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A Photographer's Tour of Cape Town

With its iconic mountain, verdant gardens, and picturesque waterfront, Cape Town is a photographer's dream
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 14 miles
Duration: Full day
Family Friendly

Overview :  Few cities have it all, but Cape Town comes close with a bustling, modern urban center surrounded by some of the planet's most... more »

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Points of Interest

Public transportation in Cape Town can be unreliable so the best way to get around is to rent a car or take a taxi cab (some hotels also offer shuttles to popular destinations). Or, if your hotel is located centrally you can walk to Bo-Kaap. Alternatively, get to the district via the Cape Town hop-on, hop-off Sightseeing Bus (blue route--note... More

If you are taking the Sightseeing Bus (blue route) the gardens are a stop.

Kirstenbosch is one of the few natural wonders that rivals Table Mountain for beauty. Opened since 1913, the gardens are considered among the Top 10 in the world (you would expect nothing less from a city that never sees snow and prides itself on its jaw-dropping beauty). ... More

3. Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

If you are not renting a car, take the City Sightseeing Bus to the V&A.

After Table Mountain, this harbor is Cape Town's most iconic image--and it's not hard to see why. A beautifully maintained waterfront overlooking the Atlantic ocean with Table Mountain as a backdrop is hard to beat.

Seals can often be found basking around the docks and ... More

Table Mountain is a stop on the red route (which can be combined with a ticket for the blue route) of the Cape Town Sightseeing Bus.

This world-famous mountain was ranked as a "New World Natural Wonder" thanks to its incredibly flat, table-like surface, year-round verdant beauty, and sweeping views of the city and Atlantic ocean.

One of the... More