If you want to explore Cape Town’s cultural heritage, you can hop on a ferry and visit Robben Island, the infamous prison that once held former president Nelson Mandela. Alternatively, a variety of township tours are available to take you into the informal settlements of Khayelitsha, Langa and Gugulethu, for a different perspective on life in this vibrant city.
Whether you want to spend your days relaxing on pristine, white beaches, soaking up the diverse cultures or shopping up a storm, Cape Town has something for every taste. You’ll even find safaris only an hour’s flight from the city. From the laidback beauty and gastronomic delights of the Cape winelands to countless mountain trails offering vistas that will leave you breathless, your biggest problem will be deciding what to experience next.