Beautiful Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town is situated in South Africa and it is famous for its variety of activities, destinations and sightseeing. Cape Town has an abundance of scenic beauty so it draws many tourists each year. Here one can walk and hike on the beaches in Cape Town, and due to the city’s geography, you have many beaches to choose from. Each beach varies in their surroundings and atmosphere, so each one is special.
Some other famous destinations in Cape Town are Rondevlei Nature Reserve, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, District Six Museum, South African Museum, Two Oceans Aquarium, Groote Schuur Hospital Transplant Museum, Robben Island, Castle of Good Hope, Victoria, Good Hope Nature Reserve and Alfred Waterfront. There are so many things to see!
Hermanus is a seashore city situated 1.5 hours driving distance from Cape Town. The town provides some of the best whale watching in the world. From August to November, you can see many whales in the bay. Tourists walk along the path on the cliff to see whales and you can spot whales s close as 20 meters from the shore. You can also take one of the many whale watch cruises.
Boulders Beach is popular for penguins. Boulders Beach is a refuge for penguins and you should treat them and their surroundings with respect. Penguins that are found at Boulders Beach are African Penguins. These penguins delight tourists and locals with their fun antics.
Cape Town is also popular for many sporting events. Cape Argus cycle tour is a extraordinary sporting event which is famous for many years. The cycle tour attracts both competitive and casual cyclists. Another good sporting event is the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon.
Music and the arts are very popular in South Africa. North Sea Jazz festival is full weekend show consists of many artists from South Africa, Africa and other countries. Klein Karoo National Arts Festival offer poetry, dance, music and nightclub. Both American and British comedians along with locals are featured at the Cape Town International Comedy Festival. The Cape Times V&A Waterfront fairs includes more than 75 estates from Western Cape. Cape Epicure Festival consist of two weeks of food and events.
Cape Town is a great destination for shopping as it offers a variety of options. You can find traditional African art and beadwork, precious gems, diamonds, hand-crafted gifts and souvenirs. Cape Town is the best for buying diamonds and gold. You can also visit the voguish malls or local markets for all of your shopping needs.
There are also large shopping malls at Cape Town. Most of the malls consist of huge chain stores, small boutiques, restaurants, movie theatres, restaurants and coffee shops. Some of the major shopping malls are Bayside Centre, Cavendish Square, V&A Waterfront, Tygervalley, Constantia Village, Somerset Mall and Canal Walk. Open air markets can be visited on weekends in areas like Rondebosch, Constantia, Kirstenbosch and Hout Bay. You will find vintage and old-fashioned things from Quaint Main Street at Kalk Bay.
With so many reasons to visit Cape Town, what are you waiting for?