The city of Cape Town in South Africa has a lot to offer and it will require more than a day to explore its numerous attractions. And after diving into the top things to do in Cape Town (Part I), you will still have an insatiable appetite for more adventures.
The Tour to Robben Island starts and ends at the Nelson Mandela Gateway near the clock tower at the V & A Waterfront in Cape Town.
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✦ V & A Waterfront
This is located next to the harbor in the city of Cape Town.
While in this area, you will be mesmerized by the backdrop of the V & A Waterfront which is the iconic Table Mountain.
V & A Waterfront its visitors with a wide range of experiences. These experiences include restaurants, hotels, shops, and entertainment. This is a place where people gather to eat, drink, shop, socialize while admiring the breathtaking views of Table Mountain.
✦ Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town South Africa
This is an aquarium located at the V& A Waterfront. It showcases the different marine life through interactive displays.
It takes around 3 to 4 hours.
Then enjoy the Cape wheel.
✦ Cape Wheel
Cape wheel offers opportunities to enjoy the panoramic views of the city of Cape Town.
The viewing experience goes across Table Mountain, Robben Island, Cape Town City skyline, Paarl Mountains, and the Cape Town Stadium.
✦ Some Tips For Cape wheel
- There are no queues
- You don’t have to book
- It’s a trip of around 30 minutes
✦ A Road Trip To Cape Point
In case you are a lover of nature, a plan for an adventurous day out is the Cape Point; the most southern point of Africa.
It is a nature reserve within the Table Mountain National Park. It is also a Natural World Heritage Site.
Encompassing 7 750 hectares of rich and varied flora and fauna, Cape Point is a natural paradise with bucks, baboons and Cape mountain zebras as well as over 250 species of birds.
A road trip from Cape Town to Cape point around the Cape Peninsula is a beautiful scenic drive that passes through several towns and beaches. As a matter of fact, you can stop over at every town on the way to enjoy the sceneries.
The favorite stopover is at Simon’s Town, where there is a lot to see.
Simon’s Town is a picturesque town that is just 35km outside Cape Town. It is the third oldest town in South Africa and home to the South Africa Navy.
There were a lot of ships in the harbor. You can also stroll around the old shops and visit the South Africa Naval Museum.
Into the park, it’s a slow drive because the drivers have to look out for the zebras, elands, bonteboks, baboons among other wild animals.
After parking the car, there is a walk down to Cape Point.
After this, you can also decide to walk to Cape of Good Hope depending on time and your schedule.
✦ Wine Estates in Cape Town South Africa
Finally, the Wines of South Africa are famous and if possible visit more Wine Estates in Stellenbosch and in Franschhoek.
There is an enormous Wine Estates list to choose from. The visits are quite informative and of course, some wine tasting. There are Wine Estates that also make cheese, where you can learn the process of making cheese and taste some cheese.
Have stopovers at Stellenbosch and Franschoek. A late lunch at Stellenbosch is a great idea.
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