Top places to visit in Cape Town
Cape Town is a city with many hidden and not so hidden gems. Below are some of the top places to visit when you’re in the city.
Helicopter City Ride
Take a ride with Cape Town Helicopters to see the mother city from a different perspective. This trip has been ranked as the top three must-do tours in Cape Town. The helicopter is quieter, eco-friendlier and has large widows to ensure you get the perfect pics.
Get the best view of the city from the top of one of the worlds 7 Wonders of Nature. You can reach the top by either hiking up one of the many trails or take a cable car ride up.
Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing Bus
These open-top, double-decker buses are a great way to see the Mother City’s main attractions. The bus provides information on the history of each attraction in a variety of different languages, which you can listen to throughout your journey.
Take a scenic drive along the famous Chapmans Peak for some breathtaking views and great picnic spots.
Enjoy a scenic hike with a 360° view from the top of the second most icon mountain in Cape Town.
Zeitz MOCAA Museum
If you’re a fan of art then the recently opened Zeitz MOCAA museum will be perfect for you! The museum holds the world’s largest collection of contemporary African art and is home to the super luxurious Silo hotel and restaurant.
Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
Kirstenbosch Gardens has been named one of the seven most magnificent botanical gardens in the world. With its popular summer concerts, picnic spots, lush gardens and aerial walkway, Kirstenbosch is the perfect place to spend a relaxing day outside of the city.
Make sure you visit a few of our beautiful wine estates in the Stellenbosch or Constantia region for great wine tastings. The Western Cape has over 2000 vineyards and wine estates to choose from.
Visit the beautiful Boulder’s Beach in Simon’s Town, which is home to a colony of African penguins. The beach provides a unique place to sun tan while the penguins waddle around.
Sea Point Promenade
Cycle along the promenade in Sea Point with a rental bike from Up Cycles or enjoy a walk and an ice-cream from The Creamery.