V&A Waterfront

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Cullinan Street, Cape Town, South Africa
021 408 7600
V&A Waterfront - A view of Table mountain in the background
V&A Waterfront - A view of Table mountain in the background
V&A Waterfront - Don at the V&A
V&A Waterfront - Shark - Aquarium
V&A Waterfront - Shark - Aquarium

V&A Waterfront Cape Town Reviews

debcon debcon
33 reviews
Shops, marina and restaurants. May 26, 2011
I have put this as expensive as it is more or less a tourist trap. That said it is still a nice place to visit.

This is where you can find alot of imformation on day trips etc. This is also where you get the ferry to Robben island.

There are plenty of cafes, restaurants and shops. There is also a cinema and a ferris wheel.

Bear in mind the prices are higher here than in other locations and even though the food is nice you can get better for cheaper in quieter areas.
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peeyushmalhotra says:
Thanks for sharing, I would like to go here and not purchase anything
Posted on: May 26, 2011
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bpgrl84 bpgrl84
1 reviews
Family Fun at the Waterfront Feb 27, 2011
The Two Oceans Aquarium (www.aquarium.co.za), situated at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, is so called because of the 'two oceans' - the Atlantic and the Indian - that meet at the tip of Southern Africa.

This exciting tourist attraction has an amazing Predator Exhibit featuring ragged-tooth sharks, loggerhead turtles and rays. The aquarium showcases some three thousand sea creatures, among them are giant crayfish and spider crabs, jelly fish, eels, african and king penguins, an abundance of fish species, as well as an informative frog display.

If you’ve got young children, The Two Oceans is a great place for them to learn about the environment and all of the above-mentioned sea animals. A big, basement play area provides coloring pages, play-doh and a climbing frame, while a ‘touch and feel’ area is available for them to handle sea urchins, starfish, sea sponges and seaweed.

The Two Oceans Aquarium is a definite must-see if you plan on visiting Cape Town; and if you want to stay within easy distance of the aquarium, have a look at Where to Stay or www.rentalsincapetown.com for an extensive choice of luxury Cape Town accommodation.
Shark - Aquarium
Techboy Techboy
3 reviews
Great Street Entertainment and Shopping Apr 26, 2011
The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town is a fantastic place for spending a lazy afternoon.

The indoor shopping centre is excellent - really modern and hundreds of shops, including lots of top name shops.

There are lots of small bars and restaurants both indoors and outdoors.

You can watch the boats come and go from the marina (through the swing-bridge), watch the sea-lions and people watch. Plus there is always street entertainment to watch.

The indoor market is also very nice with lots of arts and crafts, people offering massages, etc.

Such a nice place!
Nzb-World Nzb-World
1 reviews
Aug 24, 2007
good fun, very cheap. Very nice food and view of Table Mountain
Africancrab Africanc…
777 reviews
The Social, commercial and Cultural Heart of Cape Town Apr 12, 2002
South Africa is a land less ordinary, it's ancient history, unearthly beauty, culture and wilderness make it one of the world's leading tourist destinations. It is indeed the place where adventurers get fulfilled and the amateur traveler makes dreams come true. The country has many towns all, popular and well known for their individual attractions; this particular review is about Cape Town and the V&A Waterfront.

The Victoria and Alfred waterfront is one of the first attractions one sees when they get to Cape Town. Quite attractive and well maintained, the V&A Waterfront as it's popularly refereed to is Cape Town's commercial and cultural center. It is also an expensive area that I would not recommend staying at for longer periods. The V&A is a historic harbor basin, now commercialized and attracts millions of tourists each year; the shops, museums, restaurants, high priced hotels and theaters.

It is a place you can refer to as high class and definitely stunning, the marina especially. Now while advertising will tell you that it offers something for everyone, I would go in with caution. You always want to stay away from the V&A unless you have the money to spend. I suggest visiting it in the day or night as it definitely is an attraction you do not want to miss while you are in Cape Town.

For the ladies who love shopping, this is the place to be, you can shop til you drop. For the gentlemen who want to impress their companions, I would definitely dine here or go to the theater, awesome.

PS: “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” Mark Twain
A view of Table mountain in the ba…
Don at the V&A
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