Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town Central

4.5
Take a relaxing walk along Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, a scenic harbor promenade designed in a Victorian style and featuring a variety of shops and restaurants. Named after Queen Victoria and her son, Prince Alfred, the waterfront, originally developed in the 1860s, offers postcard-like views of Table Mountain and the ocean. You can take a ride on the Ferris wheel, or just enjoy a reinvigorating walk or jog along the ocean. Boasting more than 400 stores and hailed for its exquisite dining scene, the waterfront offers visitors plenty of distractions. Using our international travel planner, Cape Town attractions like Victoria & Alfred Waterfront can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Always a good place to shop. Parking not easily available . Wonderful restaurants most with a view of the Waterfront activities.  more »
  • The Waterfront is a pole of attraction of cape town: all the best in cape town is there. Only one must be careful, because at first glance the Waterfront can be very touristy, with trinkets shops and fast food restaurants everywhere. It is necessary to pay attention though: the largest Waterfront gems are hidden. Places like the handicraft market Watershed and gastronomic food market point of the Waterfront are not to be missed, but not too apparent. If you search well, will find amazing things
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  • Great place to stay with stunning water views. We ate in the restaurant more than one time and enjoyed the beer tasting. Excellent service from both the hotel and restaurant. We'd love to stay here ag...  more »
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