Cape Town

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Cape Town

With natural beauty, warm friendly locals and plenty of soul-satisfying activities on offer, it’s easy to see why Cape Town is repeatedly heralded as one of the most magnificent cities of all time.

At the edge of Africa, with the world famous Table Mountain as its backdrop, Cape Town is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Blessed with picturesque beaches, lush rolling hills of wine country, internationally renowned botanical gardens and breathtaking mountain ranges, travellers can delight in exploring a myriad of nature trails, relaxing on one of the countless beaches and much more.

With plenty of activities on offer, Cape Town is the perfect destination for just about anyone. With loads of family-friendly excursions, romantic getaways for loved-up couples and countless activities to occupy small groups and solo travellers, this melting pot of colour, culture and creativity has something for everyone to enjoy.

Promising art, music, shopping and plenty of scrumptious foodie experiences that’ll satisfy any taste and flavor, Cape Town’s got it all. A difficult, turbulent history is remembered with grace and compassion through a collection of museums, heritage sites, monuments and more, all of which can be explored through a series of informative and educational tours.

While the city certainly sparkles, there is magic to be found beyond the city lines. From shark cage diving in Gansbaai to sampling the varietals in the Cape Winelands, short trips to nearby locations will open up a world of opportunities for travellers seeking even more thrilling experiences.

CURRENCY South African Rand

LANGUAGES English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, Southern Sotho, Tswana, Northern Sotho, Venda, Tsonga, Swazi, Ndebele

WEATHER and CLIMATE

  • Summer (Dec – Feb): Max 26°C (78.8°F), Min 16°C (60.8°F)
  • Winter (Jun – Aug): Max 18°C (64.4°F), Min 7°C (44.6°F)

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View of Table Mountain from Lion's Head Destination Cape Town
View of Table Mountain from the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront
Flower seller at Adderly Street market Destination Cape Town
Penguins Boulders Beach Simonstown Destination Cape Town
Tandem paragliding from Lions Head in Cape Town

Things to Do in Cape Town

When travelling to Cape Town, don’t miss out on these amazing activities:

  • Hang out with African jackass penguins on Boulders Beach.
  • Travel across the bay to visit Robben Island where Nelson Mandela spent 27 years of his imprisonment before becoming South Africa’s beloved president.
  • Hike along one of the many Table Mountain trails, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
  • Visit Cape Point and the nearby Cape of Good Hope to view some of the most breathtaking vistas in the country.

Accommodation in Cape Town

Exquisite, grand and ultra-luxurious, Cape Town’s accommodation options are outstanding to say the least. From grand estates that signal years gone by to coastal getaways that overlook the boundless horizon, and modern, chic hotels that celebrate art, decor and the finest of finishings, there’s no wrong choice when deciding on a place to stay in the Mother City.

Ellerman House balcony view

Ellerman House

One of the best addresses in Cape Town, Ellerman House wows its guests with breathtaking views of the city, an awe-inspiring art collection and fascinating educational experiences in wine.

View of Table Mountain from the Belmond Mount Nelson

Belmond Mount Nelson

Exuding elegance and charm in the heart of the city, with the infamous Table Mountain as its backdrop, the Belmond Mount Nelson is one of Cape Town’s most iconic hotels.

View of Table Mountain from The Silo Hotel sky terrace

The Silo Hotel

An extravaganza of art, architecture, decor and design, The Silo Hotel is Cape Town’s ultra modern urban hotel that bears a storied past as an abandoned grain silo.

Travel to Cape Town

One of the world’s most admired destinations, Cape Town draws scores of travellers to its shores over and over again. With plenty of artistic, cultural, sightseeing, outdoor and historical activities ready and waiting to go, travellers are spoilt for choice in this beautiful wonderland. Pair a stay in this sought-after travel destination with a safari experience in Botswana or a beach island getaway in the Seychelles. Get ready for your dream vacation, contact African Travel Canvas and we’ll begin planning your bespoke itinerary.

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