Tourist Attractions: Cape Town abounds in natural attractions that tourists from all over the world come to watch with appreciation.
Museums: There are many museums in the city of Cape Town offering a glimpse into the apartheid era, and the time after apartheid was abolished. Some of the museums that you must visit while you are in Cape Town are Gold of Africa Museum, Holocaust Center, and Parow Museum. The Gold of Africa museum has a large collection of Gold artifacts on display along with a Gold boutique and a wine cellar. The Holocaust Center relives the horrors of the racist regime and the victory of human spirit over it. The Parow Museum displays many valuable antique treasures. The Paarl Museum of Cape Town enables the viewer to get a glimpse into the history of the Paarl area. The museum displays the exhibits related to the Xhosian people and the apartheid regime.
Amusement Parks: If your kids are missing out on some kiddie enjoyment while they are here in the city of Cape Town, you can take them to some amusement park of Cape Town. One of the popular amusement parks of Cape Town is Ratanga Junction. This park features more than 30 rides, which include rides for children and adults both. There are train rides and boat rides also. Enthralling snake shows and bird shows are held daily. One of the most adventurous rides is the Cobra. This is a towering roller coaster, which takes the rider to a height of 34 meters and includes 910 meters of track. Another thrilling addition to the park lately was the Tarantula ride. The ride features two giant arms that rotate the riders around and toss them to a height of 16 meters high, before throwing them down to within an inch of the ground, and then it's up again. This ride is only recommended for people who have nerves of iron.
Beaches: Cape Town can definitely be called a beach city. The beaches with their pristine natural beauty and white sands are famous throughout the world. There are many miles of unexplored white sands, which attract thousands of tourists from all over the world. The summer months of December to February are the time when the beaches are full of tourists. Some of the beaches of the city of Cape Town, which are a must-visit on your trip there are Clifton beach, Camps Bay, and Hout Bay. Clifton beach consists of four coves.
If you are planning to visit this beach in summer, plan to get here early as the parking space is limited. Hawkers roam on the beach selling various snacks, ice creams, and cool drinks. You can rent a deck chair and an umbrella from the beach side. Clifton beaches are usually not effected by the south-easters that blow during the summers.
Activities: Cape Town is a paradise for outdoor sports lovers. You can take part in a variety of adventure sports and aquatic sports here. Some of the outdoor sports that you can enjoy here are deep-sea fishing, scuba diving, and sea kayaking. You can also enjoy adventure sports like bungee jumping, shark diving, and sand boarding. In shark diving, you can experience the unparalleled thrill of watching sharks swim close by you while you are safely ensconced in a metal cage. You can also watch a huge variety of marine life like whales, seals, and dolphins swim by you. The sport of bungee jumping is fast gaining popularity all over the world. In this sport, you have to jump off a sheer cliff with only a cord tied to your waist, which is secured at the other end to the mountain you are standing on.
Vineyards: South African wines are famous in the world. South African wines are mostly prepared in valleys situated between rough mountains. The climate of Cape Town is extremely amenable to producing wine. This climate and the soil of Cape Town encourage the production of wines here. The production of wine was first started in 1688 and since then has grown into a full-scale industry here. Wines are produced in many wine estates in the city of Cape Town. There are small wine manufacturers as well as large estates manufacturing wine here. Some of the wine routes of Cape Town city where wine is produced are Constantia, Stellenbosch, and Franschhoek.
Golf Courses: Golf is an extremely popular sport in the city of Cape Town. There are a large number of golf courses in Cape Town. The city of Cape Town is famous for its large number of golf courses. You must visit one of the golf courses in Cape Town while you are there to take advantage of the opportunity offered to you to play in beautiful golf courses.
Safaris: If you have come to South Africa, you just have to go on a wildlife safari. Many safaris leave from Cape Town city to the Kruger National Park and the game reserve parks all over South Africa, Africa, Botswana, Namibia and further ahead to East Africa and Kilimanjaro. The Kruger National Park is located in South Africa. This is the largest game reserve in South Africa with a size approximately equal to 20,000 square kilometers. Kruger National Park has a large number of species that live in their natural habitat in this magnificent park. There are 336 varieties of trees, 34 species of amphibians, 49 species of fish, 114 reptiles, 147 species of mammals, and 507 birds coexisting here. Many safaris leave from Cape Town to the national parks all over Africa.