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Skip the Line: Cape Wheel Admission Ticket
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Skip the Line: Cape Wheel Admission Ticket
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“lots of shops”(265 reviews)
The V&A Waterfront is a 123-hectare mixed-use destination, and one of Africa’s most visited cultural and historical hubs. Set on the edge of a natural, historic working harbour with the iconic Table Mountain as its backdrop, it offers local and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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19 Dock Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 408 7600
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All reviews ferris wheel lots of shops street entertainment big wheel food market great shopping working harbour craft market table mountain robben island cape wheel water front great place to visit walk around south africa buskers watershed
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Reviewed today via mobile

Lots of shops and restaurants with live entertainment. Ample parking, but you have to be patient entering the area. It can become very congested during peak times, but worth hanging in there. A huge shopping centre with many small unique shops and various restaurants to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Victoria201154
Reviewed today via mobile

This is always a nice place to be ,With everything in one place.I enjoyed the Cinema,taking pictures and watching the marimba guys.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank thetourist2224
Reviewed today

As many people have already said this is a tourist hub, with hotels, restaurants and shops, plus other ongoing activities boat trips, etc.. We sent a day browsing, but the highlight for me was the local craft market, with little stalls selling all things African...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pauloverde
Reviewed today

whether you want to shop, or to see some museums, or to take a boat to Robbin island, or to eat at a huge variety of restaurants' or to watch buskers sing and dance - this is the place. A really nice vibe, on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lannie62
Reviewed today

Spent the day walking through the market and then enjoying lunch at Quay Four next to the water. Very enjoyable day.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lesley323
Reviewed yesterday

Convenient place to stay within walking distance from the V&A Waterfront - pleasant hotel, great food, clean rooms, sound and sea and birds when window is left open

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Marius B
Reviewed yesterday

Listen, watch the sunset here along the edge of the water. So very peaceful... TIP: There are rats all throughout the rocks so if you are squeamish then stay back a bit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed yesterday

A good place with lots of restaurants, giant wheel ride, you can get a Boat for Robin island from here. but please book it in 2-3 days in advance.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jasbir S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great views, great shopping, great entertainment, great food...a must if you are visiting Cape Town.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hoodsie02
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Make a day of this outing. With so much to do, hundreds of shops and restaurants to visit not forgetting all the fun activities like the wheel, boat trips live entertainment etc. There is something for every family member young or old. Lots of walking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Bill G
August 21, 2018|
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Response from andi512016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are lovely hotels on the waterfront and short cruises can be taken. There are also cruise ships that stop at Cape Town as on of their ports.
February 11, 2018|
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Response from Peter1Northampton | Reviewed this property |
It’s completely safe to walk around this area. It’s a commercial area with lots of shops and restaurants and lots of tourists, there are lots of security staff walking around. Most people go here to eat in the evening and... More
January 5, 2018|
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Response from GusBehn | Reviewed this property |
The V&A Waterfront has many fine restaurants that offer a wide variety of cuisine and settings. Whatever your preference, you’ll no doubt find a great restaurant to visit. Check out the V&A’s website for a update on which... More