Cape Town is the oldest city in South Africa, dating back to 1652 and as such, has a rich history.
Table Mountain, one of the most iconic natural features in the world, stands proudly over the city and the famous cableway to the top makes for spectacular views of the city and Table Bay beyond.
Robben Island in the bay was home to Nelson Mandela for much of his incarceration and trips led by previous inmates of the prison are worth undertaking.
This is a city of beautiful vistas, interesting history, architecture and culture, fantastic cuisine, arguably some of the most beautiful and scenic wine country in the world, and a wealth of outdoor and adventure activities to suit all tastes.
Visit Cape Point, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens (rated as one of the world’s top 10), the penguin colony at Boulders Beach, whale watch, cage-dive with and view Great White Sharks....there’s enough to keep you busy for a week!
Cape Town falls within the Cape Floral Kingdom, the smallest but richest of the world’s 6 floral kingdom and the city surrounds are home to over 4000 of the 9000 odd species found in the Kingdom – almost a quarter of all plant species on the African continent!