Cape Town


A city with varied history, pristine urban nature, fantastic wine, and a whole host of exciting activities, Cape Town has everything you could want from a destination and so much more besides.

Adrenaline-inducing activities

Cape Town is famous for being an adventure playground, with many exhilarating activities to participate in. One of its most exciting activities is shark diving, giving you the opportunity to share the sea with magnificent Great Whites. If you find sharks a bit too scary, you can try seal snorkeling instead and swim among these cute creatures. There are...

A city with varied history, pristine urban nature, fantastic wine, and a whole host of exciting activities, Cape Town has everything you could want from a destination and so much more besides.

Adrenaline-inducing activities

Cape Town is famous for being an adventure playground, with many exhilarating activities to participate in. One of its most exciting activities is shark diving, giving you the opportunity to share the sea with magnificent Great Whites. If you find sharks a bit too scary, you can try seal snorkeling instead and swim among these cute creatures. There are also lots of activities to try if animals – sweet or otherwise – aren’t your thing. Climbing Cape Town’s majestic Table Mountain is an absolute must-do activity when in the city, and there are many opportunities for kite surfing, surfing, and free diving.

Award-winning wine

Located right on the doorstep of South Africa’s wine country, not only will you be able to sample some of the world’s best – and cheapest – wine, but you’ll be able to do it against the stunning backdrop of the Cape Winelands. Even if you’re not a big fan of wine, it’s worth making a trip to some of the incredible estates just to enjoy the views. If you do like to have a tipple, you will not be disappointed; the Winelands area around Cape Town, including Stellenbosch, Paarl, and Franschhoek, has over 250 wine farms, all within a short drive of each other. If you’re feeling confident, hire a car and visit three or four in one day – just make sure to abide by the country’s drink-driving laws. If you’d prefer to not drive – and also have a drink while you’re there, many companies offer wine tours you can take from Cape Town.

Pristine nature

Due to its location, Cape Town has a wonderful variety of landscapes. Set between two bays, Cape Town has stretches of white sandy beaches with something for everyone; some offer stunning sunsets, others are ideal for surfing, and then there are those that provide perfect photo opportunities. The whole city is dominated by the imposing form of Table Mountain; head to Cape Point in the national park for amazing views, and Kirstenbosch Gardens for the chance to see a number of species of indigenous flora. Cape Town is also surrounded by various national parks just a short drive away, filled with an abundance of natural landmarks and local wildlife.

Welcoming people

South Africa is often called the ‘Rainbow Nation’ due to its multi-ethnicity, and Cape Town is no exception. Cape Town’s population is incredibly diverse, featuring many different races, including the original inhabitants, the Khoi, as well as many other ethnic groups such as the Cape Malay, Afrikaans, and Xhosa. The city also has significant foreign-born residents from Asia and Europe. Whatever the nationality, you will find a population who are fiercely proud of their city can guarantee that whoever you meet will be happy to welcome you.

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