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Cape Town

Whether you come for a short trip or stay for a week, Cape Town is the sort of place that will remain in your memory for a long time.

The population of this area of South Africa is approximately 3,400,000.

It is situated roughly 30 miles south of Grotto Bay and 810 miles southwest of Pretoria, the national capital.

Table Mountain is famous.

Ratanga Junction and World of Birds are excellent places to have some quality time with the children. The Cape Town Film Studios and Sea Point Pavillion are also worth a visit if you want to keep the good times coming.

Come face-to-face with the creatures of the deep in the beautifully recreated marine habitats at Two Oceans Aquarium.

You'll have a ball checking out the rare and exotic inhabitants at the Monkey Town Primate Centre. Be sure to ask at the entrance about special events and where to find the zoo's rarer inhabitants.

Meet hop heads from across the world at the Newlands Brewery, a renowned institution. Take a close look at the facilities to find out what they're putting in the water here to make the beer so easy to drink.

Find a trackside seat and listen to the engines roar at the Killarney Race Circuit, the area's favored destination for motorsports lovers.

You won't find too many things that can match the pleasure of a superb glass of wine. Experience some of the region's finest at the Spier Wine Estate or the Zevenwacht Wine Estate. Ready for one or two more? The Vergelegen Wine Estate and the Steenberg Wine Estate are also highly praised.

Relax with a drink, roll the dice or simply take in the sounds and bright lights at the GrandWest Casino & Entertainment World.

Interested in learning about some native plant species? Visit the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens or the Arderne Gardens. Budding horticulturalists should also take a stroll around the University of Stellenbosch Botanical Garden and the Butterfly World Tropical Garden.

When the sun is shining, pack some lunch and make your way over to one of the scenic green spaces, such as Company's Garden or De Waal Park. There's also plenty of space to laze about at Green Point Park and Maynardville Park.

Whether you're on the hunt for a specific map or a few local tips, the staff at Go That Way Tourist Info Centre are there to help.

Make sure you take a day to explore the lovely stretches of coastline, such as Boulders Beach and Sunset Beach. Dolphin Beach and Camps Bay Beach are also popular.

Leave your phone in the car and take a break from the stress of the modern world at Cape of Good Hope and Robben Island. Nature lovers will also have an excellent time at Signal Hill and Lions Head.

The area's exhibition spaces are a treasure trove of tales of human endeavor and achievement. Savor the contemplative atmosphere as you admire the displays at the District Six Museum and the South African Jewish Museum. Another two to look at are the Gold of Africa Museum and the Waterworks Museum.

The Union Castle House will send you sailing back through the region's seafaring history. A haven of sea tales and marine artifacts, the whole family is bound to enjoy this one.

Learn about modern science and natural history by taking a tour of one of the science museums. South African Astronomical Observatory, the Cape Town Science Centre and Bishopsford Bonsai Nursery are a must see for those that love learning all things science.

Our natural world is a magnificent and strange place. If you tend to think otherwise, a day spent at the Cape Town Museum and the Slave Lodge ought to change your mind. The remarkable specimens of the South African Museum and Planetarium are equally worth having a look at.

Do you love art? You'll find galleries of all sizes here. Immerse yourself in the cool atmosphere at the South African National Gallery and the Old Town House. Afterwards, if you still have some energy left in the tank, wind up the day at the What If The World and the Irma Stern Museum.

Take yourself back to a time long since forgotten and uncover the secrets of yesteryear at the Bo Kaap Museum or the Rhodes Cottage Museum. Like the sound of those? You'll be able to learn even more at the Hout Bay Museum and the Iziko Social History Resource Centre.

Clock Tower and the University of Cape Town are certainly worth planning a trip to, even if you're not that into history. More stories from the days of yore are waiting for you at the Rhodes Memorial and Parliament of South Africa.

Take a trip back through the years and begin to understand the military past of the Cape Town area. History enthusiasts will be dazzled by the defense structures at Chavonnes Battery Museum.

Many visitors love spending a few hours gazing at Castle of Good Hope, a medieval masterpiece that has withstood the test of time.

Learn about the region's spiritual side and enjoy the serene atmosphere at St. George's Cathedral and Groote Kerk. You might also like to check for guided tours around the Palm Tree Mosque and the Auwal Mosque.

Cape Town's most celebrated sights often overshadow its less known, yet equally rewarding attractions. Hout Bay Beach and Big Bay Beach are recommended options. Also, contemplate seeing the South Africa Library and the Van Ryn Brandy Cellar if you can squeeze it in.


Guide to Exploring Cape Town


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Road Lodge Cape Town International Airport

Road Lodge Cape Town International Airport

Adjoining BP Service & Filling Station, Cape Town
3.6
of 5, from 734 reviews
2.0 out of 5.0

Located in Matroosfontein, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of University of the Western Cape, Tygerberg Hospital, and Louis Leipoldt Medi-Clinic. Mowbray Golf Club and Karl Bremer Hospital are also within 9 mi (15 km).

AU$97
Capetonian Hotel

Capetonian Hotel

Pier Square, Cape Town
3.9
of 5, from 48 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in City Bowl, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Africa Centre, Cape Town International Convention Centre, and Greenmarket Square. Castle of Good Hope and Two Oceans Aquarium are also within 1 mi (2 km).

AU$120
The Walden Suites Guest House

The Walden Suites Guest House

12 Bellwood Road, Cape Town
4.6
of 5, from 60 reviews
5.0 out of 5.0

Located in Bantry Bay, this luxury guesthouse is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Sea Point Swimming Pool and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Cape Town Stadium. Green Point Park and Camps Bay Beach are also within 3 mi (5 km).

The Ritz Cape Town

The Ritz Cape Town

Cnr. Main & Camberwell Roads, Cape Town
3.5
of 5, from 472 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

The landmark Ritz is located just off Sea Point's vibrant promenade and is a short distance from the beach and the V&A Waterfront.

AU$129
Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore

Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore

29 Heerengracht Street, Cape Town
4.2
of 5, from 415 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in City Bowl, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Artscape Theatre Centre and within 3 mi (5 km) of Cape Town Stadium and Table Mountain Aerial Cableway. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens is 7.4 mi (11.9 km) away.

Villa Simona Bed & Breakfast

Villa Simona Bed & Breakfast

29 Theresa Avenue, Cape Town
1.9
of 5, from 15 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in Camps Bay, this bed & breakfast is within 3 mi (5 km) of Theatre on the Bay, Camps Bay Beach, and Waterworks Museum. Table Mountain Aerial Cableway is 3 mi (4.8 km) away.

AU$285
Vineyard Hotel

Vineyard Hotel

Colinton Road 1, off Protea Road, Cape Town
4.7
of 5, from 297 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Bishopscourt, this spa hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cavendish Square and Newlands Stadium. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens is 1.8 mi (2.9 km) away.

AU$304
The Westin Cape Town

The Westin Cape Town

Convention Square, Cape Town
4.6
of 5, from 524 reviews
5.0 out of 5.0

The Westin Cape Town is adjacent the to Cape Town International Convention Center. Greenmarket Square, the Pan African Market, and Gold of Africa Museum are within walking distance.

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