The Best Things to Do in Cape Town

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Cape Town

4.1
Mountains · Beaches · Piers & Boardwalks

Popular things to do in Cape Town

Cape Point ©
Lookout
Cape Point Table Mountain National Park
4.6
Duration: 3 hours
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront Cape Town Central
4.5
Duration: 3 hours
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Beach
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony Simon's Town
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
From windy beaches providing excellent surfing conditions, to imposing mountains offering winding hiking trails and sweeping views of the city, there are plenty of interesting things to do in Cape Town. You can stroll along the coastline at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, a charming promenade featuring a variety of shops and restaurants. Nature lovers flock to Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, where they can admire local and exotic plants. A visit to Cape of Good Hope, the discovery of which marked a turning point in Europe's sea-traveling endeavors, will satisfy not only history and maritime enthusiasts, but also bird-watchers and nature buffs.

Hidden gems in Cape Town

Abseil Africa ©
Other
Abseil Africa Table Mountain National Park
4.8
Duration: 3h 30 min
Platteklip Gorge ©
Hiking Trail
Platteklip Gorge Table Mountain National Park
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
Chapman's Peak Drive ©
Scenic Drive
Chapman's Peak Drive
4.8
Duration: 1 hour
Maclear's Beacon ©
Historic Walking Area
Maclear's Beacon Table Mountain National Park
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

Wineries in Cape Town

Earthstompers Adventures ©
Wine Tour / Tasting
Earthstompers Adventures Cape Town Central
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
Wine Flies Wine Tours - Day Tours ©
Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Flies Wine Tours - Day Tours Cape Town Central
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
Wine Escapes
Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Escapes Somerset West
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
African Story Wine Tours ©
Wine Tour / Tasting
African Story Wine Tours Cape Town Central
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min

Side trips from Cape Town

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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings Stellenbosch
4.9
Duration: 8 hours
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Shark Diving
Shark Diving Gansbaai
4.3
Duration: 4 hours
West Coast National Park ©
National Park
West Coast National Park West Coast National Park
4.5
Duration: 5 hours
Waterford Estate ©
Winery / Vineyard
Waterford Estate Stellenbosch
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min

Wildlife in Cape Town

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Cape Capers Tours
Dolphin / Whale Watching
Cape Capers Tours Mowbray
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
Hooked On Africa Fishing Charters
Fishing Charter / Tour
Hooked On Africa Fishing Charters Cape Town Central
4.8
Duration: 8 hours
Pisces Divers ©
Shark Diving
Pisces Divers Simon's Town
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Dive Inn Diving & Touring ©
Scuba / Snorkeling
Dive Inn Diving & Touring Plumstead
5.0
Duration: 8 hours
Cape RADD ©
Scuba / Snorkeling
Cape RADD
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
Greatest Africa Private Wine Day Tours ©
Wine Tour / Tasting
Greatest Africa Private Wine Day Tours Somerset West
5.0
Duration: 8 hours
Clovelly Country Club ©
Golf Course
Clovelly Country Club Kalk Bay
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
Scootours ©
Bike Tour
Scootours Table Mountain National Park
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min

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