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Feb 14, 2018
Guide To Cape Town
Welcome to Cape Town, South Africa's Mother City. This breathtaking city if filled with beauty and adventure from every angle. Surrounding the city is the Table Mountain, followed by the city. Stay in the city for fine dining, a vibrant culture, and incredible people. Venture beyond the ocean, to find amazing wineries, beautiful beaches, and thrilling safari adventures.
A vibrant culture with plenty to do.
Cape Town is an incredible city that is rich in history, culture, and people. Inside the city you will be immersed in a vibrant city that has a lot to offer. There is a thriving shopping scene in Cape Town. Explore the Diamond Gallery, to find one that is perfectly crafted to your liking, or you can take a tour of the infamous Shimansky Jewellers private showroom. V&A Waterfront is filled with charming boutiques and African crafts to fulfil all of your fashion needs.
There are so many tasty treats to be had in Cape Town. The Westin Hotel’s Full Moon Dining Experience offers incredible views, from its 17 story location, overlooking the city in the beautiful moonlight, as well as the gourmet dinner served with it. "Test Kitchen" is another foodies staple in the area. With an open kitchen plan, it allows guests to observe their food while it is being prepared, in most inventive ways. It offers nouvelle Latin cuisine with a South African touch.
There is always something to do in Cape Town, the city is constantly filled with festivals, concerts, and many more events. To learn more about the history of the area, take a trip to the District Six Museum.
Beyond the City
Breathtaking views wherever you go.
Table Mountain National Park, is exactly what it sounds like. A beautiful preserved mountain, that promises impeccable views over Cape Town. The summit is the destination, and you can reach it by cable car, or for the more adventurous you can hike your way to the top. Here you can look over the city, and watch the ocean glisten onto the reflections of the buildings. You also have to visit the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden and the Green Point Urban Park. The Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden has been preserved from colonial times, and has preserved thousands of plant species, creating a garden unlike any other in the world. Just an hour away from the city, you can leave the urban setting behind, and find yourself surrounded by charming towns, and villages. Venture to Boulders Penguin Colony, that stars a colony of some 3000 delightful African penguins. To really take in the beauty of the area, take a ride down the Garden Route, which takes you down the coast and over the mountain passes. There are many wineries in the area open to tours and tastings. There is also great whale watching, paragliding, and shark diving areas in the region. You will never run out of things to do here.
Experiences you can't find anywhere else.
While Cape Town is a modern city that flourishes in the urban lifestyle, just beyond the city there is a wilderness oasis that calls to you. South Africa is filled with beautiful natural wonders, experience these untouched lands, where wildlife can roam free and nature blends perfectly, to create an Earthly balance. It is something wonderful to see something so pure, as well as to be able to see a skyline without sky towers. Experience true wildlife, and find yourself on a safari adventure.
There are so many activities and experiences to be had here. Hire a private guide to take you into the safari, to see exotic animals in their true environment. The "big five" to see here are lions, leopards, buffalo, rhino and elephant. It's hard to take in all of these incredible views on foot, there are private helicopter safari tours available. The Blue Train is another way to experience the beauty of the landscape. This 5-star luxury train ride will take you through South Africa's cities, and offer incredible views in between. Enjoy the view while also enjoying your caviar and champagne onboard. Theres an endless variety of methods to see South Africa, whether it's by foot, train, plain, or even by horse, South Africa is a place you're sure to never forget.