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Best Things to Do in Cape Town

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Rebecca's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What are the best places to eat and drink in Cape Town?

Cod-Father for excellent sushi and sea food and Truth Cafe (steampunk theme) for the good food, great coffee and charming ambience.

What are the best things to do in Cape Town?

For Americans, if you combined San Diego with San Fran and add the coolness of the Wild West - that is Cape Town!! Everything is fabulous! One of our favorite cities on earth!

What is your best travel tip for Cape Town?

Visit the markets! Souvenirs and local provisions are our favs.

Visited Cape Town in May

Photo Shoot Location: Clifton 4th Beach

Nadine in Cape Town for Flytographer


Simonne's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What are the best places to eat and drink in Cape Town?

Foxcroft Constantia because we love the chef tasting menu. We also love the Hussar Grill for the many steak options and Cattle Barron in Stellenbosch also well known for their steaks!

What are the best things to do in Cape Town?

Take a tour of the cape winelands and go to as many of the wine farms as possible! My favorites are Babylonstoren, Boschendal, Hazendal, and of course Webersburg because that is where we got married!

What is the best tip for celebrating your anniversary in Cape Town?

Take advantage of all the amazing restaurants and food that Cape Town has to offer! Foxcroft Constantia is one of our favorites and so is La Colombe if you are looking for an elevated fine dining experience but you need to book ahead! Also, The Codfather is a great seafood option and provides a fun and different experience!

Visited Cape Town in April

Photo Shoot Location: Bo Kaap

Alicia in Cape Town for Flytographer


Kara's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What are the best things to do in Cape Town?

Table Mountain, Private Family Wine Tour, Cage-diving with Sharks, Doubledecker bus tour, Boulder Beach

What is the best tip for travelling with kids to Cape Town?

The doubledecker bus was a great way to see lots of sights without too much walking and allows for you to stop and go as you wish based on the kids' schedules and interests.

Visited Cape Town in December

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Nadine in Cape Town for Flytographer


clare's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What are the best places to eat and drink in Cape Town?

Potluck Club, Kloof Street House - great food and amazing vibes

What are the best things to do in Cape Town?

Table Mountain, Cape of Good Hope, Franshhoek wineries

What is your best travel tip for Cape Town?

Get out there and explore the town and take in the scenery. Cape Town is a beauty!

Visited Cape Town in October

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Nadine in Cape Town for Flytographer


Polly's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What are the best places to eat and drink in Cape Town?

La Petite Colombe - incredible dining experience. Best meal of our life! Gorgeous restaurant and fantastic wine. The dishes are a work of art!

What are the best things to do in Cape Town?

Cellar tour at Babylonstoren. Amazing, amazing wine! It is a gorgeous property. Farm to table. Great food, wine, and gardens!

What is your best travel tip for Cape Town?

Make sure to book enough time because there is so much to see! Need to visit wine country (Stellenbosch).

Visited Cape Town in September

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Nadine in Cape Town for Flytographer


Johanny's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What are the best places to eat and drink in Cape Town?

Groot Constantia has a great restaurant with outdoor seating overlooking the vineyards. Get the tasting plate to try a variety of Cape Malay dishes, and of course the wine!

What are the best things to do in Cape Town?

If you love wine, I recommend visiting the Franschhoek wine region. They have a double decker wine tram that you can take and hop on and off at various wineries and vineyards. All the wine tastings you can handle and none of the hassle of a driving or Ubers.

What is the best tip for celebrating your birthday in Cape Town?

My favorite birthday to myself— a spa and wine day! Bougie on a budget? The hotels in Stellenbosch are gorgeous and luxurious with incredible views of vineyards, but can be quite expensive! But some hotel spas offer day passes. With a day pass at Delaire Graff Estate, you get spa services of your choice, a 7 course lunch, and access to their infinity pool and hot tub overlooking the vineyards!

Visited Cape Town in September

Photo Shoot Location: Signal Hill

Nadine in Cape Town for Flytographer


Shannon's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What are the best places to eat and drink in Cape Town?

Mojo Market!

What are the best things to do in Cape Town?

Hiking Lions Head at sunrise

Hometown Shoot in July

Photo Shoot Location: Signal Hill

Nadine in Cape Town for Flytographer


Neeti's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What are the best places to eat and drink in Cape Town?

Salsify restaurant for the views!

What are the best things to do in Cape Town?

Lion's Head

Visited Cape Town in February

Photo Shoot Location: Signal Hill

Nadine in Cape Town for Flytographer


Chelsea's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What are the best things to do in Cape Town?

Doing the wine tram in Franschhuk. So much fun and such a unique experience.

What is the best tip for travelling with kids to Cape Town?

Cape Town is extremely child friendly. Everyone offered high chairs, wanted to talk to my baby, and was just very accommodating. Don't shy away from Cape Town if you have kids.

Visited Cape Town in February

Photo Shoot Location: Maidens Cove

Tania in Cape Town for Flytographer


Danielle's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What are the best places to eat and drink in Cape Town?

Culture Wine Bar had not only a wonderful selection but an extremely friendly and knowledgeable staff that made our trip there well worth it,

What are the best things to do in Cape Town?

Culinary tour and Safari allowed for a lot of learning as well as enjoying some awesome food and experiences.

What is the best tip for going on your honeymoon to Cape Town?

Go during the summer!

Visited Cape Town in January

Photo Shoot Location: Clifton 4th Beach

Nadine in Cape Town for Flytographer


Evguenia's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What are the best places to eat and drink in Cape Town?

The Waterside. Amazing food and service

What are the best things to do in Cape Town?

Everything about the coastline!

Visited Cape Town in November

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Nadine in Cape Town for Flytographer


Garrett's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What are the best places to eat and drink in Cape Town?

