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Top things to do in Cape Town Central

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Ranked #1 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: National Parks; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #2 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #3 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Situated on the eastern slopes of Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch is internationally acclaimed as one of the seven most... more » Owner description: Situated on the eastern slopes of Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch is internationally acclaimed as one of the seven most magnificent botanical gardens in the world. The 528 hectares estate includes a cultivated garden and a nature reserve. The developed garden displays collections of southern African plants including many rare and endangered species. There are also visitor facilities in the garden including restaurants, a nursery, a gift shop, a bookshop and a permanent Zimbabwean stone sculpture exhibition. « less
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Ranked #4 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Trams; Transportation
Owner description: The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The Cableway takes you to the summit in under 5 minutes... more » Owner description: The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The Cableway takes you to the summit in under 5 minutes and the cable car's rotating floor ensure that all visitors get a 360 degree aerial view of the city. The 65-passenger cable car runs from Tafelberg Road to the top of Table Mountain. To date the Cableway has transported more than 23 million visitors to the summit. 850 000 visitors from all over the world use the Cableway annually. « less
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Ranked #5 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Mountains; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #6 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Tours
Owner description: We are your Cape Town One Stop Adventure Shop. Contact us for all your outdoor adventure needs and rest assured of an... more » Owner description: We are your Cape Town One Stop Adventure Shop. Contact us for all your outdoor adventure needs and rest assured of an experience of a lifetime. Shark cage diving, tandem skydiving, tandem paragliding, quad biking, sand boarding, helicopter flights, safaris or even an awesome abseil from Table Mountain. We will even give good local advice and book your accommodation. Let us make your experience in Cape Town an enjoyable one and contact us as soon as you can. « less
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Ranked #7 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Nature and Parks
Owner description: The urban park was one of the legacy projects of the FIFA World Cup 2010. The area is adjacent to the Cape Town Stadium and... more » Owner description: The urban park was one of the legacy projects of the FIFA World Cup 2010. The area is adjacent to the Cape Town Stadium and has stunning views of both the stadium as well as Signal Hill. Lovely place to bring the kids to excercise or to have a picnic. It is also a learning experience for young and old. The garden is separated into ‘People and Plants’, ‘Wetlands’ and ‘Discovering Biodiversity’. The park hours are from 7 to 7 with visible security. « less
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Ranked #8 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Mountains; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Signal Hill is so named because it was a site for flying flags to communicate weather conditions, thus providing opportune... more » Owner description: Signal Hill is so named because it was a site for flying flags to communicate weather conditions, thus providing opportune vistas of spectacular views. « less
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Ranked #9 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
Owner description: Langa is a suburb of Cape Town that was established and designated for Black Africans before apartheid. It is a culturally... more » Owner description: Langa is a suburb of Cape Town that was established and designated for Black Africans before apartheid. It is a culturally and historically important urban area. « less
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Ranked #10 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
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Clifton has 4 beaches, each of which is a little beach on its own, separated by boulders.  Fourth beach is the most common one.  Although the setting is idyllic, the water is cold... more »

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Ranked #11 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
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Category: Museums
Owner description: Experience the drama of the world’s first human heart transplant performed by Prof. Chris Barnard in 1967 in the fully... more » Owner description: Experience the drama of the world’s first human heart transplant performed by Prof. Chris Barnard in 1967 in the fully restored operating theatres where the surgery took place. The fascinating and very emotional stories of the donor, recipient and medical team involved are told on a fully guided, 2 hour tour with the help of life sized silicone models and replicas of important scenes. Certainly an experience not to be missed! « less
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Ranked #12 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
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Ranked #13 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
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Ranked #14 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Geologic Formations; Mountains; Nature and Parks
Owner description: The Twelve Apostles is a range of mountain peaks that runs along the Cape Peninsula south of Cape Town. They form the... more » Owner description: The Twelve Apostles is a range of mountain peaks that runs along the Cape Peninsula south of Cape Town. They form the backdrop of a scenic drive along the coast. « less
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Ranked #15 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Museums
Owner description: The Springbok Experience was nominated for the International Award in the 2014 Museum + Heritage Awards in the UK after... more » Owner description: The Springbok Experience was nominated for the International Award in the 2014 Museum + Heritage Awards in the UK after opening on SA's Heritage Day in September 2013. It is a world-class, modern interactive museum telling South Africa’s story through the eyes of its most powerful sport. It's a fun and entertaining experience for the whole family and is a ‘must-do’ attraction at the heart of the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.The museum features more than 60 audiovisual displays where visitors can watch the history of South African rugby unfold, set among cases displaying historic objects such as famous trophies, jerseys, boots and other memorabilia. It makes a perfect venue for exclusive corporate events as well. And there are games for children and adults alike where they can test their kicking, passing, fitness and reaction skills in the interactive ‘Springbok Trials’ games zone.There’s also a flagship Springbok Concept Store for those who just want to shop. The Springbok Experience is a museum – but much more than that.If you’re wondering what to do in Cape Town, you must visit the Springbok Experience. « less
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Ranked #16 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
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Category: ; Specialty Museums; Museums

