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What to Do

When it comes to what to do in Cape Town, it is usually a lack of time rather than a shortage of actual things to do, which hinders one. Cape Town is filled with things to amaze and amuse both young and old year-round. Whether you visit with friends and family, with your partner, or choose to go it alone, you will never be short of things to do in the Mother City. Museums, monuments, theatres, galleries, shops and malls abound, along with seaside activities, ocean sports, hiking and tours to the famous wine lands.

Cape Town is big on arts and culture and one of the most hospitable cities in the world and you will be amazed at the mix of cultures and cuisines coexisting in this city – cuisine which is among the best in the wold, crafted from the freshest locally grown ingredients by master chefs of international acclaim.

Nature plays a role here too, as Cape Town’s climate is perfect for an abundance of flora to flourish, Table Mountain is recognised as a floral kingdom in itself and the city brims with beautiful parks and natural areas.

Here is a selection of some of the most popular attractions in Cape Town:

Sandboarding in Cape Town

Sandboarding in Cape Town

It’s summertime in the city and Cape Town is flooded with tourists and locals enjoying the long hot days and sizzling summer nights.

Cheetah Outreach Programme

Cheetah Outreach Programme

South Africa is home to the fastest land animal on the planet, the cheetah. Capable of fantastic acceleration from zero to 100 kph in three seconds, the cheetah is a big cat evolved over four million years to specialise in rapid chasing down of swift prey.

Paragliding in Cape Town

Paragliding in Cape Town

Have you ever looked at a bird in flight and wondered how it sees the world from the skies above? Have you ever wanted to experience the world from overhead, but didn’t know how to do so? If you are an adventurous person who desires to take a look through God’s eyes at the world below then read on.

Bugz Play Park

Bugz Play Park

Bugz Family Playpark is a wonderland for children from between the ages of 2 and 10 years old and one of the most popular family attractions in Cape Town.

Go for a ride in a Huey

Go for a ride in a Huey

Experience the ultimate thrill during your Cape Town holiday. A trip in a Bell UH-1 ‘Huey’ Iroquois helicopter is the adrenaline-pumping activity of a lifetime and an unforgettable way to enjoy a unique perspective of scenic Cape Town.

Go Tobogganing

Go Tobogganing

Africa is not well-known for its snow sports – in fact there is pretty much an excuse of a ski-slope here and there, but nothing that is really regarded as worthwhile by international travellers.

Go Shark Cage Diving

Go Shark Cage Diving

Both feared and revered, the Great White Shark is one of the most respected predators of Africa and can be found offshore on both coasts of South Africa.

Visit the Cape Town Science Centre

Visit the Cape Town Science Centre

The Cape Town Science Centre (STSC) is filled with fascinating things to see and do, and what’s more is that these activities are all educational to a degree.

Visit Robben Island

Visit Robben Island

This maximum security prison, was the South African equivalent of Alcatraz – situated on a barren island in the Atlantic Ocean, just off of Cape Town.

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