Things to Do in Cape Town

Cape Town is one of the most enthralling and prominent tourist destinations in South Africa and by extension Africa. It offers a variety of activities from partying hard at exquisite night clubs at the Camps Bay Strip and Long Street to sipping cocktails while watching the sunset over primeval beaches and oceans such as Clifton Beach, Boulders Beach which is home to African penguins to eating at deluxe restaurant, it has everything you can ever think of.

To say the fact, it is quite hard to select the top 5 things to do in Cape Town but we have been able to narrow them to 5 according to our criteria. Without much ado, here are the top 5 things to do in Cape Town:

Table Mountain

This is a world heritage feature located at the heart of Cape Town. Table Mountain can be hiked up to or you enjoy the seven-minute revolving cable ride round the mountain. Once you get to the top, you could see the full panoramic view of the city in a spectacular version or watch the sun set on it. International travelers and South Africans alike marvel at this creation and its beauty, and it’s definitely one of the most amazing things in Cape Town to experience.

Robben Island

Robben Island is a significant feature in the history of South Africa. It stands for the struggle and the freedom of what our struggle heroes went through, and the sacrifices that they have made for the freedom that we get to enjoy today.

During the period of the apartheid, it was a formidable prison where political prisoners were locked away. Some of the past South African Presidents that were locked away in this prison are Nelson Mandela (The Nobel Laureate. He spent eighteen out of his twenty years of imprisonment on this Island) and Jacob Zuma. To get a mind-boggling tour of this Island, you will have to board a ferry from V&A waterfront as ferries depart from there several times a day. The guides there are ex-prisoners who are ever willing to share real life stories of the apartheid period with you.

The Cape Winelands

Reputed to be the largest wine producing region in the Southern part of Africa. This magnificent terrain offers an array of wine-cellars offering different public wine tastings and purchase of award winning wine. It offers an excellent destination for the wine lovers. Don’t know how to find your way, be sure to get in touch with the tour companies to guide you.

The Beach

Dying to have some fun by the seaside with its stunning rugged coastline, I tell you, this gorgeous town has a lot to offer. From Clifton Beach, Camps Bay Beach, Bikini Beach, Boulders Beach to Muizenberg Beach, you will be really spoilt for choice when deciding where to swim or surf.

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Long Street

Cape Town does not only offer natural wildlife tours and intimidating beaches, it also offers homes to clubs, casinos, live music venues and theaters, bars, restaurant. One of the places to get these things is Long Street. Long Street is like the heart of Cape Town. Seven days a week, twenty four hours as day, you will catch this gregarious town at full throttle. Visiting tourist attraction in Cape Town without getting to Long Street is an injustice!

There is just so many great things about Cape Town, and the only to truly grasp what it is about and experience the magnitude of awesomeness that it has to offer, you just need to go there.

It’s definitely the one place in South Africa where you can experience now things, every single time you visit.

Pic cred: Rose en Bos