Map of V&A Waterfront, Western Cape
V&A Waterfront Map - V&A Waterfront detail and street level map showing the suburbs surrounding the Waterfront, attractions and major points of interest including the location of the Cape Town International Convention Centre in relation to Cape Town's popular V&A Waterfront. Situated between Robben Island and Table Mountain in the heart of Cape Town's working harbour, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is South Africa's most visited destination. For additional information and attractions please see V&A Waterfront Information.
If you are interested in overnighting in the area, we can recommend some great hotels, guest houses and self catering establishments. Find them at V&A Waterfront Accommodation. If you're only planning on driving through V&A Waterfront, en-route to another destination, you may want to peruse our V&A Waterfront Restaurants before you leave to see if you should plan a stop here for lunch or maybe just a coffee. Also check out V&A Waterfront Things To Do to see if there are any activities for which you would consider stopping.
Featured Attractions in (or near) V&A Waterfront
Contained in the New Somerset Hospital, the old city hospital for contagious diseases built by Sir George Grey the governor of the Cape in 1859 the Cape Medical Museum is a great visit if you are interested in the history of medicine, particularly as it emphasises both western and traditional medicine in the Cape. It lies ... more information
For the international Tourist, shopping in Cape Town is relatively inexpensive due to the favourable exchange rate and comparatively low production costs. For the Tourist, jewellery is particularly inexpensive and as many of South Africa's most talented goldsmiths and jewellery designers live in Cape ... more information
The Green Point Stadium in Cape Town has been transformed into a completely new 70 000 seater, all-weather, multi-purpose, environmentally sustainable, modern, technologically advanced, world class Stadium giving expression to the “African Renaissance Stadium” at the juncture between Table Mountain ... more information
For nearly 400 years, Robben Island, 12 kilometres from Cape Town, was a place of banishment, exile, isolation and imprisonment. It was here at Robben Island that rulers sent those regarded as political troublemakers, social outcasts and the unwanted of society. During the apartheid years Robben Island ... more information
Few people know of this colony's existence. When the Dutch originally arrived in the Cape, penguins dominated the island. But by 1800 they were all gone - killed to add variety to the rabbits introduced in 1685 as a source of meat for passing ships. As with both Stony Island and Boulders ... more information
Since the first person laid eyes on Table Mountain, it has exerted its powerful and charismatic pull, enchanting and drawing any and all who fall under its spell. The way to the top has never been easy, and for many centuries only a handful of bold and enterprising people could say ... more information
The diminutive African Penguin with its peculiar gait, black feet, and obvious cute factor is found mainly on islands off our shoreline. It has also taken up residence amongst us in mainland colonies, like Boulders beach and Stony Point, both of which have become major tourist ... more information
The Two Oceans Aquarium is without doubt one of the most exciting attractions in the city, particularly if you have children (there is a wonderful child play area in the basement set right up against the seal display where children and seals have fun alongside one another). Child-height window benches and ... more information
One of Cape Town's biggest tourist attractions, the Waterfront evokes images of the early activities of the harbour. Much of its charm lies in the fact that this busy commercial harbour is set in the midst of a huge entertainment venue with pubs, restaurants, specialty shops, craft markets, theatres and movies ... more information
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See Things To Do in V&A Waterfront or check out Things To Do in Atlantic Seaboard for things to do in neighbouring towns. If you are looking for a specific type of thing to do, search Things To Do in Cape Town and Western Cape by category (includes museums, watersports, wine-tastings, etc).