Unique Things to do in Cape Town

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Cape Town, South Africa

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Nabilah23 Nabilah23
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Awesom Cape Town! Jan 26, 2008
-Experience a Cape Malay Cooking Safari in the historic Bo Kaap District.

-Have a seaside Picnic alongside a colony of African Penguins at Boulders Beach

-Abseil a 1000 feet off the top of Table Mountain or stay over in a tented camp!

-Go on a full moon hike up Lions Head on a warm summers evening. P.S: Pack a torch &light picnic & drinks to savour once on top, & watch the moon rise over the Atlantic Ocean.

- Visit the gastronomic Neighbourgoods Organic Market in Woodstock, Cape Town on a Saturday between 9am- 2pm. This is the market of all markets in Cape Town and a favourite local haunt amongst Capetonians. Its a great place to mingle with friends and experience the diversity of cultures in C.T. Great food, art, locally designed clothing and jewellery on sale, amazing atmosphere and a lovely bunch of people! Not to miss!

-Dive with some Great White Sharks!

-Go wine tasting in a vintage sidecar motorcycle or rent a classic car for the day for exploring the winelands, let the top down with the wind blowing in your hair and feel Free!

-Follow the steps to freedom on Robben Island

-For some of the most breathtaking Cape Town Sunsets, head down to Sunset Rocks on Llundudno Beach (On Llundudno beach walk further down until you reach an area of huge boulders, walk deeper in until you reach the caves within the boulders) ask the local surfers on the beach for directions once there). Bring along a picnic & that someone special:) Lovely, intimate, truly beautiful spot off the beaten track.

-For the thrill of the ride, hire a Harley Davidson for the day & take a scenic drive up Chapmans Peak, one of the most scenic drives in the world. Contact the Cape Town Tourism board for more info. +27 (0) 21 7868 440

-Hire a Catamaran at the V & A Waterfront harbour- Bring along snacks, drinks & a handful of great company! Or alternatively you can have all food & drinks organized for you by the hiring company. The boat will take you around Table Bay & will dock at the gorgeous Clifton 4th Beach. Laze on deck, socialize & swim to your hearts content. The champagne sunset cruises also prove to be very popular. Contact the Cape Town Tourism board for more info. +27 (0) 21 487 6800 or go directly to the Victoria Wharf Harbour.

-For a slightly different partying experience, dance the night away at a shebeen and stay over in a local bed and breakfast.

-Chill out and listen to live music concerts by popular local S.A bands perform in the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. P.S: Bring along a picnic and lay back on the lawns as you listen to some awesome beats with hundreds of others. November- April

-For an adrenalin rush, go Sandboarding in Atlantis, a town about 45minutes drive out from central Cape Town.

-Get up close & personal with whales at the Hermanus Whale Festival held in September, in Hermanus, a small town a few hours drive out of central Cape Town. OR book a whale watching safari at any Cape Town Tourism visitor info centre, which promises to be an unforgettable experience!

-Take a drive up to the West Coast Nature Reserve on a warm summers day, find a spot on the vast stretches of soft white sand and swim in the crystal clear waters of the lagoon.

E-Mail the Cape Town Tourism Board for more info: capetown@capetown.travel
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Eric says:
Great list, thanks for sharing!
Posted on: Nov 23, 2010
herman_munster says:
I'm thinking of doing cage diving but scary as hell LOL. Other than that, this list is very helpful :) Thanks
Posted on: Sep 19, 2009
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