Site. This is second on my itinerary to Cape Town and a must see attraction to experience some the most breathtaking ocean and mountain scenery in the world. Together with the drive down the peninsula this will be a very memorable day of absolute beauty. Easy to reach by car or tour this scenic drive will leave you breathless. Click here to read more


    Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens

    Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens is internationally acclaimed as one of the seven most magnificent botanical gardens in the world and was declared a World Heritage Site in 2004. Set in the heart of the Cape Floristic Region on the slopes of the Table Mountain National Park the gardens exhibits Southern African plants including rare and endangered species and a wide variety of fynbos, a unique plant life of the Cape Flora. Few gardens can match the pure magnificence of Kirstenbosch. Click here to read more

    Visiting the African Penguin Colony at Boulders Beach

    Boulders beach, located near the historical naval base town of Simon’s Town, is home to an endangered colony of the cutest African Penguins, one of the only colonies in the world. It’s impossible not to fall in love with these adorable waddling webbed birds. Click here to read more