Cape Town has something to offer for absolutely everyone – from beautiful scenic drives and leisurely guided tours to adrenaline-rush adventures. The city is a cosmopolitan melting pot of cultures and ethnicities, each with their own rich histories and ways of life. Join a guided tour, or strike out on your own.
The official Cape Town tourism website is an excellent source of information on the kinds of activities available in Cape Town and surroundings: http://www.capetown.travel/
The 2014 Visitors Guide to Cape Town can be downloaded here: Cape Town Visitors Guide 2014.
The City Sightseeing Bus is fantastic for getting your bearings, and if you don’t feel like driving yourself. Your ticket is valid for the whole day, and you can hop on and off at your leisure. There are different routes around the Cape Peninsula, and you get discounted access to several attractions:
The Cape Town Big Six are 6 iconic must-see visitor attractions: Table Mountain; Cape Point; Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden; Robben Island; the V&A Waterfront; and Groot Constantia.
Here are some more suggestions for activities:
You can contact the following establishments for accommodation:
|Banksia Boutique Hotel & Spa||No. 14 Banksia Road, Rosebank||http://www.banksiaboutique.co.za/||1300 ZAR|
|Bishopsfield Guest House||No. 33 Riverton Road, Rondebosch||http://www.bishopsfield.co.za/||720 ZAR|
|Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge||Portswood Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town||http://www.breakwaterlodge.co.za/||1160 ZAR|
|Brooklands House||No. 3 Surbiton Rd, Rosebank||http://www.brooklands-guesthouse.co.za/||690-925 ZAR|
|City Lodge Hotel||No. 44 Mowbray Golf Park, Off Raapenberg Road, Pinelands||https://clhg.com/hotels/155/Pinelands-Hotel||960 ZAR|
|Devonshire House||No. 6 Lovers Walk, Rondebosch||http://www.devonshirehouse.co.za/||400-700 ZAR|
|Hame Cottages||No. 41 Klipper Road, Newlands||http://www.capestay.co.za/hamecottages/||425-500 ZAR|
|Inn on the Square||No. 10 Greenmarket Square, Cape Town||http://aha.co.za/innonthesquare/||1000 ZAR|
|Little Scotia Guest House||No. 5 Rustenburg Avenue, Rondebosch||http://www.scotia.co.za/||750 ZAR|
|Medindi Manor||No. 4 Thicket Road, Rosebank||http://www.medindimanor.com/||765-1235 ZAR|
|Southern Sun Hotel||No. 7 Main Road, Newlands||http://www.tsogosunhotels.com/hotels/newlands/Pages/overview.aspx||1450 ZAR|
|Villa Garda||No. 5 Osborne Road, Mowbray||http://www.villagarda.co.za/||670 ZAR|
|Vineyard Hotel||Colinton Road, off Protea Road, Newlands||http://www.vineyard.co.za/||2550-3350 ZAR|