Cape Town
From the time of the first recorded discovery of the Cape of Good Hope, seafarers looked forward to the sight of Table Mountain from as far as 200 km away - today one of the world's most famous landmarks

Cape Town is steeped in a rich history and is a cultural melting pot with a diverse and vibrant character. Here you will find a mix of cultures, landscapes, fauna & flora, architecture, lifestyles, customs and scenery.

Things to Do
Cape Town offers a myriad of Things to Do and places to see, whatever your tastes, inclinations or budget.

Where to Stay
Options for Accommodation in Cape Town & Peninsula are numerous; with a large variety of different types spread throughout the Peninsula.

Main Attractions
Table Mountain National Park
Magnificent views, cable car rides, hiking, serious rock climbing, cross country running, fascinating botany, birding and for the more adventurous, abseiling and paragliding. Or just enjoy some of the many Hikes on Table Mountain

A stop at Cape Point gives the visitor the opportunity to boast of having been at the most southern point of the Cape Peninsula.

Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
The most visited attraction in Cape Town with its assortment of shopping, eating, entertainment and sightseeing facilities, all set within a working harbour.

Cape Town also has many markets and impressive shopping centres and malls - such as the impressive 400-outlet Canal Walk Century City. For adrenaline-pumping entertainment, there’s Ratanga Junction, a 30-attraction theme park with and the glitzy Grand West Casino & Entertainment World. Don’tforget to explore the fleamarkets too.

Whilst in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront visit the Two Oceans Aquarium to experience the undersea world as only the divers normally do.

Robben Island
Take an emotional journey to the former prison of Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela and many other anti-apartheid activists spent many of their adult years. An absolute must on any journey to the Cape.

Fabulous Beaches
There’s a beach to suit every mood in Cape Town: Clifton for those who want to see and be seen, Sandy Bay for the nudists, Muizenberg with its colourful bathing boxes for a good swim in warmer waters, Kommektjie for watersports, Fishhoek – a quaint seaside village, Houtbay – a colourful fishing harbour and craft market, Kalk Bay for antique hunters and Boulder’s Beach at Simon’s Town is home to a colony of Jackass penguins.

And to top it, Cape Town offers excellent surfing spots.

The Cape Fortress
The oldest surviving building in South Africa is the Castle of Good Hope - the pentagonal fortress built by personnel of the Dutch East India Company back in the 1660s-70s.

Or visit the South African Museum - the oldest museum in sub-Saharan Africa - as well as various other museums in and around Cape Town.

Township Vibes
Guided township tours are extremely popular with international tourists whowant to get to know the ‘real’ Cape Town. In Guguletu and Langa expect to be overwhelmed by hospitality, informal roadside traders, rowdy taverns servinglocal beer and toe-tapping jazz.

Great Gardens
A day in Cape Town might end with a classical concert at sundown in one of the world’s great botanical gardens – Kirstenbosch, a repositoryfor many rare fynbos species and a wealth of indigenous plants, trees and flowers.

The narrow finger of land of the Cape Peninsula with its many beautiful valleys, mountain peaks, bays and beaches offers the visitor a number of parks and nature reserves with many destinations.

Nightlife
Cape Town city centre is known to many as the party capital of Africa, down just a few streets in the Mother City there are hundreds of bars, restaurants and clubs just waiting to be explored through to the wee hours of the morning. Cape Town is also known as a ‘pink city’, offering a warm welcome to the gay and lesbian community.


Airports:


Find accommodation near the following airport(s) in Cape Town:

Air Force Base Ysterplaat
Tel: n/a

Cape Town International Airport
Tel: +27 (021) 937 1200


Universities & Colleges:


Find accommodation near the following universities & college(s) in Cape Town:

Cape Peninsula University of Technology (Belville)
Tel: +27 21 959 6911

Cape Peninsula University of Technology (Cape Town)
Tel: 021-460 3313

Cape Peninsula University of Technology (Granger Bay)
Tel: 021-440 5711

Cape Peninsula University of Technology (Mowbray)
Tel: 021 - 680 1537

College of Cape Town
Tel: +27 21 404 6700

Inscape Design College
Tel: (+27) 021 462-6915

Northlink College
Tel: 08600 65465

University Of Cape Town (UCT)
Tel: 021 650 9111

University of the Western Cape
Tel: 021 959 2911


Hospitals:


Find accommodation near the following hospital(s) in Cape Town:

2 Military Hospital
Tel: n/a

Booth Memorial Hospital
Tel: 021-465-4846

Brooklyn Chest Hospital
Tel: +27 (0)21 508 7400

Cape Town Mediclinic
Tel: +27 21 464 5500

False Bay Hospital
Tel: +27 (0)21 782 1121

G F Jooste Hospital
Tel: +27 (0)21 690 1000

Groote Schuur Hospital
Tel: +27 (0)21 404 2187/8

Jan S Marais Hospital
Tel: (021) 948-8131

Karl Bremer Hospital
Tel: +27 (0)21 918 1911

Kuils River Hospital
Tel: 021 900 6000

Life Claremont Hospital
Tel: 021 670 4300

Life Kingsbury Hospital
Tel: 021 670 4000

Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital
Tel: 021 506 5111

Mediclinic Cape Town
Tel: +27 21 464 5500

Mediclinic Constantiaberg
Tel: +27 21 799 2911

Mediclinic Durbanville
Tel: +27 21 980 2100

Mediclinic Louis Leipoldt
Tel: +27 21 957 6000

Mediclinic Milnerton
Tel: +27 21 529 9000

Mediclinic Panorama
Tel: +27 21 938 2111

Medicross Parow
Tel: 021 936 7300

Mitchells Plain District Hospital
Tel: 021 370 3720

Mowbray Maternity Hospital
Tel: +27 (0)21 685 3026

Netcare Blaauwberg Hospital
Tel: (021) 554 9000

Netcare Chris Barnard Memorial Hospital
Tel: +27 21 480 6111

Netcare Kuils River Hospital
Tel: (021) 9006000

Netcare N1 City Hospital
Tel: (021) 590 4444

Red Cross Children's Hospital
Tel: 021 658 5111

Stikland Hospital
Tel: +27 (0)21 940 4400

Tygerberg Hospital
Tel: 021 938 4911

Victoria Hospital
Tel: +27 (0)21 799 1111


Stadiums:


Find accommodation near the following stadium(s) in Cape Town:

Athlone Stadium
Tel: +27 21 637 6607
Bellville Stadium
Tel: +27 78 970 6223
Bellville Velodrome
Tel: +27 21 949 7450
Cape Town Stadium
Tel: +27 21 417 0101
Newlands Rugby Stadium
Tel: 021 659 4600
Sahara Park Newlands
Tel: 021 659 4600


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