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

1. Table Mountain

4.5 /5

4 kms
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 kms
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 kms
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 kms
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.

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5. Signal Hill and the Noon Gun

3.8 /5

1 kms
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 kms
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 kms
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 kms
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.

9. Shark Cage Diving

3.6 /5

33 kms
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 kms
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.

11. Robben Island

3.5 /5

14 kms
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 kms
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.

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