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Picture Table Mountain, Cape Town’s iconic flat-topped backdrop. Now imagine yourself up there, the ocean dipping into the horizon before you. Below you, the city waits to be discovered. With Cape Town day tours, get ready to embark on a journey to make the most of the perfect combination of natural Africa and urban chic. You can eat in a hip beachside restaurant and then go deep-sea fishing. Tick the popular Cape Town attractions off and shop for funky African crafts and then watch for whales. Spend the morning in a museum and the afternoon hiking. Or just relax on a beach with a glass of local wine. There is no dearth of things to do in Cape Town, South Africa with our list of curated tours. For a comprehensive tour of the city, you can also book the guided Cape Town bus tour that will take you to all major attractions.
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Our tips for Cape Town

  • Weather. In Cape Town, you'll encounter a Mediterranean climate characterized by mild, wet winters and warm, dry summers. Prepare yourself for abrupt weather changes, especially if your visit coincides with the winter months (June to August).
  • Safety Precautions. While Cape Town's beauty is undeniable, it's crucial to remain vigilant, particularly in specific areas. Avoid flaunting valuable items and exercise caution, especially after dark. Stick to well-lit, populated areas, and opt for trusted transportation services.
  • Wine Tasting. Cape Town is celebrated for its wine-producing regions, including Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, and Constantia. If you're keen on wine tasting, contemplate joining a guided tour or driving yourself to nearby vineyards. Remember to enjoy responsibly and designate a sober driver if needed.
  • Cultural Sensitivity. Embrace the diverse cultures and traditions of Cape Town's residents. It is best to familiarize yourself with local customs, greet people with respect, and seek permission before photographing, particularly in sensitive locations or with individuals.

Good to know

Did you know that Cape Town boasts one of the world's oldest and most iconic working harbors? Named after Queen Victoria and her son Alfred, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront seamlessly blends history with modernity. Once a bustling center for trade ships in the 19th century, today it has evolved into a dynamic waterfront precinct brimming with restaurants, shops, entertainment venues, and a world-class aquarium. Whether you're leisurely strolling along the quayside, marveling at the majestic Table Mountain backdrop, or embarking on a boat tour to explore the surrounding coastline, the V&A Waterfront offers a captivating glimpse into Cape Town's storied past while embracing its vibrant present.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is the best time to visit Cape Town?

    When deciding for the best time for a Cape Town visit, try to include spring (September to November) or autumn (March to May), when weather is delightful and tourist numbers are lower. Nonetheless, Cape Town's attractions and activities cater to visitors year-round, so the perfect timing hinges on individual preferences.

  • Q: What languages are spoken in Cape Town?

    In Cape Town, multiple languages are spoken, with English, Afrikaans, and Xhosa being the predominant ones. English is frequently utilized in tourist hubs and for official purposes.

  • Q: How can I get around Cape Town?

    Cape Town provides diverse transportation choices, such as buses, taxis, rental cars, and ride-hailing services like Uber and Bolt. The MyCiTi bus system, particularly favored by tourists, offers a convenient means of city exploration.

  • Q: Are there any cultural customs or etiquette I should be aware of in Cape Town?

    In Cape Town, showing respect for local customs and traditions is crucial. This includes greeting others courteously, refraining from discussing sensitive topics, seeking permission before taking photographs, and honoring sacred sites and cultural practices.

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