CAPE TOWN &
The glamourous city at the foot of Africa - Cape Town - a fascinating multi-cultural melting pot of sights, sounds and experiences and a must on any Southern African itinerary. It is here that the shiny first world meets Africa head on. With a recognized foodie scene, stunning wineries and vineyards on your doorstep, sandy white beaches and towering mountains and trails, there is something in Cape Town for everyone.
Spent some time in the city itself discovering the leafy Company Gardens, the fascinating history of the Bo Kaap, the bustling waterfront with its gleaming shopping mall and multitude of restaurants and not to forget towering Table Mountain. Take a cable car to the top or pack a picnic and watch the sun set over the Atlantic from Signal Hill.
Travel along the coastal route taking in the platinum suburbs of Camps Bay and Clifton and along winding Chapmans Peak from the fishing village of Hout Bay to Cape Point. Delight in the quirky penguin colony at Simonstown and stop off at the stunning Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.
Further afield the villages of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek delight with their traditional Cape Dutch architecture, boutique shops and, did we mention the wineries?
The dark history of Robben Island - take the ferry out for a tour and visit the prison cell where Nelson Mandela spent so many years incarcerated.
The bustling Victoria and Alfred Waterfront - great for a night out and some shopping therapy
The District Six Museum, discover the stories of communities displaced during the apartheid years
Afternoon tea the M0unt Nelson - an elegant experience from another era
The tram in Franschoek discovering new and creative vineyards
Spotting the Whales in season in Hermanus
Where to Stay
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THE BELMOND MOUNT NELSON
Stunning Colonial Style Hotel
Cape Town - Clifton
Just outside the City Centre
Where the Celebrities stay!
THE TAJ CAPE TOWN
Luxury and good value too!
THE SILO HOTEL
Cape Town - V&A Waterfront
In the Waterfront
HIghly talked about hotel
GORGEOUS GEORGE HOTEL
Funky Hotel in heart of the City
THE PEPPER CLUB HOTEL & SPA
Located on buzzing Long Street
THE TWELVE APOSTLES
Cape Town - Atlantic Coast
Short drive out of town
Stunning location on the Ocean
SANTE WELLNESS RETREAT
In the heart of the Winelands
Incredible Spa & Wellness Experience
Intimate Boutique Style Hotel
LANZERAC HOTEL & SPA
Just outside the town
THE PENINSULA ALL-SUITE
Cape Town - Sea Point
Large Apartment-style rooms
LE FRANSCHOEK HOTEL & SPA
Just outside the town
Stunning Winelands Views
FRANSCHOEK BOUTIQUE HOTEL
In the heart of the Winelands
Lovely old fashioned style hotel on the sea front in Sea Point
Stunning nature reserve with incredible views and rural relaxation
Tour Ideas to get you thinking!
LUXURY CAPE TOWN & ROYAL MALEWANE
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The Hector Pietersen Museum with Antoinette Sithole
Antoinette Sithole is the sister to the late Hector Pieterson, who was killed by police in the June 16th, 1976 uprisings where students were protesting against being taught in the medium of Afrikaans. Hector Pieterson became a symbol for the uprisings as he was the youngest to be killed. Antoinette witnessed his death, and was the only survivor in the famous photo as seen on the left.
Join Antoinette Sithole for a half day private guided tour to learn more.
After-Hours at the Zeitz MOCAA
Zeitz MOCAA offers over one hundred galleries spread over nine floors, dedicated to a large cutting edge permanent collection, temporary exhibitions and Centres for Art Education, Curatorial Excellence, Performative Practice, Photography, the Moving Image and the Costume Institute. Museum facilities include bookshops, reading rooms, rest areas, rooftop sculpture garden, a restaurant on the roof and coffee shop on the ground floor.
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