10 reasons to visit Cape Town in 2017

Neatly positioned at the southern most tip of the African continent, Cape Town is well-known to be one of the best destinations in South Africa for travellers looking to experience a bush and beach safari.

Cape Town is well-versed in its beach options, boasting some of the most luxurious beaches on the planet – however, the city offers much more than just fun in the sun. There’s a wealth of activities for travellers visiting Cape Town, and here are 10 reasons why the ‘Mother City’ should be the next notch off your travel bucket-list.

All you need is reliable wheels, and if you don’t have some, car rental Cape Town is cheap and easy.

Picnic at Kirstenbosch

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See penguins at Boulder’s Beach

Shop at the V&A Waterfront

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Experience the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

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Explore Cape Point

Dine in the Cape Winelands

Go shark-cage diving in Gansbaai

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Travelling through South Africa

Public transport in South Africa is quite sparse, and most attractions are generally far from each other, therefore we recommend car rental or a larger mini bus (for groups) when visiting. Your Uber bill might be a shock otherwise.