Things to do in Cape Town, South Africa

Posted by Binny Shah-Patel     Posted on 27/03/2018
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  • Cape Town, the capital city of the Western Cape, is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It is situated at the base of the world-famous Table Mountain and is just stunning. A Cape Town holiday promises history, natural beauty and the excitement of a cosmopolitan lifestyle.

    In this ‘Mother City’, there is such a diversity of attractions and activities to keep you entertained from gardens, beaches, vineyards, museums, monuments, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront to amazing gastronomical experiences.

    Here are some blog posts by some of our favourite bloggers on things to do in Cape Town to help you get lots of inspiration for the ultimate trip.

    Kirsty from ‘What Kirsty Did Next’ actually grew up in South Africa and has written a fabulous post on Cape Town, which you can read here.

    Harpreet from ‘Harpreets Wanderlust’ has written a post entitled ‘Footsteps in Cape Town,’ filled with lots of inspiration, which you can read here.

    Birds Eye view of Cape Town, South Africa

    Photo Credit: Harpreets Wanderlust

    Sima, from ‘The Curious Pixie,’ visited Cape Town with her family and found Cape Town to be one of the few cities in the world to have it all – beaches, mountains, colourful neighbourhoods and vineyards, creating a beautiful city. She has listed 10 reasons why Cape Town stole her heart here.

    Penguin in Cape Town

    Photo Credit: The Curious Pixie

    Verushka, from the blog ‘Spicegoddess,’ has an amazing guide to all the MUST EAT South African Food, so make sure to tick some of these (all if you can) off your list whilst in South Africa. Read the guide here.

    If you love visiting food markets whilst abroad, you will love Sandy Cadiz Smith’s post about Cape Town’s Oranjezicht Market. It is a community farmers-style market for independent local farmers and artisan food producers, which you can read here.

    Jeanne, who is originally from South Africa too, has written a culinary snapshot of Cape Town, which is a must read for any foodie visiting Cape Town. You can read it here.

    Cape Town, South Africa

    Photo Credit: Cooksister

    If you are a brunch lover, Charlie from ‘Charlie Distracted’ has suggested 3 awesome brunch spots in Cape Town. Eating a delicious brunch sets you up for a fantastic day ahead! Find out more here.

    Brunch in Cape Town, South Africa

    Photo Credit: Charlie Distracted

    You have to experience Wine Tasting whilst in Cape Town, and we love Jess from ‘The Travelista’s’ blog post about Wine Tasting at Steenberg Farm, which you can read about here.

    Wine Tasting in Cape Town, South Africa

    Photo credit: The Travelista

    Danielle from ‘While I’m Young,’ has written a three part series on her time in Cape Town, which has lots of inspiration and information on key places such as Robben Island, Lions Head and Table Mountain, to name just a few. You can read about her first day here, second day here, and third day here.

    Cape Town, South Africa

    Photo Credit: While I’m Young

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