V&A Waterfront Places of Interest

V&A Waterfront is situated on the Atlantic Seaboard, in Cape Town, South Africa. Show on Map

Attractions IN V&A Waterfront

Robben Island

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 ...

Robben Island Penguin Colony

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 ...

Two Oceans Aquarium

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 ...

V&A Waterfront

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 ...

Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre

As the most popular shopping destination in South Africa, the Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, at the V&A Waterfront, remains a hub of excitement and activity. It is one of Cape Townís most prized attractions, ...

Attractions AROUND V&A Waterfront

Cape Medical Museum

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 ...

Cape Town Shopping

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 ...

Green Point Stadium

During the 2010 FIFA World Cupô event, the Cape Town Stadium was known as Green Point Stadium. However, it was renamed after the event. It was constructed on the site of the original Green Point Stadium. For ...

Table Mountain

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 ...

The Penguin Route

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 ...

... and little further afield

Adelphi Centre

The Adelphi Centre is situated on Sea Point's Main Road. Originally opened in 1974, the mall was recently expanded and renovated and now offers secure parking for patrons to the centre and 24 hour security. A ...

Lion's Head

Lionís Head is flanked by Table Mountain and Signal Hill, and was so named by the first Dutch explorers, who arrived in the 1600ís and were of the opinion that the mountain and Signal Hill together resembled a ...

Long Beach Mall

An outing to one of the most beautiful areas in the Cape would not be complete without a visit to the Longbeach Mall. Take a trip out this way and discover a new world of shopping and entertainment, set in one ...

Metropolitan Golf Club

At Metropolitan Golf Club you enjoy your game in the most centrally situated green belt of Cape Town. Adjacent to the V&A Waterfront (5 minute walk) with magnificent views of Table Mountain and Signal Hill. ...

Sea Point Promenade

The promenade runs the length of Sea Pointís beachfront, from Bantry Bay to Mouille Point and is a hub of activity, particularly in the early morning or late afternoons to watch the sun set right next to the ...

Suikerbossie Pass

One of Cape Town's most scenic hills, Suikerbossie's crest is what makes this relatively straight, but killer steep incline (ask anyone who has ridden the Argus and they will tell you how difficult it is to ...

Table Mountain National Park

At the south-western tip of South Africa, the Table Mountain National Park encompasses the incredibly scenic Peninsula mountain chain stretching from Signal Hill in the north to Cape Point in the south, a ...

The Rotunda

The Victorian Rotunda, a beautiful, geometrical domed building, was the epitome of high society in Cape Town at the turn of the century when it was built as part of a hotel and functioned as an events venue. ...

Twelve Apostles

The stretch between Bakoven and Oudekraal is dominated by a series of mountains known as the Twelve Apostles, after Jesus' disciples, which is a bit of an anomaly because there are actually seventeen or ...

World of Birds

The World of Birds is the largest bird park in Africa and one of the few large bird parks in the World. Over 3 000 birds (and small animals) of 400 different species are uniquely presented in more than 100 ...

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