Map of Bo Kaap, Cape Town

Bo Kaap detail and street level map showing the Bo Kaap and surrounding suburb of De Waterkant. The Bo-Kaap, which lies on the fringes of the city centre of about two and a half hours from Cape Town, is full of character and colourful houses many of which are national monuments and date back to the 1750s. To find out more about Bo Kaap please visit Bo Kaap Information.

If you are interested in overnighting in the area, we can recommend some great hotels, guest houses and self catering properties. If you're only planning on driving through Bo Kaap, en-route to another destination, you may want to peruse our Bo Kaap Restaurants before you leave to see if you should plan a stop here for lunch or maybe just a coffee. Also check out Bo Kaap Things To Do to see if there are any activities for which you would consider stopping.

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