Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town Central

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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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  • I'm sure it was the cooler weather that made the V&A look a little sad and lonely, or maybe the economy isn't what it used to be, none the less, the V&A has many attractions, and is a great spot to sh...  more »
  • We were in Cape Town this year and we loved the V&A waterfront area, it was very safe and had lots of wonderful shops and places to eat. It reminded us of Sydney's Darling Harbour. Well worth a visit.  more »
  • This is a very touristy area but with that being said it is a must see while in Cape Town. Great for outdoors dinning, people watching shopping. Tours of the water areas start from here. We went to th...  more »
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