Cape Town's Big 6

Table Mountain

Tel: 0027 (0)21 4248181

Web: www.tablemountain.net

 

Table Mountain has recently been voted as one of the 'New Seven Wonders of Nature'. Take the cable car or walk up this spectacular landmark for the most stunning views of the Cape Town and the peninsula, but choose a clear day.

Cape Point

Tel: 0027 (0)21 7809010

Web: www.capepoint.co.za

 

A spectacular headland set in the beautiful Cape of Good Hope Nature reserve. Is often mistakenly claimed to be the point where the Atlantic and Indian oceans meet (actually Cape Agulhas). The reserve has an abundance of floral diversity and wildlife.

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Tel: 0027 (0)21 7998783

Web: 

www.sanbi.org/gardens/kirstenbosch

 

The world famous botanical gardens at Kirstenbosch are dramatically set on the eastern slopes of Table Mountain. These beautiful gardens are a stunning showcase of Cycads, Proteas, Ericas, Restios, Mesembs and other South African flora.

V & A Waterfront

Tel: 0214087500

Web: www.waterfront.co.za

 

Shops, Craft Markets, Cinemas, Entertainment, Restaurants etc. All set under the splendor of Table Mountain.

Robben Island

Tel: 0027 (0)21 4095169

Web: www.robben-island.org.za

 

Take a boat trip and a guided tour of the Island and its prison where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated for much of his 27 year imprisonment.

Groot Constantia Wine Farm

Tel: 0027(0)21 7945128

Web: www.grootconstantia.co.za

 

Established as a wine producing farm in the late 1600s Groot Constantia is the oldest wine farm in South Africa. Well worth a visit not just for it's wine but also for it's fantastic restaurants, Jonkershuis and Simon's as well as the beautiful scenery. The buildings also house exibitions dispaying artifacts and photographs from the history of the estate

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