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Cape Town Central Scenic Flights

Helicopter Flights With Extreme Scene

Take a tour via Helicopter over Cape Town and the Peninsula. Get a birds eye view of the Cape on this fun and popular Helicopter Tour. Various trips with different routes are available so you can choose one that ... more

WHEN?
7 days a week, weather dependent

Cape Town Sight Seeing / Walks & Hiking

Cape Town Free Walking Tours

Most major cities around the world offer city walking tours, and the Mother City is no exception. Cape Town Free Walking Tours makes the city walkable for everyone hoping to discover something about Cape Town’s ... more

WHEN?
The tours leave three times a day.
See tours and times above.

Cape Town Central Family Entertainment / Wheelchair Friendly

Iziko Planetarium

The Planetarium, which is housed in the South African Museum building in Cape Town, is a celestial theatre in the round, utilizing the complex Minolta star machine and multiple projectors to transport the audience ... more

WHEN?
Shows daily. We are closed on Workers Day, Christmas Day and the first Monday of the month (excluding school holidays).

Cape Town Central Museums / Wheelchair Friendly

Visit the Slave Lodge in Cape Town

The Slave Lodge attempts to confront the legacy of slavery in South Africa and pay homage to the estimated 63,000 African and Asian slaves who were brought to the city between the mid-17th century and the early ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Saturday from 10h00 to 17h00. Closed on Sundays, Workers Day Friday and Christmas Day.

Cape Town Central Museums

Koopmans-de Wet House

Dating from the early eighteenth century, this museum is furnished as a lived-in house of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It has a superb collection of Cape furniture, Chinese and Japanese ... more

WHEN?
Open Tuesday to Thursday from 10h00 to 17h00. Closed on Friday to Monday and on public holidays.

Cape Town Central Sight Seeing / Wheelchair Friendly

Open-top Bus Tour around Cape Town

The best way to see the City is through City Sightseeing Cape Town, the world’s leading open-top tour operator. Join us for a 2 hour guided, open-top bus trip around the Mother City. The tour includes the ... more

WHEN?
Buses depart daily from 09h10. This is a "Hop on, Hop off" service.

Cape Town Central Extreme Sports

Tandem-Paraglide off Lions Head

During the flight you can relax and enjoy the view from your bird’s-eye perspective. You can take photos while in the air and your pilot is also equipped with a camera to take photos (optional). Pure simplicity and ... more

WHEN?
By arrangement. Please enquire.

Cape Town Central Malls & Shopping

Diamond Cutting Tours

The Diamond Works is a one-stop, exciting experience for tourists, both young and old. Situated on the ground floor of the Metropolitan Life Centre, directly opposite the Cape Town International Convention Centre, ... more

WHEN?
Contact us for times.

Cape Town Central Sight Seeing

Carriage Tour of Cape Town

Cape Town Carriage Company offers the experience of exploring Cape Towns Central Business District and the Company’s Garden in style and allows a more sedate way of viewing the historical landmarks in this area ... more

WHEN?
Book 24 hours in advance. Mondays to Saturdays from 09h30 to 17h00.

Cape Town Central

Attend a Parliamentary Session

The city of Cape Town, despite not being the capital of South Africa, is home to South Africa’s Parliament (Cape Town is the legislative capital), whilst the seat of government is in Pretoria, the administrative ... more

WHEN?
Daily from January to June. Tickets are available from From 09:00 to 17:00 on the day of the sitting. Tours should be booked at least one week in advance by telephone.

Cape Town Central Sight Seeing / Nature Reserves / Family Entertainment

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

A visit to Cape Town would be incomplete without a trip up the famous Table Mountain which reaches a height of 1085m at its highest point and had a broad flat surface allowing it to appear as a 'table' from certain ... more

WHEN?
Season and weather dependent please call to confirm. As a guideline: First 08h00 to 08h30; Last up 17h30 to 21h00; Last down: 18h30 to 22h00. Frequency: every 10-15 minutes. No bookings.

Cape Town Central Walks & Hiking

Lions Head Walk

Like Signal Hill, the walk to the top of Lions Head is popular with both tourists and locals alike. Generally the walk takes about 90 minutes and is fairly manageable although there are a few chains and ladders ... more

WHEN?
Any time.

Cape Town Central Extreme Sports

Go Sandboarding

Africa's version of snowboarding, sand boarding is an exhilarating sport taking advantage of South Africa's gradients and global gravity. An all over body workout this hobby also known as sand surfing is set in the ... more

WHEN?
Booking essential. Half and full day, 10h00 to 13h30, 12h00 to 17h30 or 10h00 to 17h30.

Cape Town Central Museums / Monuments / Wheelchair Friendly

Visit the SA Jewish Museum

The South African Jewish Museum was officially opened by Nelson Mandela in 2000. Standing proud in the 'Museum Mile' in central Cape Town the entrance to the museum is situated in the Old Synagogue which is the ... more

WHEN?
Opening times: Sunday to Thursday from 10h00 to 17h00 and Friday from 10h00 to 14h00.

Cape Town Central Family Entertainment

Find Your Rhythm - Try Drumming

Find your rhythm to the beat of your own drum. Stomp your feet in 'rain boots' like a traditional African dancer and learn the Gumboot Dance. Create dynamic music by simple clapping in groups or boom-whacking on a ... more

WHEN?
By arrangement.

CBD as a destination

If you are considering visiting CBD or have already booked your CBD accommodation, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in CBD and come back and submit your CBD review or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

Also in the neighbourhood

Bo Kaap, De Waterkant, Devils Peak, Foreshore, Gardens, Higgovale, Highlands Estate, Kloof Nek, Oranjezicht, Roggebaai, Tamboerskloof, University Estate, V&A Waterfront, Vredehoek, Walmer Estate, Woodstock, Zonnebloem

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