Cape Town Things To Do

Cape Town is renowned for the world-famous landmark Table Mountain, its vast winelands and exquisite coastline. Show on Map

Destinations in Cape Town


Diagonal Route up Table Mountain

Where? Camps Bay
Start: Pipe Track above Camps Bay Finish: back down on the pipe, or at the cableway car park Duration: five hours or so Fitness: moderate to difficult Our tip: the path lies between Kasteelspoort and the ...

Self Drive Oudtshoorn to Meiringspoort

Where? Oudtshoorn
Route: Oudtshoorn, Swartberg Pass, Prince Albert, Meiringspoort, De Rust Description: Follow the road that winds along the banks of the Groot River as it meanders through Meiringspoort, after using the ...

The Whale Trail

Where? De Hoop
Start: Potberg, De Hoop Nature Reserve Finish: Koppie Alleen, De Hoop Nature Reserve Duration: 54 km, 5 days Fitness: moderate to difficult (this is a relatively easy walk; you will need endurance to ...

Grysbok and Bushbuck Trails

Where? Heidelberg
Start: Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve, near the little village of Suurbraak or Heidelberg Finish: Grootvadersbosch Reserve Duration: various Fitness: moderate Our tip: their campsite, which has only a ...

Hoerikwaggo Hike

Where? Cape Town
Start: Cape Town Finish: Cape Point Duration: 87.9 km, 5 days Fitness: difficult Our tip: you can opt for shorter Hoerikwaggo trails if the full 5-day adventure is too long or heavy going This ...

Kirstenbosch Tree Canopy Walkway

Where? Newlands
A steel and wood canopy stands in amongst the trees of Kirstenbosch. Erected to celebrate Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden's centenary the 'boomslang', as it has become known, rises from the ground at a gentle ...

Walker Bay Sea Kayaking

Where? Hermanus
The coastline of the Western Cape is not only beautiful, but also an adventurer’s hotspot as it is home to a number of exciting watersports activities and attractions. Walker Bay, neighbour to the famous shark ...

Sevilla Rock Art Trail

Where? Cederberg
Start: Traveller's Rest farm, Cederberg Finish: Traveller's Rest farm Duration: 4 km, roughly 3 hours, 9 different rock art sites Fitness: easy, good to do with children provided you do not want to spend ...

Happy Valley Trail, Limietberg

Where? Bainskloof
Start: Bainskloof Eerste Tol Finish: Bainskloof Duration: 9 km, to Junction Pool and back Fitness: moderate Our tip: the return can get very hot above Wellington in the late summer heat, take plenty of ...

Self Drive Swellendam to Witsand

Where? Swellendam
Route: Swellendam, Bontebok National Park, De Hoop, Malgas, Witsand Description: the rolling countryside of the Duineveld (west of the Breede River) and Ruggensveld (south of Riviersonderendberg and east of ...

Arderne Gardens

Where? Claremont
Arderne Gardens is a picturesque park situated on Main Road in Claremont, Cape Town, and is open to visitors throughout the day. The 4,5 hectare garden contains one of the richest collections of exotic trees ...

Cederberg Wilderness Trail

Where? Clanwilliam
Start: near Clanwilliam Emphasis: forge your own route Duration: 1 - 7 days following woodcutters' paths at will Fitness: for the hardy hiker Our tip: for those after solitude and peace, and sleeping where ...

Cliffs, Canyons, Kloofing and Coasts

Where? Elgin
Kloof is the Afrikaans word for ravine/gorge. Kloofing is an adventure activity which utilises these natural little 'valleys'. Typically the result of stream cutting erosion these rocky pockets possess ...

Visit The Cape Gallery

Where? Cape Town Central
The Cape Gallery, 60 Church Street is set in the heart of the old city off the Church Street walking mall, flanked by the colourful Georgian and Dutch facades built by the 18th and 19th century settlers. ...

Alexander Bar

Where? Cape Town Central
Alexan­der Bar attracts a mixed crowd of inter­est­ing locals young and old as well as a smat­ter­ing of tourists from the neigh­bour­ing hotels. The bar is filled with old-world charm and is engi­neered to ...

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