Salsify - great views, delicious food, friendly staff

What are the best things to do in Cape Town?

Oranjezicht City Farm and Market Day was super fun with a lot of delicious food

What is the best tip for going on your honeymoon to Cape Town?

Do it

Visited Cape Town in September

Photo Shoot Location: Clifton 4th Beach

Alicia in Cape Town for Flytographer


Cagney's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What are the best places to eat and drink in Cape Town?

The Pot Luck Club - food was amazing!

What are the best things to do in Cape Town?

We loved driving along Chapman’s Peak. Such a beautiful sight!

Visited Cape Town in May

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Nadine in Cape Town for Flytographer


Sara's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What are the best things to do in Cape Town?

Join a local hiking or trail running group to experience the incredible trails and views in the mountains that surround the city.

What is the best tip for travelling with kids to Cape Town?

Rent bikes from the V&A Waterfront, then cycle along the promenade to play in the big waves that crash over the seawall at Mouille Point.

Visited Cape Town in March

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Nadine in Cape Town for Flytographer


Ethan's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What are the best places to eat and drink in Cape Town?

The Gin Bar, Potluck Social Club, Truth Coffee, Kloof Street House

What are the best things to do in Cape Town?

Cape Point Lighthouse, Boulder Beach

Visited Cape Town in September

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Alicia in Cape Town for Flytographer


Rachel's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What are the best places to eat and drink in Cape Town?

Babel at Babylonstoren was exquisite!! We also really enjoyed the Kloof Street House. The food, ambiance and wines were all phenomenal!

What are the best things to do in Cape Town?

Driving on the cape, doing a walking tour of the city, exploring some breweries and just sitting outside at Kensington Place and sip some champagne!

What is the best tip for going on your honeymoon to Cape Town?

Climb table mountain together. It is a great bonding experience as a couple :) Eat and drink your way through the city...there is so much fresh seafood and amazing wine to be had. Definitely head to wine country and Babylonstoren...it was one of our favourite experiences!

Visited Cape Town in August

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Nadine in Cape Town for Flytographer


Jacoba's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What are the best places to eat and drink in Cape Town?

Willoughby’s at the waterfront, waiters very attentive.

What are the best things to do in Cape Town?

Sunset on the beach at Clifton

Visited Cape Town in September

Photo Shoot Location: Cape Town Waterfront & Attractions

Nadine in Cape Town for Flytographer


Stephanie's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What is your best overall travel tip for Cape Town?

Do your research before you come! There’s so much to do, so the second you arrive you need to hit the ground running. Absolutely beautiful place!

Visited Cape Town in March

Photo Shoot Location: Signal Hill

Nadine in Cape Town for Flytographer


Fernanda's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What is your best overall travel tip for Cape Town?

You don't have to go far to experience the best wines of South Africa- the Constantia wine route is accessible and you'll find some of the best restaurants in the city!

Visited Cape Town in October

Photo Shoot Location: Maidens Cove

Nadine in Cape Town for Flytographer


agnes's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What is your best overall travel tip for Cape Town?

Hike the peaks! Achieving that hike to the top of devils peak and lions head was amazing! Cape point is also something to see. And the Victoria Warf is perfect modern addition to the city!

Visited Cape Town in August

Photo Shoot Location: Signal Hill

Nadine in Cape Town for Flytographer


Cynthia's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What is your best overall travel tip for Cape Town?

Make sure that you partake in a Cape Town on a plate tour; it allows you to experience the city on several levels. Also, you must visit Clifton Beach at sunset. That is where these stunning photos that our Flytographer Alicia took!

Visited Cape Town in July

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Alicia in Cape Town for Flytographer


Samantha's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What is your best overall travel tip for Cape Town?

We hired a guide to hike Lions Head on our first day, we did this because we were told that people sometimes get mugged when hiking the mountains in Cape Town, so we figured having a local with us would make for a bigger group, and hopefully he could deescalate any encounters (which luckily we didn't have) It was great because he told us a lot about Cape Town and gave us recommendations for things to do, and places to eat. We loved our guide so much we hired him for a full day tour to take us to some places he thought we would enjoy, which we did. Highly recommend visiting the Constantia Windelands- (we went to Groot Constantia, and Glen Constantia) both had absolutely amazing wines that we purchased to bring home with us. All the restaurants we went to were fantastic, but our favorite was The CodFather (in Camps Bay) hands down the best seafood I've ever had. The experience is unique too, you go up to a counter to select our fish (you can get many kinds) and how much of it you want, then they prepare it and bring it to your table. We saw some amazing animals on our safari to Aquila, the food was not great there though so pack many snacks.

Visited Cape Town in July

Photo Shoot Location: Cape Town Waterfront & Attractions

Nadine in Cape Town for Flytographer


Kelly's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What is your best overall travel tip for Cape Town?

Be prepared for any weather, our cloudy days turned into lovely sunshine! Take advantage of beautiful sunsets over the ocean from Camps Bay and or from the top of Table Mountain.

Visited Cape Town in May

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Alicia in Cape Town for Flytographer


Tanya's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What is your best overall travel tip for Cape Town?

Be vigilant for pickpockets. Dont be afraid to try new foods! Enjoy the rich culture, music, and art found everywhere.

Visited Cape Town in May

Photo Shoot Location: Signal Hill

Nadine in Cape Town for Flytographer


Amber's Travel Tips for Cape Town

What is your best overall travel tip for Cape Town?

See the penguins! In addition, the national botanical gardens were incredible! We ended up hiking there for so much longer than expected. The restaurant that overlooked a playground was delicious and great for the kids to play.

Visited Cape Town in March

Photo Shoot Location: Cape Town Waterfront & Attractions

Alicia in Cape Town for Flytographer


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