Top 10 things to do in Cape Town
2). Watch the city come to life on a scenic morning cruise If it’s luxury catarmaran sailing you’re after, step aboard the brand new 40ft Fujicat. With its modern roof, enclosed sides, diving platform and tarpaulins, you are in for a real treat as you glide across the waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
3). Horse riding on Noordhoek Beach. Go for a 2 hour horse ride along the spectacular Noordhoek beach, combined with a short bush ride. An abundance of bird life is visible as the bush ride circles the wetlands, water birds, cranes, geese and rare flamingo flocks.
4). Go club-hopping to see up-and-coming South African Musicians. Live concerts at venues such at Mercury Live, Zulu Bar or The Armchair Theatre. See up and coming South African bands.
5). Visit Hope For The Children in Tamboerskloof and spend some time … Hope For The Children is a South African NGO that operates farm refuges for underprivileged and orphaned children in South Africa.
6). The Planetarium in Cape Town. Iziko’s popular “theatre of stars” is one of only two planetaria in South Africa and amongst only a handful in Africa. Changing shows offer excellent “edutainment” to viewers of all ages, be they kids, teens or seniors. Fasten your seatbelts for a journey into another world – at the speed of light! The Planetarium (housed in the South African Museum building) is a celestial theatre in the round, utilising the complex Minolta star machine and multiple projectors to transport the audience through the wonders of the universe
7). World Of Birds. The largest bird park in Africa and one of the few large bird parks in the World. Over 3 000 birds (and small animals) of 400 different species are uniquely presented in more than 100 spacious landscaped walk through aviaries, allowing you the most intimate closeness with nature.
8). Silvermine Nature Reserve. A remarkable drive up Ou Kaapse Weg will take you to Silvermine, with its many nature trails, hikes, magnificent views and clear mountain streams. Mountain bikes and dogs are welcome.
9). Boulders Beach. Spend a restful day at Boulders Beach. The water is warm (Indian Ocean), white sandy beach and penguins as beach mates!
10). Enjoy the gardens at Kirstenbosch and Breakfast at the Kirstenbosch tea-room Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden is world-renowned for the beauty and diversity of the Cape flora it displays and for the magnificence of its setting against the eastern slopes of Table Mountain. Kirstenbosch grows only indigenous South African plants.