4 fun day trips to do in Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa’s leading tourist city is a mecca for those looking for the perfect holiday. It really has it all from world class beaches to towering majestic mountains. There is so much out there to explore why not take a day trip? From the amazing West Coast to tours that will take you to all the leading noteworthy places around the city it really is a great way in which to experience this fantastic part of South Africa. However, car rental Cape Town and cheap and reliable.

Visit the Silvermine Dam

This wonderfully scenic natural area situated not far from Cape Town on the way to the Southern Peninsula is a great way in which to spend the day with family and friends. There is plenty of shade in tranquil settings for picnics coupled with beautiful pools and dams to swim in this is a great day outing for anyone who has a desire to reconnect to nature.

Hop on Hop off Bus Sightseeing Tours


This is the definitive Cape Town day trip which takes you to all the prominent iconic Cape Town sights and scenes that anyone who is visiting the mother city for the first time needs to experience. Get the chance of really immersing yourself in the Cape Town way of life and also get the opportunity to see one of the most amazing views on the planet the one from the top of Table Mountain.

Explore Stellenbosch


Another iconic European-inspired town which can be enjoyed in a day trip is Stellenbosch. This is wine country but other than vineyards there are also world class accommodation facilities, scrumptious dining and enough nightlife to keep any night owl happy. After all, it’s a student town not to mention some interesting architecture from yesteryear, Stellenbosch reality is a great choice for a day outing whilst visiting Cape Town.

West Coast National Park

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This splendid National Park is great for so many reasons and another great reason is that it’s only an hour away from Cape Town. There one can enjoy an abundance of wildlife including eland, red hartebeest, bontebok, kudu, gemsbok, steenbok, mountain zebra, duiker and ostriches. It also has exquisite birdlife and is widely considered to be one of the most sought-after day trips in the Western Cape area.

If you would like the freedom to do what you want, when you want to, you might want to consider car hire Cape Town for your transportation needs.