TABLE MOUNTAIN, V&A WATERFRONT AND ROBBEN ISLAND
TABLE MOUNTAIN (Weather permitted)
Cape Town's most popular tourist attraction is also its most famous physical feature, the flat-topped mountain that stands sentinel over the city. The views from the top of the mountain are spectacular. A Swiss-built rotating cable car carries visitors smoothly up the mountain & back. The mountain-top is equipped with a restaurant and small gift shop, numerous pathways and vantage points. It is possible to climb the mountain via different routes, but care should be taken by inexperienced hikers.
ROBBEN ISLAND (Weather permitted)
South Africa's most widely known tourist attraction, Robben Island, 7 miles (11km) from Cape Town. For nearly 400 years this tiny island was utilised as a place of banishment, isolation & imprisonment for numerous categories of people. It is now a museum, symbolising liberation and triumph of the human spirit.
The working harbour, historical site and shopping and entertainment development has become one of Cape Town's most visited tourist attractions! From shopping malls, arts and crafts, to live music, cinemas, buskers and festivals. More than 70 restaurants, luxury hotels, boat trips, cruises and charters.
The Two Oceans Aquarium is the largest of its kind in Africa.