Cape Town is a melting pot of cultures with a reputation for being one of the world's most strikingly beautiful cities. If you really want to get to the core of all that Cape Town has to offer, there's no better way than to take a tour. Home to all manner of unique people, cuisine, landscape and wildlife, a day trip, walking tour or overnight excursion will show you every facet of this enchanting city through the eyes of a local.
Don't miss these Cape Town attractions
- See the city from a helicopter
- Catamaran tours
- Table Mountain cable car
- Wine tours through Stellenbosch
- Cage diving from Cape Town
Sights from great heights
A great way to get your bearings of fascinating Cape Town is to start your visit with a sightseeing tour. The city's hop-on hop-off buses stop at around 20 Cape Town highlights, including the District Museum, Two Oceans Aquarium and iconic Table Mountain. Ascend the slopes via cable car for panoramic vistas over the city and coastline.
Further along the coast, a guided tour will take you to the majestic Cape Point. A place where two oceans meet at the base of some of the highest cliffs in Africa. The abundant flora and fauna you'll see on a Cape Point tour is sure to be just one of the many highlights.
Get to know more about Cape Town's history by taking a visit to one of its townships. Get the inside story at UNESCO World Heritage Site, Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, or savour indigenous dishes and world-renowned wines on a Cape Town food tour.
Off-course a safari tour is one of the main reasons many people decide to visit Africa. Just an hour from the Cape Town, a tour will take you to Fairy Glen Reserve, a wild roaming game park that is home to almost every species of animal you could hope to see in Africa. Ocean safaris and cage diving from Cape Town are also available to get up close with some of the region's marine life.