Top 10 Things to do in Cape Town
Top 10 Things to do in Cape Town
Are you planning to travel to Cape Town soon? If you are then this blog is for you! One of the first questions to come to your mind are probably what the top 10 things to do in Cape Town are?
Whether you are looking for an adventure, a cultural experience or just a relaxing break away with your better half or family or even going solo, Cape Town certainly has great activities in store for you in winter and summer.
Here are the top 10 things to do in Cape Town:
1. Table Mountain
Table Mountain is one of the 7 Wonders of the World, and experiencing the beauty of Table Mountain should be on top of your list, whether hiking one of its gorgeous routes or merely just taking the cable car and exploring it in an easy going way.
2. City Sightseeing Bus
Known as the best way to see Cape Town, the red City Sightseeing Bus is a great activity for the whole family! It is not called the hop-on, hop-off bus for nothing, it allows you to see the beautiful views Cape Town has to offer and at the same time to explore Cape Town’s main attractions including wine farms, restaurants, activities and more.
3. Explore the Vineyards
Cape Town is known for its exquisite wines and beautiful vineyards. The Winelands in and around Cape Town is definitely a top tourist and local attraction and will definitely be something worth boasting about when you have visited a few of these wine farms.
4. Visit a Museum
For the more cultural folks, there are loads of interesting museums you can visit. Explore the history and culture of Cape Town and learn more about how Cape Town has become to be such a great city.
5. The Labia Theatre
In the mood for a movie? The Labia is an excellent choice, it is the oldest independent Art-Repertory Cinema in South Africa, showing a various type of films. Visit their website to see movie showings and times.
6. Visit the Penguins
Boulders Beach in Simon’s Town is known for their African penguins and offers a remarkable viewing point.
7. Hike Lion’s Head
This hike has become a popular attraction for tourists and locals. Add this hike to your checklist of things to do because the views are breathtaking and the hike is fairly moderate so old and young can take it on!
8. Drink fantastic coffee
Cape Town offers some of the best coffees! There are quite a few you can visit that will certainly give you your caffeine fix. This is a perfect activity in the cold and rainy season, where you can slip out of the cold into a warm, cosy coffee house and enjoy the best-tasting coffee.
Whether it be a relaxing picnic or a summer concert during the day, Kirstenbosch should definitely be on your list. Boasting with its beautiful fauna and flora, Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden is known as the most beautiful garden in Africa. Not only are there a lot of activities to do for the whole family, there are also a lot of plant diversity for exploring.
10. Explore a night out in Cape Town
For all of you that are outgoing and would like to explore the city at night, there are endless options. Have dinner at some of the top restaurants in South Africa, explore Long Street in the city centre or do something romantic and have some bubbly with your partner on Signal Hill.
Cape Town is a beautiful city with so much diversity, it has so much to offer to locals and tourists and whether it’s raining, the sun is shining or the wind is blowing there are so much to do.
What are you waiting for? Come and explore Cape Town for yourself and make your own list of top things to do in Cape Town!