– Table Mountain, visible from 200km out to sea on a clear day is Cape Town’s most recognisable feature. Hike it or take the cable car.
– Langa township tours and the vividly painted area of the Bo Kaap will keep you and your camera very entertained.
– Sail to Robben Island, no longer a prison but a World Heritage Site conducting tours of our great price for freedom.
– Charter a boat for shark-diving, fishing or any number of water sports. Helicopter trips, skydiving, whale watching and kayaking are also available as are relaxed harbour and sunset cruises.
– Swim with penguins at Boulders Beach
– Drive along Chapman’s Peak (if open) for a breath-taking view and on to Camps Bay and Clifton Beaches to bronze yourself. Swim on the False Bay side of the city where the water’s slightly warmer and surf at Muizenburg or Kalk Bay. Kite surfing can be found at Dolphin Beach.
– Make a point to visit the winelands like Spier and Constantia Vineyards. If you have time it’s worth doing the wine route.
– For sophisticated African dining make a reservation at a Moyo Restaurant in Blouberg or Stellenbosh.
– Get your kicks at Ratanga Junction Theme Park.
– Experience Cape Town’s heritage at The Castle of Good Hope, District Six Museum and the South African National Gallery.
– Picnic at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Point or Table Mountain National Park.
– Fish away at Hout Bay, particularly good for tuna and crayfish or eat fish ‘n chips on the rocks.
– The Victoria and Alfred (V&A) Waterfront is a great location for shopping which also contains the Two Oceans Aquarium (sea life from the Atlantic and Indian Oceans).
– Century City and Canal Walk Shopping Centre also offer good buys but do also try the city’s markets.
– Hostel it up at the recently opened backpackers in the Cape Flats for a unique overnight experience.