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Seeing Cape Town simple way

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Cape Town is one of my and my families favorite destination. City and nearby towns are really beautiful.

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  • Nature Lover
  • Foodie

11 Places

2 City Tips

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11 Places

Cape Point Nature Reserve

Nature & Wildlife Areas

Hout Bay

Bodies of Water

Louis B's

Restaurants

Lion's Head

Mountains

Cheetah Outreach

Nature & Wildlife Areas

Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

Marinas, Piers & Boardwalks

Cape of Good Hope

Nature & Wildlife Areas, Lookouts

Hout Bay Lookout

Hiking Trails

Seal Island

Islands

South African Airforce Museum

Speciality Museums

Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling

Scuba & Snorkeling, Boat Tours, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Photography Tours, Day Trips

AtulKB's City Tips

  • Must visit waterfront
  • Some places service charge is included in bills, otherwise tip/gratuity of around 10% is good. Hop on hop off bus is good way to see city of Cape Town.
  • Cape Point Nature Reserve
    Nature & Wildlife Areas
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    AtulKB Says:

    Though it is bit far from Cape Town, it is worth the visit. But going to this place takes almost entire day. It is a treat for nature lovers

    Good for
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Best to leave early morning and must wear trekking shoes to enjoy this place because it involves lot of walking
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #5 of 182 things to do in Cape Town Central
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Long queues to get in. 21/01/2019
    • Perfect weather, perfect place 20/01/2019
    • Cape Point Nature Reserve
    Phone:
    +27 21 551 0288
    Price range:
    US$7 - US$7
    Other:
  • Hout Bay
    Bodies of Water
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    AtulKB Says:

    Beautiful view of bay and ocean. Place to enjoy cruise to Seal Island and some of the water sports. Also one of the good places to enjoy seafood.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Family
    Tips
    • It can be very windy here and it is good to take protective gear on a cold day.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #19 of 182 things to do in Cape Town Central
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Hout Bay is amazing - why hadn't we been told about it before ?!? 21/01/2019
    • A beatutiful Valley with lots to do 20/01/2019
    • Hout Bay
    Phone:
    +27 21 790 7278
    Other:
  • Louis B's
    Restaurants
    AtulKB Says:

    Though not one of the highly recommended place, but this is one of the few places in Cape Town which offers variety of cuisine at single place.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Family
    Tips
    • Since it is in 5 star hotel, one need to be properly attired. Also it is not one of the expensive places
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #914 of 991 restaurants in Cape Town Central
    • Dinner at Louis B's 06/09/2018
    • Cocktails and appetizers 23/05/2018
    • Louis B's
    Address:
    1 Lower Long Street
    Convention Square
    Cape Town Central
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 21 412 9999
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    06:30 - 23:00
  • Lion's Head
    Mountains
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    AtulKB Says:

    Spectacular view of Cape town from here, it is worth a visit on a clear day

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Adequate protection against wind and trekking shoes is the best way to go.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #4 of 182 things to do in Cape Town Central
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Amazing 20/01/2019
    • Cape Town Must do 16/01/2019
    • Lion's Head
    Address:
    Signal Hill Road
    Cape Town Central 8001
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 81 762 5551
    Other:
  • Cheetah Outreach
    Nature & Wildlife Areas
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    AtulKB Says:

    Must go place for wild life enthusiasts. Depending on time of arrival one would need to spend extra time to see Cheetahs

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Best to check timings to avoid long wait.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #6 of 26 things to do in Somerset West
    • Experience with Cheetahs 12/01/2019
    • Utterly disappointing 08/01/2019
    • Cheetah Outreach
    Address:
    De Beers Avenue
    opposite the Somerset Mall
    Somerset West 7130
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 21 851 6850
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:30 - 17:00
    Other:
  • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
    Marinas, Piers & Boardwalks
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    AtulKB Says:

    Best place to spend time in Cape Town, there is something for everyone here.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Tips
    • Best is to plan entire day.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 182 things to do in Cape Town Central
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great Shopping Experience 20/01/2019
    • Tourist attraction on point 20/01/2019
    • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
    Address:
    19 Dock Road
    Cape Town Central 8001
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 21 408 7600
    Other:
  • Cape of Good Hope
    Nature & Wildlife Areas, Lookouts
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    AtulKB Says:

    Beautiful view and treat for nature lovers. You can see lot of Ostriches around here. This can be combined with Cape Point Nature Reserve.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #4 of 9 things to do in Table Mountain National Park
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Amazing 20/01/2019
    • The southwesternmost point of Africa 20/01/2019
    • Cape of Good Hope
    Address:
    Cape Point Rd
    Table Mountain National Park 8001
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 21 780 9526
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    07:00 - 17:00
    Other:
  • Hout Bay Lookout
    Hiking Trails
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    AtulKB Says:

    If you are visiting Hout Bay and want to some trekking/hiking with nice view of Ocean, it is one of the great places.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Friends
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Like a Local
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Trekking shoes and protection against wind is required.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #5 of 11 things to do in Hout Bay
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great views 20/01/2019
    • Lobely 24/12/2018
    • Hout Bay Lookout
    Address:
    Hout Bay Road
    Hout Bay 7806
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 60 933 4116
    Other:
  • Seal Island
    Islands
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    AtulKB Says:

    It is amazing sight, watching so many seals at one plce.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #61 of 436 things to do in Cape Town
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Nice Experience 15/01/2019
    • Well woth it 04/01/2019
    • Seal Island
    Address:
    False Bay
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 21 791 4441
  • South African Airforce Museum
    Speciality Museums
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    AtulKB Says:

    Worth a visit depending on interest in aeronautical engineering.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Family
    • Friends
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #117 of 182 things to do in Cape Town Central
    • Disappointing 22/10/2018
    • Interesting museum and kind service 28/10/2017
    • South African Airforce Museum
    Address:
    Ysterplaat Airforce Base
    Piet Grobler Street
    Cape Town Central
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 41 505 1295
    Other:
  • Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling
    Scuba & Snorkeling, Boat Tours, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Photography Tours, Day Trips
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    AtulKB Says:

    Meant for nature lovers and bit of adventure seekers.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Need to be appropriately dressed for scuba diving and snorkeling.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 14 Tours in Hout Bay
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Favorite Activity in Cape Town 20/01/2019
    • Snorkeling with seals in Cape Town 17/01/2019
    • Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling
    Address:
    8 Albert Road
    Cape Town
    Hout Bay 7806
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 72 296 9132
    Price range:
    US$70 - US$70
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    08:00 - 16:00
    Other:
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