The Tour to Robben Island started and ended at the Nelson Mandela Gateway near the clock tower at the V&A Waterfront. V&A Waterfront is a huge shopping and entertainment area at the slopes of Table Mountain, next to the harbour. It was also an area with allot of tourists. With all the possibilities in that area, we had a plan for the next day.
The same day, we were so lucky to find a very good and honest taxi driver by the name Raymond who ended up being our tour guide and our friend. He is a Zulu and from him, we also learnt about the Zulu culture. The following morning, he dropped us at the Two Oceans Aquarium. It was a breathtaking experience. If you visit Cape Town, add this to your to do list, you will thank me later. It took us around 3 hours and then it was time to enjoy shopping, seafood, drinks and the last but not least the Cape wheel. I have to mention that the security was very tight around V&A Waterfront area.
The drive from Cape Town to Cape point around the Cape Peninsula is a “must do” day trip when visiting Cape Town. It is a beautiful scenic drive that passes through several towns and beaches. We stopped over at every town on the way to enjoy the beautiful sceneries. Continue reading