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Ranked #1 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Category: National Parks
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Ranked #2 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
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Ranked #3 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Category: Gardens
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 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Category: Trams
Cape Town Mountain’s cable cars are a popular way to see some panoramic views.
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Ranked #5 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Category: Mountains
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Ranked #6 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Category: 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 #7 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Category: Mountains
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 #8 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches

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 #9 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Category: Parks
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Ranked #10 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #11 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Category: Mountains; Geologic Formations
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 #12 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Category: Bodies of Water
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 #13 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #14 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Owner description: Explore the Cape Peninsula and surrounding mountains on foot with Irene; (an experienced, qualified mountain walking guide... more » Owner description: Explore the Cape Peninsula and surrounding mountains on foot with Irene; (an experienced, qualified mountain walking guide and an active member of the Mountain Club of S.A.) She knows the mountain paths, fauna and flora. Offers half-day and full-day walking tours that are tailored to suit your fitness level and accommodate birdwatchers and photographers. « less
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Ranked #15 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Category: Historic Sites; Islands

If interested in prisons this is a "must do" trip when in Cape Town, however the sea can have heavy swells and the 30 - 40 minute ride might be uncomfortable for some.  The... more »

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Ranked #16 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #17 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Category: Beaches
Owner description: Though the beach is still popular, the elegant splendor that once graced this seaside resort community barely shows through... more » Owner description: Though the beach is still popular, the elegant splendor that once graced this seaside resort community barely shows through the paved-over streets, fast-food eateries and shopping centers. « less
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Ranked #18 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Category: Beaches
Owner description: Sandy Bay is the unofficial "nudist beach", kept private by no direct vehicle access. This highly inaccessible beach offers a... more » Owner description: Sandy Bay is the unofficial "nudist beach", kept private by no direct vehicle access. This highly inaccessible beach offers a tranquil setting and a good break for surfing. « less
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Ranked #19 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Category: Mountains
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Ranked #20 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #21 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #22 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
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Ranked #23 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
Ranked #24 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
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Ranked #25 of 25 Outdoors in Cape Town Central
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