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The Big Six or so

With so many sites to browse we've saved you time by putting together our own personal recommendations covering travel guides, things to do, eat/drink/dance, further-a-field and recommended accommodation.

Whatever and where-ever you end up we hope you have a great trip!

Phone: 021 799 8783


...one of the worlds most beautiful and diverse flora displays in the world. This was the first botanic garden to be devoted to a country's indigenious flora with now over 7000 species. A recent addition is the tree top canopy walkway which is amazing.

Rhodes Drive, Newlands
Open 365 days
September-March 8am-7pm
April-August 8am-6pm

Phone: 021 409 5100


...for nearly 400 years, Robben Island, 12 kilometres from Cape Town, was a place of banishment, exile, isolation and imprisonment. It was here that rulers sent those they regarded as political troublemakers, social outcasts and the unwanted of society.

Book ahead, ferries depart from V&A Waterfront standard tour 3.5hrs (includes 2 x half hour ferry rides)
Ferries depart close to Clock Tower 9am to 3pm daily

Robben Island
Phone: 021 780 9010


…over 19,000 acres of national park and 250 species of birds; get there early and share beaches with penguins and ostriches. If you don't fancy walking then ride the Flying Dutchman funicular to the final steps that lead you to the lighthouse. See baboons close up but keep you windows shut and do not feed.

Open 6am-6pm (Oct-March)
7am-5pm (April-Sept)

Cape Peninsula & Point
Phone: 021 466 7200


…a community museum that tells the history of apartheid and its effects on ordinary people.

25A Buitenkant Street
Mon-Sat 9am-4pm

District Six Musuem
Phone: 021 424 0015


...1087m high and over 60 million years old it's aiming to be one of the seventh natural wonders of the world. Table Mountain boasts 14000 species of flora and spectacular views of the city. If walking isn't for you then take the fishbowl shaped cable car (daily every 10-20minutes) that rotates a complete 360-degree rotation on its way to the top. Book online to jump the longer queues.

Allow 1-2 hours and check to see if closed due to wind.
Check website for cable car times which vary depending on season, approx. 8am - 7.30pm

Annual maintenance on Cape Town’s Table Mountain Cableway happens in winter, so check their website for dates.

Table Mountain


...South Africa's wine industry is now the ninth largest in the world and began in the 17th Century. With over 200 wineries and constantly growing plus all within a day's drive of the city you are spoilt for choice. In fact the hardest decision will be who's going to do the driving! If you haven't got a hire car you can either join a group tour where a company will come and collect or arrange for a personal driver or simply stay over!

Please check out “Eat, Drink & Dance” for our favourite wineries; here's some useful websites to get you started:


Cape Winelands
"Wonderful base for me to get to all places. The apartment is gorgeous and lacks nothing. Wonderful staff. Very helpful, thank you "
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