Cape Town is among the most beautiful places in the world. It is multicultural, the modern coastal city of South Africa. Beautiful scenery, mild climate, and interesting history attract the lots of tourists every year.
Here are some of the most interesting places in Cape Town that you should not miss and some of the fun activities that you should definitely do-
1. Robben Island
Robben Island is most popular tourist attraction in Cape Town. It was hospital for socially unacceptable people and was prison for centuries. The former prisoners give themselves tours to the tourists; they share their experience and show the lives of the prisoners. One of the most famous prisoners was Nelson Mandela who became president after release.
2. Table Mountain
It is natural new 7 wonders of the world and is 3,563 feet above the sea level. You can reach the top through cableway or by hiking. Enjoy the sunset from the top and admire the beauty of city with drinks.
3. Cape Wine Lands
They produce the billions of gallons of wine a year and some of the wines are considered best in the world. At the base of the mountains are valleys which are very beautiful. You can visit wine farms and taste some of the best wines for free.
4. Victoria and Alfred Waterfront
You can get the stunning view of Pacific Ocean, Table Mountain, and Table Bay from here. Waterfront has variety of bars, restaurants, cafes, shopping malls, art galleries, museums and many more. They serve the best seafood. The nightlife is also very enjoyable; they have live concerts which are usually free.
5. Boulder’s Beach
There are not so many places in world where you can swim amongst the penguins and get close to the colonies of penguins. Boulder’s beach is one of it. You can explore the beaches, sunbathe, watch the penguins and spend your day perfectly.
6. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
It is South Africa’s famous and largest botanical garden. It is the home of the more than 22,000 indigenous plants of Southern Africa. The garden is set against the backdrop of Table Mountain, so the view is stunning. You can also go for picnic there or have lunch in between the gardens.
7. Cape Point
It is World Heritage Site and is located at the end of the peninsula. It is the home of the different species of birds, zebras, baboons and varieties of plants. If you love photography then you will love the place.
8. Muizenberg Beach
It is well known for its multicolor beach huts. If you want to learn any water sport then you can learn here with professionals. The beach is best for surfing because of the waves and gentle and consistent breaks.
9. South African National Gallery
It has the collections of South African, African, Dutch, French and Flemish art. It has the temporary exhibitions of sculptures, photography, textiles, architecture, work on paper and paintings.
10. Bo- Kaap
It’s brightly painted tight houses not for from the city center. There Muslims Mosques and museums. The locals offer traditional tasty food and they also show you the recipes and how to cook it.
Sports like paragliding, surfing and hiking at Cape Town will definitely give you the best memories of all.
Markets like City Bowl Market, Bay Harbor Market and Old Biscuit Mill Market offers the fresh food, clothes, souvenirs and different artworks.
Don’t Forget Helicopter Ride
Exploring the coastline of cape peninsula and Cape Town by helicopter is sensational. It would be an unforgettable and adventurous experience for you. There are many different routes and different operators, so you can choose whatever suits you.