Things to Do
We have compiled a database of useful links that you can utilise to make your holiday in Cape Town an even better experience. When you are not enjoying our fine Cape tours, there is still plenty to see and do in the city, with world-class shopping, dining, nightlight and entertainment options to suit just above every taste. No matter what your age, Cape Town offers an array of exceptional attractions and activities to enjoy – from leisurely pursuits to fast-paced adventures. Browse our list of resources below for a full list of places to try, and find out what is happening around Cape Town.
- Theatre & Movies
- Nature Reserves & Gardens
- Museum & Art
Canal Walk Shopping Center
The Largest Shopping Mall in Africa with over 400 shops - a bit far from the City but well worth it - Follow the N1 and take the Century City turn off.
Cavendish Square Shopping Mall
Cavendish Square Shopping Centre, the award-winning shopping mall, encompassing more than two hundred of the most elite stores in the country. Customers can look forward to shopping in a trolley-free environment whilst parking undercover.
Set against a backdrop of magnificent sea and mountain views, exciting shopping and entertainment venues are intermingled with imaginative office locations, world-class hotels and luxury apartments in the residential marina.
Offering an unrivalled service in a high-energy atmosphere, thirty one provides an experience as breathtaking as the views of our beautiful city. We cater to an esteemed base of local and international clientele and offer the latest and greatest in commercial house music by cape town’s most loved dj’s.
GOLD Restaurant is a vibrant, eclectic Pan-African experience in the heart of Cape Town. We offer a night of opulent feasting with a unique bouquet of live entertainment in a mystical African setting of trees and tents in an inner city courtyard steeped in ancient history and GOLD.
Rickety Bridge Winery
A valley filled with mystery, romance and rich memories of long ago. Images of a feeble, somewhat tottering bridge are soon forgotten as one crosses the rickety bridge, to this remarkable wine estate.
Rickety Bridge Winery
The Greek Fisherman is the oldest restaurant perferctly sictuated in the V&A Waterfront. The restaurant offer visitors the beautiful view of Table Mountain while enjoying delicious seafood and meats grilled over open charcoals.
Meloncino specialises on traditional Roman food with a contemporary modern touch. It is placed on the second floor of Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre above the quay. Meloncino is the perfect setting for sundowners, lazy afternoons and leisurely evenings.
"Beluga is so much more than just a restaurant; it’s a lifestyle. The only goal we have, is to do better than the previous day as we search for perfection and strive to exceed every expectation."
From the polished marble entrance and solid timber flooring, to the fabulous American Walnut walls and absolutely fantastic chairs, the Sevruga restaurants in both Cape Town and Durban are a feast for the eyes.
See whats on at NuMetro, South Africa's premier Cinema group. If you love movies and you want to be the first one to watch our new movies follow the link below to see whats on offer.
Ster-Kinekor Theatres is the largest cinema exhibitor in South Africa and the only one to operate the only dedicated "art Circuit" in the world.
Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is world-renowned for the beauty and diversity of the Cape flora it displays and for the magnificence of its setting against the eastern slopes of Table Mountain.
Peninsula Full Day Tour
The Company Gardens is one of the city's premier tourist attractions - a green jewel in the heart of a vibrant, bustling metropolis that is the remaining half of a fresh produce garden planted in the 1650s by the region's first European settlers.
Cape Town City Tour
Find out about Biodiversity Conservation. Search for available activities on CapeNature Reserves, get updates on news, keep up to date with the CapeNature calendar, and subscribe to the CapeNature monthly newsletter. You are in the right place for all this and more.
Boulders Beach; a popular tourist stop because of a colony of African Penguins which settled there in 1982. Boulders Beach also forms part of the Table Mountain National Park.
Currently holding a spot in the 7Wonders of the world; Table Moutain is one of the major attractions that attract visitors to South Africa, specifically Cape Town.The hight of the mountain is about 1065m and the top can be reached by either a cable car or hiking.
Iziko Museums of Cape Town are African museums of excellence that empower and inspire all people to celebrate and respect our diverse heritage.
District Six Museum
District Six was named the Sixth Municipal District of Cape Town in 1867. Originally established as a mixed community of freed slaves, merchants, artisans, labourers and immigrants, District Six was a vibrant centre with close links to the city and the port.
African Eagle Day Tours
African Eagle Daytours has been the leading day tour operators in Cape Town for over 15 years. We pride ourselves on delivering quality tours on a huge variety of scheduled tours daily eg. Peninsula, Wine lands. Shark Cage Diving, Garden routes, Township tours, Kruger Park, Safaris in Cape Town area and many more. On all these tours we have daily guaranteed departures.
The Dias Museum is situated in Mossel Bay and it is the second largest museum in the Western Cape province. The museum is named after a Portuguese explorer who rounded the Cape in 1488, Bartholomeu Dias.
Johannesburg Day Tours
Johannesburg day tours and surrounding invites you to Gauteng's most popular attractions such as Pretoria, Sun City, Lion Park or the Cradle of Humankind. We'll take you to the famous landmarks such as the Apartheid Museum, Soweto, Union buildings, Constitution Hill etc.
Johannesburg Day Tours
Mzoli's is the best place for chilling with friends for drinks and some very nice braai. It also a perfect place to enjoy sundowner in a township style, the best day to visit this place is on Sundays.
One of South Africa’s first well established and award-winning microbreweries since 2010, we brew a wide range of great beers that are loved for their flavour, high quality ingredients and slow brewing process. Each beer in the range has unique characteristics and an inspiring story dedicated to the endangered creature it honours and supports through various conservation programs we donate to.
Nomad Africa Adventure Tours
Travelling with Nomad means friendship, fun and adventure plus the security that group travel brings. Our unrivalled experience in Africa also ensures your holiday is well planned to make the most of our spectacular continent. We’ve spent years refining our service, improving our vehicles, training our staff and maintaining our equipment. We’re confident that our adventure tours are the best in Africa.
German Overseas Travel promises you the best leisure and corporate travel experience through our guaranteed personalized professional service.
A perfect event for obtaining most current economic and mining developments from the world’s leading experts on African mining. It is held annually at the Cape Town International Convention Centre in Cape Town and is organised by Mining Indaba LLC.
Two Oceans Marathon
Easter Saturday, 15 April 2017
Held annually in the city of Cape Town during the easter weekend; Two Oceans Marathon is a 56km/35 mile ultramarathon and 21km half marathon run against a backdrop of spectacular scenery through the Cape Peninsula.
Cape Argus Cycle Tour
12 March 2017
Annually held in Cape Town and normally takes about 109 km of distance. Argus Cycle Tour is the first cycling event outside Europe to be included in the International Cycling Union's Gold Bike Serie.
Cape Town International Jazz Festival
31 March - 1 April 2017
Cape Town International Jazz Festival is a Jazz event that is held annually in Cape Town at Cape Town International Convention Centre. The event brings jazz stars from all over the world to the mother city to entertain their audience