Cape Town has evolved as the tourism Mecca of South Africa.
The city has had an interesting and rich history and is of zenith significance in South Africa, both economically, strategically and the chief tourism draw card in South Africa.
Additionally, it is a sporting capital of South Africa, with great sporting events occurring throughout the year, including rugby, cycling, cricket, football and a number of watersports events.
Located at the Southern top of Africa, Cape Town relishes a marvelous Mediterranean climate with cold wet winters and hot dry summers. Cape Town possesses some of the best beaches in South Africa and a lot of them boats of blue flag status.
There is no dearth of flights to the fair city; all major airlines provide direct London Flights to Cape Town. Gleaming in natural beauty, Cape Town provides its visitors with the bustling V&A Waterfront, the enchanting beauty of Table Mountain, world famous winelands and the best world-class leisure amenities including nice accommodation, wine and food.
After a survey of tourists and locals to the fair city, here are the tourist attractions voted Cape Town’s best (in no specific order).
At the Cape Peninsula’s end, around 80km from Cape Town, is located Cape Point. Also called the Cape of Storms or Cape of Good Hope it is situated within the Good Hope area of the Table Mountain National Park, a famous World Heritage Site.
The wind-battered, land’s tip that ventures out into treasonable seas boasts of some of the highest sea cliffs and freshest breeze in the world. It is very frequently visited by the people and alluring attraction.
Another the tourist attractions voted Cape Town’s best is the Table Mountain. And many travelers take flights to Cape Town from London, especially to visit Table Mountain, the Cape Town’s icon, stands with its base sturdily within the Table Mountain National Park, 1086 m above Table Bay.
The awe-inspiring table top, more often than not covered in rich cloud that appears never to tumble from its sides is a renowned national monument and its shape has been adopted as a pervasive scribble for a lot a company logo of those working within her shadow.
The mountain is chiseled from granite stone and its top measures around 3km from end to end. Views from here are breathtaking and the panorama spans from Table Bay to False Bay across the mountain to Kommetjie and Hout Bay.
Robben Island is known for the imprisonment of South Africa’s 1st democratic President “Nelson Mandela” in its maximum- security jail.
However, presently, the island is a World Heritage Site and home to a museum that shows the victory of human spirit over adversity. The island is located 12km offshore and is one of the key highlights to any trip to Cape Town. Moreover, the island is bird life sanctuary, with around 132 bird species and a ferry trip to the island renders a chance to explore some of the aquatic life.
So, these are the 3 tourist attractions voted Cape Town’s best. Cape Town is also called “The Tavern of the Seas”, are the 2nd largest metropolitan region in South Africa. It is an amazing vacation place for nature enthusiasts, night owls and sports fanatics.