Aerial view of Cape Town

Cape Town Tours and Travels

About Cape Town

With Table Mountain towering in the backdrop and a coastline formed of stunning beach, it is little wonder why Cape Town is one of South Africa's most popular destinations. From the city, the rugged cliffs with their thick layer of greenery and flowers are clearly visible and create a dramatic landscape. The city itself, given its relatively small size due to it being barricaded in by the various mountains, is perfect for strolling around and, as you would expect with any thriving city, there are dozens of swanky eateries and cool bars as well as more chilled out food outlets and plenty of shopping options.

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Of course, no trip to Cape Town is complete without taking in the views from the top of Table Mountain, which can be reached by cable car or on foot. For those looking for a more educational experience, the District Six Museum and Robben Island, the island prison which held Nelson Mandela for 18 years of his 27 year sentence, are fascinating centres and provide a lot of valuable information about the country as well as about the Apartheid that plagued its people for so long.

Just an hour from Cape Town are the Cape Winelands, another must for anyone visiting the region. Here you will be able to learn about the production process of the magnificent wines that are made here with the opportunity to sample a few. Following on with the outdoor theme, those who are less willing to stray too far from central Cape Town should definitely pay a visit to the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens for the Boomslang, a canopy walkway that goes through the gardens and affords incredible views.

Cape Town Tours

Here are some popular itineraries that include a visit to Cape Town

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World in One Country

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Cape to Falls

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Cape Town Hotels

If you are planning a Cape Town holiday, have a look at some of the accommodation that we recommend. 'Our Rating' indicates how we feel each property rates according to normal Western hotel standards. 'Local Rating' indicates how the property is categorised/rated locally:

1 on Queens Guesthouse Cape Town

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Designed like a contemporary Tuscan Villa, 1 on Queend is the perfect place for a relaxing stay in Cape Town. All rooms are air conditioned, with private balconies or terraces some with stunning views of Table Mountain. Breakfast is served in the elegant dining room and Wi-Fi is available throughout. The refreshing outdoor pool is the perfect place to relax at the end of a great day sightseeing in the 'Mother City'. Perfectly located near to trendy Kloof Street in central Cape Town. A short drive takes you to the Waterfront and Table Mountain.

Cape Grace Cape Town

Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Deluxe Hotel

Standing beneath Table Mountain, the Cape Grace Hotel exudes understated elegance and is one of the 'Small Leading Hotels of The World'. Guest rooms are exquisitely furnished in a sophisticated style and benefit from private balconies overlooking the waterfront. Dining options include the award winning Signal Restaurant for the more discerning traveller. A delicious afternoon tea of macaroons and traditional baked goods is served daily - our top tip! Perfectly located on the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in the heart of the city.

Cape Milner Hotel Cape Town

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: Mid-range Boutique Hotel

Set against the majestic backdrop of Table Mountain, the boutique Cape Milner Hotel is an eclectic mix of contemporary design and old-world charm with the ornate details of Cape Town's Victorian heritage combined with splashes of African craft. The neutral palette of the guestrooms create a spacious feel with beautiful views of the mountains and a great selection of amenities including WiFi and a beverage station. Guests can enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the pool deck, a quick workout at the in-house gym or a quiet cocktail in the chic Glass Lounge. The Cape Milner is centrally situated in Cape Town in a secluded location only 1.2 miles from the coast.

Lady Hamilton Hotel Cape Town

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: 3 Star Hotel

Built in the early 1950’s, the Lady Hamilton has a colonial feel and is surrounded by historical buildings. Guest rooms are tastefully decorated in bold and vibrant colours. Wi-Fi internet is available and the outdoor pool is perfect for a refreshing dip. There is a well-stocked bar in the lounge and if the weather is good why not take your drinks out on to the terrace? Well situated in the leafy suburb of Gardens under the shadow of famous Table Mountain.

The Blue Train Cape Town

Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category:

The Blue Train has an aura of mystique about it. Kings and presidents have travelled on this magnificent moving five-star hotel. Its very name has become synonymous with the ultimate in luxury and personal service. The suites on The Blue Train live up to its reputation for magnificence and splendour - the finest bed linen, marble tiles and gold fittings in the bathrooms and sheer opulence. The route between Pretoria and Cape Town is a 27-hour journey of 1 600 kilometres (994 miles), through some of the most diverse and spectacular scenery offered by the African sub-continent.

Cape Town Tailor made suggestions

Here are some of the recent tailor made itineraries we have created for our clients which include a visit to Cape Town.

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