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Cape Town

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Mountains · Beaches · Piers & Boardwalks
Mother City
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain. Nature lovers will surely relish a Cape Town vacation, as the city, nestled in the biodiverse Cape Floristic Region, offers visitors endless hiking, surfing, swimming, and other recreational activities. A cultural melting pot, the sprawling metropolis dotted with vibrant townships and quaint Cape Dutch buildings, boasts art galleries, theaters, and museums galore. On a tour of Cape Town, you can divide your time between exploring numerous natural attractions and discovering the town's innovative culinary scene, interspersed with scenic drives and trips to wine estates. Our South Africa tour itinerary maker app combines visitor reviews with your personal interests to make an itinerary informed by experts, but tailored to suit your style.
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Hidden gems in Cape Town

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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
Casa Labia ©
Landmark
Casa Labia Muizenberg
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
Cape and Table Mountain Tours ©
Hiking / Camping Tour
Cape and Table Mountain Tours Cape Town Central
5.0
Duration: 6 hours

Where to stay in Cape Town

This sprawling city boasts a staggering range of lodging options, from lavish to budget friendly. Opt for a cozy guesthouse or bed and breakfast in a verdant garden setting, pick from one of the numerous backpacker hostels, or establish yourself in an oceanside top-end hotel. If you're visiting Cape Town in December or January, remember to book ahead as popular accommodations fill up easily during these months.
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