We recommend a 4-5 day stay in Cape Town to enable you to enjoy all the city has to offer. Within an hour's car drive from Cape Town there are many opportunities for exciting and rewarding excursions within the Western Cape.
Table Mountain – the top of Cape Town’s prominent landmark can be reached by cableway or hiking. One of the New 7 Wonders of the World and a must-do for magnificent views of the whole area!
Robben Island - Declared a World Heritage Site in 1999. Reached by ferry from the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Former South African President Nelson Mandela, and many other political prisoners, spent decades imprisoned here during the apartheid era. Tours of the island and prison (museum) are led by guides who were formerly prisoners there.
Cape of Good Hope - Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point offer spectacular scenery. The whole of the southernmost portion of the Cape Peninsula is a wild, rugged, scenic and generally unspoiled national park.
Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden – At the foot of Table Mountain, beautiful surroundings and perfect for a picnic day.
Camps Bay – Beautiful beach on the Atlantic Seaboard
Seal Island - Bears its name due to the Cape Fur Seals that occupy the island. Treat yourself to a meal of freshly grilled fish.
Vineyards – Suitable for a day excursion eg, Spier and Meerlust.
Muizenberg - wonderful long beach, excellent for surfers.
Sport – numerous events take place regularly in Cape Town, and facilities for workouts etc are abundant.
Horse riding – Horseback riding is available at Noordhoek.
Cultural events – Cape Town is rich in cultural events, please ask us for calendars and details.
Shopping – For cool, modern and creative African crafts, visit Cape Quarters, Out of Africa or Cavendish Square.
Organic market – In an old biscuit mill in Woodstock, this is a popular place for local, organic produce, marmalades, vegetables, fruit etc.
Night life – Cape Town is well known for its great night life. This is the place to go for great jazz clubs, trendy bars, night clubs and lounges.
Restaurants - Western Cape boasts the highest percentage of master chefs per capita. We have in-depth knowledge of which restaurants are the best and trendiest.