Here are the top 12 tourist attractions to see in Cape Town:

1. Table Mountain

4.5 /5

4 km
from city center
1 out of 12
places to visit in Cape Town

The most scenic landmark in South Africa , Table Mountain is a flat topped mountain overlooking the Cape Town city. With over 24 million visitors each year, this landscape will surely blow your mind away.

2. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens

4.3 /5

7 km
from city center
2 out of 12
places to visit in Cape Town

Right to the east of Table mountain, lies the amazingly green Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens. Also a UNESCO world Heritage site, these botanical gardens are visited quite frequently all round the year.

3. Clifton and Camps Bay Beaches

4.2 /5

7 km
from city center
3 out of 12
places to visit in Cape Town

Almost 6 kilometres away from the busy city centre, Clifton and the beaches of Camps Bay attract one and all. It is a pricey are with some of the most lavish real estate built along the spectacular white sand beaches, attracting locals and foreigners alike.

4. The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

3.8 /5

2 km
from city center
4 out of 12
places to visit in Cape Town

One of the Cape town's top tourist attractions, the V& A waterfront has a great history of ancient fishing activities on the harbour. Lying in the central hub of the city, this harbour has a lot many bars, restaurants, pubs attracting every traveller in the city.

5. Signal Hill and the Noon Gun

3.8 /5

1 km
from city center
5 out of 12
places to visit in Cape Town

Signal hill is just a couple of minutes away from the city centre. Climb up to the zenith and experience the glorious views of the entire capital with its stunning blue Atlantic Ocean, and table bay.

6. Chapman's Peak Drive

3.7 /5

19 km
from city center
6 out of 12
places to visit in Cape Town

One of the most fantastic roads in the world, the Chapman Peak's drive is quite an experience for the travellers. The convoluted road which stretches for around nine metres displays the most fascinating view of the blue ocean and the great mountain peaks

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7. Bo-Kaap

3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
7 out of 12
places to visit in Cape Town

Also called as Malay Quarter, Bo-Kaap is the colourful neighbourhood near the central city. Very ancient yet so bright, this area is characterised by the creatively painted and cobble stoned streets, catching so many eye balls throughout the year.

8. Cape of Good Hope

3.6 /5

48 km
from city center
8 out of 12
places to visit in Cape Town

Located in the southwestern Africa, Cape of Good Hope forms an exclusive section of the Table Mountain National Park. With the fascinating scenery and interesting history, this section has been attracting tourists since decades.

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9. Shark Cage Diving

3.6 /5

33 km
from city center
9 out of 12
places to visit in Cape Town

Being one of the shark cage diving capitals of the world, Cape town gives a plethora of opportunities to travellers of coming so close with the great white sharks.

10. District Six Museum

3.5 /5

0 km
from city center
10 out of 12
places to visit in Cape Town

This wonderfully designed museum commemorates and educates the visitors about the people, culture and history of district six, which also forms an essential chapter on history of the capital.

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11. Robben Island

3.5 /5

14 km
from city center
11 out of 12
places to visit in Cape Town

Robben Island, often remembered as the place of banishment, is roughly two kilometres away from Cape town. It is this place where the social outcasts were forcefully sent by the rulers during the Apartheid times.

12. Boulders Bay

3.4 /5

30 km
from city center
12 out of 12
places to visit in Cape Town

Boulders bay is an hour drive from the Cape Town city. Located in Simon's Town, this beach is a home to over two thousand endangered African Penguins. Millions of tourists come here to see the penguins in their natural habitat.

FAQs on Cape Town

How can I commute within Cape town?

Getting around Cape Town is a real breeze. Golden Arrow buses are used within city limits. There are also City Sightseeing buses to take you around popular spots. The Metrorail is also used to get around Cape Town. Minibuses are very affordable, but are always packed. Another option would be to travel by taxi, which charge you by the kilometre.
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How much does a package cost for Cape town?

The packages for Cape town start at INR 62993 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

What are the top sightseeing places in Cape town?

The top sightseeing places in Cape town are Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, Clifton and Camps Bay Beaches, The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Signal Hill and the Noon Gun, Chapman's Peak Drive.

What are the top activities in Cape town?

The top activities in Cape town are The Official Cape Town City Pass (2, 3, or 5 Days), Cape Peninsula Day Tour, Cape Town Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Pass, Cape Peninsula Half Day Tour , Cape Town City with Table Mountain Day Tour, Cape Winelands Half Day Tour from Cape Town .

What are the top hotels in Cape town?

There are 3226 Hotels in Cape town which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Cape town are [email protected], Pinoak Cottage, 121 Ocean View Drive Studio Apartment, Kylemore 405 B, Apartment 706 Cape Royale Residence, More Quarters Hotel. You can see all the hotels in Cape town here
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