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Best of Cape Town Central Guide

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Cape Town Central
Cape Town glistens at the southern toe of the African continent. Tourist brochure-views at Blaauwberg Beach and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens are within easy driving distance of "The Mother City." The Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve provides sweeping sea vistas, hiking trails and wildlife encounters. On a more somber note, travelers can visit Robben Island, the prison where Nelson Mandela was held for 27 years.

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Table Mountain National Park
Table Mountain National Park
Attraction type: National Parks
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AWOL Tours
AWOL Tours
Owner description: AWOL Tours offers exclusive hiking and biking adventures, with opportunities for genuine cultural exchange and natural encounters, personalised to ensure your extraordinary travel... more Owner description: AWOL Tours offers exclusive hiking and biking adventures, with opportunities for genuine cultural exchange and natural encounters, personalised to ensure your extraordinary travel experience. AWOL Tours is a leading outdoor travel specialist for hiking and bicycle tourism in Cape Town, South Africa. We offer you opportunities for breathtaking adventure and authentic interactions. Our experienced AWOL team balance expert trip planning with eco-friendly activities, creating thrilling, memorable travel experiences for you. We've been at the forefront of responsible tourism since 2002, with repeated awards and happy client reviews to prove our success. less
Attraction type: Bike Tours; Hiking & Camping Tours; Biking Trails; City Tours; Sightseeing Tours
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Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
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... 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
Attraction type: Gardens
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Cape Point Nature Reserve
Cape Point Nature Reserve
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
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... 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
Attraction type: Trams
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Stardust
Stardust
Cuisines: African, Mediterranean
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Chefs Warehouse
Chefs Warehouse
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
The Pot Luck Club
The Pot Luck Club
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Miller's Thumb, Fine Fish Fare
Miller's Thumb, Fine Fish Fare
Cuisines: Contemporary
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Dash Restaurant & Bar
Dash Restaurant & Bar
Cuisines: Californian, European, Contemporary, Continental
Good for: Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

The Backpackers in Green Point (The B.I.G.)
The Backpackers in Green Point (The B.I.G.)
$41 - $88
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Amber Tree Lodge
Amber Tree Lodge
$25 - $82
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Tom's Guest House
3.0 of 5
Tom's Guest House
$53 - $65 (ZAR 640 - 790)
Ranked #11 of 149 Cape Town Central B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Blackheath Lodge
4.0 of 5
Blackheath Lodge
$126 - $195
Ranked #3 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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Derwent House Boutique Hotel
4.0 of 5
Derwent House Boutique Hotel
$138 - $185
Ranked #4 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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An African Villa
4.0 of 5
An African Villa
$122 - $163
Ranked #6 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

2Inn1  Kensington
4.0 of 5
2Inn1 Kensington
$165 - $230
Ranked #1 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
MannaBay
4.5 of 5
MannaBay
$408 - $423
Ranked #2 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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Four Rosmead
4.0 of 5
Four Rosmead
$157 - $259
Ranked #5 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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