The South African Jewish Museum narrates the story of South African Jewry from its early beginnings, set against the backdrop of South African history over a period of more than... more »

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Ranked #17 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
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Category: Aquariums
Owner description: The Two Oceans Aquarium is a window into the spectacular oceans surrounding the southern African coast. Through displays... more » Owner description: The Two Oceans Aquarium is a window into the spectacular oceans surrounding the southern African coast. Through displays ranging from the small and almost fantastical Knysna seahorses, to large ragged-tooth sharks, the Aquarium holds wondrous discoveries around every corner. Be mesmerised by the swaying of the giant kelp in the aptly named Ocean Basket Kelp Forest Exhibit- one of only a handful living kelp forest displays in the world. Or come face-to-face with giant spider grabs and have an adventurous tactile experience at the Touch Pool. Be sure to visit the I&J Predator Exhibit, with its 11m long window, to view large ragged tooth sharks and shoals of silvery fish. Qualified divers can also make use of the opportunity to dive with the sharks in the I&J Predator Exhibit and the shimmering fish in the Ocean Basket Kelp Forest Exhibit. « less
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Ranked #18 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: There is something different about this Cape Township. A tangible attitude of self help and determination. Masiphumelele is a... more » Owner description: There is something different about this Cape Township. A tangible attitude of self help and determination. Masiphumelele is a vibrant community worth a visit!Come and join The Township Sisters for a tour...Please note we will be closed 12 Dec to 18 Jan 2015. « less
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Ranked #19 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Enclosed by ocean, mountains and wine farms, the former fishing village offers a country affair with some adventure thrown... more » Owner description: Enclosed by ocean, mountains and wine farms, the former fishing village offers a country affair with some adventure thrown in. « less
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Ranked #20 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
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Category: Historic Sites; Museums; History Museums; Neighborhoods; Specialty Museums
Owner description: The apartheid nationalist government destroyed District Six in the 1960s. This memorial museum contains maps, photographs and... more » Owner description: The apartheid nationalist government destroyed District Six in the 1960s. This memorial museum contains maps, photographs and other reminders of this old vibrant neighborhood. Site walks and tours in the Museum with ex-resident storytellers are also offered. « less
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Ranked #21 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Museums
Owner description: The Cape Town Diamond Museum pays tribute to the world's most precious gem, the diamond. Discover a 3 billion year old story... more » Owner description: The Cape Town Diamond Museum pays tribute to the world's most precious gem, the diamond. Discover a 3 billion year old story unfold from a diamond's formation to the final polished stone. Explore the origins of South Africa's famous diamond industry, and get introduced to some of the great names in diamond history, including Cecil John Rhodes, Barney Barnato and the Oppenheimer family. The Cape Town Diamond Museum also pays homage to the most famous South African diamonds and showcases specimens of Kimberlite rock dating billions of years old. Situated in the bustling heart of the Clock Tower precinct at the V&A Waterfront, the Cape Town Diamond Museum is a must-see for any visitor to Cape Town. « less
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Ranked #22 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Convention Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #23 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #24 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Reservations; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails
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Ranked #25 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Museums
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Ranked #26 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #27 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #28 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Wild life sanctuary and home to a wide variety of bird life.
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Ranked #29 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
Owner description: “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but the moments that take our breath away.” We are the only... more » Owner description: “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but the moments that take our breath away.” We are the only colour-coded Tourist Information Center in South Africa.We do personalised itineraries to suit every budget. Our mission statement "we make your dream holiday a reality"Activities, Accommodation, Car hire, daily sightseeing of the cape hot spots, safaris, Adrenaline activities, adventure, local and trans Africa adventures, where to shop etc... etc... etc... « less
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Ranked #30 of 105 attractions in Cape Town Central
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: Bugz is geared to entertain two to ten year olds and it is a colourful extravaganza of sandpits, pedal cars, jumping castles,... more » Owner description: Bugz is geared to entertain two to ten year olds and it is a colourful extravaganza of sandpits, pedal cars, jumping castles, rowing boats, jungle gyms and a choo choo train, and will tire out little ones in no time.Older and more adventurous little ones can giddy up and trot around on the resident horseys or tear up the surrounds on the selection of quad bikes.Come visit, you may very well be in for the time of your life. « less
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