Things to Do in Cape Town

Located on the southwest coast of South Africa, Cape Town is a port city that lies on a peninsula anchored by the iconic Table Mountain and bordered by the Indian and Atlantic oceans. It is South Africa’s most popular destination city for tourists and businessmen alike, and there are many countless activities for visitors to enjoy during their stay in this fabulous city.

Robben Island

Rather than staying in your hotel room and playing a South African online casino game, you should explore the history and culture of the region. One of the most significant places to learn about the the country’s history is to visit the nearby Robben Island. It is here where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in jail, confined to a tiny prison cell. The tours of the site are given by former prisoners who can provide first-hand accounts of their experiences. It is both fascinating and educational, and provides the visitor with unique views of the Cape Town mainland.

Cape Winelands

South Africa is well-known for its diverse wine production and the Cape Winelands in the Western Cape is the perfect way to learn more about the production of wine in the area. It is also a chance to sample some of the finest wines in the world, all at very affordable prices. Enjoy a delicious lunch at any of the many fine restaurants in the area or picnic on the sprawling lawns of one of the many exquisite wine farms in this world famous wine producing  area.

Cape Peninsula

The Cape Peninsula  stretches from Table Mountain to Cape Point. It is a beautiful drive which can be easily completed in a day with many highlights to enjoy. These include the penguins at Boulders Beach, the point itself, Muizenberg, Simon’s Town, Kommetjie and hout Bay to name just a few.

Table Mountain

The most famous natural feature of Cape Town is Table Mountain, so a visit to this city is not complete until you have taken a trip to the summit.You can either hike there or take the cable car, you choose.  Once there, you’ll be treated to spectacular views across Cape Town and beyond. This is a fantastic photo opportunity and a not-to-be-missed attraction in Cape Town.

The Beaches

Cape Town has many stunning beaches along its beautiful coastline. One of the trendiest and most beautiful is Camp Bay, situated close to the Twelve Apostles mountain range. If you simply want to enjoy the views over the Atlantic Ocean, then take a trip to Hout Bay. This is also a great spot to enjoy a romantic walk on this beautiful beach.  Any of the beaches along the coast are fantastic for relaxing, sunbathing, swimming or enjoying water sports.

Sample the Local Cuisine

Although there are cafes and restaurants offering a variety of cuisine from across the globe, you should try to sample some traditional South African cuisine during your stay. If you want to enjoy a delicious meal in a relaxed and welcoming environment, then head to Bismillah Restaurant; they serve traditional Cape Town dishes presented in a contemporary way. For a sophisticated fine dining experience, try a meal at The Test Kitchen. The tasting menu allows you to sample a variety of traditional  dishes prepared in their unique way.

These are just some of the amazing experiences you can enjoy in Cape Town. There are many more activities and attractions to visit in this diverse city, so you will find something to keep you entertained regardless of your personal preferences.

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