Best activities in Cape Town

Check out the top activities in Cape Town, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. V & A Waterfront
1. V & A Waterfront
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440 local reviews
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Lisa
The V&A Waterfront lies between Robben Island and Table Mountain, in the heart of Cape Town's working harbour…
Anya
The V&A Waterfront is a mixed-use development comprising residential and commercial property, hotels, retail…
Carolyn
One of Cape Town's biggest tourist attractions, the Waterfront evokes images of the early activities of the…
1. V & A Waterfront
1. V & A Waterfront
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440 local reviews
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Lisa
Lisa
The V&A Waterfront lies between Robben Island and Table Mountain, in the heart of Cape Town's working harbour. Originally upgraded when…
Anya
Anya
The V&A Waterfront is a mixed-use development comprising residential and commercial property, hotels, retail stores, dining, leisure and…
Carolyn
Carolyn
One of Cape Town's biggest tourist attractions, the Waterfront evokes images of the early activities of the harbour. Much of its charm lies…
2. Waterfront 1
2. Waterfront 1
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192 local reviews
Waterfront 1, V & A Waterfront
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Phryne
V&A Waterfront This bustling shopping, dining and entertainment area neighbouring the Table Bay harbour is…
George
10 minutes away and the highlight shopping and dining area in Cape Town. Don't miss it. WELCOME TO LIFE ON…
Melissa
Whether you feel like a movie the aquarium or a bit of shopping- the waterfront is a great location to do…
2. Waterfront 1
2. Waterfront 1
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192 local reviews
Waterfront 1, V & A Waterfront
Phryne
Phryne
V&A Waterfront This bustling shopping, dining and entertainment area neighbouring the Table Bay harbour is almost as synonymous with a visit…
George
George
10 minutes away and the highlight shopping and dining area in Cape Town. Don't miss it. WELCOME TO LIFE ON THE EDGE OF CAPE TOWN'S CHARMING…
Melissa
Melissa
Whether you feel like a movie the aquarium or a bit of shopping- the waterfront is a great location to do plenty of activities. There are…
3. Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
3. Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
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80 local reviews
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, V & A Waterfront
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Isabela
This bustling shopping, dining and entertainment area neighbouring the Table Bay harbour is almost as…
Andrew & Penny
Welcome to life on the edge of Cape Town's charming historical harbour. Discover shopping, dining, entertainme…
Daniel
High end retail shopping area with many activities / restaurants and international brand name stores.
3. Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
3. Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
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80 local reviews
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, V & A Waterfront
Isabela
Isabela
This bustling shopping, dining and entertainment area neighbouring the Table Bay harbour is almost as synonymous with a visit to Cape Town,…
Andrew & Penny
Andrew & Penny
Welcome to life on the edge of Cape Town's charming historical harbour. Discover shopping, dining, entertainment and a host of leisure…
Daniel
Daniel
High end retail shopping area with many activities / restaurants and international brand name stores.
4. Imhoff Farm
4. Imhoff Farm
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71 local reviews
Kommetjie Rd, Kommetjie
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+27 21 783 4545
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Jenni
A warm, country welcome to Imhoff Farm! Our historical Cape farmstead offers something special for everyone…
Simon And Biz Partner Barry
A warm, country welcome to Imhoff Farm! Our historical Cape farmstead offers something special for everyone in…
Karin
A warm, country welcome to Imhoff Farm! Our historical Cape farmstead offers something special for everyone…
4. Imhoff Farm
4. Imhoff Farm
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71 local reviews
Kommetjie Rd, Kommetjie
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+27 21 783 4545
Jenni
Jenni
A warm, country welcome to Imhoff Farm! Our historical Cape farmstead offers something special for everyone in your family to enjoy. It’s…
Simon And Biz Partner Barry
Simon And Biz Partner Barry
A warm, country welcome to Imhoff Farm! Our historical Cape farmstead offers something special for everyone in your family to enjoy. It’s…
Karin
Karin
A warm, country welcome to Imhoff Farm! Our historical Cape farmstead offers something special for everyone in your family to enjoy. It’s…
5. V&A Waterfront
5. V&A Waterfront
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291 local reviews
19 Dock Rd, Cape Town
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+27 21 408 7600
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Matthew
Certainly one of Cape Town's biggest tourist attractions and most visited destinations, the V&A Waterfront…
Marietjie
This is one of Cape Town's biggest tourist attractions, the Waterfront evokes images of the early activities…
Ryan
One of Cape Town's biggest tourist attractions, the Waterfront evokes images of the early activities of the…
5. V&A Waterfront
5. V&A Waterfront
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291 local reviews
19 Dock Rd, Cape Town
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+27 21 408 7600
Matthew
Matthew
Certainly one of Cape Town's biggest tourist attractions and most visited destinations, the V&A Waterfront brings to mind the early…
Marietjie
Marietjie
