Cape Town is affectionately referred to as South Africa’s Mother City. It is a truly spectacular and cosmopolitan city surrounded by iconic mountains such as Table Mountain, Lion’s Head, the 12 Apostles and Devil’s Peak. It also has terrific white sand beaches, superb bars and top class restaurants.
No wonder then it’s one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world. You’ll find an exciting and intriguing mix of modern culture and history in Cape Town, with Dutch, British, French and Malaysian influences.
The V&A Waterfront is the most popular tourist destination, with numerous hotels, luxury brand shops, the Two Oceans Aquarium and plenty great restaurants. A short ferry ride away is the notorious Robben Island – where Nelson Mandela spent 18 years in prison.
The areas around Cape Town are also worth visiting, such as the Cape Winelands, the Cape Peninsula and the Garden Route, where you can go diving with sharks and whale watching.
We’ve featured a selection of the most popular southern and eastern African destinations in our Tours, but we can help you plan a holiday to any destination, with an itinerary tailored to suit your budget, interests and needs.