Cape Town Holidays
Why you should visit Cape Town
Take the cable car up table mountain and enjoy a picnic on top
Swim with penguins at Boulders beach
Visit the baboons at Cape Point and scout for whales off the coast
Visit the statue of Able Seaman Just Nuisance at Simonstown, overlooking the harbour
Take a boat ride to Robben Island and learn the history of south African democracy
Visit the cheetah sanctuary at Spier, picnic on locally produced food and wine afterwards
Get hands on at the fifth biggest aquarium in the world, the two oceans aquarium
Visit the theatre of Stars at the planetarium
Witness the noonday cannon fire from signal hill
Our specialists “Must Do”
When in Cape Town eat, drink and walk in abundance. Walk as much as you can, take taxis and talk to the people who live there, you may be delighted by their friendliness and openness. Most importantly, stop and enjoy the food and the wine. Make your lunches long and indulgent, enjoying the wine and the affordable food.
A little more about Cape Town
Known as 'The Mother City' the iconic Table Mountain dominates this cosmopolitan hub that has been voted regularly as one of the best cities on the planet! The province has so much to offer; from trips to Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, to trips up to the top of Table Mountain on the aerial cableway, to whale watching excursions. Travel beyond the city to the wine regions of Hemel and Aarde near Hermanus, scout the art galleries and enjoy the hospitality.
Cape Town has a huge variety of gourmet restaurants and trendy bars, museums, wonderful galleries, pristine beaches as well as some of the best shopping on the continent!
Best time to go
Cape Town has the best weather between Septembers to May. However in the winter season between June and September offers poorer weather but an opportunity to see the whale migration past the coastline offering some the of the worlds’ best land based whale watching.
For further information on Cape Town or planning a holiday to South Africa, please contact Illona, our South Africa specialist on 01285 650 011.