Top 10 Places to Visit in Cape Town | Cape Town Tourism

Top 10 Places to Visit in Cape Town | Cape Town Tourism

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» 1. Table Mountain

This iconic flat-topped landmark towers 1,087 meters above the city center, Table Mountain National Park, which protects an incredible diversity of plants and animals. It is a significant tourist spot, with many visitors using the cableway or hiking to the top.

Distance from airport: 28.3 KM

Opening hours: 8:30 am to 6 pm

Best time to visit: Throughout the year.

Photography: Allowed


» 2. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

This Garden is acclaimed as one of the great botanic gardens of the world. impressive botanical garden in the heart of Cape Town.

Distance from the airport: 20 KM

Opening hours: 8 am to 7 pm (Sep-Mar) / 8 am to 6 pm (Apr-Aug)

Best time to visit: Throughout the year.

Entry fee: Adults: R65

Photography: Allowed


» 3. Robben Island

This Island is one of the most popular tourist spots in Cape Town and can be reached by ferry from the V&A Waterfront.

Distance from the airport: 38 KM

Opening hours: Ferries run at- 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm.

Best time to visit: Throughout the year.

Entry fee: Ferry tickets cost R340 for adults and R190 for children

Photography: Allowed only for personal use


» 4. The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront(V&A) is considered one of South Africa's most popular tourist attractions, with its stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Distance from the airport: 24 KM

Opening hours: 9 am to 9 pm All days of the week

Best time to visit: Throughout the year

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Allowed


» 5. Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

Boulders Beach Penguin Colony is the home to a breeding colony of more than 2,000 endangered African Penguins.

Distance from the airport: 45 KM

Opening hours: 8 am to 5 pm

Best time to visit: Throughout the year.

Entry fee: R35 for adults and R10 for kids

Photography: Allowed


» 6. Clifton Beach

Clifton Beach is one of the most famous tourist attraction in cape town. It is actually a series of four beaches separated by a stretch of granite boulders. All these beaches have almost pure white sand and offer beautiful views and sunsets.

Distance from airport: 27.7 KM

Opening hours: Throughout the day & evening

Best time to visit: Throughout the year.

Entry fee: Free

Water sport: Available


» 7. Muizenberg Beach

It attracts many local as well as an international tourist because of its great weather and beautiful surroundings. Its biggest attraction in Cape Town, however, may be the waves that make it popular with surfers.

Distance from the airport: 28 KM

Opening hours: Throughout the day & evening

Best time to visit: Throughout the year.

Entry fee: Free

Water sport: Available


» 8. Iziko South African Museum

The South African Museum houses more than 1.5 million specimens of scientific importance. The Museum's collections now range from fossils almost 700 million years old. There are also stone tools made by people 120000 years ago.

Distance from airport: 20.6 KM

Opening hours: 9 am to 5 pm All days of the week

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Adults R30 / 6-18 years R15


» 9. Cape Point

Cape Point is one of the most popular day trips from the city. It is also part of the Cape Floral Region, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The bird life is also prolific with more than 250 species.

Distance from the airport: 70 KM

Opening hours: Apr to Sept- 7:am – 5:pm / Oct to Mar- 6:am – 6:pm

Entry fee: R147adult / R76 child

Photography: Allowed


» 10. The Wildflowers and Birds of West Coast National Park

The main attraction to the park is its flora and fauna. During the months July to October nature puts on a wildflower show that is breathtakingly beautiful.

Distance from airport: 108 KM

Opening hours: 7 am – 7 pm (Sept-Mar) 7 am – 6 pm (Apr – Aug)

Best time to visit: July to October

Entry fee: During flower season- R150 adults / Kids R75 / Adult- R75 / kids R37

Photography: Allowed


Best time to visit Cape Town: January to late April.

It is one of the major and famous tourist destinations in South Africa.

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