This is one of Cape Town's biggest tourist attractions, the Waterfront evokes images of the early activities of the harbour. Much of its…
Ryan
Ryan
One of Cape Town's biggest tourist attractions, the Waterfront evokes images of the early activities of the harbour. Much of its charm lies…
6. Glen Beach
6. Glen Beach
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7 local reviews
135 B Victoria Rd, Cape Town
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Joanne
Glen Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Cape Town as it is the view from the Camps Bay strip where…
6. Glen Beach
6. Glen Beach
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7 local reviews
135 B Victoria Rd, Cape Town
Joanne
Joanne
Glen Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Cape Town as it is the view from the Camps Bay strip where you’ll find a multitude of…
7. Amphitheatre V&A Waterfront
7. Amphitheatre V&A Waterfront
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5 local reviews
Dock Rd, V & A Waterfront
+27 21 408 7600
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Joanne
Sway your hips to great bands, live dance productions and storytelling or catch live action on the big screen…
7. Amphitheatre V&A Waterfront
7. Amphitheatre V&A Waterfront
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5 local reviews
Dock Rd, V & A Waterfront
+27 21 408 7600
Joanne
Joanne
Sway your hips to great bands, live dance productions and storytelling or catch live action on the big screen. The V&A Waterfront…
8. Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre
8. Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre
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12 local reviews
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Joanne
As the most popular shopping destination in South Africa, the Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, at the V&A…
8. Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre
8. Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre
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12 local reviews
Joanne
Joanne
As the most popular shopping destination in South Africa, the Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, at the V&A Waterfront, is a hub of excitement…
9. Camps Bay 1
9. Camps Bay 1
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5 local reviews
Camps Bay 1, Camps Bay
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Joanne
MyCiTi is Cape Town’s safe, reliable, convenient bus service, and the perfect way to access some of the city's…
9. Camps Bay 1
9. Camps Bay 1
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5 local reviews
Camps Bay 1, Camps Bay
Joanne
Joanne
MyCiTi is Cape Town’s safe, reliable, convenient bus service, and the perfect way to access some of the city's most famous tourist and…
10. Ceres Rail Company Departure Point
10. Ceres Rail Company Departure Point
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5 local reviews
Ceres Rail Company Departure Point, Foreshore
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Esta-Marita
The Ceres Railway offers a unique way for visitors to experience the Ceres valley whilst being immersed in 100…
10. Ceres Rail Company Departure Point
10. Ceres Rail Company Departure Point
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5 local reviews
Ceres Rail Company Departure Point, Foreshore
Esta-Marita
Esta-Marita
The Ceres Railway offers a unique way for visitors to experience the Ceres valley whilst being immersed in 100 year old history. Ceres is…
11. Table Mountain
11. Table Mountain
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539 local reviews
Table Mountain, Table Mountain (Nature Reserve)
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Matthew
South Africa's iconic landmark the much loved Table Mountain is a floral region world heritage site and member…
Gail
Whether on the many walking trails on offer or going up on the aerial cableway, Table Mountain offers a view…
Kate And Ross
This beautiful iconic spot is only a 5 minute drive away. Call ahead on the day, to avoid disappointment as,…
11. Table Mountain
11. Table Mountain
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539 local reviews
Table Mountain, Table Mountain (Nature Reserve)
Matthew
Matthew
South Africa's iconic landmark the much loved Table Mountain is a floral region world heritage site and member of the New 7 Wonders of…
Gail
Gail
Whether on the many walking trails on offer or going up on the aerial cableway, Table Mountain offers a view that's hard to beat. Tandem…
Kate And Ross
Kate And Ross
This beautiful iconic spot is only a 5 minute drive away. Call ahead on the day, to avoid disappointment as, if it it too windy, they may…
12. Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
12. Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
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402 local reviews
Tafelberg Rd, Gardens
Open · Closes 7:30 PM
+27 21 424 8181
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Familio - Ilze
A must-do, must-see activity. Iconic Table Mountain up by cable car. TIP - DO BOOK ONLINE to avoid long queues…
Steve
A trip up Table mountain on the cable car is a must do for any visitor to Cape Town - Try and do it on a clear…
Danilo
No matter whether you choose to hike up, or take the cable car, Table Mountain is a must do Cape Town…
12. Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
12. Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
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402 local reviews
Tafelberg Rd, Gardens
Open · Closes 7:30 PM
+27 21 424 8181
Familio - Ilze
Familio - Ilze
A must-do, must-see activity. Iconic Table Mountain up by cable car. TIP - DO BOOK ONLINE to avoid long queues and the earlier slots are the…
Steve
Steve
A trip up Table mountain on the cable car is a must do for any visitor to Cape Town - Try and do it on a clear day when you can make the…
Danilo
Danilo
No matter whether you choose to hike up, or take the cable car, Table Mountain is a must do Cape Town activity!